Committees, boards, and commissions meet to discuss important issues that affect the City of Prince George. Some groups form through citizen engagement while others - such as the Prince George Public Library Board - come together through provincial legislative mandate.
These groups function to help the City operate as a representative, efficient, and transparent local government and Council Committees are directed by way of individual Terms of Reference and the Committees, Commissions, and Boards Procedures Manual.
Join a Committee
The City of Prince George occasionally recruits volunteers for various Committee(s) and/or Board(s). Openings will be posted here along with information on the bodies that are looking for new members plus details on how to submit applications.
Library Board Recruitment
The Prince George Public Library Board is currently accepting applications for volunteer members to serve a two(2)-year term beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2020.
DEADLINE: Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00pm
Committees and Boards
Advisory Committee on Accessibility
The Advisory Committee on Accessibility meets monthly and advises and assists Council, staff, and other committees with formulating and promoting strategies and actions to create and maintain a barrier-free community.
Advisory Committee on Development Design
The Advisory Committee on Development Design meets weekly, as needed, and provides impartial advice on development or policy affecting the community’s physical environment. It also advises on applications for development permits in accordance with their Terms of Reference.
Prince George Heritage Commission
The Prince George Heritage Commission meets monthly and advises on matters regarding the protection, conservation, and interpretation of heritage resources within the community by supporting, encouraging, and facilitating their conservation, maintenance, and restoration.
Prince George Public Library Board
The Prince George Public Library Board meets monthly and is responsible for providing library services and programs in Prince George. The Library Board establishes the policies, goals, and objectives of the Library and advocates for the Library in the greater community.
Select Committee on Education
The Select Committee on Education advises Council on matters regarding priorities, policies, and the strategic direction for education in Prince George and Northern British Columbia.
Select Committee on Student Needs
The Select Committee on Student Needs is responsible for advising Council on matters regarding the priorities, policies, and strategies affecting students in Prince George.
Standing Committee on Finance and Audit
The Standing Committee on Finance and Audit meets as per the established work plan for discussions on issues related to the City’s financial and purchasing functions and to review the results of the City’s financial auditing processes.
Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Resolutions
The Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Resolutions meets, as needed, to develop resolutions on key issues that may be advanced by Council for consideration at the North Central Local Government Association, Union of BC Municipalities, and Federation of Canadian Municipalities conventions.