How To Get Involved

 

You are invited to volunteer your time and experience by participating on a Council Committee. Help shape Whitecourt's future - serve the Town of Whitecourt and your fellow citizens. Share your knowledge and meet new colleagues.

Every fall, the Town of Whitecourt recruits citizens to fill volunteer positions on various boards and committees that provide Town Council with perspective and recommendations regarding important civic issues. Whitecourt is a diverse, growing town, and citizens are in the best position to provide input on our changing community needs.

Get involved!  It’s your town.  Share your knowledge and meet new colleagues.

The Town has various boards and committees that provide Town Council with perspective and recommendations regarding important civic issues.  Whitecourt is a diverse, growing town, and citizens are in the best position to provide input on our changing community needs.

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board currently has an opening available, for a term to expire in October 2022, for a person, as part of a quasi-judicial board, to make decisions on appeals of subdivision or development decisions made by the Development Officer or Municipal Planning Commission.  The Board meets on an as need basis, and the successful appointee will also attend a mandatory training session.  The Board typically meets less than twice a year.

If you are interested in serving on this Board, please complete an application form.  Applications must be received before 12:00 noon, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 to:

Whitecourt Town Administration Office
Attention:  Executive Assistant
5004 - 52 Avenue, Box 509
WHITECOURT, AB      T7S 1N6
email:   wendydavidson@whitecourt.ca

Applications will be presented to Town Council at theJune 14, 2021 Regular Meeting.

Council Committees that include public appointments for the Town of Whitecourt include:

  • Communities In Bloom Committee
  • Community Services Advisory Board
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Youth Advisory Committee
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Building Steering Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Community Training Needs Analysis Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Recycling and Waste Services Review Committee (Ad Hoc)

Public appointments to all of the above noted committees are advertised as terms expire. Look for notices advertising Council Committee opportunities on this website or in local papers.

The Town of Whitecourt encourages residents to get involved in the community by participating on one of our Council Committees. If you have questions about vacancies and application requirements please contact the Legislative Coordinator at 780-778-2273.