Wellington County Joint Compliance Audit Committee
As a mandatory requirement of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the Wellington County Municipalities are currently seeking applications from interested professionals with in-depth knowledge of campaign financing rules to sit as committee members on the Joint Election Compliance Audit Committee. Committee members will serve for the 2018-2022 Term of Council.
The purpose of the Joint Election Compliance Audit Committee is to:
- Receive reports from the Municipal Clerks with any exceedances of contributions and decide whether to commence legal proceedings;
- Consider applications for a compliance audit made by electors and decide whether there are reasonable grounds to request an audit;
- Receive the Auditor’s report and determine whether legal proceedings should be commenced;
- Provide recommendations as to whether there were reasonable grounds for the compliance audit and whether cost recovery should be requested if no reasonable grounds for the compliance audit were found.
Please note committee membership will be drawn from the following groups: accounting and audit, academic, legal and any other individuals with knowledge of campaign financing. To avoid possible conflicts of interest, any auditor appointed to the Committee must agree in writing that they have not:
- Undertaken and shall not undertake the audits or preparation of financial statements.
- Provided and will not provide legal advice to any Candidates seeking election to Councils or Registered Third Parties in the Participating Municipalities during the term of the Committee.
Interested applicants are invited to review the approved Terms of Reference and complete an application form. Application forms and resumes should be submitted no later than Friday, July 20, 2018 by 4:30 p.m to:
Deputy Clerk, Township of Puslinch
7404 Wellington Road 34
Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0
Committee Application Documents