Committees of Council

The Mayor and Council are appointed to serve as Directors and Liaisons to a number of agencies representing different levels of government, City advisory committees and local community groups.

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.

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.

Community Organization Appointments
Members of Council serve as a link between community organizations and the City.

Government Agency Appointments
Members of Council represent Maple Ridge on the Boards of these agencies.