Accountability & Transparency

Council of the Town of Collingwood acknowledges that it is responsible to provide good government for its stakeholders in an accountable and transparent manner, guided by the following principles:

  1. Encouraging public access and participation to ensure that decision making is responsive to the needs of its constituents and receptive to their opinions;
  2. Delivering high quality services to our citizens; and
  3. Promoting the efficient use of public resources.

Accountability, transparency and openness are standards of good government that enhance public trust. They are achieved through the Town of Collingwood adopting measures ensuring, to the best of its ability, that all activities and services are undertaken utilizing a process that is open and accessible to its stakeholders. In addition, wherever possible, the Town of Collingwood will engage its stakeholders throughout its decision making process which will be open, visible and transparent to the public.

To view the Town's Accountability and Transparency Policy, click on the following link Accountability and Transparency Policy (PDF). To find out more information on the various accountability officers appointed by the Town of Collingwood, and access to information, click on one of the below links.

For more information on accountability and transparency at the Town of Collingwood, please contact:

Sara Almas, Clerk
Town of Collingwood
P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario St.
Collingwood, ON  L9Y 3Z5

Phone: 705-445-1030  |  Fax: 705-445-2448 | clerk@collingwood.ca