The Township of Montague has established a number of boards and committees to oversee various activities within the Township. Below is an explanation of what each committee does and who sits on them. Also included is a list of people who have been appointed to various boards and commissions to represent the Township. For more information about any of the boards, committees or appointed representatives, please contact the Township office at 613-283-7478 or e-mail

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment consists of three residents of the community and a secretary who is an employee of the Township.  The Committee meets whenever there is an application for consideration. The purpose of the Committee is to evaluate and make decisions on minor variances and permit a change of use or extension of non-conforming use. For the Committee's minutes, click here.

Merrickville Public Library Board

There are two representatives appointed to the Board.  To visit the Board's website, click here.

Police Services Board

The Montague Police Services Board is the independent body that provides direction and accountability to the OPP.  The Board is made up of one member of Council, one local resident appointed by the Province of Ontario and one local resident appointed by Township Council.  To view past minutes of the Board, click here.

Property Standards Committee

The Property Standards Committee is made up of three citizens and a staff members who serves as secretary.  If you have any property standards concerns, please put them in writing and send them to:
   Property Standards Officer
   P.O. Box 755
   Smiths Falls, ON   K7A 4S6
Or by e-mail to:

To view past minutes of the Committee or view the Property Standards By-law, click here.

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

One member of Council is appointed to represent the Township.  For more information on the Authority and their activities, please visit their website.

Smiths Falls Library Board
There is one citizen representative appointed to the Board.  For more information, please visit the Board's website.