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City seeking candidates for boards and committees

The city is seeking candidates for four separate boards and committees, including the Advisory Committee on Accessibility (pictured). City of Prince George photo

Are you interested in getting involved in a meaningful way with your community or even advising Prince George city council? The city is now seeking candidates for four boards and committees, including, for the first time, the Tourism Prince George Society board of directors.

Further information about the following current board and committee opportunities can be found at www.princegeorge.ca/committees

  • Tourism Prince George Society Board of Directors– Two Vacancies
    The board meets six times annually and is responsible for establishing the strategic direction for Tourism Prince George in order to best achieve its goals related to the promotion and marketing of Prince George to visitors.

    To date, city council has approved appointments to the Tourism Prince George Board based on recommendations from Tourism Prince George. This is the first time Council has invited applications from the general public in order to be consistent with the recruitment practices of all other City committees and boards.
  • Prince George Public Library Board – One Vacancy
    The Library Board meets monthly and is responsible for the creation of policies, establishing goals and objectives of the library, and advocating for the library in the greater community.
  • Advisory Committee on Accessibility – Four Vacancies
    This committee meets monthly and is responsible for providing advice to City Council and soliciting 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 – Four Vacancies
    This 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. The Committee serves to encourage well-planned development in the city that considers the areas of public health, safety, convenience, climate, accessibility, and aesthetics.

The deadline for all applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021.

Applications may be completed and submitted online (www.princegeorge.ca/committees), delivered to the Service Centre on the ground floor City Hall, 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 Division at (250) 561-7655 or cityclerk@princegeorge.ca.

Residents who wish to receive information about opportunities to be involved with the City can subscribe to receive email notifications from the City directly to their inbox (relevant categories are “Council Committee Updates” and “Public Consultations and Information sessions”).

Public engagement opportunities, such as surveys, public hearings, and opportunities to serve on City committees, are regularly updated on the City’s public engagement hub: www.princegeorge.ca/getinvolved.


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