CODE OF CONDUCT/INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER

 

CODE OF CONDUCT/INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER

 

Code of Conduct for Members of Council & Local Boards

As part of the Municipality of Calvin’s commitment to enhancing transparency and accountability, Council has adopted a Code of Conduct for members of Council and Local Boards.

The Code of Conduct outlines the responsibilities and procedures to be followed by Members of Council. It helps to ensure that the members of Council share a common basis of acceptable conduct. It is designed to complement existing municipal rules and regulations and provide guidance on issues related to the acceptance of gifts and benefits, confidential information, Council-staff relations and the use of municipal property.

 

Integrity Commissioner

The Integrity Commissioner is an independent accountability officer given authority under the Ontario Municipal Act. The Integrity Commissioner’s duties include provision of impartial, third party, professional advice to Council and responds to any compliance issues related to Council’s ethical responsibilities under the Code of Conduct.

Effective March 1, 2019, the Integrity Commissioner for the Municipality of Calvin is:

                    Expertise for Municipalities

                    1894 Lasalle Blvd

                    Sudbury, ON P3A 2A4

                    Office: 705-863-3306, 705-542-6650

                    Email: Support@e4m.solutions

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can file a complaint?

           Members of the public, employees of the municipality, any organization as well as members of Council or by Council, can file a complaint under the Code.

What is the process for filing a complaint?

           Complaints may be filed by filling out the Formal Confidential Complaint Form (see bottom of the page).

Does the Integrity Commissioner investigate complaints about municipal employees?

           The Integrity Commissioner does not have authority over municipal employees.

Can an anonymous complaint be filed?

           Anonymous complaints will not be accepted.

 

The Integrity Commissioner is required to submit an annual report on the activities of the Integrity Commissioner.  These reports may be obtained by contacting the Clerk by email at clerk@calvintownship.ca or by contacting 705-744-2700 ext 201.

 

Related Documents

Code of Conduct Policy for Members of Council and Local Boards

Integrity Commissioner Request for Inquiry - Re: Code of Conduct

Integrity Commissioner Application for Inquiry - Re: Municipal Conflict of Interest Act