Seeking Citizen Representatives for Committees and Board of Variance
Make an Impact in your Community! Do you have a keen interest in sharing your knowledge and point of view to help shape your community? Applications are currently being accepted for citizen representatives on our Advisory Committees and Board of Variance.
Interested residents can read about each committee’s mandate, and apply online at coquitlam.ca/acv2023.
Deadline for submission is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.
The mandate of the Multiculturalism Advisory Committee is to provide a local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions. The Committee’s objectives are as follows:
Foster awareness and understanding of the City’s multicultural population and diversity
Initiate and facilitate discussion around existing and emerging multiculturalism issues
Identify barriers relative to citizen involvement in the community
Review and provide input to Council regarding the City of Coquitlam’s Multiculturalism policy
Assist in the development of a multiculturalism policy implementation strategy for the City of Coquitlam
Identify opportunities for public education and discussion regarding multiculturalism in the City
Provide input into the development and implementation of programs and services that enhance the culture of the community and create educational opportunities
Review and provide input on other items matters as directed by Council
The Committee’s annual Work Plan is approved by Council.