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The Township of Melancthon Police Services Board is mandated by the Police Services Act and is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services within the Township.  The Dufferin Detachment of the OPP provides Police Services for our Township through an Agreement between the Township and the Province of Ontario.
The Police Services Board consists of three members – one member of the Municipal Council, one member from the Township, appointed by Council and one member appointed by the Province.  The responsibilities of the Board are established by the Police Services Act under Section 9.
There are four meetings of the Police Services Board per year that are open to the Public.    The PSB Meetings for 2023 will be February 14th, May 9th, August 8th and November 14th, all starting at 9:00 a.m.  The May 9th meeting will be held at the Dufferin OPP Detachment (506312 Highway 89, Mono) and the August 8th and November 14th meeting locations are to be determined at a later date.
Board Contact:
Sarah Culshaw, Board Secretary
519-925-5525 Ext. 102
Board Members:
  • Alan Blundell, Chair (Public Member) *Term expires November 14, 2026
  • Mayor Darren White (Municipal Member) * Term expires December 31, 2023
  • Provincial Member – Vacant (if interested in applying for this position, please visit the Public Appointments website – https://www.ontario.ca/page/public-appointments)