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What is Energize Bridgewater?

Energize Bridgewater is a Town of Bridgewater initiative that’s developing concrete solutions to reduce energy poverty in the community, while shifting to a clean energy economy. The program will improve residents’ access to energy, housing, and transportation. Learn more about the program, please click here

What is the purpose of the Committee?

The Energize Bridgewater Advisor Committee will provide guidance and direct feedback to Bridgewater Town Council and our project team. Important focus areas for the Advisory Committee include energy affordability, accessibility, and sustainability, as well as community engagement. To download a PDF of the Energize Bridgewater Advisory Committee (EBAC) terms of reference, please click here.

Who should apply for the Committee?

We are seeking the greatest diversity of voices possible. We need 2 Bridgewater residents and up to 6 community businesses or organizations to be part of this Committee. Organizations that have experience in the social services, energy, transportation, finance, and housing are particularly sought after. Priority will be given to residents who self-identify as: youth, seniors, members of minority groups including the indigenous community, and those who have experienced what it is like to have difficulty affording their energy needs.

How often will the Committee meet and how long is membership?

The Committee meets approximately once every 2 months. Committee membership is three years. 

How can I learn more about this Committee?

To learn more about the Energize Bridgewater Advisory Committee (EBAC), please phone Project Manager Colleen O'Neill at 902-523-2937.

How do I apply for the Committee?

You can apply by 1) filling in the application online, or 2) downloading a PDF version of the application and submitting it by email. The deadline for application submission has been extended until Thursday, April 30. All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application.

1. Fill in the following form to submit the application online. 

For those applying as Residents (leave blank if you are applying as a Stakeholder):
For those applying as Stakeholders (leave blank if you are applying as a Resident):
For all applicants:

2. To download the application form please click here. Interested applicants should complete the PDF and submit it by email to: 

Colleen O'Neill, Project Manager, Town of Bridgewater
60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9

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