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Emergency Services Facility Advisory Committee Application

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The City of Powell River invites applications from interested individuals to serve as volunteer Emergency Services Facility Advisory Committee members.

The Committee’s role is to consider current and future emergency response needs of the City and the health and safety of its emergency personnel.

The Committee is tasked with:

  • Reviewing the technical assessments that have established the need for a new emergency services facility and site location

  • Providing advice to Council on concept designs for the new facility

  • Making recommendations on funding strategies and approval process for the project

  • Identifying potential future community benefits

  • Coordinating opportunities to provide the public with information and gather feedback

The Committee will be made up of one city council member and eight residents and/or property owners from the City of Powell River.

To serve on the Emergency Services Facility Advisory Committee, interested individuals are invited to apply online (scroll down for online form), or download the application and drop it off at City Hall, send by mail or by email to:

Malonie Shaffer, Deputy Corporate Officer
City of Powell River
6910 Duncan Street
Powell River, B.C. V8A 1V4

If sending by email, the subject line must state: Emergency Services Facility Advisory Committee, and the content to include name, address, phone number, relevant skills and experience, and interest in serving on this committee.

Before applying, individuals must read the Terms of Reference for the Emergency Services Facility Advisory Committee. You may also want to read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 20, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Fire Chief Terry Peters at fire@powellriver.ca or (604) 485-4431.

Important Documents:

Online Form

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