Municipal Investigations


Closed Meeting Investigator

The City of Belleville is committed to ensuring that any request for an investigation under Section 239 of the Municipal Act, 2001 as amended (the Act) is dealt with in a fair, open and expeditious manner.

The municipality commits to full co-operation including the provision of all information requested by the Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator (Investigator), either written or through interviews, to assist the Investigator in his investigations.

To read the full document please visit the Closed Meeting Investigator page

Integrity Commissioner

The City of Belleville has established the role of an Integrity Commissioner, an independent and impartial position that reports directly to Council and whose powers and duties are set out in the Municipal Act, 2001.  Pursuant to Section 223.3 of the Municipal Act, 2001, Council appointed Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little & Bonham LLP as Integrity Commissioner for the period of April 4, 2019 to April 3, 2021.

Section 223.3 of the Municipal Act, enables a municipality to appoint an "Integrity Commissioner" to address the application of the Code of Conduct for elected officials and/or members of local boards.  In addition, the legislation provides that the Integrity Commissioner can be delegated any or all of the policy matters surrounding the enforcement of Codes of Conduct for elected officials and/or members of local boards.

To read the full document please visit the Integrity Commisioner page

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