Township of Adjala- Tosorontio Integrity Commissioner

Guy Giorno
ggiorno@fasken.com
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Barristers and Solicitors
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
P.O. Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6

The Council of the Township of Adjala - Tosorontio enacted By-law 19-15 on March 15, 2019 appointing Guy Giorno as Integrity Commissioner.

 Council Code of Conduct Complaint Process

Alleged breaches of the Code of Conduct should be made to the Township's  Integrity Commissioner. Complaints may be made by members of the public, employees of the Town, any organization, and members of Council.

Complaint Process Overview

  • Council Code of Conduct Complaint Form is submitted directly to the Integrity Commissioner.
  • Integrity Commissioner reviews and decides weather to proceed to the investigation stage  within three (3) days of receiving the complaint. 
  • Integrity Commissioner starts investigation stage by notifying the Clerk, Complainant and Member of Council. 
  • The Member of Council has 10 days to respond to the Integrity Commissioner.
  • Commissioner shares member's reply with Complainant within 3 days of receiving Council Member's response.
  • Complainant has ten (10) days to reply.
  • Commissioner determines whether interview and further investigation and/or settlement attempts are required within a week of receiving the Complainant's reply.
  • Commissioner delivers general findings (without recommendations) to Member and Complainant and delivers report and recommendations to Council (via Clerk)

To submit a Council Code of Conduct Complaint please download the Council Code of Conduct Complaint Form and forward directly to our Integrity Commissioner Guy Giorno via email or mail. 

It is recommended that you provide any supporting documentation that will help verify your complaint. You may attach the documentation either in your e-mail or attach physical copies in mailed and faxed forms.

 Municipal Conflict of Interest Complaint Process

Alleged breaches of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act against any member of Council should be made to the Township’s Integrity Commissioner. Complaints may be made by members of the public, employees of the Town, any organization and members of Council.

 

To review the Municipal Conflict of Interest of Act please click here Municipal Conflict of Interest Act


To complete the Application for Inquiry into Alleged Contravention of Municipal Conflict of Interest Act Form and submit via email, fax or mail to the Integrity Commissioner please download the form here Application for Inquiry into Alleged Contravention of Municipal Conflict of Interest Act Form

Closed Meeting Investigation

Members of the public, including corporations, may submit requests to the Ombudsman relating to compliance with the Act or the Municipal Procedure By-law for meetings or part of meetings that are closed to the public.

If you have concerns, please discuss them with the Clerk. 

 

To make a formal complaint, please complete the Online Complaint Form and submit it to the Ontario Ombudsman:

Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario
Bell Trinity Square
483 Bay Street, 10th Floor, South Tower
Toronto, ON
M5G 2C9

1-800-263-1830
info@ombudsman.on.ca