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DEADLINE FOR BOARD AND COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS EXTENDED

NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

INVITATION TO APPLY TO VARIOUS MUNICIPAL BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

Qualified Citizens of Welland are invited to apply for appointments to various Municipal Boards and Committees.

Applications and information is available at the Office of the City Clerk or by clicking on the Committee Name below.

Your application should describe what assets you bring to the Board and/or Committee that you are seeking appointment to. 
*Unless otherwise indicated, you must be an eligible elector in the City of Welland in order to sit on such Board and/or Committee.

Unless otherwise indicated, Boards and/or Committees are appointed for the Term of Council
(December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018).

BOARD OR COMMITTEE

NO. OF CITIZEN APPOINTMENTS

Accessibility Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 6 members representing different types of disabilities both visible and invisible such as persons with physical (visual, speech, hearing, deaf, brain injury, use of a wheelchair); cognitive (intellectual impairments); perceptual (learning disability); and mental health disabilities
  • 3 members-at-large who are interested in issues related to people with disabilities
  • 1 member who is a parent/guardian representing children with disabilities

10

Arts and Culture Advisory Committee

6

Committee of Adjustment and Committee of Revision

3

Heritage Welland

5

Market Square Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 5 vendors from Welland Farmers’ Market
  • 5 members-at-large

*Please note: eligible electors from outside of Welland may be considered.

10

Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • Welland resident/ratepayer – 8 positions minimum
  • non-resident/non-ratepayer – 2 positions maximum (where interested non-resident/non-ratepayer applications are received for vacancies on the SCAC and those applicants are active in the Welland community as a whole and the Welland Community Wellness Complex, a maximum of two non-resident/non-ratepayer applicants will be considered in the absence of resident/ratepayer applications)

*Please note: eligible electors from outside of Welland may be considered.

10

Town & Gown Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • resident-at-large – maximum 3, one of which must be a resident in the direct area of Niagara College (Welland Campus)
  • landlord representative from an approved student housing facility in the City of Welland – 1 position

Term:  2 years (December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2016)

4

Transit Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 1 resident with a physical disability
  • 1 person employed in the medical health field
  • 1 person from the senior sector
  • 1 Welland Transit Bus Operator
  • 1 person from the business community
  • 1 person from the educational field
  • 1 resident-at-large

7

Welland Arenas Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 1 representative from a summer sport arena user group
  • 2 representatives from a winter sport arena user group
  • 2 members-at-large

5

Welland Community Wellness Complex (WCWC) Advisory Committee

Please note: applicant must be an active WCWC passholder in good standing

3

Welland Development Commission:

  • Individuals from the following areas are encouraged to apply:  Alternative energy, manufacturing, life sciences, education, construction, development, and service sectors.

*Please note: Eligible applicants must reside in or their employers must be located in Welland.  Eligible applicants or their employer are encouraged to be a member of the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce.

4

Welland Public Library Board

8

  • Eligible elector means:  You are a resident in the City of Welland or the owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; a Canadian citizen; and at least 18 years old.

All applications must be on the prescribed form and should include a brief resume.

Deadline for submissions of Board and Committee applications has been extended.
Applications must be received in the Office of the City Clerk
on or before 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 12, 2014.

Christine Raby, City Clerk