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Each year, City of Fort Saskatchewan Council appoints members of the community to its various municipal boards and committees for terms commencing in January and expiring December 31st.  If you are interested in serving your community as a volunteer on a municipal board, please see the information below, which outlines the City’s various boards and committees and appointment process.

The City is looking to fill vacancies on the boards and committees listed below for terms commencing January 1, 2019:

Fort Saskatchewan Policing Committee

Purpose:  To ensure that the community receives adequate policing and to serve as a communication link between the RCMP, City Council and the community.  All persons appointed to the Committee must take the Oath of Office, undertake a criminal records review, and undergo suitability screening through the RCMP.

Time Commitment:  Evening meetings are held as required, but not less than six meetings per year. 

Number of Positions Available:  4

Fort Saskatchewan Public Library Board


Purpose:
 To ensure the effective management and operation of the Public Library.  The Library has been established under the Libraries Act and the Board is responsible to ensure the Library is operated in accordance with that Act.

Time Commitment:  Evening meetings are held monthly (ten per year) on a date and time determined by the Board.  Appointed Board members will also be required to serve on one of the following Standing Committees:  Finance and Development and Advocacy Committee or Personnel Committee, which could result in additional meetings per month.

N
umber of Positions Available:  4

River Valley Alliance Community Engagement Committee

Purpose:  To protect, preserve and enhance the Capital Region’s river valley for year-round accessibility and enjoyment of the citizens and visitors.  The Community Engagement Committee promotes the River Valley Alliance’s vision to the public.


Time Commitment:  Daytime meetings are held monthly, and rotated throughout the River Valley Alliance membership.  Traveling to meetings will be a requirement of the appointment.

Number of Positions Available:  1


Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

Purpose:  To hear appeals relating to decisions made by the Subdivision and Development Authority.  Preference may be given to applicants with Quasi-Judicial Board experience.  Remuneration will be provided to members attending Hearings and Board-related training.

Time Commitment:  On an average there are approximately 10 daytime Hearings per year.  Recent changes in the Municipal Government Act include a  requiredment for SDAB members  to undergo a mandatory one-day training session based on a standard program approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.  SDAB training will ensure that Hearing practices are consistent across the province, and Board members have a comprehensive understanding of their role and the appeal process.  The City will also provide on-going training, as required.

Number of Positions Available:  4 (2 positions are alternate)

Board and Committee Information 

Assessment Review Board

Governing Policy

GOV-007-C Advisory Boards/Committees/Commissions Policy

 

Want to get involved? 

Board and Committee Application Form

 

Contact Us

Phone:  780-992-6154
Email:   legislativeservices@fortsask.ca