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Committee Recruitment - Become one of the people who make Kingston work

February 11, 2014 -

Are you interested in serving on the following board?

Kingston Environmental Advisory Forum

(1 Public Member)

Assists and advises Council regarding environmental issues, assists in the development of a broad-based comprehensive environmental strategy for the City and the implementation of specific action plans relative to identified environmental issues.

Skills: This Board may appeal to individuals who are familiar with environmental concerns, are committed to addressing local environmental issues, can serve on a project team for specific projects and can devote several hours each month to work on or research issues that come before the committee.

Composition: 12 public members, 4 members of Council and 7 Technical Representatives

Schedule of Meetings: The Board meets on the 2nd Monday every month at 6:30 PM, at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library on 130 Johnson Street.

Appointment: To November 30, 2014


Municipal Heritage Committee

(1 Public Member)

Carries out responsibilities as directed in the Ontario Heritage Act, and also with respect to the City's Official Plan in order to advise Council on applications pertaining to Heritage properties or Heritage Conservation Districts for the purpose of alteration, addition or demolition, and new construction on a designated property; designation or de-designation; loans or grants and easement agreements. Committee members also provide input on planning applications which affect protected heritage properties. The Committee's broadened mandate now involves providing advice to Council, on cultural heritage matters that may arise in relation to the Kingston Culture Plan. Members will be asked to take part in Working Groups which deal with specific subject matters falling under the Committee's mandate.

Skills: Qualifications and experience related to heritage conservation techniques, building construction and renovations, heritage building design, historical research, planning, archaeology and knowledge and appreciation of the community's natural, tangible and intangible heritage.

Composition: 10 public members and 2 members of Council Schedule of Meetings: The Committee meets 1st Monday every month at 1:00 PM at City Hall, 216 Ontario Street.

Appointment: To November 30, 2014


Belle Park Working Group

(6 Public Members)

The Corporation of the City of Kingston owns and operates Belle Park which is an 80 acres park in the core of the City of Kingston. Belle Park includes a 9 hole golf course and a driving range as well as tennis and basketball courts, open park space and pathways along the waterfront. The City is seeking participants to be members of a working group to assist staff with the improvement of the services provided at Belle Park. The work of the working group may take up to one year to complete.

The role of the working group will provide feedback and advice on the following Belle Park related functions:

  • Maintenance
  • Programming
  • Events and potential partnerships
  • Advertising and marketing opportunities
  • Capital renovations/upgrades

Skills: Applicants for appointment to the working group should describe their interest and highlight the skills and knowledge they would bring to the working group experience. Demonstration of relevant recreation/physical fitness expertise as well as environmental or economic qualifications will be considered an asset.

Composition: 6 Members of the Public

Schedule of Meetings: TBD

Appointment: To November 30, 2014


All applications must be received by: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Visit www.CityofKingston.ca/committees for more information or to complete an online application. Applications are also available at City Hall (Clerk's Department). Submit the application and a brief summary of your interest, background and skill set to:

Diane Jackson, City Hall, 216 Ontario St., Kingston ON K7L 2Z3
Fax: 613-546-5232
Tel: 613-546-4291 Ext 1375
Email: djackson@cityofkingston.ca

Personal information, as defined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with MFIPPA. Personal information collected on the application form will be used to assist in selecting appointees for the various civic bodies and may form part of the publicly available meeting agendas and minutes. If appointed to a civic body, your personal information may also be used by City staff to conduct committee and City business. Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of this personal information may be directed to Kevin Arjoon, Deputy City Clerk, 613-546-4291 Ext 1262 or karjoon@cityofkingston.ca.

The Nominations Advisory Committee will make recommendations to Council. It reserves the right to check references and verify information contained in submissions.

Kevin Arjoon, Deputy City Clerk
Tel 613-546-4291, Ext. 1262 karjoon@cityofkingston.ca

Dated at Kingston this February 11, 2014