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So You Want to Run for Council?

Join us on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 in WEDS Theatre in the Dutton Dunwich Municipal Office at 199 Currie Road for a FREE workshop on running for council hosted by the Municipalities of Dutton Dunwich, West Elgin and Southwold.  

REGISTER NOW

This FREE workshop will give you an understanding of Council’s roles and responsibilities. It will also explain how duties and responsibilities of public office will impact your life.

Who should attend:

  • Potential Candidates
  • Spouse or Partner
  • Anyone interested in learning more about local government

Topics Include:

  • Municipal Powers
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Public’s Role in Local Government
  • Difference between Governance and Administration
  • Municipal Conflict of Interest and other personal responsibilities
  • Impact on Family Life

Speaker:  Fred Dean, Lawyer, Amberley Gavel Ltd.

Fred Dean is a lawyer who acts exclusively for municipalities across Ontario and municipal associations. He works with elected officials and senior staff giving them tools to make effective decisions on behalf of their communities. He has been one of the facilitators training members of council and heads of council on behalf of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario since 2002.

This FREE Workshop is hosted by the Municipalities of Dutton Dunwich, West Elgin and Southwold.  

  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday,
  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • (except statutory holidays)