The Mayor and Council are appointed to serve as Directors, Liaisons or Delegates to a number of agencies representing different levels of government, committees of Council and external community groups. Information pertaining to the guidelines for appointments and the roles and responsibilities of appointees can be found in Council Policy 3.10
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 Council to consider or inquire into any matter and to report its findings and opinion to Council. At least one member of a select committee or commission must be a Council member.
Members of Council serve as a link between community organizations and the City.
Members of Council represent Maple Ridge on these regional government boards and committees.