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Committee Recruitment - Waterfront Master Plan Working Group

October 22, 2013 -

Become one of the people who makes Kingston work

The City seeks participants to be members of a working group to assist in the development of a Waterfront Master Plan. The Waterfront Master Plan is proposed to be a guiding document that organizes and prioritizes a plan for the renewal of public waterfront spaces as well as the improvement of access and connectivity along the waterfront. The master planning process will commence in 2014 and take up to 24 months to complete.


Waterfront Master Plan Working Group

(Six participants from the public at large required)

The role of the working group through the master planning process will be:

  • To contribute toward the development of the Waterfront Master Plan;
  • To provide feedback on the process;
  • To ensure inclusive community consultation;
  • To be ambassadors for the project;
  • To assist in key decision making; and
  • To inform the City of related community issues.

Skills: Applicants for appointment to the working group should describe their interest and a clear rationale for their participation in the project. Applicants are invited to highlight the skills and knowledge they would bring to the working group experience. Demonstration of relevant technical expertise as well as planning, environmental or economic qualifications will be considered an asset. Demonstration of prior experience successfully participating in and contributing to a formal project working group setting will be considered an asset.

Composition Of Working Group: Two (2) members of Council; six (6) participants from the public at large and five (5) technical representatives from relevant agencies.

Schedule of Meetings: The project is estimated to take up to 24 months. Participants should  expect to attend 6 -10 evening meetings of two to three hours duration over a 12 month period.

Appointment: To November 30, 2014

All applications must be received by: November 22, 2013


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, and ON KZL 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 22nd day October, 2013