Dufferin County Council consists of 14 members representing each of the 8 municipalities in Dufferin. Council meeting processes are set out in the County's Procedure By-law.
With few exceptions, County Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Standing Committee meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month. Council and Standing Committee meetings are live streamed on Dufferin County's YouTube channel.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be held by video conference. Council meetings will take place at 2:00 p.m. Committees will take place at the following times: Infrastructure & Environmental Services 9:00 am, General Government Services 11 am, Health & Human Services 1:00 pm, and Community Development & Tourism 3 pm.
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
County Council utilizes a standing committee structure to facilitate the decision making process. Each standing committee meets regularly and the minutes of each committee then go forward to County Council for adoption. The standing committees are:
- Community Development & Tourism
- General Government Services
- Infrastructure & Environmental Services
- Health & Human Services
Each Councillor is appointed to sit on two of the standing committees. Committee membership is determined each year in December. The Warden sits on all committees.
The County of Dufferin also has three advisory committees made up of members of the public:
- Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee with the Town of Orangeville - visit the Town of Orangeville website for more information
- Dufferin County Forest Advisory Team
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee
Agendas and minutes are available on the website for meetings dating back to January 2018. If you are looking for documents from previous meetings, please contact the Clerks Office at 519.941.2816 ext 2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An acknowledgement of the Land and Territory of Indigenous People in Dufferin County is read at the beginning of every Council and Committee meeting.
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