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Volunteer Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in serving on one of Council's Boards, Commissions or Committees (BCCs) for the City of Lethbridge.  Before applying, please read the City Council Policy, and the applicable Terms of Reference or Bylaw for the selected Boards, Commission or Committees you wish to serve to ensure you are eligible.

DEADLINE to apply: Open till filled

Appointments are effective January 1, 2020

     

The purpose of the City Council Committees Policy is to define the circumstances for the establishment of City Council.


Current Opportunities 

Historic Places Advisory Committee (1 Indigenous Person vacancy) 

The Historic Places Advisory Committee is currently recruiting for an Indigenous person to serve.

The Historic Places Advisory Committee provides advice to City Council regarding Municipal Heritage Designation Bylaws.

The primary duties of the Committee are to advocate and advise City Council, other Committees and Administration on matters relating to locally important historic sites. 

Meetings are held as deemed necessary by the Chair (typically monthly) and correspond to the submission of Municipal Historical Resource Designation applications or as other matters arise.  Meetings are generally 1 to 2 ½ hours in length.

Three year term, with potential for reappointment for a second three year term. 

For further information Click Here.

Municipal Planning Commission (4 vacancies)

The Municipal Planning Commission is responsible for advising and deciding on land use, planning, development and subdivision issues. The Commission acts as the principle advisory committee of Council in achieving the purposes of planning issues outlined in the Municipal Government Act and as the coordinating, reviewing and recommending committee to Council in respect to the City's land use plans.

Applicants should have an understanding of the City of Lethbridge Land Use Bylaw – Bylaw 5700. Applicants should possess: above average communication abilities, as well as strong analytical and reasoning skills.

Meetings are held, as required, every second Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Length of the meeting will be dependent upon the issue. Time commitment will vary based on the Commission's needs.

One year term with the potential for reappointment to a maximum of six years.

For further information Click Here.

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (2 vacancies)

The Subdivision & Development Appeal Board's purpose is to hear those appeals as required by the Municipal Government Act from persons affected by a decision of the Development Authority and the Subdivision Authority.

Applications are being sought from those that have a keen interest in development, are adept public speakers, and have strong analytical and reasoning skills. Previous experience with a quasi-judicial board is an asset. 

Members will receive training as a requirement to their appointment to the Board.    

Meetings are held as required on Thursdays at 5:00 P.M. Length of the meeting will be dependent upon the issue. Time commitment will vary based on the Board's needs.

One year term with a potential for reappointment to a maximum of six years.

For more information Click Here.


Contact us:
403-320-4741 or 403-320-4083
committee@lethbridge.ca