Serving on a City of Waterloo committee of council or local board is one of the ways you can get involved and make a difference. Committees of council provide advice to council and staff on issues important to the public.
The city is looking for members that can assist council in strengthening Waterloo as a diverse and inclusive community.
Waterloo City Council invites members of the public from Waterloo to apply for council committees for our 2 year term ending in November 2022 that either:
- live in Waterloo
- own property
- own a business
- work in Waterloo
- students enrolled at a post-secondary institution
The below listed committees and boards are recruiting for a two-year term. Certain committees are filling limited vacant positions, while the rest are recruiting a full committee for the 2020-2022 term.
- Advisory Committee on Culture
- Audit Committee (3 vacancies)
- Appeals Tribunal (3 vacancies, residents of other municipalities may apply)
- Committee of Adjustment (1 vacancy)
- Community Grants Committee
- Municipal Heritage Committee
- Sign Variance Committee
- Sustainability Advisory Committee
- Town and Gown Committee
- Waterloo Advisory Committee on Active Transportation
- Waterloo Economic Development Advisory Committee
- Waterloo Park Advisory Committee
- Waterloo Public Library Board (1 vacancy)
How to apply
Your application can be submitted online. You can apply for multiple committees, but a separate application must be submitted for each one. Information about applying can be found on www.waterloo.ca/committees
Applications will be open until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020.
Any inquiries about committees should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Kevin Gerlach, Records and Freedom of Information Analyst at 519-747-8704.
The Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee (GRAAC) is an Inter-municipal committee - information about applying for this committee is available from the City of Kitchener website
Help improve the accessibility of municipal programs, services and facilities in your community!
The Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo along with the Region of Waterloo, and the Townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Woolwich and Wilmot are now recruiting four volunteers for the Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee (GRAAC), each to fill a four-year term beginning January 2021.
Members could include; persons with disabilities, caregivers, agencies or members of the community interested in disability issues.
Members of GRAAC provide input and advice into accessibility planning for the seven participating municipalities.
Applications for membership accepted until Friday October 23, 2020.