Advisory Committees are an important part of local governance. Advisory Committees work on specific mandates, they engage in discussions, information sharing, and they make recommendations to Town Council. This is all done in a formal meeting environment, with a chairperson and Town support staff. All committees work in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.
To make recommendations to Council, Committee members work on behalf of community, to review information, and to build consensus with others who serve on the committee.
Committee members will often be asked to read background agendas in advance of a meeting. These packages contain a meeting agenda as well as the reports, documents and correspondence that will be worked with at the meeting.
Advisory committees meet between four and 12 times a year and meetings can take up to two hours.
The Town of Wolfville welcomes and encourages advisory committee applications from Black, racialized and Indigenous Peoples, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomers to Canada, and People with Disabilities. If you are a member of a group that has been historically excluded from opportunities, we encourage you to self-identify in your cover letter or resume and to share your pronouns. If you require any accommodation to support submitting your application or navigating the process, please reach out to the Clerk Laura Morrison.
Please also feel welcome to start a conversation about this opportunity at any time.