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Serve your community as a municipal election audit volunteer with the County of Simcoe


​Midhurst/June 21, 2022 – The County of Simcoe is offering up to seven qualified volunteers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to their community as members of the Joint Compliance Audit Committee. The Committee is a required by the Municipal Electors Act to help ensure free and fair municipal elections.

The Joint Compliance Audit Committee will convene ad hoc starting fall 2022 to help ensure equity by reviewing potential breaches of election campaign and advertising finances rules, as reported by electors within the County's 16 member municipalities and the City of Orillia. Committee members will receive per diem compensation for their time.

To qualify to join the Committee, applicants must reside within one of the 16 member municipalities or the City of Orillia. Members of the Committee cannot be: employees or Officers of the local municipality or local board; members of Council or a local board; any persons who are candidates in the 2022 Municipal Election; and any persons who are registered third parties for the 2022 Municipal Election.

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications to the County Clerk before July 8, 2022.

County Clerk

1110 Highway 26

Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6

clerks@simcoe.ca | 705-726-9300 - Ext. 1246

Applicants with experience in accounting, auditing and legal, as well as knowledge of campaign financing rules would be an asset. We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

The County of Simcoe and local municipalities are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the recruitment process. Please advise the County of Simcoe if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

Personal Information gathered through this advertising is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be only used for candidate selection for these positions.

About the County of Simcoe
The County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant​
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-715-7654 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)