Compliance Audit Committee

In accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the "Act"), the Town of Milton has established a Compliance Audit Committee.

The purpose of this Committee is to review and respond to compliance audit applications from eligible electors who believe, on reasonable grounds, that a candidate has contravened the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (MEA) relating to election campaign finances.

Note: The Town of Milton is currently accepting applications for Compliance Audit Committee. Three vacancies and one alternate positions are available for a four-year term. Applications will be accepted until August 17 at 4:30 p.m.

Remuneration  

Committee members receive a retainer of $400 per member, per term and a per diem of $250 for attendance at each meeting.

Membership

The Committee is composed of three members and one alternate, with membership drawn from the following groups:

  • Accounting and audit - accountants or auditors, preferably with experience in preparing or auditing the financial statements of municipal candidates;
  • Academic - college or university professors with expertise in political science or local government;
  • Administration ;    
  • Legal;
  • Other individuals with knowledge of the campaign financing provisions of the MEA.

All members must be Milton residents.

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