Committees & Task Forces

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Advisory committees ensure opportunities for public input into community decision-making.  Applications are now being accepted for individuals who desire to have their names considered for appointment to these advisory committees:

Application Details

Members of Barrie City Council are also members of standing committees and select reference committees. In addition, City Council establishes committees and task forces to ensure further opportunities for public input into community decision-making.

Type: Advisory Committee
Mandate: To provide advice and perspectives associated with policies, programs and facilities, while promoting: a safe, convenient, sustainable and accessible active transportation system; a sustainable, efficient, healthy and resilient environment and community.
Type: Reference Committee
Mandate: To study and report to the General Committee on specific subject matters.
Type: Task Force
Mandate: To develop a plan to co-ordinate housing projects and policies to aggressively expand the supply of affordable housing, with particular emphasis on addressing the hardest to house.
Type: Task Force
Mandate: To bridge and promote a stronger more positive understanding and representation of the City’s racialized groups.
Type: Advisory Committee
Mandate: To advise City Council and staff on all matters regarding the arts and culture in the City of Barrie.
Type: Other
Mandate: The Barrie Public Art Committee’s (BPAC) goal is to enhance Barrie with art, and encourage residents and visitors alike to visit public spaces. BPAC secures art by commissioning new works, facilitating donations, and organizing temporary installations. 
Type: Other
Mandate: Makes decisions on applications for consents and minor variances.
Type: Advisory Committee
Mandate: To help facilitate the development of Barrie, in the Communities in Bloom National Municipal Beautification contest, with a focus on flowers, landscaping, gardens, beautification and environmental awareness.
Type: Reference Committee
Mandate: To study and report to the General Committee on specific subject matters.
Type: Other
Mandate: To hear and determine all applications filed in accordance with section 88.33 and 88.35 of the Municipal Elections Act.