Note: some Committees were disbanded by Council in 2023. View a list of all disbanded Committees

The purpose of the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee is to advise Council on the implementation of the West Vancouver Arts & Culture Strategy (2018–2023) and provide general oversight on arts and culture in the District.

The Awards Committee oversees an annual, ongoing District program. Consistent with our Vision, the District recognizes personal civic commitment in several aspects of community life. 

The purpose of the Environment Committee is to advise Council on the development and implementation of initiatives to meet the District’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets, adapt to climate change, and protect the community’s natural assets.

The purpose of the Finance and Audit Committee is to provide financial, risk management, and audit oversight of District financial operations and provide a forum for discussion of District financial issues.

A joint North Shore Committee which formulates proposals and makes recommendations to the three North Shore Municipalities on matters affecting people with disabilities. It also provides a forum for discussion on issues affecting people with disabilities.

The North Shore Standing Committee on Substance Abuse acts as a catalyst to bring together those in the community who are working to reduce the impact and incidence of substance abuse. It is a forum for exchanging ideas, coordinating efforts and supporting community-based initiatives. The Leaders that make up the North Shore Standing Committee on Substance Abuse recognize the opportunity and responsibility they have to advocate for solutions, and to raise community awareness and include community partners.

The Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel is established pursuant to the Community Charter, section 204, and consists of three members appointed by Council.

The purpose of the Planning Committee is to provide impartial and professional recommendations to staff and Council regarding major planning policies and the physical and aesthetic design of development.