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BIA Board Election

Who can be a Board Member

  • Important Clauses from the Municipal Act that apply to Business Improvement Areas. Taken from the Ontario Municipal Act (section 204) 

    • Composition (3) A board of management shall be composed of, (a) one or more directors appointed directly by the municipality; and (b) the remaining directors selected by a vote of the membership of the improvement area and appointed by the municipality. 2001, c. 25, s. 204 (3).

    • Membership (4) Members of an improvement area consist of persons who are assessed, on the last returned assessment roll, with respect to rateable property in the area that is in a prescribed business property class and tenants of such property. 2001, c. 25, s. 204 (4).

Duties/Responsibilities of a Board Member

Time Expectations and Term

  • Important Clauses from the Municipal Act that apply to Business Improvement Areas. Taken from the Ontario Municipal Act (section 204)

    • Term (10) The term of the directors of a board of management is the same as the term of the council that appointed them but continues until their successors are appointed. 2001, c. 25, s. 204 (10).

    • Reappointment (11) Directors are eligible for reappointment. 2001, c. 25, s. 204 (11).

    • Vacancies (12) Subject to subsection (9), if a vacancy occurs for any cause, the municipality may appoint a person to fill the vacancy for the unexpired portion of the term and the appointed person is not required to be a member of the improvement area. 2001, c. 25, s. 204 (12).

View your 2022 – 2026 term
Sparks Street BIA Board Nominees

Contact BIA Office

Address:             

100 Sparks Street, suite 200,

Ottawa ON  K1P 5B7


E-Mail:                

kevin@sparkslive.com

Phone:                

613-230-0984

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