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The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth has vacancies on the following committees listed below.

Click here to review and complete an application form.

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.

Mariners Centre Management Board

The Mariners Centre Management Board is responsible for creating strategic decisions for the Mariners Centre, approving budgets, accepting financial statements, giving direction to the CEO, entering into and re-negotiating agreements with third parties, and much more. The term of office is 2 years. For more information click here

Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association (YASTA)

YASTA works to market the region as a tourism destination and works to develop new tourism products that motivate visitors to travel and visit our location. There are twelve regional representatives on the board of directors that are appointed by the partners. The board has one elected official from each municipality and two tourism representatives for a total of three seats per partner. The term of office is 2 years. 

For more information contact Darlene LeBlanc, Deputy Cheif Administration Officer at 902-742-7159 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.