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Opportunity for Public Participation

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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


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

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


Ad Hoc Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB) Review Advisory Committee

“To provide ongoing direction to Administration and Council on various Municipal Development Plan, Land Use Bylaw, and Area Structure Plan issues as the Town develops its respective Bylaws.”

            Up to (5) Members from the Business Community – with representation from the following:

  • 1 Member at Large from the Downtown Commercial Area
  • 1 Member at Large from the Highway Commercial Corridor
  • 1 Member at Large from the Development Industry
  • 1 Member at Large from the Whitecourt & District Chamber of Commerce
  • 1 Member at Large from Real Estate

            Up to (4) Members from Local Community Organizations

            Up to (4) Members at Large

You do not have to be a Whitecourt resident to apply for the Ad Hoc Committee, provided you own or operate a business in Whitecourt.


If being on a Council Committee interests you, please complete an application form which can be found on the Whitecourt website here, or picked up at the Town Office.  Applications must be received before 12:00 noon, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 to:

Whitecourt Town Administration Office

Attention:  Executive Assistant

5004 - 52 Avenue, Box 509


email: administration@whitecourt.ca

Applications will be presented to Town Council at the November 28, 2022 Regular Meeting.

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