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Volunteering on Municipal Boards and Committees is important – are YOU interested?

Thank you for your interest in municipal boards, committees and commissions.

Apply online to serve on a Board or Committee in 5 easy steps:

  1. Confirm your eligibility
  2. Check for opportunities
  3. Complete and submit your application
  4. Undergo the council selection process
  5. Get ready to make a difference!

For more information on eligibility, qualifications, and the selection process, please review the Public Appointment Policy, read through the Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Office of the Municipal Clerk


Volunteer opportunities on boards, committees and commissions

For more information on the committees below, please click on the link for each committee.

Your application should be accompanied by any additional information that would assist in making appointments and/or nominations to Halifax Regional Council, such as relevant knowledge or interest and any previous committee experience.  Where applicable please state the membership category you are applying to represent.

ArtsHalifax Advisory Committee

Board of Police Commissioners

Community Monitoring Committee

Domestic Animal (Feral Cat) Committee

Regional Watersheds Advisory Board positions:
Citizen from North West Community Council
Academia seat
Representative from NGO’s/Recreation Organizations
Water Related Professional

Shubenacadie Canal Commission

St. Margaret’s Bay Coastal Planning Advisory Committee


Deadline for Applications: Friday, February 17, 2017
Office of the Municipal Clerk
Halifax City Hall
PO Box 1749 Halifax, NS B3J 3A5