To All residents of the Territory Without Municipal Organization within the District of the Parry Sound 

Pursuant to Section 3.1(2) of Ontario regulation 278/98, under the District Social Services Administration Boards Act, there will be an election for two (2) representatives on the Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board to represent the Territory Without Municipal Organization of Area 7, effective January 1, 20­­23.

The District Social Services Administration Board for the District of Parry Sound is seeking Nominations for Representation of the Territory Without Municipal Organization (Area 7). The Territory Without Municipal Organization includes the following geographic townships:

Henvey, Blair, Mowat, Wallbridge, Brown, Wilson, East Mills, McConkey, Hardy, Patterson, Pringle, Lount, Harrison, part of Shawanaga and Laurier

Nominee Qualifications
A person is eligible to be a DSSAB member representing the Territory Without Municipal Organization if they are: a permanent resident of the Territory Without Municipal Organization; or an owner or tenant of property in the Territory Without Municipal Organization; or the spouse or partner of an owner or tenant of property in the Territory Without Municipal Organization.

There are some regulated conditions under which you may be disqualified from being a candidate. Persons interested in being a candidate should contact the Board office to verify their eligibility status and should click on the “TWOMO Election” tab at the top of this page where nomination papers can be viewed and copied. Information concerning the election process, Board member responsibilities, the number of meetings and remuneration can also be seen online by going to the “TWOMO Election” tab. Nomination papers must be in by no later than 2:00 PM on August 19, 2022.

What is a DSSAB?

You may often hear the term “DSSAB” within our community. DSSAB stands for District Social Services Administration Board. A special agency created by the Province and given the responsibilities to deliver Social Services within the community. These were created, in the north, where there is no existing municipal government with the legal jurisdiction to act as a Service Manager.

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