Boards & Committees

Currently seeking committee members!


The City is currently seeking committee members for:
Council Remuneration Committee (Closes March 3)
Police Communications & Community Link Committee (Closes March 24)

Serve on a Board / Committee


iStock_000012181084_Large.jpgCouncil 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.

If you are interested in joining a board or committee please fill in the letter of interest form and submit it to the Legislative Coordinator email. If you have any further questions about Boards or Committees please call (403) 207-7050.

2017 Boards & Committees



Legislated Committees:



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.

Chestermere Planning Commission


The Chestermere Planning Commission (CPC) considers and decides on development applications (i.e. for new buildings, subdivisions, etc.) that come from the Development Officer. This board meets approximately once a month.

Chestermere Library Board


The Library Board oversees the direction and management of the Chestermere Public Library. The board meets on the second Thursday of every month. New members and visitors are always welcome. To join this board, please contact the board directly. 

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board


This board hears and decides items denied by the Chestermere Planning Commission that have been appealed by the applicant. Members only meet when required, approximately 8-12 times a year.

Chestermere Emergency Management Agency


This is a legislative requirement for municipalities to have to coordinate responses to emergencies. City of Chestermere staff sit on this agency.

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 before making recommendations to the Director of Community Services. This board meets approximately once a month. View more information about this Board.

Calgary Inter-Municipal Committee


Municipal elected officials sit on this committee from communities surrounding Calgary.

Rocky View County Inter-Municipal Committee


This is a partnership committee that municipally elected officials sit on.

Police Communications & Community Link


Comprised of members from the community with representation from Council as a method of community consultation on topics such as community safety, policing priorities, and resolution of public concerns.

Project Committees:



Lakefront Park Committee


This committee is advisory in nature and provides feedback to Council on options for the creation and use of park space around Chestermere Lake. The committee meets as needed by Council.


Ad-Hoc Business Park Committee


Stay tuned for more details

Advisory Committees:



Audit Committee


This committee makes recommendations to Council on the selection of Chestermere’s auditor, provides oversight of the financial reporting process, and reviews the auditors’ statements. This board meets several times per year as necessary.

Streetscapes Committee


This committee (formerly the Urban Beautification Committee) explores ideas and costs for ways to make Chestermere more beautiful (i.e. banners, lights, flowers, etc) and pursues projects that Council approves. This board meets once a month.

Watershed Committee


This committee focuses on the health of Chestermere Lake and surrounding environmental concerns. Its members meet quarterly throughout the year.


Economic Development Committee


Stay tuned for more details


Partnerships/Community Committees:


Calgary Regional Partnership


This is a partnership committee that municipally elected officials sit on from communities surrounding Calgary.

Chestermere Conrich Recreation Board


Works to identify and establish policies related to recreational and cultural facilities and parks. Please note this Board is not associated with the Chestermere Regional Community Association (CRCA).

Remembrance Day Committee


This committee is comprised of residents and Council members who meet to make plans to mark Remembrance Day each year.

Community Futures


The organization helps individuals, agencies and organizations within the region through business advisory, lending, entrepreneurial and economic development services.