Committees

The Town of New Tecumseth is committed to promoting community engagement through a variety of Advisory Committees, Boards and Task Forces.  To participate on a Committee,  Board or Task Force you must be a resident or a qualified rate-payer in the Town of New Tecumseth.  

Council appoints Committee/Board Members at the beginning of a Council term or when a vacancy arises.  Descriptions and online Application Forms can be found by clicking the plus signs below.  Applications Forms will only be available if we are currently accepting applications for the specified Committee, Board or Task Force. 

Applications for the 2022-2026 Term will be accepted starting November 29, 2022.   Applications will be forwarded to Council for consideration in January of 2023.  All applicants will be notified of their application status after Council's consideration.

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee's goal is to create a community with equal opportunities for all, to provide information and make recommendations to Council with regard to the Town's requirements under the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and to perform duties of the Committee as specified under the Acts.

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Appeal Committee for Dangerous Dogs and Canine Control

The Appeal Committee for Dangerous Dogs and Canine Control reviews and makes decisions on charges laid under the Town's Canine Control and Kennel by-laws.

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Beeton Facility Planning Task Force

The Beeton Facility Planning Task Force provides information and makes recommendations to Council with regard to the principles and guidelines that will shape the conceptual design and development of a new, multi-use Beeton Community Centre.

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Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment approves plans and minor changes for properties based on the Planning Act.

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Members of the public wishing to provide input regarding an agenda are requested to preregister by filling out a Request to Speak at Committee of Adjustment form.  

Environmental Advisory Committee

The mandate of the Environmental Advisory Committee is to be established after Council has completed the Strategic Plan.

Applications are now being accepted

Heritage New Tecumseth Advisory Committee 

The Heritage New Tecumseth Advisory Committee provides information and makes recommendations to the Council with regard to the Town's requirements under the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, Parts IV and V and to perform duties of the committee as specified under the Act.

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Museum on the Boyne Advisory Committee 

The Museum on the Boyne Advisory Committee provides information and makes recommendations to Council with regard to the Museum on the Boyne.

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New Tecumseth Agricultural Committee 

The purpose of the Agricultural Advisory Committee is to advise, assist and make recommendations to Council with respect to the following agricultural matters including; 

  • Infrastructure priorities
  • Business development
  • Environmental and rural advocacy

New Tecumseth Public Library Board

The New Tecumseth Public Library Board promotes use of the library to fulfill the educational and recreational needs of the community.

New Tecumseth Youth Advisory Committee

The New Tecumseth Youth Advisory Committee provides advice and make recommendations to Council with regard to matters that interest and/or may affect youth in the Town of New Tecumseth, to keep Council informed of youth objectives and opportunities and to provide youth with a forum to contribute to the development of the Town of New Tecumseth.

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