Committees and Boards


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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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About Committees and Boards

Town of Newmarket Council establishes Committees and Boards to be responsible for and make recommendations to Council regarding various matters.  The Town promotes and encourages citizen engagement and Committees play an important role in shaping our community. 

All Committee and Board meetings are open to the public. Meeting dates, agendas and minutes are posted on the Agendas, Minutes and Meetings page. 

Get Involved. Join a committee or board.
Participez. Rejoignez un comité ou un conseil d'administration.
Participe. Únase a un comité o a un consejo de administración.

مشارکت کنید. به کمیته یا کادر بپیوندید.

Присоединяйтесь. Вступите в комитет или совет.

Interested in Joining a Board or Committee?

The recruitment for up to 10 individuals to join the Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee is now open.  

What is the Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee (DABRAC) 

The Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee will: Provide input, guidance, and support to the Town of Newmarket on addressing anti-Black racism; Strengthen the Town of Newmarket’s connection to its Black communities; Facilitate transparent and effective communication and engagement with Town of Newmarket Black communities; and, Work with the DABR Representatives to provide joint annual reports to Council on the Town of Newmarket progress in dismantling and eliminating Anti-Black Racism 

When are the meetings held and what is the time commitment?  

Beginning in 2024, the DABRAC will meet on a quarterly basis (i.e., 4 times a year). It is expected that the meetings will be held from 7 pm to 9 pm. Note that the dates and times of the meetings for the full year will be confirmed at the first meeting for the DABRAC. Individuals who are appointed to the DABRAC, will be appointed for a 2 year term, or until a successor is appointed.  


How can I attend a Committee meeting? Committee members will be invited to attend meetings in person at the Municipal Offices, or virtually via Zoom. 

How to Apply

All interested residents are encouraged to apply. Please fill out the Town's Committee and Board application form. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a resume, cover letter and any additional material. 

Recruitment for the Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee is open to youth ages 16 and 17 as well as individuals 18 years of age and older. Applicants who are 16 or 17 years old must fill in the Declaration of Minors form in addition to the application form.

Please send completed application form and any additional materials to or by mail to: 

Town of Newmarket 

Attention: Legislative Services 
395 Mulock Drive 
P.O. Box 328 STN Main 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7 

Applications will also be accepted in person at the Town of Newmarket Municipal Offices, Legislative Services Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. 

When to Apply by

The application period has been extended please apply by February 29, 2024 at 4:30 PM.

For more Information

For more information on how committees operate or how committee selection is made, please see the following:

To best serve the community, the Office of the Clerk has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Residents may also wish to visit each Committee's Town Page to learn more about a specific Committee's mandate, minutes, Terms of Reference, and other information.

Please note: If you're interested in serving on one of these Committees please email and we will advise you once recruitment is open. Alternatively, you can continue to check this website for up to date information.

More Questions?

Residents may email or call 905-895-5193 with additional questions.