The Deadline to Apply is Friday, November 26, 2021
Langley City Council is seeking individuals who are interested in volunteering for one of the following board/task groups. We are looking for people of all ages and backgrounds, so please consider applying today! Please note all meetings are being held electronically via Zoom until further notice.
Advisory Design Panel: We are looking for individuals to advise City Council on the form and character and urban design quality of development applications, by evaluating these applications according to the Official Community Plan’s urban design policies and Development Permit Area (DPA) guidelines, and other City plans, policies and bylaws. Meetings are generally on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm and if needed, additional meetings are scheduled at the call of the Chair. This group is seeking volunteers to fill one (1) Community Member at Large position.
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 2022-2024. 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 three (3) Community Member at Large positions and one (1) Youth Representative position (aged 15-24). 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 at 6pm.
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, one (1) Youth Representative (aged 15-24) position and one (1) Post-Secondary Institution Member 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 at 7pm.
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 to fill one (1) Youth Representative (aged 15-24) position. If you’re ready to action 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 at 7pm.
If meetings return to an in-person/onsite format, they will take place at Langley City Hall and applicants must have their own transportation to and from the meetings.
The above volunteer appointments are for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2022, unless otherwise noted.
Applications can be made:
Online at: Task Group Application Form
By Mail to: Paula Kusack – Langley City Hall, 20399 Douglas Cres, Langley, BC V3A 4B3
Deadline: Friday, November 26, 2021