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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:

Mayor's Task Force on Economic Development

The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking volunteers to fill a vacancy for one representative from Arts, Crafts and Film on the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Development.

The purpose of the Task Force is to provide input into development of the City of Yellowknife’s 2019-2024 Economic Development Strategy (the “Strategy”) and provide ongoing advice in the implementation phase of the Strategy.

In particular, the Task Force will assist in the development of the economic growth strategies for sectors identified by the Strategy, provide guidance on implementation, identify and leverage strength areas, and draw on existing economic development organizations, as well as municipal, territorial, Indigenous and federal governments, to ensure a collaborative effort resulting in economic growth.

Individuals should apply online or submit a Letter of Application with resume, explaining their interest in serving on the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Development to the City Clerk, City of Yellowknife, City Hall, Yellowknife, NT, fax 920-5649; or email email

For further information, please contact the City at 920-5600.  The deadline for receipt of application has been extended to Friday, November 1, 2019.

Application for Committee Appointment
Application for Committee Appointment