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Council Committees


Committee Vacancies

Currently no vacancies.

Committee Descriptions

Abbotsford Airport Authority

The Abbotsford Airport Authority (AAA) oversees the management and operation of the Abbotsford International Airport for, and on behalf of, the City. The Authority strives to secure air transportation services for the Fraser Valley; develops Airport lands for aerospace or other aviation-related industry or complimentary commercial venture that conforms to the Airport’s Master Plan; and operates and develops the Airport to enhance the economic objectives of the City.

Bylaw No. 2527-2016, "Abbotsford Airport Authority Bylaw, 2016"

Abbotsford Airport Authority Regular Agenda - July 27, 2017

Special Notice - Abbotsford Airport Authority - July 27, 2017

Agriculture, Dyking, Drainage and Irrigation Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Agriculture, Dyking, Drainage and Irrigation Advisory Committee is to create and maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the agricultural community on issues related to agriculture, dyking, drainage and irrigation.

Terms of Reference - Agriculture, Dyking, Drainage and Irrigation Committee

Agriculture, Dyking, Drainage and Irrigation Committee Agenda - July 12, 2017

Civic Recognition Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Civic Recognition Advisory Committee is to review the nomination Packages to provide recommendations to Council suggested recipients for the Order of Abbotsford Award.

Terms of Reference - Civic Recognition Advisory Committee

Special Notice Civic Recognition Advisory Committee - June 7, 2017

Committee for Business Innovation, Growth and Attraction

The purpose of the Committee for the Business Innovation, Growth and Attraction is to act as a conduit between the City of Abbotsford and business industry.

Terms of Reference - Business Innovation, Growth and Attraction

Business Innovation, Growth and Attraction Committee Agenda - May 16, 2017

The July 11, 2017, meeting has been cancelled. The next scheduled meetings will be September 22, 2017 and November 21, 2017.

Development Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Development Advisory Committee is to create and maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the development industry on matters related to land use, policy development, environmentally sound development, and heritage. In addition, the Development Advisory Committee will receive and provide recommendations regarding applications for funding under the City's Affordable Housing Opportunities Reserve Fund.

Terms of Reference - Development Advisory Committee

Development Advisory Committee Agenda -  July 6, 2017

Homelessness Action Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Homelessness Action Advisory committee is to provide advice to Council on homelessness issues and to provide oversight on the Council approved City of Abbotsford Homelessness Action Plan.

Terms of Reference - Homelessness Action Advisory Committee

Homelessness Action Advisory Committee Agenda - June 15, 2017

The Homelessness Action Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for July 20, 2017, has been cancelled.

Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory Committee is to guide Council on issues of municipal interest to the Federal and Provincial governments; Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) and the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver); inter municipal issues (excluding those that are the responsibility of the Shared Services Committee); Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM); Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM); Lower Mainland Local Government Association (LMLGA) and related organizations; First Nations; and any other matter deemed to be of an intergovernmental nature.

Terms of Reference - Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory Committee

Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory Committee Agenda - June 20, 2017

The Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for the July 18, 2017, has been cancelled.

Joint Shared Services Committee

The Joint Shared Services Committee will act on behalf of the City of Abbotsford and District of Mission with respect to the following jointly owned services: a) Joint Water Systems (JWS); b) Joint Sewer Systems (JSS); c) Joint Transit System (JTS); and d) Abbotsford Mission Recycling Depot (AMRD).

Terms of Reference - Joint Shared Services Committee

Joint Shared Services Committee Agenda - July 13, 2017

Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee is to maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the community. It will focus on following the work plan approved by Council and strategize on services levels reflective of the mandate and purpose of Council, while considering the perspective of Council approved budgets.

Terms of Reference - Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee

Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee Agenda - July 19, 2017

Public Safety Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Public Safety Advisory Committee is to maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the community on matters related to public safety.

Terms of Reference - Public Safety Advisory Committee

Public Safety Advisory Committee Agenda - April 26, 2017

Transportation Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Transportation Advisory Committee is to maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the community on issues related to transportation.

Terms of Reference - Transportation Advisory Committee

Transportation Advisory Committee Agenda - June 19, 2017