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By order of Council, committee terms are changing from a September-August cycle to a January to December cycle, with staggered two-year terms. In order to facilitate the transition back to the January to December cycle in as orderly a fashion as possible, Council has opted to end all existing terms on December 31, 2018. Appointments will be made at the January 8, 2019 Council meeting to minimize interruption to each committee’s ongoing work. The application period for the January 2019-December 2020 term in now open. Applications must be received by December 31, 2018.

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NOTICE: We are currently experiencing technical issues with our online application form.  You will not be able to reload your previously submitted application; however, the reappointment process has been simplified in the replacement form below. Please be assured that all applications submitted on either system will be considered on January 8, 2019.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 

 

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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: 05/12/2018 4:40:55 PM