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Call for Applications- 2018 Municipal Elections Compliance Audit Committee

Posted on Tuesday August 21, 2018

The Town of Essex is seeking members to sit on the Town of Essex Municipal Elections Compliance Audit Committee. The Committee must be established before October 1, 2018.

In accordance with Sections 88.33 to 88.37 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the Compliance Audit Committee will consider applications requesting compliance audits of financial statements filed by candidates and registered third party advertisers following the 2018 Municipal Election.

As the committee will operate as a quasi-judicial committee, preference will be given to auditors, accountants, lawyers and other individuals with knowledge of campaign finance rules. Prior experience on a committee, task force or tribunal would also be an asset.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting relevant experience and qualifications before September 7, 2018.

Applications will not be accepted from:

  • Employees or officers of the municipality;
  • Members of Essex Town Council;
  • Candidates in the election for which the Committee is established or family members or employees of same, or any person connected to a candidate through an employment, contractual, business or partnership relationship;
  • Any persons who are Registered Third Party Advertisers in the election for which the committee is established or family members of employees of same, or any person connected to a Registered Third Party Advertiser through an employment, contractual, business or partnership relationship; or
  • Any person who is or intends to volunteer or seek employment to assist any candidate in the election for which the Committee is established.

Please mail applications to:

Robert W. Auger, Town Solicitor/Clerk
Town of Essex
33 Talbot Street South
Essex, ON N8M 1A8
By email to:rauger@essex.ca
By fax to:519-776-8811