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Civic Committee Terms of Reference

Residents interested in volunteering for municipal committees, commissions and boards will find their overall purpose, duties and membership requirements listed below. The application period for appointment to 2015 committees is now open.  Applications received after November 3, 2014 will be kept on file to fill any vacancies that may come up on committees during 2015. Applications for appointment to 2016 committees will be accepted in the fall of 2015.

The Arts and Culture Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on matters related to arts and culture within the terms of the Council Committee bylaws policy.

The Board of Variance is an avenue for appeal of the interpretation and the strict application of certain local government provisions and regulations in specific circumstances defined in the legislation. It functions separately from the local government that established it and has its own authority under the Community Charter.

The Community Care Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on  matters relating to senior services and accessibility  within the terms of the Council Committee System Policy.

The Economic Development Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on strategic economic development directions and related matters within the terms of the Council Committee System Policy.

The Environmental Protection Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on environmental issues and within the terms of the Council Committee System Policy.

The Joint Family Court and Youth Justice Committee have a positive influence in educating the public on issues related to Family Court, and considering and examining community resources for family and children's matters.

The Heritage Commission acts as an advisory body to Council on matters relating to Port Moody's natural and cultural heritage resources including, heritage buildings, sites and neighbourhoods.

The Land Use Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on proposed land use changes and related matters.

The Library Board  is a governance board that provides public library services and programs in Port Moody.

The Parks and Recreation Commission acts as an advisory body to Council regarding the public use and needs of amenities, facilities, programs, and services provided by the Community Services Department.

The Transportation Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on traffic and related issues.

The Youth Focus Committee provides City Council with advice and recommendations on youth issues, strategies and initiatives.


Advisory Design Panel

The role of the Advisory Design Panel is to advise the Director of Development Services and/or City Council on the quality of design of development projects under review by the City.

 

Additional resources - PoMo green
  • Committee Agendas 
  • Committee Minutes 
  • Committee Orientation Manual
  • 2014 Meeting Calendar 
  • 2015 Meeting Calendar
  • Council Committee System Policy  
  • Civic Committees, Commissions & Boards Volunteer Application Form 
  • Last updated: 19/09/2014 3:41:38 PM