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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.

Community Advisory Board on Homelessness

The City of Yellowknife is now accepting applications for a representative from: an organization serving Persons with Disabilities, an organization serving youth, an Indigenous Organization and a Yellowknife Business.

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 adopted by City Council, for submission to the Federal Government for approval.
  2. Manage the Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding process by ensuring:
    1. compliance with the HPS program eligibility and Community Plan;
    2. projects are aligned with the Federally approved Community Plan priorities;
    3. project feasibility, value for money and sustainability are endorsed; and
    4. 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 is Friday, March 15, 2019.

For more information please contact the Director of Community Services at 920-5624

Applicaton for Committee Appointment
Application for Committee Appointment