Be an Active Part of Your Community
Our City benefits greatly from the contributions of residents who provide advice, information and expertise to Greater Sudbury Council through citizen appointments.
Who is eligible?
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the City of Greater Sudbury, unless indicated otherwise. Appointments are for a term ending November 30, 2018, unless otherwise noted. These are volunteer appointments.
Deadline for applications: September 4, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Accessibility Advisory Panel
(Up to 9 citizens to be appointed, the majority of who shall be persons with disabilities)
The panel provides advice on matters related to the accessibility of municipal services, municipal programs and municipal facilities as required under the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
Bell Park Advisory Panel
(8 citizens to be appointed, including: 2 Neighbourhood representatives, 2 User Group representatives, 4 community members)
The panel serves as a link between the City of Greater Sudbury and the various stakeholders of Bell Park and the community at large, ensuring that the facility continues to be Greater Sudbury's premier outdoor public space, which is open and accessible to all.
The Greater Sudbury New Downtown Market Working Group
(2 former or current Market vendors to be appointed and up to 5 citizens who demonstrate one or more of the following competencies: event planning, marketing, retail operations, agriculture, and financial management)
The Working Group provides advice and recommendations to Council and staff through the Community Services Committee on matters related to the operation and management of the City of Greater Sudbury's public market, in accordance with article 48 of By-law 2011-235, the City's Council Procedure By-law.
Lakes (Watershed) Advisory Panel
(8 citizens to be appointed, preferably members of Lake Stewardship groups)
The panel provides advice, information and expertise to the City of Greater Sudbury and its Lake Water Quality Program on matters relating to the quality of health of our lakes, watercourses and watersheds.
Municipal Heritage Advisory Panel
(5 to 7 citizens to be appointed with expertise in local history, culture, architecture, geography or anthropology)
This panel advises and assists Council on matters relating to Parts IV and V of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990 c. 0.18.
Seniors’ Advisory Panel
(3 citizens of any age over 18 with a vital interest in seniors' issues such as health, research and education to be appointed and 6 representatives age 50+)
The goals of this panel are to promote, maintain and enhance seniors' quality of life in the City of Greater Sudbury through consultation, education, advice and advocacy, to advise and respond to requests from the Mayor and Council, and to promote the development of a continuum of services for seniors.
Solid Waste Advisory Panel
(6 to 8 citizens to be appointed)
This panel functions as Council's public liaison on current solid waste management issues.
The City Clerk's Office will include all applications on the Nominating Committee Agenda for September 29, 2015. The appointments will be ratified by City Council at its next regular meeting. A letter will be sent to all appointed applicants to inform them of Council's decision.
Appointments by City of Greater Sudbury Council are based on equal opportunity and are reflective of the demographic and geographical makeup of the City of Greater Sudbury.
Notice of Collection & Consent to Disclose Information
Your personal information will be used to process your application for a citizen appointment in accordance with section 10 of the Municipal Act, 2001. The information will be used to process your application for a citizen appointment and will be discussed in a public forum.
By submitting this form, you consent to the information in this form, its attachments and any further information provided being disclosed in its entirety to Council, City staff and/or members of the public and the information may be discussed in public meetings and posted on the Internet.
Questions about collection of this information may be directed to the Deputy Clerk, at 705-674-4455, Ext. 4209, email@example.com, or Box 5000, Stn A, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury ON, P3A 5P3.