Public Participation

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.

GET INVOLVED….IT’S YOUR TOWN!

Opportunity for Public Participation

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.

The Town of Whitecourt is now accepting applications for:

Community Services Advisory Board

“To create a healthy, strong community by meeting the leisure and social needs of the community.”

                  (1) Member – term to expire in October 2024

                  (2)Members – terms to expire in October 2025

Applications will be accepted from residents of Whitecourt or the Woodlands County agreement area.

 

 Economic Development Committee

“To set up and establish an economic development program to further the interests of the Town of Whitecourt.”

  • Member – term to expire in October 2025

            

Municipal Planning Commission Committee

“To deal with land use planning matters with particular emphasis on the Land Use Bylaw.”

  • Member – term to expire in October 2025

 

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

“To make decisions on appeals of subdivision or development decisions made by the Development Officer or Municipal Planning Commission.”

 (2) Member – terms to expire in October 2025

 

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 2024

(2) Members – terms to expire in October 2025

Applications will be accepted from Town of Whitecourt and Woodlands County residents.

     

Whitecourt Tourism Committee

“To establish a brand and program to further the interests of the Town of Whitecourt in the tourism industry.”

(1) Member – term to expire in October 2024

(2) Members – terms to expire in October 2025

 

If being on a Council Committee interests you, please complete an application form.  Applications must be received before 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 to:

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

Applications will be presented to Town Council at the October 24, 2022 Regular Meeting.

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

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 Executive Assistant at 780-778-2273.