May 27, 2021
Oxford County seeks engaged citizens for Cycling Advisory Committee
Three opportunities available for residents who want to foster a more bike-friendly community
If you would like to contribute more to your community, Oxford County is looking for three (3) engaged citizens to join the Cycling Advisory Committee until 2022.
As a committee member, you will provide advice and recommendations to County Council on matters that affect our entire community related to cycling. The group aims to foster a bike-friendly community that encourages and facilitates people to use the bicycle for recreation and as an alternate, environmentally friendly mode of transportation.
The goals of the Cycling Advisory Committee are as follows:
- To advocate and promote community education and events to increase cycling safety and participation;
- To advocate and engage organizations/businesses to support cycling in Oxford County;
- To support, advocate and assist with the creation of a safer cycling environment;
- To assist with cycling policies, strategies and programs;
- To facilitate communication and collaboration among the eight area municipalities, stakeholders and community partners;
- To assist and promote cycling tourism within Oxford County.
Residents interested in applying are asked to submit, in writing or by email, an application including a resume by June 25, 4:00 p.m. to:
Chloe Senior, Clerk, County of Oxford
P.O. Box 1614, 21 Reeve St.
Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3
Serving on a community board or committee can be immensely rewarding. But it also requires a great deal of commitment and passion. Volunteering on a committee is a great way to share your talents while helping set strategic direction for the future.
More information about the Cycling Advisory Committees and Terms of Reference can be found online at oxfordcounty.ca.
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About Oxford County
Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403, Oxford County has a population of approximately 121,000 people across eight area municipalities that are “growing stronger together.” As a partnership-oriented, two-tier municipal government, Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, becoming a zero-waste community and working towards zero poverty. Situated in one of Ontario’s richest areas for farmland, agriculture is a key industry that is driving innovation in sustainable industries and diversifying the local economy. Oxford County offers a thriving local arts, culture and culinary community, as well as conservation parks, natural areas and more than 100 kilometres of scenic trails. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock, Ontario. Visit www.oxfordcounty.ca or follow our social media sites at www.oxfordcounty.ca/social. Oxford County’s Strategic Plan is at oxfordcounty.ca/strategicplan.
Donna Kemp | Strategic Communication & Engagement
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