Committee and Commission Appointments

Standing Committees


Standing committees are established by the Mayor for matters considered best dealt with by committee. At least half the members of a standing committee must be Council members.

Audit & Finance Committee


The Audit and Finance Committee reviews the financial statement and report, ensures that appropriate systems of internal control are implemented and that the information in the City's annual report is accurate, complete and fairly presents the financial position.

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021 Committee Members
  • Mayor Morden
  • Councillor Robson
  • Councillor Dueck

Community Development & Enterprise Services Committee


The Community Development & Enterprise Services Committee was established to develop strategies to diversify the City's revenue sources through attracting investment in non-residential property tax classes, generating non-property-tax revenues, and creating the conditions necessary to attract high-value local jobs.

2020-21 Committee Members

  • Councillor Dueck 
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Yousef

Corporate Governance & Human Resources Committee


2020-21 Committee Members

  • Councillor Dueck
  • Councillor Meadus

Select Committees / Commissions


Select committees and commissions are established by the Mayor to consider or inquire into any matter and to report its findings and opinion to Council. Generally, at least one member of a select committee or commission must be a Council member.

Agricultural Advisory Committee


The Agricultural Advisory Committee mandate is the continued support of agriculture as a land use and economic activity within the community.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Robson (Alternate)

Community Heritage Commission


The Community Heritage Commission advises Council on matters relating to heritage conservation.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Robson (Alternate)

Economic Development Committee


The Economic Development Committee is an advisory body on matters relating to the economic development of the City.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Yousef
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Environmental Advisory Committee


The Environmental Advisory Committee will help provide local perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City's goals, environmental objectives and accompanying strategic recommendations and directions taken from the current Maple Ridge Official Community Plan and Environmental Management Strategy report, 2014.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Dueck
  • Councillor Svendsen (Alternate)

Municipal Advisory Committee on Accessibility & Inclusiveness


The Municipal Advisory Committee on Accessibility & Inclusiveness advises Council on civic matters which affect people with disabilities.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Meadus
  • Councillor Svendsen (Alternate)

Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee

Beginning in 2021 the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee will advise Council on the enhancement of parks, recreation and culture to deliver services and programs that best meet the needs of present and future residents.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Public Art Steering Committee


The Public Art Steering Committee recommends criteria for the commission of public art installations to Maple Ridge Council.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Robson
  • Councillor Meadus (Alternate)

Social Policy Advisory Committee


The Social Policy Advisory Committee advises Council on matters relating to social planning and the social needs, social well-being and social development of the community.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Svendsen
  • Councillor Dueck (Alternate)

Transportation Advisory Committee

The Transportation Advisory Committee is appointed for the purpose of advising Council on strategic priorities, planning, policies and mobility issues relating to transportation in Maple Ridge, using the Transportation Plan as a guide.

2021 Council Liaison Appointments
  • Councillor Robson
  • Councillor Yousef (Alternate)

Statutory Committees



Parcel Tax Review Panel


The Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel is established pursuant to Section 204 of the Community Charter. It was formerly known as the Court of Revision or Frontage Tax.

2021 Committee Members

  • Mayor Morden
  • Councillor Yousef