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Civic Committee Terms of Reference

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Residents interested in volunteering for civic committees, commissions, and boards can find information listed below. Most appointments are made for two-year terms. Applications of unappointed candidates are retained for a one-year period to fill any vacancies that may come up throughout the year. 

The application period for appointment to the September 2018-August 2020 term is now open.  Please click on the following link to apply:

 

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If you have any questions or technical difficulties with the online application form, please contact us at committees@portmoody.ca.

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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 Climate Action Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on ways in which the City of Port Moody can achieve carbon neutrality in corporate operations and community energy and emission programs for residents and businesses, specifically through the reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

The Community Planning Advisory Committee** (CPAC) advises the General Manager of Planning and Development and Council on proposed land use changes and related matters.

 ** Please note that the processes associated with CPAC review were updated in June 2018 to allow for an earlier review of development applications. Public input opportunities are still provided through Community Information Meetings, that would in most cases follow CPAC, and Public Hearings, as required by provincial legislation.

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 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 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 Seniors Focus Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations about seniors’ issues, strategies and initiatives.

The Tourism Committee provides Council with advice and recommendations on strategic tourism initiatives and related matters, within the terms of the Council Committee System Policy and the Strategic Plan.

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

 

Additional resources - PoMo green
  • Committee Agendas 
  • Committee Minutes 
  • Committee Orientation Manual
  • 2018 Meeting Calendar
  • Council Committee System Policy
  • Last updated: 05/09/2018 9:57:08 AM