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 of Whitecourt has several 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 of Whitecourt is now accepting applications for:

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
“To make decisions on appeals of subdivision or development decisions made by the Development Officer or Municipal Planning Commission.”
(1) Member – term to expire in October 2023
(1) Member – term to expire in October 2024

Whitecourt and District Library Board
“To work towards maintaining the vibrancy of our library and meeting the social needs of community members through the creation of policies and planning.”
(1) Member – term to expire in October 2022

Whitecourt Tourism
“To provide direction and recommendations to Council in regard to marketing Whitecourt as a tourism destination.”            (1) Member – term to expire September 2022

If being on a Council Committee interests you, please complete an application form which can be found on the Whitecourt website at www.whitecourt.ca or picked up at the Town Office.  Applications must be received before 12:00 noon, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 to:

Whitecourt Town Administration Office
Attention:  Executive Assistant
5004 - 52 Avenue, Box 509
WHITECOURT, AB      T7S 1N6
Fax:      780-778-4166
email:   wendydavidson@whitecourt.ca

Applications will be presented to Town Council at the February 8, 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.