Get Involved in Our Thunder Bay!

Thunder Bay City Hall
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THUNDER BAY – Do you have an interest in our city? There is an opportunity to join some of the key committees in our city and help make a difference.

Please be advised that applications are currently being accepted by the Office of the City Clerk for vacancies on the following Boards, Committees or Commissions:

ANTI-RACISM & RESPECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE*

  • One Citizen to serve as community representatives for a 4-year term, expiring on January 16, 2024

The Committee will develop and recommend a four-year Action Plan with timelines, key priorities, and measurable objectives and success indicators to eliminate racism and to promote equity, diversity, and respect in the community of Thunder Bay.

The Committee will develop partnerships with community organizations, agencies, and others to assist in identifying and addressing issues related to racism and the implementation of the Action Plan.

HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE*

  • One Citizen to serve as a representative for the Architectural/Engineering community, for the remainder of a 4-year term, expiring November 30, 2022, or as soon as their replacement has been appointed.

This Committee provides City Council with recommendations for the conservation of heritage buildings, sites, and resources, and their integration in development including identifying heritage resources and evaluating their condition and community value; recommending by-laws to establish processes for the conservation of heritage resources; monitoring, reviewing and taking protective actions on a property-by-property or area-wide basis; and undertaking promotion programs to advise City Council and the public of the value of heritage resources, to encourage awareness, appreciation, involvement and participation in heritage conservation activities.

THUNDER BAY TRANSIT LIFT+ SPECIALIZED TRANSIT ELIGIBILITY APPEAL PANEL**

The City of Thunder Bay invites applications from individuals who are interested in serving as panel members on the Thunder Bay TransitLift+ Eligibility Appeal Panel for a term of appointment for one year, which may be renewed annually for a total term of four years.

Lift+ is a specialized public transit service, operated by Thunder Bay Transit. The service is reserved for those persons who, due to a disability, are unable to utilize conventional transit services. The Thunder Bay Transit Lift+ Eligibility Appeal Panel is a three-member panel established to hear appeals from persons who have been determined to be ineligible or eligible with conditions to receive Lift+ service.

THUNDER BAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY***

  • One Nominee from among the names submitted by the City of Thunder Bay will be selected by the TBIAAI to fulfill a 3-year term commencing December 1, 2019.

Thunder Bay International Airports Authority Inc. (TBIAAI) is a non-profit corporation responsible for the operation of the Thunder Bay Airport. The Members and Directors of TBIAAI are nominated by Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Thunder Bay and District Labour Council and TBIAAI Directors to serve terms of three years.

All applicants must be a current resident of the City of Thunder Bay and at least 18 years of age.  Further eligibility and requirements for the above-mentioned Committees and Boards can be found on the City of Thunder Bay’s website at www.thunderbay.ca on the Committee and Boards webpage.

ALL NOMINATIONS OR APPLICATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING ON THE APPROVED FORMS AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, FIRST FLOOR, CITY HALL OR ONLINE AT: www.thunderbay.ca. on the Committee and Boards webpage.

*Applications for the Anti-Racism & Respect Advisory Committee, Heritage Advisory Committee should be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

** Applications for the Thunder Bay Transit Lift+ Specialized Transit Eligibility Appeal Panel should be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

***Applications for the Thunder Bay International Airport Authority should be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than Wednesday, October 2, 2019.