North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority

15 Janey Avenue
North Bay, Ontario
P1C 1N1

Phone: (705) 474-5420
Fax: (705) 474-9793 

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Public Notice – Call for Applications

Five North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Committee Members

August 30, 2017

 

Notice

Call for applications for local drinking water source protection committee – Municipal (3), Industrial or Commercial (1), General Public (1).  Appointment will be for a term of five years.

Applications accepted until Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The North Bay-Mattawa Drinking Water Source Protection Committee (SPC) is mandated to reduce risk to five local municipal drinking water sources: Callander, Mattawa, North Bay, Powassan, and South River. The SPC achieves this through implementation of an effective, practical, locally developed, and provincially approved Source Protection Plan.

Membership:

  • Three members represent municipalities.
  • Three members represent the economic sector
  • Three members represent interests other than those previously mentioned, in particular Environmental, Health, and other interests of the general public

Appointed Members:

  • One member may be appointed to reflect the interests of Nipissing First Nation
  • A Chair is appointed by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
  • Liaisons are appointed by the North Bay-Parry Sound District Health Unit and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (non-voting members)

The North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Authority is seeking applications for five individuals to serve on the committee. All members of the committee must be replaced or reappointed on or before January 1, 2020 in accordance with the Clean Water Act, 2006, Ontario Regulation 288/07. Current members may reapply.

There are currently three (3) positions for committee members from Municipalities; one (1) from the Economic section; and one (1) from Other – Public Interest.

For the requirements under Ontario Regulation 288/07 (Source Protection Committees), please visit: www.ontario.ca.

As per Regulation, a committee member must reside in, own or rent land in, be employed in, operate a business in, or be employed by a municipality located, in the source protection area.

Please review and download these two files in PDF format:

For more information on the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection visit www.actforcleanwater.ca.  There you will find documents which guide the role and function of the Source Protection Committee including:

 

If you are interested in applying to be considered for appointment as a Municipal Representative, contact the Clerk of a municipality located within the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Area (see map) and submit a completed application and resume to the Municipality by Friday, September 29, 2017.   Municipalities must submit their selections for consideration, together with a copy of the completed application form and resume, to the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Authority by Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by 4 pm local time. A letter from the municipality acknowledging its endorsement of the applicant is also required.

If you are interested in applying to be considered for appointment as an Economic or General Public Representative on the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Committee, please submit an application form, resume and cover letter by Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by    4 pm local time, to:

North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Authority
c/o Sue Miller, Program Manager
North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority
15 Janey Ave., North Bay, ON P1C 1N1

Or email sue.miller@nbmca.ca

For more information call Sue Miller, Program Manager, at 705-474-5420 or email sue.miller@nbmca.ca

The Drinking Water Source Protection Program is made possible with funding support from the Province of Ontario.