The Township of Hamilton has a variety of committees that are working constantly to serve you better.

The Township is seeking Volunteers to sit on the Property Standards Appeal Committee and The Fence Viewers Committee. These are paid committees.

Application to Committees

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to increase public awareness of the Accessibility Plan, to identify, remove and prevent barriers for future and continued accessibility. The majority of the members of the Committee must be persons with disabilities or who represent people with disabilities.

Accessibility Committee

Heritage Advisory Committee

The Heritage Advisory Committee works to provide and prepare the criteria for the evaluation of properties of architectural/historical value (or cultural heritage); to increase public awareness of heritage conservation; prepare a yearly report of activities and to keep the register of historic properties up to date.  The Committee advises and assists Council on all matters relating to buildings and areas of cultural heritage value and in regard to cultural heritage resources.

Heritage Committee

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will make recommendations to Council on the programming and utilization of the parks and facilities that meet the greater need of the residents of the Township and Community user groups. The Cold Springs Memorial Hall and Park Committees carry out fundraising activities and make recommendations regarding usage and programming and development of a long term plan for the park and hall to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment generally meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. to review and consider applications for severances (consents) and minor variances.

Property Standards Appeals Committee

The Property Standards Appeals Committee meets on an as-needed basis to hear appeals involving orders issued against an owner due to the standard or condition of a property.

 Fence Viewers

The Fence Viewer Committee is established for the arbitration of disputes betwen adjoining owners about fences on their common property boundary.

Police Services Board

The Police Services Board is a five member board consisting of (2) two Council Members, (1) one Community Representative and (2) two Provincially appointed Representatives.  The Board meets monthly and works with the Ontario Provincial Police in setting up policing priorities for the Municipality.

Police Services Board

Joint Animal Control Service Board

The Township of Hamilton is partnered with the Municipality of Port Hope, the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand and the Town of Cobourg to provide animal control services. A member from each municipal Council sits on the Board. The Board oversees the operation of the Municipal Animal Services.

Joint Animal Control Municipal Service Board