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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:

Development Appeal Board

The City of Yellowknife is seeking individuals to fill a vacancy on its Development Appeal Board: an administrative tribunal which hears appeals by persons claiming to be affected by specific decisions made by the Development Officer. The City welcomes applications from all interested persons, however, those with a background or training in municipal planning or land administration are particularly encouraged to apply.

Individuals should apply online or submit a Letter of Application, explaining their interest in serving on the Development Appeal Board, to the City Clerk at Yellowknife City Hall, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2N4; fax 920-5649; or email

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018.

For more information, please contact the City Clerk at 920-5646.

Application for Committee Appointment

Application for Committee Appointment