Boards & Committees

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Recreation, Culture & Parks Board

Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm

This Board provides recommendations to Town Council on planning, development, and policy of municipal recreation services and amenities.

Economic Development & Tourism Advisory Committee

Meets on the first or second Monday of January, March, May, September, and November at 7:00 pm

This advisory committee provides assistance with and recommendations on goals and strategies of the Economic Development Business Plan and related initiatives to the Economic Development Officer and Administration.

For more information see the Terms of Reference and please note that applications to join this committee require an accompanying letter of interest.

Family & Community Support Services Board

Meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm

Board members contribute to ongoing improvements to the social well being of individuals, families and community through preventative social programming by providing advice to the FCSS Manager and Town Council on programs and services to enrich and strengthen quality of life.

Municipal Library Board

Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm

The Library Board administers the provision of library services to all residents of Blackfalds and surrounding areas. The Board is also responsible for the efficient operation of the library.

Municipal Planning Commission

Meets on an as needed basis (to a maximum of twice per month in the evening)

Commission members advise and assist the Planning Manager and Town Council and review and make decisions on applications for development permits, in accordance with related municipal planning documents such as the Land Use By-Law and the Municipal Development Plan.

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

Meets on an as-needed basis

Board members hear appeals brought forward by residents regarding building permits or land development. 

Policing Committee

Meets on an as-needed basis

Committee members serve as a liaison between Town Council, the RCMP, Community Peace Officers and Blackfalds' citizens to foster responsible community action to maintain a safe and secure community.

Council Remuneration Review Committee

Next committee will be required in the first quarter of 2021.

The 3 members of this committee serve to determine appropriate salary rates, per diem rates and expenses for the Mayor and Councillors. 

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