Citizen appointments on committees

Are you interested in being a citizen member of a City of Mississauga committee? Joining a City committee is a unique opportunity to contribute to your community.

Committees, local boards and authorities

The City of Mississauga is currently seeking citizens to sit on its Committees, Local Boards and Authorities for a term of office until November 14, 2026 for the following committees:

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Heritage Advisory Committee and it’s subcommittees
  • Committee of Adjustment
  • GTAA Consultative Committee
  • Mississauga Arts Council
  • Mississauga Public Library Board
  • Property Standards Committee
  • Mississauga Appeal Tribunal

Applications will be accepted at a later date in January/February 2023 for the remaining Advisory Committees of Council.

View the committee descriptions to see the number of vacancies, usual meeting times and locations for the City’s committees, local boards and authorities. For more information, view the citizen appointments frequently asked questions.

Applicant qualifications

  • Canadian Citizen (Permanent Residents may apply for the Mississauga Public Library Board only)
  • Mississauga resident or business owner
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must not be a City of Mississauga or Region of Peel employee
  • Must provide proof of full vaccination (two doses) or have confirmation of a creed or medical exemption in accordance with the Volunteer Management Program Standards
  • Additional qualifications may be required for some committees

Information session

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, Legislative Services hosted an information session in Council Chambers about the Citizen Member positions for phase one and the application process. If you were unable to make it to the open house, you can view the Citizen Appointment Open House Presentation video below for a short committee overview.

Submit your application

To apply, complete the Volunteer Application Form.

Applications will be accepted beginning Thursday, November 24, 2022 until Thursday, December 15, 2022.

Applications received after the deadline will be accepted but will be considered late. We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Please inform Clerks of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please call 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits), email citizen.appointments@mississauga.ca or visit us at the Office of the City Clerk.