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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. 4250) 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.

Aquatic Centre Development Committee

The City of Yellowknife is seeking applications for volunteers to fill the following vacancies on its Aquatic Centre Development Committee:

One (1) representative from Yellowknife Business;

One (1) Youth representative;

Two (2) representatives from the General Public; and

One (1) representative with knowledge/expertise in facility accessibility issues.


The purpose of the Committee is to assist the City of Yellowknife in an advisory capacity by considering and making recommendations to Council through the appropriate standing committee on issues related to the design and development of an Aquatic Centre to achieve a facility that meets the needs of the community and is within the financial capability of the City.


Applicants should apply online or submit a Letter of Interest to the City Clerk, Yellowknife City Hall, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2N4; fax 920-5649; or email

For more information, please contact the City’s Community Services Department at 920-5624.  Application deadline is Friday, June 28, 2019.

Application for Committee Appointment
Application for Committee Appointment