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Committee Application


Serving on a Committee

Thank you for your interest in serving the City of Abbotsford through participation on a City Committee. The commitment and dedication of community volunteers assists Council in the governance of the City and makes Abbotsford a community where people choose to live, work and play.

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Eligibility and Requirements

Application Criteria

  • Applicants must not be employees of the City of Abbotsford;
  • Applicants must live in the City of Abbotsford; and
  • Applicants should be able to serve for the full term of the appointment.

Time Commitment

Time requirements vary among the Committees. Most Committees, however, meet once a month in the day or evening for two or three hours. Some Committees may meet less frequently. Generally, Committees do not meet in July, August or December.

Remuneration

These are volunteer positions and successful candidates serve without remuneration.

Applications can be submitted via any of the following methods:

  • Complete the online application below; or
  • Download and complete the Application; attach a resume and
    • Fax it to 604-853-1934;
    • Email City Clerk's Office; or 
    • Mail or hand-deliver it to: 


           City of Abbotsford – City Clerk
           32315 South Fraser Way
           Abbotsford, BC  V2T 1W7

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How Appointments are Made

Appointments are made by City Council every two years, or as vacancies arise. Terms of appointments are two years to a maximum of six consecutive years on any one committee, unless otherwise resolved by Council.

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Interview

Should you be contacted for an interview you will have the opportunity to elaborate on your application. 

Your application will be kept on file for one year.

NOTE: Copies of all applications will be made available to City of Abbotsford Council, City staff and any other applicable agencies, for the sole purpose of making appointments to Committees, and communicating with the Committees. Your information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for this purpose and for contacting appointed persons with information regarding meetings.

For more information please email the City Clerk's Office or call 604-864-5506.

This information is collected for administrative and/or operational functions of the City of Abbotsford as authorized by the Community Charter. This information has been collected, and will be used and maintained, in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Should you have any questions about the above please contact Information and Privacy Coordinator at 604-864-5575 or by email at foi@abbotsford.ca.

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Online Committee Application

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Are you a business operator in the City of Abbotsford?
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