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Boards, Commissions & Committees are composed of a combination of citizens, Organizational representatives, members of Council and City administration representatives. They are established to assist with the efficient and orderly handling of City affairs, by representing the broader community. All appointed members work together to deliver on the work plan and bring their experience and expertise to achieve Council’s defined mandate of the BCC.

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​Anyone who is a resident of the City of Lethbridge, over the age of 18 (with the exception of the Youth Advisory Council) and does not currently serve on a BCC for a term that has not expired.

The Youth Advisory Council accepts applications from students and young adults who are residents of the City of Lethbridge between the ages of 14 to under 25 at the time of appointment or renewal.

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​The City of Lethbridge runs their recruitment campaign during the months of July to September.

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​When the recruitment campaign opens, a link will be provided to our application form. From there you are able to answer specific questions and upload a CV/resume and any particular documentation you feel would be beneficial to accompany your application.

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Identifying information is removed from the applications (blinded) and submitted to the respective BCC interview panel to be shortlisted. Once applicants have been shortlisted the City Clerk's Office arranges interviews with the Chair, Vice-Chair and two Members of Council. Upon completion of the interviews the panel suggests who to appoint to the BCC.​

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The recommended applicants are presented to Council at the annual Organizational Meeting for review in closed session. Council then appoints the successful members during public session of the same meeting.
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​You will be notified by the City Clerk's Office after the annual Organizational Meeting of Council.

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Many BCCs meet on a monthly basis, meetings range from 1-3hrs and are typically conducted during the late afternoon early evening. The time commitment will vary depending on the BCC you serve on, anticipate the time commitment to be similar to a part time job. ​

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​Please contact the City Clerk's Office at committee@lethbridge.ca   

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