Call for Municipal Rep on Source Protection Committee
Call for applications for one (1) municipal representative on the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Committee (SPC) to fill the vacancy created by the passing of SPC Rep Hector Lavigne of Callander.
The appointment will be for a term of five years. A committee member must reside in, own or rent land in, be employed in, operate a business in, or be employed by a municipality located in the source protection area.
If you are interested in applying to be considered for appointment as a Municipal Representative, contact the Clerk of a municipality located within the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Area (see map) and submit a completed application and resume to the Municipality by Friday, February 28, 2020.
Municipalities must submit their selections for consideration, together with a copy of the completed application form and resume, to the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Authority by Monday, March 16, 2020. A letter from the municipality acknowledging its endorsement of the applicant is also required.
The North Bay-Mattawa Drinking Water Source Protection Committee (SPC) is mandated to reduce risk to five local municipal drinking water sources: Callander, Mattawa, North Bay, Powassan, and South River. The SPC achieves this through the implementation of an effective, practical, locally developed, and provincially approved Source Protection Plan.
Information on the roles and responsibilities of SPC members, application form, source protection area map, and other relevant documents are available on this website here.More
Policies implemented for protecting municipal drinking water sources; plan now up for review
(North Bay, May 24, 2019) All policies established to protect the sources of municipal drinking water in North Bay, Mattawa, Powassan, Callander, and South River are now in place and being implemented according to the North Bay-Mattawa Source Protection Area’s 2018 Annual Report.
“The annual report rates progress on implementation of policies by all affected municipalities, ministries and agencies as specified in the Source Protection Plan. It also flags challenges and areas for review,” said David Ellingwood, Supervisor of the drinking water source protection program at the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).
The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority administers the Source Protection program under the oversight of the source protection committee and the source protection authority with provincial funding through the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.
The Annual Report can be viewed here: http://www.actforcleanwater.ca/reports/source-protection-annual-report/