City of Port Moody
Port Moody is a 40-minute drive from Vancouver, at the east end of Burrard Inlet. Population 33,000, land area 25.89 square kilometers. An impressive natural setting, nestled at the foot of Eagle Mountain. A protected harbour. Popular for boating and kayaking. Forested parklands above. Quintessential West Coast wilderness with hiking trails, lakes and mountain vistas. Home of Belcarra Regional Park and Buntzen Lake Recreation Area, this area is popular for urban dwellers wanting to get out of the city. Gateway to Indian Arm, a pristine fjord. One city in the Tri-City region, which also includes Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.
Official website: http://www.portmoody.ca/
Selected web pages:
- Freedom of Information requests
- Sustainability information
- Election 2011 financial disclosure statements
- Get involved information
- Mayor and Council
- 2012 Strategic Plan and Vision
Television Coverage will air on Shaw Cable 4 at 9:00am on Saturday, September 28th, 2013. Live web streaming is available at portmoody.ca/watchlive.
Complete agenda packages are available at the Legislative Services counter at City Hall and in the Port Moody Public Library.
One important resource for citizens is this Guidelines and Orientation for Elected Officials (download PDF). See contents below.
CITY OF PORT MOODY
GUIDELINES AND ORIENTATION
FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS
1. LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK
2. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TIME COMMITMENTS
3. CITY ADMINISTRATION – POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
4. COUNCIL ADMINISTRATION RELATIONSHIP
5. COUNCIL PROCEDURE BYLAW OVERVIEW
6. REFERENCE LIBRARY
Council’s responsibility is to:
- consider the interests and well-being of the public and the City
- establish and update goals and policies
- determine which services the City provides
- ensure that the City’s operations are transparent
- ensure long range financial stability
- plan for the future needs of the City
- ensure that the community is aware of the City’s goals, performance and achievements
- select the City Manager, define their duties and responsibilities and evaluate performance.
You can reach all elected officials as a group by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Send a fax to 604.469.4664.
Alternatively, contact Diane Simmons, executive assistant to Mayor & Council, at 604.469.4501.
You may also visit the Mayor during his ‘Open Door Monday.’ Call his executive assistant at 604.469.4501 for times.