Volunteer Advisers Wanted for City Committees, Other Municipal Bodies

Published on: 2020/10/20 - in News

The City of Kingston is seeking residents interested in helping to shape our community by volunteering for one of the City’s committees, boards, or working groups.

“Committees, boards and working groups provide insight and advice to Council respective to their mandates,” said Janet Jaynes, Deputy City Clerk. “When residents bring their knowledge and skill set as a volunteer for one of these groups, our community truly benefits.”

New members are being sought for the following:

Advisory Committees

  • Heritage Kingston (two public members)
  • Arts Advisory Committee (one public member)
  • Housing and Homelessness Advisory Committee (two public members)
  • Kingston Environment Advisory Forum (one public member)

Legislated Committees and Boards

  • Committee of Adjustment (one public member)
  • Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee (15 public members)
  • Taxi Commission (five public members)
  • Kingston Police Services Board (one public member)
  • Appeals Committee (three public members)


  • Kingston Economic Development Board of Directors (five public members)
  • Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation Board of Directors (two public members)

Working Groups

  • Planning Advisory Working Group (one Kingston East Urban Area Representative)

Volunteers must be 18 years or older, a resident/business owner in Kingston, and be either a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, a person who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada but is not a Canadian Citizen, and has resided in Kingston for at least one year.

You can apply online by November 6 at 4:30pm or in person at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 216 Ontario Street.

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