Pitt Meadows Councillor Elected to UBCM Executive

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October 4, 2016, 2016 #2016-20

 PITT MEADOWS COUNCILLOR ELECTED TO UBCM EXECUTIVE

PITT MEADOWS, BC – Councillor David Murray of Pitt Meadows City Council was elected as a representative for the Vancouver Metro Area on the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Executive Board at the UBCM convention in Victoria last week. The executive position places Murray among local government representatives throughout the province working together to further strengthen BC communities.

“There are many important issues facing BC communities in the next several years, and I believe that the work UBCM does is very valuable in bringing local governments together for a common benefit,” said Murray.

“I am honoured to be elected to represent the Metro Vancouver Area as part of the UBCM executive.”

Councillor Murray studied at UBC, BCIT, and Everett Community College, and has had a 37 year career in municipal government, including 20 years with the City of Vancouver (PNE), and 17 years with the City of Port Coquitlam. He also ran his own business from 1989-2001, Tiger Sports Collectibles, in Port Coquitlam and Maple Ridge.

A long-time resident of Pitt Meadows, Murray has an established a history of commitment and service to the community. He has been active in sports, as he coached high school and college basketball for 30 years, and sat on the senior executive board of Ridge Meadows Baseball and Pitt Meadows soccer for several years, working with board colleagues and volunteers in the community.

More information on UBCM and the work they do to support BC communities can be found at ubcm.ca.

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For more information please contact:

John Becker, Mayor
City of Pitt Meadows
jbecker@pittmeadows.bc.ca
604-465-5454