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Committees of Council


Committees of Council are established to study issues and make recommendations to City Council. They are broken down into 2 categories:

Standing Committees

Ad Hoc Committees

Technical Committees

Former Committees

Committee Orientation Guide

This Orientation Guide is is intended to be used as a guide and working tool for committee chairs, vice chairs, members and staff.

Council Procedure By-law

The rules of procedure for Council (Council Procedure By-law No. 4975) shall apply to all standing committees.

Committee Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in the City of Yellowknife's Committees, Boards and Commissions.

The following positions are currently available:

Community Advisory Board on Homelessness

The City of Yellowknife is accepting applications for (1) member of the public at large to fill a vacancy on its Community Advisory Board on Homelessness.

The purpose of the Community Advisory Board on Homelessness (CAB) is to assist the City in an advisory capacity regarding homelessness issues within the municipal boundaries of the City of Yellowknife.

The role of the CAB is to:

  1. Develop a Community Plan with a comprehensive understanding of homelessness priorities in Yellowknife and recommend for adoption by City Council for submission to the Federal Government for approval.
  2. Advise the Reaching Home funding process by ensuring:

i.    compliance with the Reaching Home program eligibility and Community Plan;

ii.   supporting the planning and implementation of Coordinated Access;

iii. engagement with Indigenous organizations, key community organizations and individuals to gather pertinent information related to Yellowknife’s homelessness priorities;

iv. projects are aligned with the federally approved Community Plan priorities;

v.   project feasibility, value for money and sustainability are endorsed; and

vi. an annual review of the Community Plan.

Individuals should apply online or submit a letter of interest to the City Clerk, City of Yellowknife, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2N4 fax 920-5649; or email  The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday, July 30, 2021.

For more information, please contact the Director of Community Services at 920-5634.

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Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699