Joint Compliance Audit Committee
The County of Simcoe has formed a Joint Compliance Audit Committee (CAC) with local municipalities as required under the Municipal Elections Act. The participating municipalities in the Joint CAC are Adjala-Tosorontio, Bradford-West Gwillimbury, Clearview, Collingwood, Essa, Innisfil, Midland, New Tecumseth, Oro-Medonte, Penetanguishene, Ramara, Severn, Springwater, Tay, Tiny, Wasaga Beach, and the City of Orillia. The committee members were all appointed by by-law in each participating municipality.
The Joint Compliance Audit Committee is a public process and the Committee is responsible for reviewing compliance audit applications submitted by an elector who believes on reasonable grounds that a candidate or third party advertiser has contravened the provisions of the Municipal Elections Act relating to campaign or advertising finances.
All financial statements submitted by candidates and registered third party advertisers are available on the Township's website. An individual who is an eligible elector is able to submit an application to the Joint Compliance Audit Committee if the individual believes on reasonable grounds that a candidate or registered third party advertiser (TPA) has contravened a section of the Municipal Elections Act only as it pertains to election campaign finances. An application may be filed to the Committee, even if a candidate or TPA has not filed their financial statements.
The County of Simcoe Clerk will facilitate the compliance audit process. Within ten (10) days of the municipal clerk receiving the application, it will be provided to the Joint CAC members. All reasonable notice of meetings to the public, candidate or TPA, and applicant will be provided.
Questions regarding this process can be directed to the Township Clerk
How to Make an Application
- Applicant must be an eligible elector.
- Have reasonable grounds to contest a candidate's or TPA's campaign finances.
- Complete the Application for a Compliance Audit.
- Submit application to Township of Oro-Medonte Clerk by the deadline.
Deadline to Submit Application for a Compliance Audit
Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 4:30 pm
Township Clerk Contact
Yvonne Aubichon, Clerk
148 Line 7 South
Oro-Medonte ON L0L 2E0
Phone: 705-487-2171 x 2032
Unless noted otherwise, meetings will be held at the County of Simcoe Administration Centre, in the Council Chambers (1110 Hwy. 26, Midhurst).
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