Dufferin County Council consists of 14 members representing each of the 8 municipalities in Dufferin. Council meeting processes are set out in the County's Procedure By-law.
With few exceptions, County Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Orangeville Town Hall (87 Broadway, Orangeville) unless otherwise posted. Council meetings are live streamed on Dufferin County's YouTube channel.
Standing Committee meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Sutton Room (2nd Floor) at 55 Zina Street, Orangeville, Ontario.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be held by video conference. Council meetings will take place at 2:00 p.m. Committees will take place at the following times: General Government Services 9:00 am, Infrastructure & Environmental Services 11:00 am and Community Services/Dufferin Oaks/Museum 2:00 pm.
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
County Council utilizes a standing committee structure to facilitate the decision making process. Each standing committee meets regularly and the minutes of each committee then go forward to County Council for adoption. The standing committees are:
- Community Services/Dufferin Oaks/Museum Committee
- General Government Services Committee
- Infrastructure and Environmental Services Committee
Each Councillor is appointed to sit on one of the standing committees. Committee membership is determined each year in December. The Warden sits on all committees.
The County of Dufferin also has two advisory committees made up of members of the public:
- Joint Accessibility Committee with the Town of Orangeville - visit the Town of Orangeville website for more information
- Dufferin County Forest Advisory Team
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee
Agendas and minutes are available on the website for meetings dating back to January 2018. If you are looking for documents from previous meetings, please contact the Clerks Office at 519.941.2816 ext 2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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