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Serving on a Committee

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Serving on a City of Waterloo committee of council is one of the ways you can get involved and make a difference in your community.

City of Waterloo mid-term committee recruitment

The council of the Corporation of the City of Waterloo invites members of the public who reside, own property, own a business, work in the City of Waterloo or attend a Waterloo campus of a post-secondary institution to apply for council boards and committees for a term ending Nov. 30, 2018*.

Recruitment for committees generally happens in the Fall of the end of term.  Occasional mid-term recruitment happens in the fall on off years when there is a need.

Additional information on Committees:

Committee policy

Code of conduct for members of council (applicable to audit committee, committee of adjustment, dog designation appeal committee, community cash grants advisory committee, appeals tribunal, municipal heritage committee, and sign variance committee)

Code of conduct for members of advisory committees (applicable to all other committees except those listed above)

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact Lissy Spencer, council/committee coordinator, via email ( or by telephone 519-747-8549, TTY: 1-866-786-3941.

The City of Waterloo regularly conducts committee recruitment to fill vacancies or to fill full-term positions. To keep up-to-date on committee recruitment, sign up for news (link at the bottom of the webpage). Any questions about committee involvement can be directed to

To the extent that information collected for the recruitment constitutes personal information as defined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter M.56 as amended, the information is subject to provisions of that act and will be used for the purposes indicated or implied. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the city clerk, Waterloo City Centre, 100 Regina Street South, P.O. Box 337 STN Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2J 4A8, Telephone: 519-886-1550