Accountability and Transparency

Accountability and Transparency

The Municipality of South Huron is accountable and transparent to taxpayers by providing governance in an open manner. The following are policies, procedures and practices that ensure the Municipality is transparent in its operations and residents are aware of how decisions are made and carried out:

  1. Accountability and Transparency Policy

  2. Council Procedural By-Law

  3. Appointment By-Law

  4. Public Notice By-law

  5. Corporate Strategic Plan 2015-2019

  6. Vision-Mission-Values Statement

Provincial statutes that govern how the Municipality conducts its business: in a public, accountable and transparent manner:

  1. Municipal Act, 2001

  2. Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

  3. Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

  4. Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996

  5. Bill 168, Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) 2009

Financial accountability and oversight and reporting mechanisms:

  1. Independent Auditor's Report

  2. Annual Financial Statements

  3. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing- 2014 Financial Information Return

  4. Purchasing and Procurement By-law

Internal accountability and ethical standards:

  1. Code of Conduct Policy

  2. Workplace Harassment and Violence Policy

  3. Records Retention By-Law

Compliments and Complaints

  1. Municipal Complaint Form

  2. Request for Service Form

  3. By-Law Infraction Form

  4. Accessible Customer Service Feedback

Enquiries: Clerk’s Office ph#: 519-235-0310 ext 227  

                 email: clerk [at]