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City of Ottawa recruiting citizen members for committees and boards

The City of Ottawa is currently recruiting for citizen members to serve on various committees and boards. To be eligible, you must be a resident of the City of Ottawa and 18 years of age or older (city employees are not eligible).

Several positions are available including:

•Board of Health (5 members)
•Police Services Board (1 member)
•Library Board (*5 to 8 members)
• Committee of Adjustment (15 members)

•Transit Commission (*4 members)
•Built Heritage Sub-Committee (*3 members)
•Licence and Property Standards Committee (5 members)
•Shaw Centre – Board of Directors (*2 members)

•Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (*4 members)
•South Nation Conservation (*2 members)
•Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (*3 members)
• Mohr’s Landing / Quyon Port Authority (1 member)

•Accessibility Advisory Committee (*9 to 15 members)
•Arts, Heritage and Culture Advisory Committee (*9 to 11 members)
•Community Services Advisory Committee (*9 to 11 members)
•Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee (*9 to 11 members)
•French Language Services Advisory Committee (*7 to 11 members)

* Subject to the Term of Council Governance review and/or Nominating Committee process.

For more information: Visit or contact Carole Legault at 613-580-2424, ext. 28934, (TTY: 613-580-2401) or by email at

An Open House/Information Session will be held on Thursday, November 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the lobby at 100 Constellation Crescent

If you are interested, please fill out an application form or submit a résumé and cover letter indicating the committee or board on which you would like to serve including an outline of how your qualifications, specific skills, interests and background are relevant to this committee/board. To confirm residency, please include your home address. All applications must be submitted by Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Carole Legault, Recruitment Coordinator
City of Ottawa, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
Fax: 613-580-9609