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Boards, Commissions and Committees

Central Alberta Economic Partnership – Business Representative

Focus:

Central Alberta Economic Partnership works to empower it’s communities to advance sustainable regional economic development. The City of Red Deer appoints a Business Representative to represent the city on behalf of the business community.

Board Member Attributes:

  • Active member of Red Deer’s business community
  • Understanding of Red Deer’s business community and it’s needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Member Responsibilities

  • Members are expected to promote regional economic development in Central Alberta;
  • Members are expected to educate themselves on the mission, vision, goals, and priorities of the Association;
  • Members are expected to attend the Annual General Meeting; and
  • Each member is expected to read the Annual Business Plan and Strategic Plan.

Term:

3 year term

Meetings:

  • Required to attend the Annual General Meeting (June) and Fall General Meeting (November) and would be invited to two Engagement Sessions each year
  • The Business Rep can choose to run for the Board of Directors. If successful they would need to attend 4 additional meetings and a planning session each year
Community Housing Advisory Board

Focus:

Affordable housing, homelessness, services/activities related to the goal of ending homelessness.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Monthly on the fourth Tuesday of the month (as required)
5 p.m.
3-5 hours in length (require individuals who are flexible in their schedules)

Community Housing Advisory Board information (pdf)

Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

Focus:

Hears appeals from subdivision and development permit decisions made under the provisions of the Intermunicipal Development Plan within the City's Growth Area.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

As required with variable start times and durations.

Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeals Board information (pdf)

Library Board

Focus:

Manages, regulates and controls the library.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Board Meeting:  Last Wednesday of each month (except July and August), at 6:30 p.m., for approximately two hours; and one of two sub-committee meetings monthly. Sub-Committee meeting times are determined by the Board in consultation with members.

Library Board information (pdf)

Mayor's Recognition Awards Committee

Appointments to the Mayor’s Recognition Awards Committee are made by the Mayor in the new year and are confidential. The committee is seeking members with a background in or knowledge of athletics, fine and performing arts and the volunteer community.

Focus:

Recognizing individual(s), group(s), or team(s) whose actions have brought honour and recognition to the city of Red Deer.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Meetings occur when called. Note: There will be two or three meetings per year in March - April.
5:30 p.m.
1-2 hours in length

Mayor's Recognition Awards information (pdf)

Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

Focus:

Acts as an authority in all matters assigned under the Land Use Bylaw, Council or by the Development Officer.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Meetings are held every Wednesday (as required) at 9 a.m. for up to two hours.

Municipal Planning Commission information (pdf)

Conflict of Interest:

Although this applies to all committees, the potential for occurrence is greater with the Municipal Planning Commission.

A Member is in a conflict of interest position if:

  1. The matter before the Commission could monetarily affect the Member or an agency in which the person is a staff member, board member, or paid consultant.
  2. The Member knows, or should know, that the matter could monetarily affect the Member’s family.

For example, if you are employed in the development industry and your company is bringing an application to the Municipal Planning Commission, you may have to exclude yourself from discussion and voting of that item.

Public Art Commission

Focus:

Provides expert input and promotes awareness and understanding of the importance of public art.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Monthly, on the second Wednesday (as required)
5 p.m.
1-2 hours in length

Public Art Commission information (pdf)

Red Deer Appeal & Review Board

Appointments are made jointly to the Red Deer Appeal & Review Board, an Administrative Tribunal, and the Red Deer Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. 

Focus: 

Hears appeals related to some of the bylaws created by The City of Red Deer.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Meetings are held as required
5 p.m.
Meeting duration depends on the number of appeals filed

Red Deer Appeal & Review Board information (pdf)

Red Deer Regional Airport Board

Focus:

General management of the Red Deer Regional Airport Authority.

Term:

There are no vacancies.

Meetings:

Monthly, on the third Thursday of the month (except July and August)
4:30 p.m.
2 hours in length

Regional Airport Authority information (pdf)
Fillable Application Form for Council Committees (pdf)

Red Deer Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

Focus:

Hears appeals from people affected by the decision of the Development Authority and/or the Subdivision Authority under the Land Use Bylaw.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Meetings are called as they are required
5 p.m.
2-3 hours in length

Red Deer Subdivision & Development Appeal Board information (pdf)

Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services

The Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services Board requires one Citizen Representative be appointed to the FCSS Finance Committee, a subcommittee of the FCSS Board. The time commitment for the subcommittee is over and above the hours indicated for board meetings. 

Focus:

Supporting community programs that help to accomplish the vision of: empowered individuals, healthy families, and caring communities.

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Monthly, on the first Tuesday of the month
5:30 p.m.
2 - 3 hours in length

Red Deer & District Family & Community Support Services Board information (pdf)

River Bend Golf & Recreation Society (Red Deer)

Focus:

Oversees operations of the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area, including budgeting and disbursing of approved funds

Term:

No vacancies.

Meetings:

Monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month
5:15 p.m.
2 hours in length