City of Nanaimo Issues Call for Applications to Council Select Committees

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is currently seeking members for a number of Council Select Committees. Residents interested in contributing to decision making and helping shape policy at the City of Nanaimo are encouraged to apply for one of the following vacancies:

• Board of Variance – 5 positions available. • Community Planning and Development – 2 positions available. • Community Vitality Committee – 2 positions available. • Nanaimo Youth Advisory Council – 4 positions available. • Public Safety Committee – 1 position available.

Select committees are established by Council to consider or inquire into any matter and report their findings and opinions to Council. The term of office for the positions listed above will be until December 2018, or as determined by Council, excluding the Board of Variance which has a three (3) year term.

The application deadline is 4:30 pm on Tuesday, May 1. For more information about committees including mandates, eligibility requirements, time commitments and responsibilities, please see the Terms of Reference, Operating Guidelines and application form on the City’s website at www.nanaimo.ca under Your Government/Boards and Committees.

Link to Strategic Plan: Council Select Committees support Council's strategic priorities and community values.

Key Points

  • Interested residents may submit a completed application form to Legislative Services in person or by mail to 455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6 or by email to Legislative.Servicesoffice@nanaimo.ca by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
  • The term of office for the committee positions listed above will be until December 2018, or as determined by Council, excluding the Board of Variance which has a three (3) year term.

Quotes

"Select Committees enable Council to receive advice, ideas and feedback from persons other than Council members and staff. We encourage anyone who is interested in getting involved in their community to apply for one of the volunteer positions currently available."

City Clerk
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Sheila Gurrie
City Clerk
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4494

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