Volunteers are needed to serve on the following North Cowichan Advisory Committees:
Climate Change Advisory Committee: This Committee advises Council on ways to: (1) comply with British Columbia’s Climate Action Charter; (2) provide stewardship of North Cowichan’s ecological assets; (3) foster North Cowichan’s environmental well-being; (4) address climate change and environmental issues; (5) promote public awareness of climate change and the environment; (6) resolve potential environmental problems and issues; and (7) co-operate with the Cowichan Valley Regional District on climate change and environmental issues.
Agricultural Advisory Committee: This Committee advises Council on ways to: (1) oversee implementation of North Cowichan’s Strategic Agricultural Plan; (2) assist local agricultural organizations; (3) promote public awareness of agriculture, its role and economic importance; and (4) consider land uses in or abutting agricultural land.
Participation will require approximately 5 to 8 hours of your time each month. You will be rewarded by the satisfaction of helping your community flourish.
If you have expertise in agriculture, climate change or the environment, please visit our website or call 250-746-3116 for an application. Applications will be received until 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013.
Mary Beth MacKenzie