Public Engagement Opportunities

Check out our online engagement platform, Be Heard New West!
This interactive, online space is where community members can learn about a variety of City projects and share their feedback and ideas. Join the conversation on your own schedule and from whatever location is convenient for you! Sign up to receive updates and never miss an opportunity to share your input and be heard.

Go to Be Heard New West to get started!
  • For information on upcoming Public Hearings and other formal opportunities to provide comments to City Council, visit the Public Notices page.
  • To learn about projects that are not in an engagement phase or are now completed, please visit Projects on the Go
Want to be notified about engagement opportunities? The best way is to register on Be Heard New West! Registered users receive emails when new feedback opportunities are launched.
You can also subscribe to CityPage Online, the City's electronic newsletter, and receive updates on a wide variety of City news every Thursday. 
  • In June 2021, the Public Engagement Policy was adopted by City Council. The policy provides clarity for all City staff – and the New Westminster community – on standards and expectations for public engagement activities delivered by the City of New Westminster. The policy applies across all City of New Westminster departments, as well as engagement work carried out by contractors and consultants on behalf of the City.

    Click here to review the Policy.

    The Public Engagement Policy was developed based on one of 35 actions identified in the City’s Public Engagement Strategy, which was adopted in 2016 following a Mayor’s Task Force on Public Engagement. Implementation of the strategy is ongoing.

    Click here to review the City’s Public Engagement Strategy.