Applying to City Committees

The City of Brantford has over 16 Advisory Committees and Boards, ranging in scope from economic development to arts and culture and environment. A full list of Advisory Committees and Boards can be found on the Committees, Boards and Task Forces page.

How to apply

Every year, a number of citizen appointments to these committees and boards become vacant. To apply for any vacant positions, fill out an application form. Application forms are also available in person at the Clerk's Office. Applications can be made for multiple committees on the same form.

Current vacancies 

We are currently accepting citizen applications for all the following Advisory Committees and Boards for a four year term (2019 to 2022). If you are a team player who is interested in meeting new people, taking on a new challenge and committed to making our city a better place to live, work and play you may be a good fit for one of the following volunteer opportunities:

Brantford Cultural Advisory Committee
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Brantford Heritage Committee
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Control of Vicious Dogs Committee
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Active Transportation Sub-Committee
New Active Transportation Sub-Committee

The Council of The Corporation of the City of Brantford is seeking volunteers to serve on the Brantford Active Transportation Sub-Committee.

Reporting to the Vision Zero Road Safety Committee, the Active Transportation Sub-Committee shall serve in an advisory role to provide recommendations and advice to staff and the Vision Zero Road Safety Committee with respect to human powered transportation issues (bicycling, walking, scooters etc.).

Some topics that the Sub-Committee will look to discuss:

  • The development and implementation of the City’s cycling network
  • Transportation Master Plan (Active Transportation component)
  • Road reconstruction projects
  • Advocating for safe cycling infrastructure
  • Facilitating safe cycling awareness and education

The Sub-Committee will also assist the City on becoming accredited as a bicycle friendly community as reviewed by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition.

The Sub-Committee is currently seeking members who meet the following criteria:

  • One individual from the bicycle retail industry
  • One senior (aged 65+)
  • Three members from the community-at-large (where possible, representation from the many geographic areas in the City)

Membership will consist of a 2 year term and members will be permitted to reapply.

The Sub-Committee shall meet every 2 months with specific dates and times for the meetings to be determined by the Active Transportation Planner and the Sub-Committee.

Interested applicants are asked to apply in writing with resume no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 to:

Charlene Touzel, City Clerk
City of Brantford
100 Wellington Square
Brantford, ON   N3T 2M3
Fax: (519) 759-7840

E-mail Committee Appointments

Committee of Adjustment
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To apply for an Advisory Committee or Board, please fill out an application form. Application forms are also available in person at the Clerk's Office and will be received until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Applications can be made for multiple committees on the same form. 

If you have any questions about applying to sit on a Committee, please contact 519-759-4150 ext. 5731, or send an email with your questions to Committee Appointments.

To learn about upcoming meetings, view our Council and Committee Calendar.

Please email us with any questions about your application.