Zone 2

Welcome to the Zone 2 home page.

The Counties of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, Perth, Simcoe and Wellington are located in geographic Zone 2.

Municipal staff, as well as affiliated organizations are eligible to participate in the various activities coordinated within and by the Zone throughout the year. The Zones function as centres for AMCTO program delivery, information sharing, and networking. Twice a year (Spring and Fall) each Zone hosts meetings in their geographic areas. Zone meetings give members an opportunity to obtain and share information and key learnings, receive training, interact and network with colleagues, and form relationships that benefit them as well as their municipality.

 

Announcements

Remember to register for the Zone 2 Spring Meeting being held on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn through presentations and network with peers.

Please extend this invitation to your co-workers.

See you in Ripley!

Hello Zone 2 Members!

Register now to attend the Zone 2 Spring Meeting being held in Ripley on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

If you're interested in becoming a member of the Zone 2 Executive be sure to submit your name (see attached nomination form).

Need a place to stay?

Townplace Suites Marriott (Kincardine)
519-395-2665

Members are welcome to extend the invitation to co-workers.

Please register by May 10th.

We look forward to seeing you in Ripley!

The Zone 2 Municipal Excellence Program recognizes the achievements of our Zone 2 Members.

Purpose - recognize and reward one-time achievements that have a notable impact on a program, to a project, or an individual activity that contributes to the vision and to the pursuit of excellence within municipal government.  Awards are provided at the discretion of the Zone 2 Executive and will be distributed once a year.

Eligibility - all Zone 2 members are eligible for the award program, with the exception of Zone 2 Executive members.  Applications for nomination must clearly demonstrate successful accomplishments of one or more criteria for the program, project or individual activity.

For further information please refer to the criteria on the attached nomination form.

NOMINATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 3, 2017.  Please forward your nomination to Michelle Dunne at mdunne@dufferincounty.ca

Thank you to everyone who attended the Fall Zone Meeting in Shelburne.

For the benefit of all Zone 2 members, presentations made at the meeting are included below.

Mark May 18th, 2017 on your calendar and join us in Ripley for the Zone 2 Spring Meeting.

Remember to register for the 2016 Zone 2 Fall Meeting being held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Centre Dufferin Recreation Centre Complex in Shelburne.  Please register by October 17th.

Need a place to stay?

Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites
519-941-3311

Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
705-435-5501

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn through presentations and to network with peers.

Members are welcome to extend the invitation to co-workers.

We hope you will join us in Shelburne!

Hello Zone 2 Members!

Register now to attend the Fall Meeting at the Centre Dufferin Recreation Centre Complex in Shelburne on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

Your Zone Executive has put together an agenda with something for everyone.

Need a place to stay?

Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites
519-941-3311

Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
705-435-5501

See you in Shelburne!



The Town of Shelburne will be hosting the AMCTO Zone 2 Fall Meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex in Shelburne.

We hope to see you all there!

The Zone 2 Municipal Excellence Award was created to recognize and reward one-time achievements that have a notable impact on a program, to a project, or an individual activity that contributes to the vision and to the pursuit of excellence within municipal government.

The recipient of this year's award is an inspiring example of a municipal professional who has, through years of hard work and creativity, truly achieved excellence within municipal government.  Sharon Goerke, Clerk for the Township of Severn, has assisted many obtain their CMO over the last several years as a result of her role as a CMO Mentor and was one of the first to obtain their CMO when the program was created.  She is highly respected by her peers and looked to from colleagues from far and wide for her perspective and guidance on any number of issues to be addressed or projects to be tackled.  Her contributions have resulted in many efficiencies, increased effectiveness as well as set a standard for collaboration.  Sharon has strengthened the reputation of municipal professionals in the Township of Severn and across Ontario.

Zone 2, congratulates Sharon Goerke on receiving this Award of Excellence, it is well deserved.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Spring Zone Meeting in Exeter. 

For the benefit of all Zone 2 members, presentations made at the meeting are included below.

Mark October 20th on your calendar and join us in Shelburne for the Zone 2 Fall Meeting.

Remember to register for the Spring Zone 2 Meeting hosted by the Municipality of South Huron on Thursday, May 19th at the South Huron Recreation Centre in Exeter.  Please register by May 11th.

Need a place to stay?

The Gregory Bed and Breakfast : 365 William St, Exeter, ON N0M 1S6     Phone:(226) 423-2134

The Ranch House Inn:  414 Main St S, Exeter, ON      Phone:(519) 235-3141

Oakwood Resort: 70671 Bluewater Hwy, South Huron, ON N0M 1T0   Phone:(519) 238-2324


Take advantage of the opportunity to learn through presentations and to network with peers.

Also, if you are interested in becoming a member of the Zone 2 Executive be sure to submit your name.

Members are welcome to extend the invitation to co-workers.

We look forward to seeing you in Exeter!

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Discussions

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Mentoring Program Discussion
Program will provide retention of municipal knowledge, "best practice" approaches, communication and a database of support networks

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Committee Members
Michelle Dunne, Dipl.M.M. -   Chair
mdunne@dufferincounty.ca

Kathryn Pearl -   Vice Chair
kpearl@amaranth.ca

Alison Gray, CMO -   2nd Vice Chair
agray@tay.ca

M. Genevieve Scharback, CMO -   Past Chair
g.scharback@southhuron.ca

Pamela Fettes, CMO, Dipl.M.A. -   Zone 2 Board Director
pfettes@clearview.ca

Donna Van Wyck, AMCT -   Secretary
dvanwyck@brucecounty.on.ca

Terri Rau, CMO, AMCT -   Treasurer
trau@centralhuron.com

Dylan P. McMahon -   Zone Director
dylan.mcmahon@guelph.ca

Sonya Watson, CMO, Dipl.M.M. -   Zone Director
swatson@huronkinloss.com

Jennifer Willoughby -   Zone Director
jwilloughby@shelburne.ca