The purpose of the Waterfront Coastal Process Committee is to provide a better understanding of coastal processes and provide recommendations to Council.  The outcome of this Committee will inform the decision-making process while preserving and enhancing Colwood’s coastline over the short, mid, and long term.  Further detail of Committee purpose, background, origin of work, duties, membership and procedures is offered in the Terms of Reference. 

At the November 25, 2019 Regular Meeting of Council the following members were appointed to the Committee:

Councillors:

  • Councillor Michael Baxter (Chair)
  • Councillor Doug Kobayashi (Vice-Chair)
  • Councillor Stewart Parkinson

Four Citizens:

  • Jason Nault
  • Scott McDonald
  • Rick McKay
  • Glenn Willing

Representative from Royal Roads University:

  • Maria Bremner

Three additional voting members seats on the Committee shall be reserved for participation from:

  • Representative from Songhees First Nation
  • Representative from Scia’new First Nation
  • Representative from Esquimalt First Nation

Staff Resources:

  • Iain Bourhill, Director of Long Range Planning and Sustainability
  • Helen Lockhart, Technical Supervisor - Engineer
  • Pat Taylor, Administrative Assistant

The first Waterfront Coastal Processes Committee meeting will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the City of Colwood Committee Room.  Committee reference documents can be found in our Document Centre