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Invitations are extended to citizens of the City of Thunder Bay to submit either their name or names of persons to be considered for nomination by City Council to serve on local Committees and Boards for the City of Thunder Bay. 

Vacant Board & Committee Positions  Adobe PDF, 4 pages, 628 KB

Application Form - Waterfront Development Committee  Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 166 KB

Application Form - All Other Committees  Adobe PDF, 3 pages, 21 KB



This committee advises Council on the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of its annual accessibility plan and other related issues. more

Animal services committee

This committee hears appeals relative to Restraint Orders under the provisions of the Responsible Pet Ownership By-law. more

anti-Racism & Respect Advisory committee

This committee was established to develop a plan of action to combat racism in the community. more

audit committee

This committee is responsible for providing oversight on matters relating to financial reporting. more

Clean, Green & Beautiful Committee

This committee is working to provide the civic leadership necessary to bring together business, industry and community leaders to find creative solutions to improve the City's appearance. more

committee of adjustment

This committee is empowered to perform such duties as prescribed by the Planning Act. more

committee of revision

This committee hears complaints against proposed assessments under the Local Improvement Act. more

Crime Prevention Council

This committee provides advice to City Council on the development of an inclusive Safety and Crime Prevention Plan and contributes to its implementation. more

Cultural Advisory Committees

Learn more about the Cultural Services Advisory Committee, Public Art Committee, Grant Review Team, and Summer in the Parks Advisory Committee. more

earthCare advisory committee

This committee oversees the implementation of the EarthCare Sustainability Plan 2014-2020. more


This committee provides recommendations for the conservation of heritage buildings, sites and resources. more

lakehead region conservation authority

Focussing on flooding problems and control, water conservation and more. more

official recognition - citizens of exceptional achievement committee

This committee is responsible for making recommendations to recognize individuals within the community. more

property standards committee

This committee is responsible for ensuring that provisions of the Housing Standards By-law are maintained. more

sister cities advisory committee

This committee provides advice and direction on implementing of the Twinning (Sister Cities) Policy. more

thunder bay international airport authority

Responsible for operation of the Thunder Bay Airport. more

thunder bay art gallery

Members develop policies and raise funds to support the presentation of exhibitions. more

thunder bay district health unit board

Members carry out duties assigned by the Health Protection and Promotion Act. more

thunder bay parking authority

Members should have a special interest in respect to the construction, maintenance, operation and mangement of municipal parking facilities. more

thunder bay police services board

The role of this board is to oversee the provision of police services in the city. more


Members should have experience related to the management of a business, to the operation of a port or to maritime trade. more

thunder bay public library board

Members should have experience in law, finance, fundraising or construction. more

waterfront development committee

This committee provides advice on the development of the City's 52-kilometre waterfront. more