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Your City needs you: apply to serve on a committee

April 28, 2015 -

Interested in serving in a City of Kingston committee?

Now is your chance to serve Kingston with your expertise: review the current committee openings and apply online by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12 at www.CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/committees-boards/current-openings. Or complete an application package available in the city clerk's office at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

"A significant amount of the City's policy work occurs at the committee level. Serving on a committee is a great way to add your voice to the conversation and will help shape our community," says John Bolognone, city clerk.

The City's committees provide council and staff with input on a wide variety of subjects through discussions, presentations and recommendations. The City welcomes citizens who represent the diverse backgrounds of our community to serve on committees.

The City is seeking members for these committees:

  • Appeals committee
  • Committee of adjustment
  • Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) Lemoine Point advisory committee
  • Municipal accessibility advisory committee

Visit www.CityofKingston.ca/committees or the clerk's office for details on eligibility requirements and the skill preferences, mandates, terms and meeting schedules associated with these committees.

The nominations advisory committee will make recommendations for committee appointments to council and reserves the right to check references and verify information contained in submissions.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

Twitter: @CityofKingston

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheCityofKingston

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.