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Integrity Commissioner

Updated: Mar 04 21
 Created: Jan 29 21

 

 

The Code of Conduct is administered by the Township's Integrity Commissioner.  The Integrity Commissioner is an independent accountability officer given authority under the Municipal Act.  It is the role of the Integrity Commissioner to:

  • apply the Code of Conduct for members of Council;
  • apply any procedures, rules and policies of the municipality governing ethical behaviour of members of Council;
  • apply sections of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act to members of Council;
  • conduct inquiries about whether a member of Council has contravened the Code of Conduct or the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act;
  • provide advice to members of Council respecting their obligations under the Code of Conduct and Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

An Integrity Commissioner has the power to conduct an inquiry in respect of a request made by Council, a member of Council or a member of the public about whether a member of Council or a local board has contravened the applicable Code of Conduct.

 

BY-LAW, INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER INQUIRY PROTOCOL AND CODE OF CONDUCT

By-Law No. 2020-13 - By-law to establish an Integrity Commissioner Inquiry Protocol Policy

Integrity Commissioner Inquiry Protocol

Code of Conduct

 

TO FILE COMPLAINTS:

To file a Code of Conduct Complaint to the Integrity Commissioner, please follow the link below:

Schedule A:  Integrity Commissioner Request for Inquiry Code Of Conduct

To file a Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, please follow the link below:

Schedule B:  Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

 

INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER INVESTIGATIONS:

IC Inquiry BLR - Alleged Code of Conduct Breach - September 2019

IC Decision BLR - Councillor Budarick - November 2020

IC Decision BLR - Councillor Rutledge - December 2020