Application Deadline Extended for City Committees

Posted on Thursday November 16, 2023

Are you interested in helping to shape the decisions affecting Owen Sound? If so, there is still time to apply to serve on a City Committee.


There are many vacancies to fill, and all applications will be considered. Being on a City Committee provides members of the public with the opportunity to develop leadership skills, meet new people, and be part of the decision-making process.


City Council invites persons wishing to serve as a member on a committee to submit an application to the Deputy Clerk. Application forms are due Wednesday, November 22 by 4:30 p.m. and are available on the City’s website at or at the Service Owen Sound counter in City Hall.


The following is a list of committee vacancies:





Community Services Committee


Feb. 1, 2024 – Jan. 31, 2027

Corporate Services Committee


Feb. 1, 2024 – Jan. 31, 2027

Operations Committee


Feb. 1, 2024 – Jan. 31, 2027

Tom Thomson Art Gallery Advisory Committee


Feb. 1, 2024 – Jan. 31, 2027

Council Remuneration Review Task Force


Feb. 1, 2024 – Jan. 31, 2026


A description of each committee and the 2024 meeting calendar can be viewed on the City’s website at


For more information, please contact Staci Landry, Deputy Clerk at 519-376-4440 ext. 1235 or email

Quick Facts:

  • Applications are being accepted until Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
  • Appointments begin February 1, 2024, and are typically a three-year term.
  • Some committees meet during business hours and some meet after business hours.
  • Committees gather public input and give advice to Council based on each committee’s mandate.




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