UBCM Name Change

Year
2011
Category
Selected Issues
NCLGA Ref#
B45
UBCM Ref#
B147

Status

Endorsed by the NCLGA and UBCM Memberships

Details

WHEREAS the Union of BC Municipalities was incorporated under the Union of British Columbia Municipalities Act to represent the various municipalities of the Province;

AND WHEREAS the Union of BC Municipalities represents and serves all municipalities and regional districts of the Province of BC:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA requests that the Union of BC Municipalities apply to the Legislative Counsel for revision to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities Act to replace all references to “municipal government” with “local government”.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the NCLGA requests that the Union of BC Municipalities change its name to the Union of British Columbia Local Governments to reflect its membership in its entirety.