Current Citizen Member Vacancies 

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

  • Brantford Heritage Committee
  • Cultural & Built Heritage Grant Programme Advisory Committee
  • Nelson Mandela Day Task Force

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.

Specific Qualifications:

Name Number of Vacancies
and Term of Office
Mandate of Committee
/Skill Sets
Date, Time
Location of Meetings
Brantford Heritage Committee 1 vacancy for a term to expire November 30, 2020 Mandate
To advise Council on all matters relating to the administration of the Ontario Heritage Act including promoting heritage, educating community and providing advice as to how the conversation of heritage features may be achieved. Skill Set Knowledge/interest in local history, historical research and writing. Expertise in architecture, buildings, structures and landscapes. Understanding conservation and restoration methods and skills. Knowledge of municipal procedure, planning policies legal issues and legislation.
4th Tuesday of month; 6:15 p.m.; City Hall
Cultural & Built Heritage Grant Programme Advisory Committee 1 vacancy for a term to expire November 30, 2020 Mandate
Provide advice and recommendation on grant allocations for not-for-profit organizations based on application materials and eligibility criteria.
Skill Set
Knowledge of local arts, culture and heritage
Ability to review all materials and established criteria to make decisions on grant allocations.
Call of the Chair
Nelson Mandela Day Task Force 2 vacancies for terms to expire November 30, 2018 Mandate
To assist Council in planning an event to encourage citizens to complete volunteer service in honor of Nelson Mandela
Skill Sets
Previous volunteer experience, organizational skills, event planning, effective communication and networking skills
Call of the Chair

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, on the City’s website at (under the Your Government Tab, click on Council & Committees and then Citizen Committees.).

Completed applications must be returned no later than NOON on Friday, September 29, 2017to:

Lori Wolfe, City Clerk
City of Brantford
100 Wellington Square
P.O. Box 818
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
(519) 759-7840 (fax) (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.