Advisory Committee Appointments

Standing Committees


Standing committees are established by the Mayor for matters considered best dealt with by committee. At least half the members of a standing committee must be Council members.

Audit & Finance Committee


The Audit and Finance Committee reviews the financial statement and report, ensures that appropriate systems of internal control are implemented and that the information in the City's annual report is accurate, complete and fairly presents the financial position.
  • All Members of Council

Select Committees / Commissions


Select committees and commissions are established by the Mayor to consider or inquire into any matter and to report its findings and opinion to Council. Generally, at least one member of a select committee or commission must be a Council member.

Active Transportation Advisory Committee


The Active Transportation Advisory Committee is appointed for the purpose of advising Council on strategic priorities, planning, policies and mobility issues relating to transportation in Maple Ridge, using the Transportation Plan as a guide.
  • Councillor Yousef
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Advisory Design Panel


The Advisory Design Panel provides independent advice on the design of development proposals in the community. Currently a non-voting City liaison sits on the panel.

Agricultural Advisory Committee


The Agricultural Advisory Committee mandate is the continued support of agriculture as a land use and economic activity within the community.
  • Councillor Robson
  • Councillor Svendsen (Alternate)

Community Heritage Commission


The Community Heritage Commission advises Council on matters relating to heritage conservation.
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Duncan (Alternate)

Economic Development Committee


The Economic Development Committee is an advisory body on matters relating to the economic development of the City.
  • Councillor Yousef
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Environmental Advisory Committee


The Environmental Advisory Committee will help provide local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City's goals, environmental objectives and accompanying strategic recommendations and directions taken from the current Maple Ridge Official Community Plan and Environmental Management Strategy report, 2014.
  • Councillor Dueck
  • Counicllor Svendsen (Alternate)

Municipal Advisory Committee on Accessibility & Inclusiveness


The Municipal Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues advises Council on civic matters which affect people with disabilities.
  • Councillor Duncan
  • Councillor Svendsen (Alternate)

Public Art Steering Committee


The Public Art Steering Committee recommends criteria for the commission of public art installations to Maple Ridge Council.
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Duncan (Alternate)

Social Policy Advisory Committee


The Social Policy Advisory Committee advises Council on matters relating to social planning and the social needs, social well-being and social development of the community.
  • Councillor Dueck
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Special Committees


Parcel Tax Review Panel


The Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel is established pursuant to Section 204 of the Community Charter. It was formerly known as the Court of Revision.
  • Mayor Morden
  • Councillor Yousef

Pitt Meadows Airport Society


The Pitt Meadows Airport Society owns and operates the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport which is the only Fraser Valley aerodrome located on the north side of the Fraser River serving fixed wing and fresh water float operators. It serves the area north of the Fraser River from Mission up to and including Vancouver.
  • Mayor Morden
  • Councillor Robson
  • Chief Administrative Officer

Policing Task Force


Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows share police services. The Policing Task Force includes representation from both municipalities and allows a forum to address policing matters of common interest.
  • Mayor Morden
  • Councillor Robson