Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons

Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!
Council and Legislative Services



 Site Search


Contact Us

The Municipality of Grey Highlands
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: (519) 986-2811
Toll Free: (888) 342-4059
Fax: (519) 986-3643

Office Location
206 Toronto Street South
Unit 1 Markdale

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 409 Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Email

Council and Legislative Services

Clerk's Office

The Clerk's Office is responsible for the statutory duties of the Municipal Clerk with defined obligations under provincial legislation including: Municipal Act, Municipal Elections Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, Vital Statistics Act

The Clerk's Department provides the following services:

Agendas and Minutes: prepares and distributes all Council, Committee of the Whole and Standing Committee Agendas and Minutes and publish the documents to the website.

Communications: processes official correspondence to and from Council

Boards and Committees: administers citizen boards and committees

By-laws and Policies: manage and maintain Municipal records, including all by-laws, agreements and contracts

Licenses, Certificates and Vital Statistics: issues all licenses, such as lottery or raffle, marriage, dog, taxi, refreshment and other licensing functions; issues Special Occasion Certificates; registers deaths which occur within the Municipality.

Municipal Council: provides administrative support to Council

Records Management: maintenance and preservation of official minutes, by-laws, agreements, contracts and other corporate records

Freedom of Information: responds to inquiries under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)

Commissioner for Taking Affidavits: The Municipal Clerk and selected staff are able to provide this service during regular office hours

Municipal Elections: Oversees and conducts the Municipal Elections every four (4) years for the offices of Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors as well as certain aspects of the elections of members to the school boards

Animal Services: Oversees the animal control contract regarding dogs

Line Fences: Administers the arbitration procedure for the resolution of line fence disputes between the owners of adjoining properties

Livestock Valuer: Administers the claims for damages under the Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act

Drain Maintenance: Administers the municipal drain maintenance system process within Grey Highlands

IT: Oversees the Information Technology systems for the Municipality including maintaining the servers and related network infrastructure and applications at the Municipal Office and remote locations (Depots, Fire Halls, etc.)

Cemeteries: Oversees the administration of the active cemeteries including plot sales, chapel, burials and maintenance

Text Size:

Decrease text size Increase text size

contact information

Clerk's Department
Phone: (519) 986-1216
Ext: 233
Fax: (519) 986-3643
Email

links


reports and downloads

download

Request to Appear as a Delegation (pdf - 35 KB)
Posted: July 3, 2015

download

Personal Information Banks - Accessibility of Municipal Records (pdf - 143 KB)
This Listing of General Records and Personal Information Banks is made available to the public under the requirements laid out in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, s8, 25 & 34.
A Personal In
Posted: May 28, 2015

download

Lottery Eligibility Application (pdf - 164 KB)
Posted: March 11, 2010

download

MFIPPA Municipal Freedom of Information (pdf - 212 KB)
Posted: March 10, 2010


In order to view the file attachments above you may require Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download can be obtained from the link below:Get Acrobat Reader


Municipality of Grey Highlands - the place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!