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Councillor Harold Steves

Councillor Harold StevesHarold Steves has served on Richmond City Council continuously since 1977, and served a previous term as alderman from 1968-1973. From 1973-1975 he served one term as an M.L.A. in the Provincial Legislature, and is one of the founders of the Agricultural Land Reserve.

A former Richmond school teacher, Harold operates the family farm in Steveston with his wife Kathy, raising pure bred Belted Galloway cattle. Harold also assists his son Jerry operate a ranch in Cache Creek, B.C. Descended from a pioneer Richmond farming family,  he is very active in community life in the Steveston area, and is particularly interested in the preservation of farmland, heritage preservation, and environmental issues. Harold represents Richmond as second Director on the Board of Directors of Metro Vancouver.

Harold is Chair of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Committee of Council.  He is also a member of the Finance; General Purposes; Planning and the Public Works & Transportation Committees.  Harold is a Council representative to the following advisory committees, organizations and community associations:  the Agricultural Advisory Committee; the Olympic Business Advisory Committee; the Richmond Farmers' Institute; the Sea Island Community Association; the Steveston Harbour Authority Board;  the Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society; the Richmond Athletic Commission and the 2009 Richmond BC Seniors Games Board.

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