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Committees & Boards with Council Appointments

Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA)

Function:

To establish and undertake programs to promote the conservation, restoration, development and management of natural resources.

Heritage Oshawa (LACAC)

Function:

Advise and assist Council on matters related to heritage conservation of individual buildings of historical and/or architectural significance, and to encourage and promote heritage conservation within the City.

Oshawa Accessibility Advisory Committee (OAAC)

Function:

Advise and assist Council in developing and maintaining a barrier-free Oshawa.

Oshawa Central Business District Improvement Area Board of Management

Function:

To improve, beautify and maintain lands, buildings and structures in the area owned by the City of Oshawa in the designated Central Business District Improvement Area beyond such improvement, beautification and maintenance as is provided at the expense of the municipality at large, and the promotion of the area as a business or shopping area.

Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee (OEAC)

Function:

Advising, assisting and educating Council, staff, and the community with respect to the protection, enhancement, restoration, management and appreciation of the natural and built environments.

Oshawa Folk Arts Council

Function:

Fiesta Week held in June. Visit various pavilions providing international entertainment, food and drink throughout Oshawa.

Oshawa Historical Society

Function:

To bring together those individuals interested in the diverse historical aspects of Oshawa and research, record, retain, preserve and present historical data pertaining to the area.

Oshawa Public Library Board

Function:

Determines and adopts policies to govern operation and programmes of the Library; determines goals of the Library and secures adequate funds to fulfill these goals; understands the Library's programmes and needs of the community in relation to the Library and keeps abreast of standards and Library trends.

Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres Board of Directors

Function:

To promote health, welfare and happiness of senior citizens through facilities and programs for an with senior citizens. Responsible for the management and operation of the Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre and the Northview Branch.

Robert McLaughlin Gallery Board Of Trustees

Function:

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery was incorporated in 1967 to “...meet the growing and diverse needs of its community through the advancement and appreciation of the visual arts.” The public trust objectives of the Gallery have always stressed collection, preservation, and conservation of fine art, particularly related to Canadian arts and culture, as well as the exhibition and interpretation of the collection through educational programming.

Safe City Oshawa Partnership (SCOP)

Function:

The Committee's mission is to work with and mobilize the community to build a safe Oshawa where everyone is free to live, work, learn and play.