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The township provides an opportunity for citizens to be involved in committees that assist with various township functions.

The Committees of each of the Dorset and Stanhope Museums actively manage their respective museums, events and fund raising on behalf of the township.

The Airport Events Committee is responsible for all social functions at the airport, such as fly-ins and pancake breakfasts, and provides assistance with marketing of the airport facility. 

The Dorset Recreation Committee oversees a variety of recreationally-oriented events and activities held at the Dorset Recreation Centre, including organizing and managing the annual Dorset Snowball. 

The Oxtongue Lake Community Centre Committee oversees recreationally-based activities held in the historic schoolhouse in the hamlet of Oxtongue Lake. 

The Committee of Adjustment assists the Building and Planning departments in dealing with Minor Variance applications.

The Cultural Resources Committee oversees implementation of the vision, goals and outcomes of the 2014 Municipal Cultural Plan.

The Environment and Stewardship Committee provides support to Council on environmental initiatives, energy conservation measures and waste diversion with an emphasis on public education and inter-agency collaboration.

If you're interested in joining one of these committees, please contact the Clerk to find out when seats on these committees may be available.

Contact Information

Dawn Newhook
Municipal Clerk
Phone: 705-489-2379 Ext. 333