Councillor Brent Asmundson

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Open Letter from Council to the Community – May 6, 2020

We would like to sincerely thank those in the community who continue to physically distance, support others or work on the front lines. You are making a difference in our collective recovery.

Over the past several weeks, the City also has been looking ahead to what we can do to support the community’s recovery, not only right now but in the months and years to come. We want to ensure that our efforts provide targeted and meaningful support to those most in need. For the short-term, we’re offering some financial relief to property owners by delaying utility and tax payment deadlines, among other measures. For the long-term, we’re investigating how best to support a broad cross-section of the community with a preliminary $5-million investment in our new Community Support and Recovery Plan (CSRP). Read the full letter here.

See also: Open Letter from Council to the Community – April 9, 2020. Read full letter here.



More About Councillor Brent Asmundson

Councillor Brent Asmundson
  • Brent has been an active Coquitlam resident for more than 20 years
  • He and his wife, Daniela, have raised their two children; Michael and Diana in Coquitlam
  • Brent has participated in many family friendly activities which define the City of Coquitlam
  • He is a retired Coast Mountain Bus Company bus driver after ​33 years of employment
  • Brent is the Past President of the North East Coquitlam Rate Payers Association
  • Brent has volunteered on many City Committees including the Transit and Transportation, Environment, Administrative Services, Business and Economic Development, Coquitlam Strategic Plan, Master Park Plan Committee, North East Coquitlam Official Community Plan, the Upper Hyde Creek Neighbourhood Plan, the Lower Hyde Creek Neighbourhood Plan and the Smiling Creek Neighbouhood Plan.
  • Brent was elected to Council in 2005
  • Formerly, Brent was the Chair of the Economic Development Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the Liveable Communities Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the Disability Issues Advisory Committee, Alternate Director to the GVRD Board of Directors, Director on the Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee, Alternate Director to the Labour Relations Bureau, member of the GVRD Environment Committee, member of the Recreation, Sports and Culture Standing Committee, member of Spirit of BC Community Committee, Vice Chair of the Multiculturalism Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the Sport Council, and Vice Chair of the Sustainability & Environmental Advisory Committee
  • Currently, Brent is:
    • Chair of the Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Committee
    • Vice Chair of the Economic Development Advisory Committee 
    • Alternate for the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors
    • Member of the Metro Vancouver Water Committee
    • Director on the E-Comm Board of Directors
    • Council Representative for the Tri-Cities Transportation Task Force

Councillor Brent Asmundson
Email:
basmundson@coquitlam.ca
Cell: 604-616-6331