Council Committees

Agricultural Advisory Committee – Councillor Lavery

The purpose of the Committee (PDF) is to act as an advisory body and resource group to City Council on agricultural matters including applications to the Agricultural Land Commission, amendments to the Official Community Plan, major development proposals and water management issues with potential impact on agriculture.

Community Heritage Commission – Councillor Cannon

The Community Heritage Commission (PDF) has been established to advise Council in respect of heritage conservation and to undertake and support activities that promote and assist in the conservation of the heritage of the City of Salmon Arm.

Downtown Parking Commission – Councillor Eliason

The Commission (PDF) has been established to assess parking situations in the downtown area and to develop a parking strategy and management plan to meet current and future parking needs.

Environmental Advisory Committee – Councillor Lindgren

This Committee (PDF) acts as an advisory and resource group to Council and Administration regarding ways to protect, maintain and enhance the natural environment in accordance with the provisions of the Environmental section of the City’s Official Community Plan.

Greenways Liaison Committee – Councillor Lavery

The mandate of this Committee (PDF) is to utilize the knowledge and resources of the City to coordinate new greenway projects, to make recommendations regarding outdoor recreation, alternative transportation opportunities and to promote the implementation of the Greenways Strategy within the City.

Social Impact Advisory Committee – Councillor Wallace Richmond

The Committee (PDF) will advise and make recommendations to Council on policies, priorities, new initiatives and direction to maintain and improve the social well being of all citizens through a) the provision of the City’s core services and b) community services which are supported by the City.

Shuswap Regional Airport (Salmon Arm) Committee – Mayor Harrison

This Committee provides airport tenants and City employees a process for impacting safety and efficiency for airport operations and to make recommendations to Council on safety and policy issues affecting the operation of the Airport.

Shuswap Regional Airport Commission – Mayor Harrison

This Commission was formed with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District to facilitate a cost sharing process for annual operating costs of the Airport. The Commission reviews and approves the annual operating budget, estimates revenues and expenditures and prepares recommendations to Council and the Board of the CSRD.