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The Mission Community Heritage Commission is accepting applications for new members. This commission seeks members who are either local residents or have strong ties to the community and are able to serve a two year term.

A community heritage commission assists council with the management and implementation of community heritage conservation planning and activities. A community heritage commission may: advise local government on matters included in the commission’s terms of reference, advise local government on matters referred to it by local government, and/or undertake or support heritage activities authorized by local government.

The Ideal member will:

  • Have skills in heritage, architecture, planning or other areas relevant to the work of the Commission, or if they do not have experience should be willing to undertake heritage related training with the support of the Commission;
  • Are willing to serve in a volunteer role and commit to 8 meetings per year; and
  • Are able to commit to 3-5 hours of additional hours each month as needed (except during summer) to complete relevant training, conduct heritage related research, and work on Commission business.

Membership on the Commission is a volunteer appointment by Council.  If you have an interest to serve your community in this area, please complete and submit an online application or contact planning@mission.ca for a paper application.