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!

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 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.

 (2) Members – terms to expire in October 2025 

Health Professionals Attraction & Retention Committee

To develop and support a sustainable and collaborative system for health professionals’ attraction and retention that will support ongoing health care services to the community and provide a welcoming environment for health care providers and their families.

(1) Member – term to expire in October 2024
(1) Member – 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, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 to:

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

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
  • Whitecourt Tourism
  • Culture & Events Centre Sponsorship/Partnership Committee (Ad Hoc)
  • Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw Review Advisory 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 Executive Assistant at 780-778-2273.