COMMITTEE SURVEY - We want your input!

The Township of Greater Madawaska is undergoing a collaborative planning exercise to modernize the Committees of Council, and to incorporate the views and suggestions expressed by community members.

To effectively and efficiently serve your needs, The Township of Greater Madawaska is seeking your valued input on the formation and prioritization of our Community Committees.

The feedback from this survey, along with other key resources, will help us identify the most important standing and ad-hoc committees, supporting open and transparent governance in the delivery of services throughout the Township.

Please take 5-10 minutes to complete this survey. All responses are anonymous and are collected in accordance with applicable privacy legislation.

                                    SURVEY MONKEY - GREATER MADAWASKA COMMITTEE SURVEY 

 

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Griffith Mile Committee - VACANCIES

Applications are now being accepted for the Griffith Mile Committee.

Applications are available here or at the Township Office.

The deadline to submit your application is February 24, 2023 at 4:00pm.

 

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Madawaska Street Dock Committee

Applications are now being accepted for the Madawaska Street Dock Committee.

Applications are available here or at the Township Office.

The deadline to submit your application is January 27, 2023 at 4:00pm.

 

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2023 Canada Day Committee 

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Canada Day Committee.

Applications are available here or at the Township Office.

The deadline to submit your application is January 6, 2023 at 4:00pm.

 

The Committee will be in need of volunteers to help run the event. Watch for notices if you want to get involved!

 

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Greater Madawaska Public Library Board

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The Greater Madawaska Public Library and Learning Centre Board is a governance board which runs under the authority of the Public Libraries Act of Ontario. The Board is responsible for providing library services and programs in Greater Madawaska.

Board members, also known as trustees, set up policies, goals and objectives of the library. The Board is the legal authority of the library and is the ultimate authority for decision-making and oversight. They also advocate strongly for the library in the community. The Board works side by side with the Library CEO and staff. The Library CEO handles day-to-day operation of the library with their staff.

The Township of Greater Madawaska is looking to appoint a minimum of 5 members to the Library Board to serve a 4-year term, concurrent with the members of council, until November 15th, 2026.

The Ontario Public Libraries Act mandates that Board members must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada)
  • A resident of the municipality
  • Not employed by the board or by the municipality or county

Applications can be found here and are also available in person at the Township Office.

Application deadline is Friday, November 25th, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications can be submitted in person, by mail, fax or email to:

Robin Emon, Deputy Clerk
Corporation of the Township of Greater Madawaska
19 Parnell Street, P.O Box 180
Calabogie, ON  K0J 1H0
Fax: 613-752-2617
Email: clerk@greatermadawaska.com 

 Economic Development/Internet and Cell Committee

The Economic Development/Internet and Cell Committee was formed in 2019.  The main purpose of the committee is “to make broadband high-speed Internet and cell phone coverage accessible in all areas of the Township, including rural and remote areas”. 

Many presentations and letters have been compiled since the committee was formed 2019-2021.  These documents are here for your information.

Updated information regarding Cell Towers has been provided, March 2022, and is here for your information.

A news release was issued August 4, 2022 regarding "Ontario Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Across the Province". The article provides information outlines that Ontario has committed nearly $4 billion to bring high-speed internet access to every corner of the province by the end of 2025.

 

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