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.

Now recruiting members for Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

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 Subdivision and Development Appeal Board currently has openings available for people to serve 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 appointees will also attend a mandatory training session.  The Board typically meets less than twice a year.

Find out more about the Board here.

If being on a Council Committee interests you, please complete and submit an application form by Wednesday, February 21 at 12 noon. 

Board/Committee Application Form

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

Applications will be reviewed by Whitecourt Town Council at the February 26, 2024 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
  • Health Professionals Attraction & Retention Committee
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Protective Services Committee
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
  • Town of Whitecourt Library Board
  • Youth Advisory Committee
  • 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.