GOVERNING BODY 2013
Standing From Left to Right: Committeewoman - Aline Dix, Committeewoman - Judy Link
Sitting From Left to Right: Committeeman Rodney Guishard, Mayor - Amy Gatto, Deputy Mayor - Roger Silva
The Township of Hamilton has a Township Committee form of government consisting of 5 Members elected at large and serving 3-year staggered terms. At each annual reorganization meeting in January the Members select 1 Member to serve as Chairman for that year. The Chairman holds the honorary title of Mayor. The Members also select 1 Member to serve as Vice Chairman for that year. The Vice-Chairman holds the honorary title of Deputy Mayor.
Each Member has 1 vote on issues before the Committee. Most legislative actions require only a simple majority (3-2) to pass.
Mission Statement: To provide essential municipal services in the most effective, efficient and affordable manner.
Vision Statement: The Township of Hamilton strives to be a safe, affordable, diverse residential and business friendly community.
Committee Meetings are held on the First and Third Mondays at 6:30 p.m., except on holidays.