Boards & Committees

City of White Rock Committee/ Task Force Information

The City of White Rock Council establishes Committees, Commissions, and other advisory bodies from time to time to ensure opportunities for input from specified groups or members of the general public. 

 Click here to view the 2019 Committee Meeting Calendar, or view the Events Calendar.

*Please note that meeting schedules are subject to last minute changes and cancellations.  

To view a full list of Committee/Task Force members appointed by the City, please view the 2019 Council Committee Appointment Document.

For more information please contact Corporate Administration at:

  • Email Corporate Administration
  • Phone: 604-541-2127

City of White Rock Committee Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community. 

The City of White Rock is currently recruiting for the following Committees:

Board of Variance 

Three (3) members: Adjudicates appeals for minor variances to the Zoning Bylaw, where compliance with the Zoning Bylaw would create an undue hardship.  A combination of personal attributes, experience, community association, skills and knowledge will be considered for these positions.

Tour de White Rock Committee

two (2) members: The Tour de White Rock Committee is mandated by City Council to organize, promote, and host a high profile elite caliber cycling event called the Tour de White Rock.  The Committee will have the authority to act on behalf of the municipality to ensure the cycling event is a success through revenue generation, acquiring corporate sponsorship, developing business community relations, event marketing and arranging race day activities and entertainment.  Applicants possessing strong event hosting experience, acquiring corporate sponsorship and event marketing skills would be great assets to the Board.

White Rock Sea Festival Committee

One (1) member: The White Rock Sea Festival Committee (the Committee) is mandated by City Council to organize, promote, and host a high profile elite caliber summer festival called the White Rock Sea Festival. The Committee will have the authority to act on behalf of the municipality to ensure the festival is a success through revenue generation, acquiring corporate sponsorship, developing business community relations, event marketing and arranging festival activities and entertainment. The Committee will govern the event, and be responsible for developing operating principles.

Application Criteria

  • Applicants must not be employees of the City of White Rock.

  • Applicants who live in the City of White Rock will be considered first (unless otherwise noted in the terms of reference).

  • Applicants should be able to serve for the full term of the appointment. A full terms consists of two years, unless otherwise noted in the terms of reference.

Time Commitment

Time requirements vary among the Committees. Most Committees however, meet once a month in the day or evening for no more than two (2) hours. Some Committees may meet less frequently. In general, Committees do not meet in August or December.

Remuneration

As these are volunteer positions successful candidates serve without remuneration.

Application Process

  • Carefully review the mandate for each select committee and task force and identify which ones interest you.
  • Download and complete the application form. The form is also available to be picked up in the City’s Administration Department.
  • All applications should include a resume or cover letter.
  • Applications should be marked to the attention of the Director of Corporate Administration.

The information submitted will be considered by Council as part of the appointment process. Once the decisions have been made, all applicants will be contacted with respect to their submissions.

Applications can be submitted via any of the following methods:

Fax to: 604-541-9348

Email to: ClerksOffice@whiterockcity.ca  

Mail or hand delivered to:   

Clerks Department

City of White Rock

15322 Buena Vista Avenue

White Rock BC  V4B 1Y6

How Appointments are made

All appointments are made by City Council in December. Appointments are for one year terms unless otherwise indicated by Council. Terms are generally from January 1st to December 31st.

All applicants will receive a letter advising of Council’s decision once the appointments have been made.

*Note: Copies of all applications will be made available to White Rock City Council and required staff for the sole purpose of making appointments and communicating with the Boards, Committees, Commissions and Panels. Your information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for this purpose and for contacting appointed persons with information regarding meetings.

For more information please contact the Clerk’s Office at:

  • ClerksOffice@whiterockcity.ca or 604 541 2127;

  • Visit our website at: www.whiterockcity.ca/committees