Board of Variance: The Board of Variance is a 5-member, independent body that primarily deals with requests from citizens for the relaxation of regulations for siting, size and dimensions of buildings where compliance with the City’s Zoning Bylaw would cause an undue hardship. City Council is looking for one (1) individual with an interest in serving a three-year term from 2021-2023. Meetings are usually scheduled at 7pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month; however only occur on an ‘as needed’ basis. Members are advised two weeks in advance of scheduled meetings.
Crime Prevention Task Group: The City’s Crime Prevention Task Group is mandated to educate the public about crime prevention and the protection of property and is tasked with initiatives such as creating messaging about crime prevention, promoting the importance of community connectedness, promoting and educating business owners and residents about existing RCMP programs and sharing information about crime prevention with the greater public. This group is seeking volunteers to fill two (2) Community Member at Large positions. If you are action oriented and have the time and energy to commit to project planning and promotion, please apply. Meetings are generally the last Thursday of each month, from 6pm – 8pm.
Environmental Task Group: The City’s Environmental Task Group is mandated to prioritize, evaluate and develop a business case for the implementation of various environmental initiatives and programs that relate to the protection and enhancement of the environment. The group is seeking a volunteer to fill one (1) Community Member at Large position. If you’re interested in participating and have a passion for the environment, please apply. The group usually meets on the second Thursday of the month from 7pm-9pm.
Arts & Culture Task Group: The City’s Arts & Culture Task Group is mandated to prioritize, evaluate and develop a business case for the implementation of various arts and culture initiatives and programs. The group is seeking one (1) Community Member at Large position. If you’re ready to action a number of new initiatives and programs related to promoting and encouraging arts and culture in our community, please apply. The group usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 7pm-9pm.
Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions on gathering, and the current public health orders, all task group meetings are currently virtual and are facilitated by a video conferencing application.
If/when meetings return to in-person and onsite, they will take place at Langley City Hall and applicants must have their own transportation to and from the meetings.
The above Committee appointments are for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2021 unless otherwise noted.
Application can be made:
Online at: http://city.langley.bc.ca/committee-application-form
By Mail to: Paula Kusack – Langley City Hall, 20399 Douglas Cres, Langley, BC V3A 4B3
Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021