City Council Considering Appointments To The Downtown Wellness and Safety Task Force

September 16, 2021

Brandon, MB – Brandon City Council will be considering appointments for a one-year term of office to the Brandon Downtown Wellness and Safety Task Force. 

The purpose of the Task Force is to: 

  1. Make recommendations to Council on a holistic and balanced approach to improving downtown safety, business economy and people’s wellness. 
  2. 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.  
  3. Determine potential actions for immediate implementation and cultivate a long-term action plan involving partnerships and associated funding implications. 
  4. 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 also include representation from various stakeholder groups including: 

  • not-for-profit sector  

  • the Indigenous community  

  • downtown business owners  

  • Prairie Mountain Health  

  • commercial property owner/developers  

  • citizens-at-large 

  • members of City Council 


Application forms are available online at Downtown Wellness and Safety Task Force Application, or can be picked up and returned to the Legislative Services Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 410 - 9th Street.  Interested persons must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and a resident of the City of Brandon.  

Further information on the mandate of the Downtown Wellness and Safety Task Force can be obtained by contacting the Director of Legislative Services at or 204-729-2206. 

All applications must be received by no later than Thursday, September 30, 2021.  

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