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Boards & Committees

Serving on a board or committee is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise and abilities and to give back to your community.

Board and committee members represent community members who provide invaluable perspectives on issues that are important to Blackfalds' residents. These dedicated community volunteers are impartial, diverse, and independent, and bring varied skills, backgrounds and experience to the table. 

In October of every year, Town Council appoints residents to boards and committees or as positions become vacant. 

If you are interested in volunteering on a board or committee, please contact volunteer programmer.

Board & Committee Information

Each board and committee has their own bylaw and/or terms of reference which outlines the number of community volunteers and term lengths.

Next committee will be required in the first quarter of 2025.

The 3 members of this committee serve to determine appropriate salary rates, per diem rates and expenses for the Mayor and Councillors.

Meets on the first or second Monday of January, March, May, September, and November at 7:00 pm

This advisory committee provides assistance with and recommendations on goals and strategies of the Economic Development Business Plan and related initiatives to the Economic Development Officer and Administration.

*Please note that applications to join this committee require an accompanying letter of interest.

For more information please click on the documents below,

Information Sheet

Terms of Reference

Meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm

Advisory Board members contribute to ongoing improvements to the social well being of individuals, families and community through preventative social programming by providing recommendations to Council and Town Administration on programs and services to enrich and strengthen quality of life. 

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw

The purpose of the WMP Steering Committee is to increase interest in local government and to recommend and assist in the establishment of objectives to encourage women and persons in minority groups to become more involved and educated with municipal politics.

If you are interested in becoming involved with this initiative please email the Executive Assistant.

Stay tuned for additional upcoming opportunities.

Meets on an as-needed basis (to a maximum of twice per month in the evening)

Commission members advise and assist Council and Town Administration and review and make decisions on applications for development permits, in accordance with related municipal planning documents such as the Land Use By-Law and the Municipal Development Plan.

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw

Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm

The Library Board administers the provision of library services to all residents of Blackfalds and surrounding areas. The Board is also responsible for the efficient operation of the library.

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw

Meets on a quarterly basis

Committee members serve as a liaison between Town Council, the RCMP, Municipal Enforcement and Blackfalds' citizens to foster responsible community action to maintain a safe and secure community.

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw

Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm

This Advisory Board provides recommendations to Town Council on planning, development, and policy of municipal recreation services and amenities.

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw

Meets on an as-needed basis

Board members hear appeals brought forward by residents regarding building permits or land development. 

For more information please click on the documents below.

Information Sheet

Bylaw