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:

While Directors and staff may continue to attend meetings electronically, a location will be provided at the Administration office (175 Ingram) to allow the public to hear, or watch and hear electronic meetings in accordance with Provincial Health Orders regarding Gatherings and Events. Please note that masks must be worn in all public spaces throughout BC to help slow the transmission of COVID-19. Read more here

See our events calendar here. To watch past or live meetings visit the CVRD on YouTube

Public Input Period takes place near the beginning of each meeting. Members of the public can attend the meeting (in person) to provide input on agenda items. Alternately, a request to join the virtual meeting can be emailed to legislativeservices@cvrd.bc.ca up to noon the day prior to the meeting. The first five requestors will be sent a link to the virtual meeting.

Question Period takes place near the end of each Standing Committee or Board Meeting. Request to join the virtual meeting can be emailed to legislativeservices@cvrd.bc.ca. Please include your phone number so that you can be contacted in the event that technical issues arise.

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.