Front Row: Councillor Neal Nicholson | Councillor Selina Robinson | Mayor Richard Stewart| Councillor Mae Reid | Councillor Lou Sekora
Back Row: Councillor Craig Hodge | Councillor Terry O’Neill | Councillor Brent Asmundson | Councillor Linda Reimer
Comprised of the Mayor and 8 Councillors, Coquitlam City Council was elected on November 19, 2011. Council members serve a three year term and each member represents the City at large. The next General Local Election will take place in November 2014.
Coquitlam City Council is responsible for local government leadership and decision making in the City of Coquitlam. The primary function of City Council is to consider the interests and well being of the public and the City and to use its powers for the benefit and protection of its citizens. The Council does this through the establishment of administrative policies, the adoption of bylaws and the collection of taxes.
The day to day administration and operation of the City is delegated to the City Manager and City Staff.
Contact Mayor and Council
Write to: Mayor and Council
3000 Guildford Way
Coqutilam, BC V3B 7N2
Please follow the links above for individual contact information for each Council member.
Citizens should be aware that, in most instances, written and email correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council become public documents once received by the City.
Congratulatory Message Request
Congratulatory messages from the Mayor and Council are available upon request for Coquitlam residents celebrating significant birthdays or wedding anniversaries.
Greeting certificates are available for the following milestones:
- Birthdays: 90th and over
- Wedding Anniversaries: 50th, 60th, 70th and over
How do I request a Congratulatory Message?
To request a Congratulatory Message from the Mayor, simply complete a Congratulatory Message Form.
Please note: 3 weeks advance notice is required for the processing of applications.
Once you submit a form, the information will be sent directly to the Mayor's office at the City of Coquitlam and you will be contacted to confirm your request.
Congratulatory Messages from other dignitaries
Congratulatory messages from the provincial and federal government are also available through a Congratulatory Message Program coordinated by the Government of British Columbia. Messages are available from:
- Lieutenant Governor for British Columbia
- Premier of British Columbia
- Leader of the opposition
- Member of the Legislative Assembly for the recipient's constituency
- Queen of Canada - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
- Governor General of Canada
- Prime Minister of Canada
For detailed information including eligibility requirements, and how to request a greeting visit the Events and Protocol Section on the Government of British Columbia website.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Mayor's Office at 604-927-3009.