Mayor Goldring invites applications for his Millennial Advisory Committee

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Media release from the Office of the Mayor

Burlington, Ont., Feb. 12, 2016 – Applications are invited for Mayor Rick Goldring’s Millennial Advisory Committee.

The committee will lead projects focused on how to keep and attract residents aged 18 to 35 in Burlington.

“I have heard from a number of younger residents, from students to professionals, that they want to be more engaged with their city in a meaningful way,” said Mayor Rick Goldring. “This initiative also links to our new Strategic Plan, with a more engaged Burlington that has a higher number of youth and young families.”

Applicants must be between ages 18-35 and live and/or work in Burlington.

To apply, please email mayor@burlington.ca with the following information by Monday, March 7, 2016. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Name
  • Age
  • Primary email address
  • City of current residence
  • Social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Profession/student status
  • A 500-word (max.) response to the following question:  What ideas do you have for Mayor Rick Goldring’s Millennial Advisory Committee that would help meet its mandate of helping Burlington foster and retain millennial-age residents.

Committee members will serve a term of one year starting April 2016. The committee will meet the second Thursday of each month from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at rotating city facilities across Burlington.

Applicants will be selected based on their written submissions by a panel of staff in the mayor’s office.  For more information, please email mayor@burlington.ca.

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