Seeking Citizen Representatives for Committees and Board of Variance
Make an Impact in your Community! Do you have a keen interest in sharing your knowledge and point of view to help shape your community? Applications are currently being accepted for citizen representatives on our Advisory Committees and Board of Variance.
Interested residents can read about each committee’s mandate, and apply online at coquitlam.ca/acv2023.
Deadline for submission is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.
7 to 9 p.m.
Typically, 4th or 5th Tuesday of every month (on a bi-monthly basis)*
The Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Committee’ s mandate is to provide a local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City of Coquitlam’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions. Specific responsibilities of the Committee include, but are not limited to, the following:
To provide advice to Council on a wide range of existing and emerging environmental issues and trends including strategic planning initiatives, bylaws, and policy development
To provide a local perspective on the environment while giving due consideration to the balance between social, environmental and economic aspects
To identify and review opportunities for environmental protection and enhancement within the City and advise Council of the same
To advise Council on issues of environmental importance to stakeholder groups and to the community at large
To identify and advise on ways to build local environmental awareness, and promote environmental stewardship within the City
To celebrate environmental volunteer involvement and leadership including supporting the annual Environmental Volunteer Celebration (and its biannual Environmental Achievement Awards component)
Approved Work Plan
The Committee’s annual Work Plan is approved by Council.