Boards & Committees

Serve on a Board/Committee


iStock_000012181084_Large.jpgCouncil creates boards and committees to provide recommendations to Council, as well as to invite feedback and input from residents on various topics. The list below explains the responsibilities of each committee and how often they meet.

Interested in joining a board or committee?



1. View the boards and committees below
2. Fill out this online form
3. Applicants will be notified after Council makes their decision.

 If you have any further questions about boards or committees please call (403) 207-7050.

2019 Boards & Committees


Legislated Committees:

Assessment Review Board
This board reviews appeals of property value assessments and makes decisions about the appeals. Members of this board are required to complete additional training and may be expected to travel to different municipalities for meetings. It only meets when required.

Chestermere Library Board
The Library Board oversees the direction and management of the Chestermere Public Library. The board meets on the second Thursday of every month. New members and visitors are always welcome. To join this board, please contact the board directly. 

Chestermere Planning Commission


The Chestermere Planning Commission (CPC) considers and decides on development applications (i.e. for new buildings, subdivisions, etc.) that come from the Development Officer. This board meets approximately once a month. 

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board


This board hears appeals regarding the decisions made by City of Chestermere approval authorities and renders decisions based on the evidence presented. The board makes decisions in an impartial manner based upon the applicant or affected parties. Note: Additional training is required to be a member of this board.

Advisory Committees:



Audit Committee 


This committee makes recommendations to Council on the selection of Chestermere’s auditor, provides oversight of the financial reporting process, reviews the auditor’s reports, provides insight to the financial reporting, and reviews the auditor statements. This board meets several times per year as necessary.

CUI Rate Application Committee


Provide expertise and support Council in its role as regulator of Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI). Committee members will review CUI Utility Rate Applications, Financial Statements and Key Performance Measurement Reports. The committee will also assist the City to refine and improve the rate setting and financial reporting processes for future years. For more information email the City of Chestermere's Controller. Download the Committee Policy here. 

Human Services Advisory Board


This board develops and reviews priorities for FCSS and United Way project funding in relation to Chestermere’s social infrastructure. They are responsible for reviewing and assessing all funding applications. The board advocates locally, regionally, and provincially for enhanced social infrastructure that will benefit the community while actively seeking out information from the general population related to perceived community needs. This board meets approximately once a month. View more information about this Board.

Police Communications & Community Link


This committee provides a casual forum to receive input from the community and share information with respect to communicating items of public safety objectives and priorities.

Streetscapes Committee


This committee identifies opportunities for creating a distinctive and visually enhanced lake community by incorporating the City’s natural beauty and heritage.

Watershed Committee


This committee focuses on the health of Chestermere Lake and surrounding environmental concerns. Its members meet quarterly throughout the year. 

Partnerships/Community Committees:
Members of Council sit on the following boards & committees:

  • Calgary Airport Community Consultative Committee
  • Calgary Emergency Management Agency and Committee
  • Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
  • Calgary Metropolitan Region Board
  • Chestermere Chamber of Commerce
  • Chestermere Utilities Incorporated Board
  • Community Futures
  • Inter-City Forum on Social Policy
  • Rocky View Intermunicipal Committee