Committees and Boards

Committee
Committee

The Township of Lucan Biddulph looks for engaged citizens to participate on several boards and committees. Our boards and committees are comprised of various Township residents, Township Staff, and/or members of Council. Membership of Boards and Committees is renewed every four years, with the change of Council. Details of these committees are outlined below. Please contact the Township Clerk for more information regarding committees at 519-227-4491.

To view agendas and minutes for any meeting, please search the Township Meetings Calendar. Should you require a copy of a Council or Committee document, or would like to request a document in an alternate format, please contact the Township Clerk. 

Fire Boards

Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Board

The Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Board is a joint board of the Township of Lucan Biddulph and Perth South, which operates the Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Department located in Granton.

The Board, which is represented by two members of Council from each municipality and one public appointee governs the Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Department.  This is a volunteer department consisting of a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Captains and firefighters.

The Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Board meets twice a year, typically in March and November.

Lucan Biddulph Fire Board

The Lucan Biddulph Fire Board operates the Lucan Biddulph Fire Department located in Lucan.

The Board, which is represented by two members of Council and one public appointee governs the Lucan Biddulph Fire Department.  This is a volunteer department consisting of a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Captains and firefighters.  

The Lucan Biddulph Fire Board meets twice a year, typically in March and November.

Community Economic Development Committee

The Community Economic Development Committee is a committee of the Council of the Township of Lucan Biddulph and their mission is to engage the residents, business owners, and government of this rural municipality to enhance the overall populations’ quality of life by supporting and coordinating community development projects, by facilitating business growth and by creating new opportunities to strive for a more dynamic, well rounded and sustainable community.

The CEDC was established by the Township of Lucan Biddulph's Council in 2006.  The Committee consists of Council representation, Municipal Staff, business leaders and community volunteers.

This Committee meets quarterly and is responsible for the Community Improvement Grant Program and promotion of local businesses and the Lucan Biddulph community.

The Terms of Reference can be viewed here:  Terms of Reference

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee advises and assists the Township in promoting parks and recreation-based activities, in identifying capital requirements and provide direction in terms of parks and recreation programs and services within the department.

The Committee is composed of two members of Council, two members of staff and six to eight members of the public.

The Terms of Reference for the Parks and Recreation Committee can be viewed here: 

Term of Reference 

Trails & Connectivity Advisory Committee

The Trails and Connectivity Advisory Committee makes recommendations to Council in developing a safe and publicly accessible integrated trail system that connects developments, recreational areas and green spaces, supports local walking and cycling and contributes to the overall beautification, accessibility and connectivity of the community.  

The Committee is composed of one member of Council, three members of staff, two to four members of the public and one representative from the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority.  

The Terms of Reference for the Trails & Connectivity Committee can be viewed here:

Term of Reference

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee makes recommendations to Council on matters associated with review of budget documents prior to presentation to Council.

The Committee is composed of two members of Council and five members of staff.  

The Terms of Reference for the Finance Committee can be viewed here:

Terms of Reference

Committee  Vacancies & Applications

Council appoints members of the community to the various advisory committees listed above.

Vacancies for the following Committees/Boards are NOW OPEN: (Deadline Nov 25th)

Lucan Biddulph Fire Board, Biddulph-Blanshard Fire Board, Community Economic Development Committee, Parks & Recreation Committee, Trails & Connectivity Committee.

To apply to a Committee or Board, submit a Committee and Board Application Form.  For any questions related to the committee and board appointment process, please contact the Clerk's Office.