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Grey county logo and local municipal logos

The 2018 Municipal Election and School Board election is Monday, October 22. For information about your local election, please visit your local municipality’s website.

Indirect Election of Grey County Council

Grey County councillors are not directly elected in the municipal election. Instead, the elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor for all nine local municipalities are appointed to sit on Grey County Council for their four-year term.

Voter Look Up

Are you registered to vote in the upcoming election? Visit voterlookup.ca or call 1‑866‑296‑6722 to make sure your name is on the Voters’ List.

Grey County Compliance Audit Committee

Grey County municipalities are looking for experienced professionals to sit on a compliance audit committee from October 1, 2018 to October 2022. This committee makes decisions on applications for compliance audits of campaign finances for municipal council candidates and third party advertisers.

Qualifications

  • GCCAC members should have the ability to understand and apply the election campaign finance provisions of the MEA and must be considered impartial with respect to their ability to fulfill their responsibilities.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in accounting, municipal administration and/or law.

Compensation

Successful applicants will receive a retainer of $1,000 for the four-year term. If a sitting committee needs to be held, committee members will receive $150 of meetings under four hours and $250 for meetings more than four hours.  Please see the full terms of reference below.  

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Department(s)

County Clerk / Council Services

Other Programs & Initiatives

Rockwood Terrace Redevelopment

Rockwood terrace site plan

Grey County is rebuilding Rockwood Terrace in Durham. The new facility will include 128 long-term care beds, 40 assisted living units, and a market square. 

2022 Regional Job Fairs

2022 Regional Job Fairs banner.

Regional Job Fairs are back and in person!  Three regional job fairs are planned for Hanover, Owen Sound and Meaford. A number of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions will be available to support various industries. 

2022 Municipal Elections

logos of all 9 member municipalities and Grey County

The 2022 Municipal Election and School Board election is Monday, October 24. For information about your local election, please visit your local municipality’s website.

Grey Road 3 and 4 Roundabout

Aerial image with an overlay showing the placement of the planned roundabout

Grey County is in the design stage for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Grey Road 3 and Grey Road 4 east of Hanover in the Municipality of West Grey. The project is tentatively scheduled for construction during the summer of 2023. Below is an overview of the roundabout design.

Proposed County Official Plan Amendment #11

Aerial photo of downtown Thornbury

Grey County has initiated an amendment to our County Official Plan, Recolour Grey, to update our residential and employment growth forecasts, and other housekeeping matters.

Age-Friendly Community Strategy and Action Plan

Age Friendly Community Strategy Plan

This strategy and action focuses on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) eight age-friendly community domains: outdoor spaces and public buildings, transportation, housing, respect and social inclusion, civic participation and employment, community and information, community support and health services, and social participation.

Forest Management By-Law Update

photo of a trail going through a forest

Grey County is reviewing the Forest Management By-Law and will be considering updates. This by-law regulates tree harvesting and removal and promotes woodland preservation.

2021 Grey Bruce Regional Job Fair

Image of the Job Fair logo

The region's largest job fair is expanding and moving online to safely connect employers and job seekers.  We have welcomed new partners and sponsors to make this year’s event possible using the Brazen platform, an online event platform

Grey Road 19 and 21 Improvements

Map of the Grey Road 19-21 Corridor highlighting areas to be improved

Grey County, in collaboration with Simcoe County and the Town of the Blue Mountains, are preparing to make upgrades to the Grey Road 19/21 corridor between the Town of Collingwood and Blue Mountain Village.