• Nov 13, 2018

    CALL for VOLUNTEERS - Join an advisory committee

    Campbell River City Council invites volunteers to join three new advisory committees on community planning, environmental protection and community health/public safety.

    Be part of the team that advise City Council on widely-held priorities - to help continue the momentum toward achieving the community's long-term vision for Campbell River.

    Information and applications are available at City Hall or via the links below.

    Application for Appointment to Council Advisory Committee

    Advisory Committee Bylaw No. 3698, 2018

    Apply today! Deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018

    Questions? Please contact Elle Brovold, Corporate Officer at 250-286-5709 or email elle.brovold@campbellriver.ca

    The new advisory committees shall consist of not less than nine voting members, and not more than ten voting members, one non-voting Council liaison and up to two ex-officio (non-voting) members.

    Community Planning Advisory Committee – make recommendations on community visioning topics such as long-range planning, transportation, utilities and parks planning, the Official Community Plan and Zoning bylaws, affordable housing, economic and development issues and opportunities, public art, neighbourhood development and downtown revitalization.

    a) 3 (three) members who have experience and expertise in such areas as community planning, architecture and land development;

    b) 1 (one) member with experience and expertise in the areas of environmental/sustainability, conservation and environmental protection;

    c) 1 (one) member with experience and expertise in economics or finance;

    d) 1 (one) member to represent the arts community;

    e) 1 (one) member to represent the business community;

    f)  2 two) members to represent the community at large;

    g) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations.

    Environmental Advisory Committee – advise on issues related to waterfront, foreshore and estuary restoration and protection, conservation areas and passive parks, streams and wetlands, landfills, organic waste (composting), energy and emissions, the effects of climate change (storm severity, sea level rise), watershed and water conservation and ecosystem services.

    a) 4 (four) members who have experience and expertise in the areas of environmental/sustainability, conservation and environmental protection;

    b) 2 (two) members to represent the business and industry community;

    c) 3 (three) members to represent the community at large;

    d) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations;

    e) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent Fisheries and Oceans Canada (non-voting);

    f) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Ministry of Environment (non-voting).

    Community Health & Public Safety Advisory Committee – make recommendations on matters concerning community health and social sustainability, including public safety, community security, homelessness, emergency and transition housing, the opioid crisis and social policy development.

    a) 4 (four) members who have experience and expertise in the provision of social services;

    b) 1 (one) member representing the Campbell River RCMP;

    c) 1 (one) member to represent the business community;

    d) 3 (three) members to represent the community at large;

    e) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations;

    f) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Provincial Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions (non-voting);

    g) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Vancouver Island Health Authority (non-voting).

CALL for VOLUNTEERS - Join an advisory committee

by Hope Ross | Nov 13, 2018
Campbell River City Council invites volunteers to join three new advisory committees on community planning, environmental protection and community health/public safety.

Be part of the team that advise City Council on widely-held priorities - to help continue the momentum toward achieving the community's long-term vision for Campbell River.

Information and applications are available at City Hall or via the links below.

Application for Appointment to Council Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Bylaw No. 3698, 2018

Apply today! Deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018

Questions? Please contact Elle Brovold, Corporate Officer at 250-286-5709 or email elle.brovold@campbellriver.ca

The new advisory committees shall consist of not less than nine voting members, and not more than ten voting members, one non-voting Council liaison and up to two ex-officio (non-voting) members.

Community Planning Advisory Committee – make recommendations on community visioning topics such as long-range planning, transportation, utilities and parks planning, the Official Community Plan and Zoning bylaws, affordable housing, economic and development issues and opportunities, public art, neighbourhood development and downtown revitalization.

a) 3 (three) members who have experience and expertise in such areas as community planning, architecture and land development;

b) 1 (one) member with experience and expertise in the areas of environmental/sustainability, conservation and environmental protection;

c) 1 (one) member with experience and expertise in economics or finance;

d) 1 (one) member to represent the arts community;

e) 1 (one) member to represent the business community;

f)  2 two) members to represent the community at large;

g) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations.

Environmental Advisory Committee – advise on issues related to waterfront, foreshore and estuary restoration and protection, conservation areas and passive parks, streams and wetlands, landfills, organic waste (composting), energy and emissions, the effects of climate change (storm severity, sea level rise), watershed and water conservation and ecosystem services.

a) 4 (four) members who have experience and expertise in the areas of environmental/sustainability, conservation and environmental protection;

b) 2 (two) members to represent the business and industry community;

c) 3 (three) members to represent the community at large;

d) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations;

e) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent Fisheries and Oceans Canada (non-voting);

f) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Ministry of Environment (non-voting).

Community Health & Public Safety Advisory Committee – make recommendations on matters concerning community health and social sustainability, including public safety, community security, homelessness, emergency and transition housing, the opioid crisis and social policy development.

a) 4 (four) members who have experience and expertise in the provision of social services;

b) 1 (one) member representing the Campbell River RCMP;

c) 1 (one) member to represent the business community;

d) 3 (three) members to represent the community at large;

e) 1 (one) member to represent the local First Nations;

f) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Provincial Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions (non-voting);

g) 1 (one) ex-officio member to represent the Vancouver Island Health Authority (non-voting).

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