The Township of Whitewater Region provides a wide spectrum of services to its employees via occupational health, safety and wellness; employee benefits; recruitment; training; human resources policies; and maintaining harmonious relations with its bargaining units.
We provide advice and representation to ensure that the actions undertaken by the Township of Whitewater Region will comply with all applicable laws. We oversee the delivery of services under the Provincial Offences Act consisting of administrative, prosecutorial and court support functions.
The Township also provides legislative duties of the clerk as outlined in the Municipal Act and other provincial acts. This department acts as secretariat to Council and its committees, manages records and archives programs, and co-ordinates requests for information and privacy complaints under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Staff works with the public front counter is often the first point of contact for inquiries about its services.
Everyone has the right to access a record in the custody and control of the Township of Whitewater Region, unless it falls within one of the exemptions as described in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
Freedom of Information requests are for records that contain personal or confidential information.
Routine Disclosure requests are for records that contain public information.
An Administration Report is provided to Council quarterly.
Commissioners for Oaths perform important functions in our society. They are expected to comply with the highest standards of behaviour as set out in the Notaries and Commissioners Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Regulation. Commissioners for Oaths can administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, affirmations and declarations.
Municipailities have licensing authority for: