Committees

Council Committee Minutes are posted online. If you cannot find the minutes of a particular Committee meeting, please contact the Municipal Hall.

Members

Applications are accepted year round for vacant positions in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and under the authority of the Local Government Act. Persons interested in volunteering may submit an application that outlines their interests, experience, and the Committee(s) they are interested in serving on. Applications are to be sent to:

Anne Yanciw, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Smithers
PO Box 879
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

Town Council reviews all submissions and appoints successful applicants. All applicants are notified, in writing, as to the outcome of the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants remain on file and may be contacted in the event additional vacancies occur.

Under Freedom of Information legislation, any application submitted may be subject to public viewing.

Committee of the Whole

This is a Committee of all Council members which deals with matters in a less formal manner than at a Regular Council meeting.

Advisory Planning Commission

The role of the Advisory Planning commission (APC) is to represent the Community's interest in planning-related issues affecting the Town of Smithers.

Board of Variance

The Board of Variance is established to hear appeals from persons dissatisfied with the ruling of the Director of Development Services insofar as the application or interpretation of the Zoning Bylaw is concerned.

Fall Fair Management

This is a committee established by agreement between the Town of Smithers and the Bulkley Valley Industrial and Agricultural Association.

Emergency Measures

This Committee is the liaison between Council and the Emergency Planning Committee which is the Committee responsible for the preparation of the Smithers Disaster Plan.

Library Board

This is an independent board functioning to administer the operation of the Public Library.

Regional District of Bulkley Nechako

The Town of Smithers is a member Municipality of the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako.