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Boards and Committees

A Council committee means a committee, commission, board or other body established by a Council under the Municipal Government Act. They include dedicated volunteers from our local community who contribute their ideas, vision and expertise to move important community projects forward.

A minimum of one Council member also serve on each committee along with members of the Community at large. On many Committees, there are also members of specific organizations from the community who contribute their expertise and knowledge in various fields. 

Committee appointments are made for a one year term in October of each year, unless otherwise specified.


Volunteer Opportunities

Council for the Town of Pincher Creek depends on volunteers for the successful operation of its Boards and Committees.

Current Vacancies

  • Pincher Creek Community Early Learning Centre 
  • Recreation Advisory Committee 
  • Operations Committee 
  • Communities in Bloom 

If you are interested in being appointed to a board or committee, please fill out an application form.


Elected Officials Appointment to Various Authorities/Boards/Committees

ALBERTA SOUTHWEST REGIONAL ALLIANCE

Mandate: Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance Ltd. (AlbertaSW) is a Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA) of 16 communities working together to help each other succeed.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Open
Meetings: First Wednesday evening monthly at various communities
Member(s): Sahra Nodge
 

ASSESSMENT REVIEW BOARD
Mandate: Oldman River Regional Services Commission and Municipalities within the region jointly established a Regional Assessment Review Board (Bylaw 2011-02) to exercise the functions of a Local Assessment Review Board (LARB) and the function of a Composite Assessment Review Board (CARB) under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act in respect of assessment complaints made by taxpayers of a Regional Member Municipality.  Requires one member and one alternate member.

Staff Lead: Legislative Services Manager/Administrative Manager
Meetings: Annually if assessment appeals are received.
Member(s): Don Anderberg

COMMUNITY EARLY LEARNING CENTRE BOARD

Mandate: Requires three members
Staff Lead: Director of Community Services
Meetings: As required
Member(s): Don Anderberg, David Green and Mark Barber
Alternate: Wayne Elliott
 

COMMUNITY FUTURES ALBERTA SOUTHWEST BOARD

Mandate: Establish priorities, monitor performance and be accountable to key stakeholders, such as local, provincial and federal governments.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Chief Administrative Officer
Meetings:
Member(s): Mark Barber

COMMUNTIY HOUSING COMMITTEE

Mandate: Study and provide advice regarding matters related to housing.  Requires three members.
Staff Lead: Family and Community Support Services Coordinator
Meetings: Monthly
Members: Wayne Oliver, David Green and Sahra Nodge


COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Mandate: Study and provide advice regarding matters related to transportation.  Requires two members.
Staff Lead: Director of Operations
Meetings: As required
Membership: David Green and Sahra Nodge


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Mandate: To advise Town Council on various economic development issues.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Economic Development Officer
Meetings:
Member(s): Currently Inactive
 

EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMISSION

Mandate: To manage fire and ambulance services.  Requires two members and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: Fire Chief
Meetings: Fourth Wednesday monthly at 1:30 pm.
Member(s): Don Anderberg and Brian Wright
Alternate: Sahra Nodge

FACILITIES PLANNING STUDY STEERING COMMITTEE

Mandate: To study and provide advice to the Town of Pincher Creek regarding the future development, renovation or expansion of facilities including sport, recreational, community and other Town owned facilities. Requires two members.
Staff Lead: Director of Community Services
Meetings: As required  - Committee on hold
Member(s): Currently Inactive
 


FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (FCSS)

Mandate: Agreement between Her Majesty in Right of Alberta and Town of Pincher Creek to provide for the establishment, administration, and operation of a Family and Community Support Services Program in accordance with the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Family and Community Support Services Coordinator
Meetings: Third Monday monthly at 6:30 pm
Member(s): Sahra Nodge


FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE

Mandate: Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, Council must adopt an operating and capital budget for each calendar year.  Requires all members of Council
Staff Lead: Chief Administrative Officer/Director of Finance and Human Resources
Meetings: As required in the fall and winter prior to the budget year
Member(s): All of Council


HEALTH PROFESSIONS ATTRACTION AND RETENTION COMMITTEE

Mandate: Responsible for making policy decisions and ensuring through the Executive Director that appropriate staff, structures and processes are in place to carry out the policy and day-to-day tasks of the [RhPAP].  Requires one member
Staff Lead: Chief Administrative Officer
Meetings:
Member(s): Brian Wright


HIGHWAY #3 ASSOCIATION

Mandate: Members to this committee must be approved by the Association Board. Requires one member and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: Chief Administrative Officer
Meetings: As required
Member(s): Don Anderberg
Alternate: Brian Wright


INTERMUNICIPAL COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK STEERING COMMITTEE

Mandate: Provide for integrated and strategic planning, delivery and funding of intermunicipal services; Allocate scarce resources efficiently in the providing of local services; Ensure municipalities contribute funding to services that benefit their residents.  Requires two members and one alternate
Staff Lead: Chief Administrative Officer
Meetings:
Member(s): Don Anderberg and Wayne Oliver
Alternate: Wayne Elliott 

INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Mandate: As per Bylaw No. 1526, Intermunicipal Development Plan. Requires two members.
Staff Lead: Manager of Legislative Services
Meetings: As needed (generally daytime)
Member(s): Wayne Oliver and Mark Barber

LIBRARY BOARD / CHINOOK ARCH

Mandate: Pursuant to the Libraries Act of Alberta, the Pincher Creek & District Municipal Library will provide full and equal access to information, resources and ideas, and promote an atmosphere of life-long learning.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Head Librarian
Meetings: Library Board – Fourth Wednesday every other month at 7:00 pm
Chinook Arch – First Thursday of April, August and December 6:00 pm
Member(s): Mark Barber


MAYORS & REEVES OF SOUTHWEST ALBERTA

Mandate: Mayors & Reeves of Southwest Alberta.  Requires the Mayor.
Staff Lead: Open
Meetings: First Friday monthly at 1:00 pm in Lethbridge (No meeting in July & August)
Member(s):

MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT AND SUBDIVISION AUTHORITY (MDSA)

Mandate: Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act and MDSA Bylaw #1543, to review applications for discretionary developments.  Requires three members.
Staff Lead: Manager of Legislative Services
Meetings: Third Tuesday monthly at 9:30 am
Member(s): Wayne Elliott, Brian Wright and Wayne Oliver


MUNICIPAL SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD (MSDAB)

Mandate: Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act and Bylaw #1544.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Manager of Legislative Services and Chief Administrative Officer
Meetings: As required, by Oldman River Regional Services Commission
Member(s): Don Anderberg

OLDMAN RIVER REGIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION (ORRSC)

Mandate: Concerns matters of subdivision, planning, etc.  Requires one member and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: CAO
Meetings: First day of March, June, September and December at 7:00 pm in Lethbridge
Member(s): Don Anderberg
Alternates: Brian Wright


OLDMAN WATERSHED COUNCIL

Mandate: A healthy, resilient watershed where people, wildlife and habitat thrive. Requires one member
Staff Lead: Director of Operations
Meetings: Quarterly
Member(s): Wayne Elliott
Alternate: David Green
 

OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

Mandate: Study and provide advice regarding matters related to operational services. Requires two members.
Staff Lead: Director of Operations
Meetings: Quarterly
Member(s): Wayne Elliott and Wayne Oliver

PINCHER CREEK FOUNDATION BOARD

Mandate: Manages the Housing Units in Pincher Creek.  Requires two members.
Staff Lead: Pincher Creek Foundation CAO
Meetings: Fourth Wednesday monthly
Member(s): David Green and Wayne Oliver

POLICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Mandate: Formalize the process for receiving input from the community and the partnership between the community, the RCMP and local government.  Requires one member and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: FCSS Coordinator
Meetings: Third Wednesday every two months at 7:00 pm
Member(s): Mark Barber
Alternate: Brian Wright
 

POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE

Mandate: Requires two members of Council.
Staff Lead: Legislative Services Manager
Meetings: As required (monthly)
Member(s): Sahra Nodge and Wayne Elliott
 

RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

Mandate: Reviews Recreation and Parks issues, makes recommendations and identifies issues.  Requires one member.
Staff Lead: Director of Community Services
Meetings: Monthly as schedules allow (generally evening)
Member(s): Brian Wright


REGIONAL AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Mandate: To advise Council on airport opportunities and issues, policy and programs within the Southwestern Alberta Region with specific focus on the Pincher Creek Airport (CZPC).  Requires two members.
Staff Lead:
Meetings: Quarterly – to be determined
Members(s): Wayne Elliott and Mark Barber
Alternate: Don Anderberg
 


REGIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

Mandate: To act as an agent of the Council to carry out the Council’s statutory powers and obligations as prescribed in the Emergency Management Bylaw.  Requires two members and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: CAO
Meetings: Minimum twice annually
Member(s): Don Anderberg and Brian Wright
Alternate: Sahra Nodge

REGIONAL LANDFILL - TOWN / M.D. / COWLEY / CROWSNEST PASS

Mandate: Pursuant to landfill Authority bylaws.  Requires one member and one alternate member.
Staff Lead: Open
Meetings: Third Wednesday monthly at 9:00 am at the Landfill
Member(s): Mark Barber
Alternate: Wayne Oliver


 
Note**All members of Council shall serve as alternates on all committees and boards.

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