We’re looking for engaged citizens who want to get involved and make a difference in Ajax!

2022-2026 Council Term Board & Committee Appointments

As a Board or Committee Member, you will provide advice and recommendations on matters that affect our entire community. There currently are appointment opportunities available on:

Advisory Committees

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee provides advice on the prevention, identification and removal of barriers that restrict people with disabilities from fully participating in Town programs, services and facilities. The Committee's role is to:

  • provide feedback on the Town of Ajax Multi-year Accessibility Plan

  • make recommendations to staff and council about customer feedback, programs, services, policies and procedures using an accessibility lens
  • monitor accessibility legislation and offer the Town feedback on compliance
  • review site plans for accessibility, and comment on significant renovations, designs or retrofits to Town facilities 
  • promote accessibility through public education and special events (e.g. National AccessAbility Week)

Accessibility Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

For more information on the Accessibility Advisory Committee, please phone 905-619-2529 ext. 3347 or email accessibility@ajax.ca

Heritage Advisory Committee

The Heritage Advisory Committee promotes and preserves the unique local history of the Town of Ajax, including natural, cultural and architectural heritage.

Heritage Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

Committee of Adjustment 

The Committee of Adjustment is a body appointed by Town Council to consider requests for minor variances to the Town's zoning by-law.

Committee of Adjustment Terms of Reference

For more information on deadlines, applications and public notices, please visit our Committee of Adjustment web page

Property Standards/Animal Services Appeals Committee

The Town of Ajax Property Standards Appeal Committee / Animal Services Appeal Committee hears appeals from both property owners and dog owners who disagree with either a Property Standards Order or an Order to Restrain.

Property Standards / Animal Services Appeals Committee Terms of Reference

What can you expect as a Town of Ajax Committee or Board Member?

  • comprehensive orientation
  • an inclusive and collaborative community engagement and consultation experience
  • the opportunity to work with Town Staff and members of your community
  • participation in monthly/bi-monthly evening meetings
  • the sense of satisfaction in knowing you are making a valuable contribution to the Town and community
  • Committee and Board Members will be provided honoraria, pursuant to Town of Ajax Committees & Boards Policy 047

How to Apply

Ajax residents 16 years of age or older (18 years for Committee of Adjustment and Property Standards/Animal Services Appeals Committee) who are interested in this opportunity, are invited to complete the online application form. The deadline to apply is January 16, 2023. Applicants will be contacted if they are selected to participate in the screening stage, which may include an in-person/virtual interview.  

Questions

Interested in learning more? Thank you to those who attended the January 11, 2023  virtual information session. For those who were unable to attend, you can review a copy of the presentation materials.

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Moore
Legislative Specialist
905-619-2529 ext. 3347
sarah.moore@ajax.ca