Committees & Boards

The City of Penticton has a number of committees and boards set up to provide feedback and guidance to Council. Terms of Reference, Agendas, Minutes, and details of each Committee and Board are made available on our website for your reference.

Advisory Committee and Board Structure

 

Council Committees Overview

Council may establish and appoint committees to consider or inquire into any matter and to report its findings and opinion to Council.

Council Committees do not have the authority to take action or incur expenses without Council’s approval. Council provides approval by way of a resolution passed at a meeting of Council.

Committee proceedings are outlined in "Council Procedure Bylaw 2018-35" which is available here. Committee Members shall appoint a Chair at the first meeting.

 All committees are open to the public to attend.

 

The following six (6) committees are active for the current year 2019:

- Agriculture Advisory Committee

- Arts, Creative, Cultural Innovations, Heritage and Museum Committee

- Economic Prosperity and Development Services Advisory Committee

- Official Community Plan Task Force

- Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

- Penticton Creek and Ellis Creek Restoration Select Committee

 Terms of Reference can be found at the top of each Committee page.

 

On March 19, 2019, Council directed Staff to amalgamate the Economic Development and Community Prosperity Advisory Committee and the Development Services Advisory Committee.

The Economic Prosperity & Development Services Advisory Committee members have been appointed for a term ending December 31, 2022. Congratulations to Sharon Fletcher, Larry Olson, Taras Kinash, Chris Allen, Drew Barnes, Judy Richards, Derek Badger, Jeff McGinley, Jonathan Rheaume, Manda Maggs, Sandra Oldfield, Frank Conci and Eric Corneau.

The Agricultural Advisory Committee members have been appointed for a term ending December 31, 2022. Congratulations to Rod King, Darshan Jasser, Paul Gardner, Annelise Simonsen, Doug Mathias, Jesse Chapman, Kristie Tatebe, Steven French and Chris Holler.

The Arts, Creative, Cultural Innovations, Heritage and Museum Committee members have been appointed for a term ending December 31, 2022. CIngratulations to Randy Manuel, Anne Hargrave, Susan Smith, Ron Crawford, Anita Petersen, Shelley Clarke, Tristan Kaulback, Gerald Buzzell, Paul Crawford, Judy Richards and Timothy Tweed.       

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee members have been appointed for a term ending December 31, 2019. Congratulations to Shona Schleppe, Tyson Bull, Donna Ritchie, Gary Dean, Lesley Chapman, John Archer, Sandy Ross, Laura Harp, Isaac Gilbert, Lee Davidson, Peter Osborne, and Michaela Wooldridge.

 

A Committee application form can be found here

If you require more information, please email committees@penticton.ca or call 250-490-2473.