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Local Area Committees and Boards

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The following is a list of area joint committees, boards and commissions where Parry

Sound Council appoints lay and/or Council representatives.

9-1-1 Management Committee - Lead Municipality - Township of McKellar

The 9-1-1 Management Committee was established in 1998 to provide advice on the 9-1-1 service.

Belvedere Heights Board of Directors

A Board of Management is appointed to operate and maintain one or more municipal homes under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, O. Reg. 79/10.

For more information, visit the Belvedere Heights website.

Community Policing Advisory Committee

A community policing advisory committee shall advise the detachment commander of the Ontario Provincial Police detachment assigned to the municipality, or municipalities, or his or her designate, with respect to objectives and priorities for police services in the municipality or municipalities, in accordance with the Police Services Act of Ontario, Section 5.1.

For more information, visit the OPP website.

District of Parry Sound Municipal Association

Formed in 1936 and representing all District of Parry Sound municipalities, school boards and road commissions in unorganized Townships in Parry Sound District and Part of Nipissing District if they are members in good standing. DPSMA is a forum to present resolutions for expressing concerns about local municipal issues. The resolutions are forwarded to the appropriate ministries or agencies.

For more information, contact the Township of Perry.

North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Board

The Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA) authorize the governing body, the Board of Health, and its staff to control communicable disease and other health hazards in the community. It also mandates the health unit to perform proactive functions in the area of health promotion and disease prevention.

For more information, visit the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit website.

Park to Park Trail Association Board

Currently the Park to Park Trail Association has an active Board of Directors providing guidance and support to the staff and volunteers of the Park to Park Trail. The board consists of community members from across the Park to Park region, from Carling to Huntsville to Kearney. We are fortunate to have representation from six municipal councils, two snowmobile districts, as well as local businesses and non-profit organizations.

For more information, visit the Park to Park Trail website.

Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce Board

The Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce creates an environment to support local member businesses and the community by providing opportunities for networking, partnerships, use of government services, advocacy, education, and marketing.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce website.

Parry Sound Area Industrial Park Board

The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park was established in the 1970's to become an industrial area with an ultimate size of 900 acres on the west side of Highway 69 in Carling Township. It is operated through an operational agreement consisting of three local area municipalities which are Carling Township, the Municipality of McDougall, and the Town of Parry Sound.  Each municipality appoints representatives to the Parry Sound Area Industrial Park Board to manage the affairs of the Park.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Area Industrial Park website.

Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport Commission

The Commission is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving an aerodrome (airport) in compliance with the Aeronautics Act, R.S.C. 1985 and Air Regulations Canada. This airport is located in the Township of Seguin.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport website.

Parry Sound Area Planning Board

In 1983 provincial legislation combined Parry Sound's Planning Board with other municipal planning boards to create the Parry Sound Area Planning Board. The Parry Sound Area Planning Board provides advice and assistance in respect of such planning matters affecting the planning area that are referred to the board.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Area Planning Board website.

Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB)

The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board is a corporation that was formed by the District Social Services Administration Boards Act in February 1999. The Board is represented by Municipalities and Unincorporated areas within the geographic area of the District of Parry Sound through the appointment of 15 Board members.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board website.

Parry Sound Downtown Business Association

The PSDBA is responsible for the improvement, beautification, maintenance of municipally owned land, buildings and structures in the downtown improvement area set out in By-law 2013-6238, Schedule "A", beyond such improvement, beautification and maintenance as is provided at the expense of the municipality at large. It is also charged with the full promotion of the downtown improvement area as a business and/or shopping area.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Downtown Business Association website.

Parry Sound Public Library

The Parry Sound Public Library Board is composed of no less than 5 members and no more than nine members; five members shall represent the Town of Parry Sound; additional members may be appointed on the basis of one representative per municipality of those municipalities which contract with the Parry Sound Public Library for library services. Currently those municipalities are Carling, McDougall and The Archipelago. Appointments are made by resolution by the Town of Parry Sound per By-law 98-3973.

For more information, visit the Parry Sound Public Library website.

Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee (REDAC)

West Parry Sound District Museum

The museum was created to collect, conserve, and research, house, and exhibit and interpret those objects that best serve to illustrate the history of the West Parry Sound District. There are 15 Directors on the Board; 7 of which are appointed by each participating municipality with the remainder being chosen from the general membership.

For more information, visit the Museum on Tower Hill website.

West Parry Sound Election Compliance Committee

This committee only meets when a written election compliance audit is filed by a municipal elector with the Clerk of Municipality of McDougall, Town of Parry Sound , Township of Seguin, Township of McKellar, Township of Carling or the Township of The Archipelago.

 

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