Sustainability & Environmental Advisory Committee

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Mandate

The Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Committee' s mandate is to provide a local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City of Coquitlam’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions. Specific responsibilities of the Committee include, but are not limited to, the following:  

  • To provide advice to Council on a wide range of existing and emerging environmental issues and trends including strategic planning initiatives, bylaws, and policy development;
  • To provide a local perspective on the environment while giving due consideration to the balance between social, environmental and economic aspects;
  • To identify and review opportunities for environmental protection and enhancement within the City and advise Council of the same;
  • To advise Council on issues of environmental importance to stakeholder groups and to the community at large;
  • To identify and advise on ways to build local environmental awareness, and promote environmental stewardship within the City; and
  • To celebrate environmental volunteer involvement and leadership including supporting the annual Environmental Volunteer Celebration (and its biannual Environmental Achievement Awards component).

2020 Composition 

Chair: Councillor Brent Asmundson | Vice-ChairCouncillor Craig Hodge 

Citizen Representatives: Mark Ashton, Jay Ashworth, Lori Austin, Sara Badiei, Grayson Barke, Cheryl Katnick, Bonnie Razzaghi, Michelle Rosenquist, Ivana Smolcic, Michael Wilson, and Pamela Zevit

Meeting Schedule

The Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Committee typically meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month (on a bi-monthly basis). The ​2020 meetings are scheduled to be held from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Council Committee Room, Coquitlam City Hall on the following dates*:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - cancelled due to COVID-19 
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Agendas for the above noted meetings will be available typically one week prior to the meeting date. For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at committeeclerk@coquitlam.ca or 604-927-3010. 

* Please note that meeting schedules are subject to change.

Terms of Reference

A copy of the Committee's Terms of Reference is available here.

Approved Work Plan

The Committee's annual Work Plan is approved by Council. 

Past Meeting Agendas and Minutes

City Clerk's Office

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