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City seeks volunteer advisers for committees and other municipal bodies

October 21, 2019 -

Do you want to help shape your community? Volunteer for one of the City of Kingston committees, boards, or working groups now seeking informed advice from committed Kingstonians.

"Committees, boards and working groups provide insight and advice to Council respective to their mandates. When residents bring their knowledge and skill set as a volunteer for one of these groups, our community truly benefits," says Janet Jaynes, Deputy City Clerk.

The City is seeking new members for the following:

Advisory Committees

  • Heritage Kingston

Legislated Committees and Boards

  • Appeals Committee
  • Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Taxi Commission


  • Kingston Economic Development Board of Directors
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library
  • Kingston Frontenac Housing Corporation Board of Directors

Working Groups

  • Planning Advisory Working Group (Central Kingston Urban representative)

Those interested in serving must be 18 years or older, a resident/business owner in Kingston, and be either a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, a person who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada but is not a Canadian Citizen, and has resided in Kingston for at least one year.

Apply by Nov. 8 at 4:30 p.m. online at or at the city clerk's office at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.