Brandon City Council has created the Downtown Wellness and Safety Task Force. The purpose of the Task Force is to:

  • Make recommendations to Council on a holistic and balanced approach to improving downtown safety, business economy and people’s wellness.
  • Identify issues related to the perception of the cleanliness and security of the downtown core and recommend appropriate action and strategies to rectify the perception.
  • Determine potential actions for immediate implementation and cultivate a long-term action plan involving partnerships and associated funding implications.
  • Ascertain means to advance the Strategic Plan pillars of Downtown Resurgence, Economic Development and Social Issues/Community Safety through a lens of being bold and innovative.

The Task Force will include representation from various stakeholder groups including the not-for-profit sector, the Indigenous community, downtown business owners, Prairie Mountain Health, commercial property owner/developers, members at large, and representatives of City Council.

Further information on the Terms of Reference for the Task Force can be found here: pdf Terms of Reference (432 KB)

Interested persons must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and a resident of the City of Brandon to be a member of the Task Force.

Application forms can be submitted on-line (link to form) or picked up from and returned to the Legislative Services Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 410 - 9th Street.

The application process has now closed.