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Mayor & Council

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The mayor and eight councillors make up city council, the governing body of the City of Surrey. The main functions of a municipal council are to look after the current and future economic, social and environmental wellbeing of its community.

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"As the elected representative of the citizens of Surrey, we are delivering not just what we promised to do, but we are acting on what the people have said would be best for their city."

- Mayor Doug McCallum


Your Council, Your Community

The City of Surrey Mayor and Council attend numerous events around Surrey throughout a year, whether it is major City events, or events in the community.

Key Initiatives

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain

We’re moving forward with a SkyTrain extension along Fraser Highway. It will connect Surrey and Langley, and the rest of the region. We’re also initiating a planning process to refresh the Surrey-Newton-Guildford rapid transit strategy.

Learn more about the plan

Surrey Police Department

Council also approved a motion to start work on creating a Surrey Police Department and serve notice to the Federal and Provincial governments that the City of Surrey will be terminating its contract with the RCMP municipal police service.

Statements from the Mayor

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

City of Surrey is working closely with health authorities to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Day One of Surrey Police Department Announcement

February 27 - "We have received the final approval required to establish the Surrey Police Board."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Working to Ensure a Level Playing Field Between Ride-hailing and Taxis

February 7 - "Time to move on."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - The Proposed Ride-hailing Inter-Municipal Business Licence

January 31, 2020 - "My fight is about ensuring fair competition in a highly regulated industry."

Smart Development Principles

Learn about the principles for Surrey’s long- and short-range development planning.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Ride Hailing Approval by the Passenger Transportation Board

January 24, 2020 - "The approval of ride hailing companies does not change my position."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Prolific Offender Released

January 10, 2020 - "Our residents need to be told where this prolific sexual predator is residing."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Mob Violence

November 15, 2019 - "I am deeply concerned that this kind of mob violence is happening."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - The Year in Review

November 5, 2019 - "One year ago, today, the latest edition of Surrey City Council was sworn in."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Crime Stats

October 31, 2019 - "People continue to feel unsafe in our city."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - SPD Lack of Progress

September 30, 2019 - "We need to work as quickly as possible to get SPD officers on the streets."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Ride-hailing

August 27, 2019 - “I do not support ride-hailing.”

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Fearmongering

June 18, 2019 - "The information Councillor Locke is providing amounts to fearmongering."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Release of Dangerous Sex Offender

May 24, 2019 - Mayor’s Statement on Release of Dangerous Sex Offender: Earon Wayne Giles

Surrey Policing Transition Report Completed

May 22, 2019 - The report has been delivered to the provincial government for review and approval.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Policing Transition in Surrey

February 25, 2019 - Joint statement from Mayor Kennedy Stewart and Mayor Doug McCallum.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum

January 31, 2019 - I am glad and heartened to hear that Constable Josh Harms has been released from hospital.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum

November 9, 2018 - Mayor Doug McCallum issues statement on this morning's tragic shooting.


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