Boards & Committees
Serve on a Board/Committee
Council 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 currently accepting applicants 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
- Boards & Committees Currently Accepting New Applicants
- Boards and Committees Not Currently Accepting Applicants
Boards & Committees Currently Accepting New Applicants
Chestermere Library Board
This Board is a governing Board that oversees the management of the Chestermere Public Library. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Young, Councillor Narayan
This Board oversees the management of the Chestermere Public Library and is comprised of a maximum of ten members including:
- Up to two City Councillors
What is expected of Board Members?
- Be a regular user of the library and advocate membership to others.
- Attend board meetings and actively participate in decision-making that will affect the long-term success of the library.
- There are 10 board meetings a year (no meetings in the summer) held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.
- Support events that are organized on behalf of the Library.
Like all Committees appointed by the City Council, a "Letter of Interest" should be submitted to City Council from anyone interested in being considered for the Board. You should state your areas of expertise (beyond that of a passion for literature and a commitment to helping to provide the best quality library service in our city). Before submitting a letter of interest we suggest that anyone considering joining the Library Board attend several regular meetings first and meet with the chairperson to learn more.
The deadline to apply is August 27, 2021.
Boards & Committees Not Currently Accepting Applicants
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. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Foat
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. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Burness, Councillor Bold, Councillor Young
Chestermere Economic Development Advisory Committee
This committee assists in advising the Mayor and CAO on opportunities to promote and enhance economic prosperity, investment attraction, and business retention with the City of Chestermere. Current Council Representative(s): Mayor Chalmers, Councillor Foat, Councillor Kind.
Community Grant Funding Adjudication Committee
This Committee is tasked to review and adjudicate all grants received for the Community Grant Fund. The Committee’s recommendations for the award of grants will be presented to Council for the final ratification. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Burness, Councillor Young
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. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Bold, Councillor Burness.
Lake and Watershed Advisory Committee
This committee focuses on the health of Chestermere Lake and surrounding environmental concerns. Its members meet monthly throughout the year. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Foat, Councillor Burness.
Police Communications Committee
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. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Bold, Councillor Narayan.
Seniors Advisory Committee
This standing committee addresses the recommendations developed by the Council Task Force on Seniors’ Final Report. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Kind, Councillor Young.
This committee identifies opportunities for visually enhancing the streetscape of Chestermere to encourage the visual appeal of commercial, public and residential areas. The Committee meets once per month for 1-2 hours and will collaborate and contribute to community parks projects such as: planters, benches, banners, public art, as well as the Birth Forest and annual Winter Lights Festival. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Young, Councillor Bold
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. Current Council Representative(s): Councillor Narayan, Councillor Kind (alternate)
Members of Council also sit on the following boards & committees:
- Calgary Airport Community Consultative Committee
- Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
- Calgary Metropolitan Region Board
- Chestermere Chamber of Commerce
- Chestermere Emergency Management Agency and Committee
- Utilities Co. Board
- Inter-City Forum on Social Policy
- Rocky View Intermunicipal Committee