Harrison Hot Springs beach facing the lake

Mayor & Council

Village Council

Village Council is the legislative body representing the citizens of the Village of Harrison Hot Springs. Council's responsibility is to provide leadership and establish policies and priorities for municipal government. The members of a municipal council are the Mayor and Councillors, comprised of a Mayor and four Councillors. All members of Council hold office for a four year term.

In addition to Council's office as Elected Officials their portfolio includes many other appointments and liaison representative responsibilities.

All Council business is conducted at either Regular or Special meetings. All Council matters are considered and decisions may be made by either Council resolution or by bylaw. Some matters are dealt with at Council Committees and recommendations are then made and forwarded to Council for their consideration. Village staff are responsible to ensure policies, programs and other directions of Council are implemented.

All Council meetings are conducted in accordance with the Council Procedure Bylaw. This bylaw provides the rules of conduct of Council, its Committees and Commissions and outlines the format for meeting agendas, public hearings, public information meetings, petitions and delegations.

Regular Council meetings are held the first and third Monday of every month commencing at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 495 Hot Springs Road, Harrison Hot Springs, BC. Some Council meetings may be held at the Memorial Hall, 290 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, BC. The Mayor chairs all meetings and encourages the public to attend all open meetings of Council.

Council may also hold In Camera meetings. In Camera meetings are held to discuss matters that are related to personnel, property or legal issues and are not open to the public.

Please go to our Agendas, Minutes, Videos page for Council meeting schedules

Mayor Ed Wood


Ed Wood

External Agency Appointments:

Agassiz Harrison Historical Society


Age-Friendly Committee

Select Environmental Advisory Committee

Councillor Allen Portrait


John Allen

External Agency Appointments:

Agassiz Harrison Healthy Communities

Harrison Agassiz Chamber of Commerce

Councillor Leo Facio


Leo Facio

Regional Appointments:

Fraser Valley Regional District Board (Municipal Director)

Fraser Valley Regional Hospital District Board (Municipal Director)

Fraser Valley Regional Library Board (Alternate Municipal Director)


Accessibility Committee

Councillor Allan Jackson


Allan Jackson

External Agency Appointments:

Tourism Harrison

Regional Appointments:

Fraser Valley Regional Library Board (Municipal Director)


Communities in Bloom Committee

Councillor Michie Vidal


Michie Vidal

Council Committees:

Kent Harrison Joint Emergency Program Committee

External Agency Appointments:

Corrections Canada Citizen's Advisory Committee

Community Futures North Fraser Board of Directors