The Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) is looking for a candidate!!

Are you interested in urban planning issues and want to get involved in municipal life? The Town of Sutton is looking for a citizen who are willing to participate in the work of the EAC in order to fill a position currently vacant on the committee.

Rôle du CCE

The primary function of the Environmental Advisory Committee is to provide advice and recommendations to Municipal Council or the Town administration on any environmental issue, environmental quality and environmental protection, and to make any other recommendations to Municipal Council on environmental matters, at the specific request of Council or the Town administration. In accordance with this mandate, the Committee members study and make recommendations to Council on matters such as the protection of water, air, soil and biodiversity, drinking water management, conservation of natural environments, waste management, greenhouse gas reduction and adaptation to climate change.

The Committee shall report to Municipal Council. It shall have no decision-making authority.

Composition du CCE

The Committee is composed of six (6) persons chosen from among the residents of Sutton who have responded to a call for candidates and who have training or knowledge of the environment, excluding any person whose usual professional activities would be likely to conflict with the interests of the Town. Other members of the Committee are Councillors Marie-José Auclair, Carole Lebel and Marc-André Blain.

The term of office for each citizen member is two (2) years, renewable. Members are appointed by resolution of the Council.

The committee meets once every two (2) months in regular session. Optional working meetings are also held as required.

Apply now!

If you are interested, please send us a letter of application outlining your interests, skills, expertise or training in the environment or related fields, which could contribute to the committee’s reflections and work.

Please send your application before October 27, 2023 to Mr. Frédéric Chouinard, environmental inspector and CCE secretary, by e-mail to [email protected] or by mail to:

Town of Sutton
Attention: Frédéric Chouinard
11 Principale South Street
Sutton (Quebec) J0E 2K0

For further information, please contact Frédéric Chouinard at 450 538-2290.