Committees of Council

Council Committees are defined in the BC Community Charter as:

(a) a select committee of a council,

(b) a standing committee of a council, or

(c) any other body established by a council that is composed solely of council members;

Standing committees of council

141  (1) The mayor must establish standing committees for matters the mayor considers would be better dealt with by committee and must appoint persons to those committees.

(2) At least half of the members of a standing committee must be council members.

(3) Subject to subsection (2), persons who are not council members may be appointed to a standing committee.

Select committees of council

142  (1) A council may establish and appoint a select committee to consider or inquire into any matter and to report its findings and opinion to the council.

(2) At least one member of a select committee must be a council member.

(3) Subject to subsection (2), persons who are not council members may be appointed to a select committee.

Fort St. John has three Select Committees of Council

Mayor’s Accessibility Advisory Committee
Healthy Living Alliance
Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
Emergency Planning
City of Fort St. John & BC Hydro Joint Planning Committee for Site C
The Peace Project Committee
Energy Literacy Committee
Parcel Tax Review
Affordable Housing Committee
Community Awards
Welcoming Community Committee