Legislative Services

COVID-19 Service Level Advisory

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak please be advised that the following changes have been implemented.

Committee & Board Meetings:

The provincial government has passed Ministerial Order No. M139 to allow Local Governments to hold virtual meetings. The CVRD will continue to hold Board and Committee meetings unless otherwise posted. See our events calendar here. To watch past or live meetings visit the CVRD on Youtube.

Public Input Period & Question Period

To submit feedback or questions to the Board or a committee, send an email to legislativeservices@cvrd.bc.ca. This email will be monitored before and during the meeting to ensure all feedback is presented and questions are addressed.

Submissions for Public Input Period must be received 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the meeting. Submissions should be related to items on the agenda.

Please indicate in the subject line whether the submission is for Public Input Period or Question Period. Emails should include the name and address of the author.

For more information on the CVRD’s response to COVID-19 visit our Alert Centre.

Overview

Legislative Services provides administrative support to the Board of Directors and selected committees, including the provision of procedural advice and preparation of agendas and minutes. The Division looks after the maintenance and access to corporate records including minutes, reports and bylaws and coordinates the records management function for the organization. 

Legislative Services also manages the information and privacy requirements under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act; manages public approval processes through the Alternative Approval Process and/or referenda; conducts elections; and ensures that statutory obligations are met.