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2019 White Rock News and Announcements

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Committee Volunteer Opportunities for the City of White Rock

Committee Volunteers

Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community.

The City is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on the following seven (7) Committees.
Applicants from the City of White Rock are given priority, but we welcome all volunteers!

  • Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee (ACAC)
    The Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee will collaborate with stakeholders in the community to develop and implement a Cultural Strategic Plan which will make the arts a mainstay of the City's economic base and advance arts and culture in White Rock.
    Up to thirteen (13) members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2020.

  • Economic Investment Committee
    The Economic Committee will advise Council on economic investment in the City.  The Committee will represent a broad range of perspectives and expertise from the community’s business, investment, marketing, development and planning sectors.
    Up to thirteen (13) community members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2020.

  • Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)
    The Environmental Advisory Committee is to advise Council on environmental matters that have been directly referred to the Committee by Council and/or the Chief Administrative Officer.  The Environmental Advisory Committee will also review the City's Integrated Storm-Water Management Plan and the Environmental Plan.
    Up to seven (7) members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2020.

  •  History and Heritage Advisory Committee
    The History and Heritage Advisory Committee shall act as an advisory body to Council on matters relating to White Rock's built, natural, and cultural heritage resources.
    Up to seven (7) members are sought for an appointment until December 31, 2020

  • Marine Drive Task Force
    The Marine Drive Task Force will advise Council on Marine Drive issues such as: business viability, economic development, tourism, redevelopment, building and public realm design and character, signage, sidewalk use and programming, beautification, events and Marine Drive business areas relationship to the Promenade/Pier, Beach and parking.
    Up to five (5) representatives from the public, with a preference for Marine Drive residents and/or business representatives, are sought for appointment until March 31, 2020.

  • Seniors Advisory Committee
    The mandate of the Seniors Advisory Committee will be to consider and evaluate issues referred to it from City Council. It will also initiate research on matters deemed to be of concern to local seniors and will submit recommendations to Council.
    Up to eleven (11) community members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2020.

  • Water Community Advisory Panel
    The purpose of the Water Community Advisory Panel is to advise City Council on White Rock water issues such as: water quality (source and treated), distribution system, rate structure proposals, infrastructure improvement proposals, and communication with the community.
    Up to seven (7) community members are sought for appointment until December 31, 2020.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 by 4:00 P.M.

Application Process:
Please review the mandate for each Committee and/or Task Force at

  • Complete the application form available online at under the City’s Administration Department.
  • All applications should include a resume or cover letter.
  • Applications should be marked to the attention of the Director of Corporate Administration.

Applications can be submitted via any of the following methods:

  • Email to:
  • Mail or hand delivered to:
    Corporate Administration, City of White Rock
    15322 Buena Vista Avenue
    White Rock BC V4B 1Y6

*Note: Copies of all applications will be made available to White Rock City Council and required staff for the sole purpose of making appointments and communicating with the Boards, Committees, Commissions and Panels. Your information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for this purpose and for contacting appointed persons with information regarding meetings.

For more information please contact Corporate Administration at: or 604.541.2127.

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