3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force

Mandate

The mandate of the 3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force is:

  • To monitor and review the broader community impacts of 3030 Gordon Street Shelter to ensure they are meeting the intent of the Good Neighbourhood Agreement;
  • To liaise with BC Housing and Rain City Housing and Support Society (Rain City) and develop measures to assist the 3030 Gordon Shelter in meeting the obligations of the Good Neighbourhood Agreement;
  • To incorporate the input of Port Coquitlam City Council with respect to the community impacts and potential measures to address those impacts; and
  • To provide recommendations to Coquitlam Council on the Council’s maintenance of the relationship with BC Housing and Rain City and the implementations of the measures developed by the Task Force by December 15, 2018 

Composition

Chair: Councillor Chris Wilson | Vice-Chair: Councillor Terry O’Neill | Coquitlam Council Representative: Councillor Teri Towner
Port Coquitlam Council Representatives: Councillor Laura Dupont, Councillor Glenn Pollock, Councillor Brad West

 

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are scheduled at the call of the Chair.

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, April 6, 2018 - Immediately following the adjournment of Regular, Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
    • Closed 3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force Meeting*
  • Friday, April 20, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, May 18, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, July 13, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, ​July 13, 2018 - Immediately following the adjournment of Regular, Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
    • Closed 3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force Meeting*
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:00 a.m., Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall
  • Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:00 a.m., Room 205 (Councillors Meeting Room), Coquitlam City Hall

Please note that meeting schedules are subject to change. To confirm a meeting date or request a copy of the Agenda, if applicable, please e-mail committeeclerk@coquitlam.ca or contact the City Clerk’s Office.

* ​"Closed" meetings are held in the absence of the public. ​The Task Force is only authorized to hold​ closed meetings under the circumstances set out in Section 90 of the Community Charter. Closed meetings are held to discuss and make decision on matters pertaining to personnel, land, labour or employee negotiations, law enforcement, litigation or potential litigation and information that is prohibited from disclosure under the Freedom of Information and Protective of Privacy Act.

Terms of Reference

A copy of the Task Force’s approved Terms of Reference​ may be found here.

Good Neighbour Agreement

A copy of the 'Good Neighbour Agreement for the Operations of a Transitional Housing and Emergency Shelter Building at 3030 Gordon Avenue, Coquitlam, British Columbia' as signed by RainCity Housing and Support Society and the City of Coquitlam is available here. This document was included in a report to Council on January 13, 2014. That report is available here.

City Clerk's Office

Phone: 604-927-3010
Fax: 604-927-3015
Email: clerks@coquitlam.ca