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May 28, 2013 -

Become one of the people who make Kingston work.
Are you interested in serving on the following board?

Municipal Heritage Committee (One 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 two (2) members of Council

Schedule of Meetings: Meets the first Monday every month at 1 p.m. at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

Appointment: November 30, 2014

The Museums and Collections Advisory Committee (Six Public Members)

To support the continuing implementation of the Kingston Culture Plan, as it relates to the two civic museums, (MacLachlan Woodworking Museum, and the Pump House Steam Museum), the Kingston City Hall National Historic Site, the Civic Collection, and the broader Kingston museum community; monitor and inform the development of policies, exhibitions and  programs, initiatives, indicators and performance measures related to community cultural vitality in the context of historical interpretation, museums and collections, and to advise City staff and Council of current best practices in the museums sector related to collections,  exhibitions, and programming.

Skills: May appeal to individuals who have experience in the following areas; cultural heritage, museum policy development, strategic planning, exhibitions, material and narrative history, research and interpretation, public programming, community engagement, cultural tourism, collections development and management.

Composition: Six (6) Members of the Public, two (2) Members of Council, the Managing Director of the Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites, two (2) museum professionals nominated by the Board of the Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites, two (2) representatives from community-based heritage groups.

Schedule of Meetings: The schedule of meetings is bimonthly or at the call of the Chair.

Appointment: November 30, 2014

All applications must be received by: Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Visit 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

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 the Kevin Arjoon, Deputy City Clerk, 613-546-4291 ext. 1262 or

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
Dated at Kingston this 28th day of May, 2013