Current Citizen Member Vacancies 

VOLUNTEERS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Applications are now being accepted for membership on following City of Brantford Boards and Committees:

  • Brownfields Community Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • Tourism Advisory Committee

General Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and preference will be given to the appointment of persons who are the owner or tenant of land or the spouse of said owner or tenant in the City of Brantford.

Name Number of Vacancies & Term of Office
Mandate of Committee
Skills Set
Date, Time & Location of Meetings
Brownfields Community Advisory Committee 1 vacancy for a term to expire November 30, 2018 Mandate
To provide advice to Council on policies and major initiatives relating to Brownfield matters.
Skills Set - Have an interest in environmental issues, including soil and water contamination, urban pollution, and environmental sustainability
- Have an interest in economic development and financial incentives to promote neighbourhood revitalization through the remediation of brownfield sites
- Have an interest in reading technical documents regarding environmental conditions and remediation technology
- Have an interest in public education on brownfield issues
Second Thursday of month at 5:15 p.m., City Hall
Economic Development Advisory Committee 1 vacancy for term to expire November 30, 2018 Mandate
To give advice and guidance to Council on policies and procedures that foster and advance economic and business opportunities in the City and such matters as may be referred to the Advisory Committee from time to time by Council or staff of the Economic Development and Tourism Department.
Skills Set
- Have organizational ability and good written and verbal communication skills
- Have good business contacts within Brantford / County of Brant and beyond
- Should be interested in what the Committee can do to further the economic development of Brantford
- Should be able to represent the interests, concerns and attitudes of community businesses.
- Willingness to work cooperatively in a committee process
- Be without conflict of interest
Fourth Wednesday of month at 12:00 Noon, Brantford Visitor and Tourism Centre.
Tourism Advisory Committee 1 vacancy for term to expire November 30, 2018 Mandate
To provide advice and recommendations to Council with respect to the following matters:
a.) policies and practices relating to the promotion of tourism in Brantford;
b.) plans for marketing the municipality as a tourism destination; and
c.) such other matters as may be referred to the Advisory Committee from time to time by Council or staff of the Economic Development and Tourism Department
Skills Set
- Knowledge of local community and economy coupled with an appreciation of the surrounding geography important
- Strong business experience; practical knowledge of effective marketing and communications; compassion for making Brantford a better community; and willingness to serve through attendance at regular meetings and on working groups / task forces required.
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 11:45 a.m., Brantford Visitor and Tourism Centre
Specific Qualifications

Application Forms and Deadlines

Application forms and list of required skill sets for each Board/Advisory Committee are available in the City Clerk’s Department, Brantford City Hall during regular business hours.

Completed applications must be returned no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 26, 2016 to:

Lori Wolfe, City Clerk
City of Brantford
100 Wellington Square
P.O. Box 818
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7

(519) 759-7840 (fax)
lwolfe@brantford.ca (e-mail)

City Council wishes to ensure that its Boards and Advisory Committees reflect the diverse nature of Brantford’s population and invites all residents to consider these opportunities.