Boards & Committees

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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, how often they meet, and minutes from their meetings. 

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

Audit Committee

2 - 4 Public Members

The Audit Committee serves to oversee the work of Council’s appointed Auditor to ensure that obligations under the Municipal Government Act are completed and facilitated by the City. The Committee provides advice to Council and the City of Chestermere in fulfilling its financial oversight responsibilities.

Chestermere and Area Welcoming and Inclusion Committee 

5 – 10 Public Members 

The Chestermere and Area Welcoming and Inclusion Committee’s purpose’s is to advise and support Council and City Administration with the goal of making the City of Chestermere a more welcoming and inclusive community for new comers and residents alike.

Chestermere Accessibility Advisory Committee 

5 – 7 Public Members 

The Chestermere Accessibility Advisory Committee will provide policy recommendations, experiential knowledge, and strategic advice to Council and City of Chestermere Administration on accessibility issues with the aim of making City infrastructure, facilities and services more accessible for all citizens, including seniors and those with physical, sensory, cognitive or other impairments and accessibility challenges.

Chestermere Economic Development Advisory Committee 

5-7 Public members 

The Chestermere Economic Development Advisory Committee’s purpose is to provide Council and the City of Chestermere Administration with advice and recommendations on matters relating to attraction, development, and retention of all businesses within Chestermere.

Chestermere Library Board

8 Public Members 

The Chestermere Library Board’s purpose is to oversee the management of the Chestermere Public Library.

Chestermere Community Grant Fund Committee 

5 – 10 Public Members 

The Chestermere Community Grant Fund Committee’s purpose is to aid the City of Chestermere’s charitable donations, from both internal and external resources, with the intent to advocate local, regional, and provincial non-profit organizations that enhance social infrastructure to benefit the community and its residents.

Lake and Watershed Advisory Committee 

5 – 10 Public Members

The Watershed Advisory Committee’s purpose is to support Lake and Watershed sustainability initiatives; monitor Lake and Watershed water for invasive species, water quality and watershed viability; and to support Council and Administration with the implementation and follow up activities regarding the lake and watershed.

Lake Recreation Committee 

5-10 Public Members 

The Lake and Recreation Committee’s purpose is to support lake recreation by providing public education on safety, information about the quality of the water, Ice thickness. In addition, the Lake Recreation Committee will support Council and Administration in the implementation and follow-up activities regarding the lake.

Minor Sports Committee 

5 – 15 Public Members 

The Minor Sports Committee’s purpose is to advise and support Council and City Administration with the enhancement and development of indoor and outdoor sport-facilities. In addition, the Committee will also develop and implement action plan and provide recommendations to Council on how to support the overall growth and development of minor sports in Chestermere.

Police Communications Committee 

Maximum 8 Public Members 

The Police Communications Committee is established for the purpose of providing a casual forum to receive input from the community and share information with respect to communicating items of public safety objectives and priorities.

Aging in Place Committee 

7 – 10 Public Members 

The Aging in Place Committee’s purpose is advise and assist Council and the City of Chestermere administration on issues of Housing, Heath, Support and Services in order to assist current Senior residents while also preparing the city for current residents of all ages to remain in place.

Social Master Planning Committee 

5 – 10 Public Members

 The Social Master Planning Committee’s purpose is to advise and assist Council and City Administration to create a framework for delivering a range of services within the community. The Committee will focus on areas, but not limited to, such as: housing, recreation, education, healthcare, income and employment, transportation, and community safety and engagement.

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board 

6 Public Members 

In accordance with the Municipal Government Act, the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board’s responsibility is to hear appeals from municipal subdivision and development authorities and to make decision on land use within the City. In order to participate in this committee, members are required to participate in training. Costs associated with the training will be covered by the City.

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Committee Member Opportunities

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Partnerships/Community Committees:

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