The City of Kamloops is governed by an elected Mayor and eight Councillors for a four-year term on City Council (2019-2022), which represents the City at large and our residents. Our Mayor and Council set priorities, establish policies, and make decisions for the community as a whole. Mayor and Council are responsible for setting the tax rate, approving the City’s budget and determining overarching service levels.
We work together and lead by example by taking on important community issues and instilling confidence in our governance. Our values are:
Respect | Collaboration | Teamwork | Optimism | Trust | Accountability | Innovation
The Council Strategic Plan 2019-2022 identifies the strategic priorities that are important to Council: Governance and Accountability, Livability, Vibrant Economy, and Environmental Leadership. The Progress Report identifies the strategic and operational work completed in the first half of Council’s term to deliver results on these priorities.
Our Strategic Priorities:
- Governance & Accountability - The City of Kamloops has strong, accountable governance and makes informed decisions. Residents are engaged in Council’s strategic priorities.
- Livability - The City of Kamloops maintains a vibrant, high quality of life for an inclusive, healthy, and diverse community.
- Vibrant Economy - The City of Kamloops supports a diverse, vibrant, and resilient economy.
- Environmental Leadership - The City of Kamloops leads by example by making sustainable choices to minimize our environmental footprint.