The Township and the County of Wellington have partnered for the services of an Integrity Commissioner and Closed Meeting Investigator services.
Closed Meeting Investigator
Under Section 239.1 of the Municipal Act, you may request that an investigation be completed to determine whether a municipality or local board has complied with the Municipal Act or Procedural By-law with respect to a meeting or part of a meeting being closed to the public.
Closed meeting investigation policy and a copy of the investigation request form are also available from the Corporate Services Department.
Please forward any investigation request forms to:
Mr. John Maddox
42-99 Edgevalley Road
London ON N5Y 5N1
The Township's Code of Conduct was approved by Council on October 30, 2017. The Code of Conduct for Members of Council and the instrument through which Council establishes and maintains standards for appropriate conduct. The Code of Conduct applies to each Member of Council and members of local boards.
The Code of Conduct for Members of Council includes provisions relating to:
- issues of general integrity, misuse or improper release of confidential information;
- inappropriate conduct at Council/Committee meetings;
- matters related to discrimination or harassment;
- improper use of influence, use of municipal property or resources (including for campaign purposes), conduct respecting Township staff, interpretation of the Council Expense Policy, and improper receipt of gifts, benefits or hospitality.
Members of the public, staff, Members of Council and Council as a whole can file a complaint if they believe a contravention of the Code of Conduct has occurred. All complaints must be made in writing and signed by an identifiable individual. The identity of the complainant will be protected. File your complaint with the Municipal Clerk, Legislative Services, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora to be forwarded to Guy Giorno, Municipal Integrity Commissioner.