Request for Applications
The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth has vacancies on the following committees listed below.
Heritage Advisory Committee
Are you passionate about preserving our built heritage? Do you own a heritage home? The Heritage Advisory Committee advises Council on applications to alter or demolish heritage properties, as well as makes recommendations on properties that should be designated as Municipal Registered Heritage properties. The committee meets once every 3 months for approximately 2 hours. The term of office is 2 years.
Nova Scotia Housing Authority, Western Region
The Housing Authority is a committee of the provincial government. The mandate of the committee is to oversee the management of public housing with respect to Applicant/Tenant matters in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Minister. The committee meets approximately once per month during the workday. The Municipality of Yarmouth nominates one resident as its representative for a 3-year term.
Joint Police Advisory Committee
The Joint Police Advisory Committee advises the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth and the Municipality of Argyle in relation to the enforcement of the law, the maintenance of law and order, and the prevention of crime. The committee’s role is to determine, in consultation with Councils, priorities, objectives, and goals respecting police services in the two municipalities, and act as a liaison between the community and the Yarmouth Rural RCMP. The committee meets twice a year. The term of office is 2 years.
Audit Committee (2 vacancies)
The audit committee enhances the credibility of financial reporting, and the independence of external auditors, and increases the reliability of financial reporting. The primary purpose of the audit committee is to procure, liaise and oversee the work of the external auditor. The term in office is 2 years.