Committees

Finance and Administration Committee

  • Jane Swanton– Chairperson, Richard Dyck, Brad Johnston, Bernie Townsend, Matt Gray, Chris Hasell

Recommendations on expenditures of all Municipal funds, Budget review and recommendations, Salary and Personnel matters, Land planning requests, Local Improvement plans and borrowing by-laws

Work and Operation Committee

  • Brad Johnston- Chairperson, Matt Gray, Jane Swanton, Richard Dyck, Chris Hasell, Bernie Townsend

Consider all matters relating to municipal land, buildings, equipment, Consider all matters regarding to municipal roads, Recommend projects under its control to be carried out during budget year, Ensure proper provision of water, sewage, drainage and waste disposal services, Pembina Valley Water Cooperative – Brent Owen, Pembina Valley Recycling Network – Chris Hasell, LaSalle Redboine Conservation District – Richard Dyck; Carman Dufferin Municipal Airport- Matt Gray

Community and Social Development Committee

  • Bernie Townsend- Chairperson, Chris Hasell, Jane Swanton, Richard Dyck, Matt Gray, Brad Johnston

Boyne Regional Library – Richard Dyck, Community Pathway – Chris Hasell, Carman Community Seniors Resource Council – Jane Swanton, Dufferin Historical Society – Jane Swanton, Municipal Heritage Committee – Bernie Townsend, Healthy Communities – Chris Hasell, Chamber of Commerce – Richard Dyck, Dufferin Agricultural Society – Bernie Townsend, Golden Prairie Arts Council – Jane Swanton

Protective Services Committee

  • Richard Dyck – Chairperson, Matt Gray, Chris Hasell

To work cooperatively with the R. M. of Dufferin regarding the organization and operation of the Carman/Dufferin Fire Department; Carman/Dufferin Emergency Measures; Fire Inspector and RCMP, Safe Communities Committee.

Executive Committee

  • Brent Owen- Chairperson, Brad Johnston

To meet with the R.M. of Dufferin on various joint projects, tax sharing agreements

Economic Development Committee

  • Richard Dyck- Chairperson, Bernie Townsend

To consider and report on all matters relating to economic development within the community and to work cooperatively with the R.M. of Dufferin; promotion of the community as a development and tourism destination; support and resource for Carman Dufferin Planning District. Carman Dufferin Planning District- Brent Owen, Brad Johnston, Jane Swanton

Recreation & Cultural Services Committee

  • Brent Owen- Chairperson, Brad Johnston, Chris Hasell

To consider and report on all matters relating to Recreation services for Carman and Dufferin; providing use of recreation facilities and halls; encourage involvement and support of recreation; coordinate functions according to needs of community; provide leisure activities for community; operation of Community Hall, operation of Greenwood Cemetery, and Memorial Hall.

Deputy Mayor

  • Brad Johnston

**Mayor is ex-officio member of all Standing Committees.

Citizen Participation

For information on citizen participation in municipal decisions please click on the following link to view a pamphlet of information: Citizen Participation Pamphlet