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Terms of office expire in December each year, and vacancies are advertised in October. If a vacancy occurs mid-year as a result of a resignation, etc., it will be advertised at that time.
The City of Lethbridge is committed to building diverse Boards, Committees and Commissions while striving to be inclusive.
The purpose of the City Council Committees Policy is to define the circumstances for the establishment of City Council Committees, as well as, the appointment of City Council members and citizens.
Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee (1 Vacancy - Member at Large)
The City of Lethbridge adopted a Reconciliation Implementation Plan in 2017 and has created a Reconciliation Advisory Committee to City Council. Citizens that have an interest in working with our urban indigenous residents as well as with the Blackfoot Confederacy on action steps to advance the process of reconciliation are invited to submit an application.
The Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee will act as an advisory committee to City Council on issues related to reconciliation. The committee will champion the Reconciliation Implementation Plan, promote mutual understanding and support of urban indigenous populations and the municipality's relationship with the Blackfoot Confederacy.
In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released their final report and their 94 Calls to Action. The TRC defines Reconciliation as an "on-going process of establishing and maintaining respectful relationships". The Calls to Action are an opportunity for all levels of government: Federal, Provincial, Territorial and Municipal to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of reconciliation between Canadians and indigenous peoples.
Meetings are held monthly, on the third Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.
Two-year term, with potential for reappointment to a maximum of six years.
Deadline to Apply: Friday, August 31, 2018