Citizen Appointment Applications

Many Committees of Council have citizen members that are appointed by Council.  The Municipality will advertise vacancies and place notification on its website, FaceBook page, and via other media as deemed appropriate by Council.  Citizen appointments shall be made according to the Citizen Appointments to Committees policy (AM-1.3.4)

If you are interested in being involved in local government and helping to make decisions to better your community, there are several committees to which you may apply.  Committee descriptions can be found on our website at  From the drop down menu, click on Legislative Services, then Policies (see AM- through to AM-

Options to submit the application:
Drop Box:  752 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal
Mail:  P.O. Box 100, Annapolis Royal, NS  B0S 1A0
Fax:  902-532-2096

Applications must be submitted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the advertised closing date.  Submissions received after the deadline WILL NOT be accepted.

As a committee member, you will:  work in a team environment; listen to and be respectful of the opinion of others; communicate effectively and constructively; and make recommendations to Council.  An honorarium and reimbursement of travel expenses is provided.

It is important to understand that some committees may not meet during the appointment period; however, Council makes every effort to "populate" committees so as to be ready to act should the need arise.

If successful, you will be required to provide your SIN for payment purposes.  You will receive a T4 Form before February 28th of each year.

By submitting your application, you are authorizing the Municipality of the County of Annapolis to provide your qualifications to the Nominating Committee and evaluators as required to fill the vacancy(ies), and understand that all or part of the application may be made available to the public in accordance with federal Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

A hard copy application form is available by calling 902-532-3136 or by emailing > An online application Citizen Appointments to Boards & Committees form is located below.  

If you have questions, or need clarification, email or call 902-532-3136.

To complete the Citizen Appointments to Boards and Committees application form  Click Here

Applications to the Accessibility Advisory Committee and the Western Regional Housing Authority Board that are more specific in nature, can be accessed below:

Application to the Accessibility Advisory Committee  Click Here

Application to the Western Regional Housing Authority  Click Here