Call for applications to Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Inclusiveness

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is currently recruiting eleven volunteer at-large members for the Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Inclusiveness.

The committee promotes social and political equity within existing and proposed City plans, policies, bylaws and infrastructure and makes recommendations to ensure that the City is inclusive and accommodating to citizens of all ages, abilities and walks of life. The term for this committee will end October 14, 2022.

Applications can be downloaded from www.nanaimo.ca or picked up from Legislative Services in City Hall (455 Wallace Street) and will be accepted from Monday, January 13 until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020. Interested residents need to submit a completed application form to Legislative Services by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020 by:

Mail/Hand: Legislative Services, 455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6

Email: Legislative.Servicesoffice@nanaimo.ca

Members may sit on one committee at a time and need to be City of Nanaimo residents, unless specified otherwise in the Terms of Reference. For more information on Council committees, visit the City website at www.nanaimo.ca/goto/committees.

Link to Strategic Plan: Select Committees enable Council to receive advice, ideas and feedback from persons other that Council members and Staff.

Key Points

  • The City of Nanaimo is accepting application for eleven Advisory Committee of Accessibility and Inclusiveness positions. Applications will be accepted from January 13 - 24.
  • The Advisory Committee of Accessibility and Inclusiveness will meet once every two months.

Quotes

"The committee will be tasked with identifying barriers to inclusiveness and accessibility within the City and provide best practices to remove them. This is a great opportunity for members of the public to help Council improve access and inclusiveness to City services for all citizens in our community."

Director, Legislative Services
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Sheila Gurrie
Director, Legislative Services
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4405

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