Fort St. James Committees & Commissions

What Do Committee & Commissions Do?

Committees and Commissions meet to discuss important issues that affect Fort St. James. These groups function to help delve into specific areas of community interest and concern, which enhance Council's ability to make informed decisions. 

Community Forest Commission

Download the 2024 Community Forest Meeting Schedule

Tourism Committee

 Accessibility Committee

In June 2021 the Accessible BC Act came into force. The Council of the District of Fort St. James chose to be part of the Bulkley-Nechako Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee. The Committee includes members from Telkwa, Houston, Granisle, Burns Lake, Fraser Lake, Vanderhoof, and Fort St. James.

The purpose of the Accessibility Committee is:

  • To advise all participating Councils and Boards in the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako of the need to establish, develop and maintain equitable policies, services and facilities for persons with disabilities, including but not limited to: transportation, housing, employment, education and recreation.
  • To provide an opportunity for public input on accessibility issues affecting people with disabilities.
  • To identify barriers to services and facilities encountered by people with disabilities, and partner with local councils and agencies to address them.
  • To promote initiatives that foster active living , and the full participation of people with disabilities in their communities.
  • Membership Application Form