Serving on a City of Richmond advisory committees is one way residents can participate in local government. City Council is now encouraging residents to apply for over 100 volunteer positions on several advisory bodies, all of which address specific civic issues, before the Friday, September 28, 2018 deadline.
“Richmond residents can make a positive impact on local government through Richmond’s long standing committees,” says Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “Through volunteering one’s expertise and time on any of the City’s advisory bodies, valuable insight can be shared to address a variety of specific areas of civic importance such as the environment, arts, culture, agriculture, youth, and the economy.”
Economic Advisory Committee
The Economic Advisory Committee is made up of 13 citizen appointees for a 2 year term, and has a mandate to provide Council with feedback and advice on economic development strategic planning issues and initiatives. The complete Terms of Reference can be found here.
More Details and Application Process
These Council appointed roles are voluntary with no remuneration. Committee sizes vary, as do the length of terms.
Application forms are available online at www.richmond.ca/cityhall/council/boards/advisory or printed copies are available at Richmond City Hall, Information Desk, 6911 No. 3 Road. Those interested are asked to submit their completed application form and resume by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018.
Posted September 10, 2018