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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:

 Application for Committee Appointment
 Application for Committee Appointment
Audit Committee

The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking an engineer to fill a vacancy on its Audit Committee. The Audit Committee makes recommendations to City Council in all matters pertaining to the financial reporting process.  The Audit Committee meets on a quarterly basis and members will be paid an honorarium. Individuals should apply online or submit a Letter of Application, explaining their interest in serving on the Audit Committee, to the City Clerk, City of Yellowknife, City Hall, Yellowknife, NT, fax 920-5649; or email

For further information, please contact the City’s Corporate Services Department at 920-5685.  The deadline for receipt of application has been extended to Friday, May 14, 2021.

Heritage Committee

The City of Yellowknife is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on its Heritage Committee – a body created to help conserve, protect and celebrate the heritage of Yellowknife for the benefit of present and future residents.  The City welcomes applications from all interested persons, however, those with a strong knowledge of Yellowknife history are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should apply online or submit a Letter of Interest by Friday, May 14, 2021 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 at 920-5675.


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 Administrator - (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