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Deadline today to apply to sit on city committee

Looking to volunteer and give back to your community by making it an even better place? Consider applying for a committee with the City of Prince George.

The city is seeking the expertise of residents interested in serving on the following committees:

Advisory Committee on Accessibility

The Accessibility Committee meets monthly and is responsible to provide advice to city council and solicit feedback from the community on matters that affect persons with disabilities, seniors, and those with access challenges, including identification, removal and prevention of physical and social barriers.

Advisory Committee on Development Design

The Development Design Committee meets weekly, as needed, to provide advice to city council on matters respecting policies and guidelines affecting the city’s physical/built environment as well as applications for development permits in accordance with the Committee Terms of Reference.

Advisory Committee on Enhancing Prince George

The Enhance PG Committee meets monthly and is responsible to advise city council on the enhancement of the social, cultural and natural vibrancy of Prince George through contributions to long range community planning strategies and working with other agencies to encourage and support community participation, civic pride and neighbourhood engagement.

The application deadline for each committee is: 5 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2017

Involvement with council committees, boards and commissions provides residents the opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of our municipality and to provide input on important civic issues.

Successful appointments to the above committees will be for a two-year term beginning April 1, 2017 and ending March 31, 2019.

Information on the Committees including Terms of Reference, application forms and details on the application process are available on the City’s website or may be picked up in the Legislative Service Department, 5th Floor City Hall. Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to City Hall at the address below emailed to cityclerk@princegeorge.ca, or faxed to (250) 561-0183.

For any questions, or to have an application form mailed to you, please contact the Legislative Services Department at
(250) 561-7655 or cityclerk@princegeorge.ca.

For application forms and further information visitwww.princegeorge.ca/cityhall/committees/

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