Boards & Committees

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.

Interested in joining a board or committee?

1. View the boards and committees currently accepting applicants below
2. Fill out this online form
3. Applicants will be notified after Council makes their decision.

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

Boards & Committees Currently Accepting New Applicants

Stay tuned for more details on Boards and Committees which will be accepting new applicants! 

Boards & Committees Not Currently Accepting Applicants

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.

Audit Committee 

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

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. 

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. 

Council Task Force on Seniors 

The City is looking for residents interested in sitting on the Council Task Force on Seniors’ Housing. This Task Force will provide an opportunity for Council, community members and groups to support, advocate for and initiate a housing development for seniors. This committee is currently accepting letters of interest for members to join. 

CUI Rate Application Committee

Provide expertise and support Council in its role as regulator of Chestermere Utilities Inc. (CUI). Committee members will review CUI Utility Rate Applications, Financial Statements and Key Performance Measurement Reports. The committee will also assist the City to refine and improve the rate setting and financial reporting processes for future years. For more information email the City of Chestermere's Controller. Download the Committee Policy here. 

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. The board advocates locally, regionally, and provincially for enhanced social infrastructure that will benefit the community while actively seeking out information from the general population related to perceived community needs. This board meets approximately once a month. View more information about this Board.

Lake and Watershed Committee

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

Police Communications Committee

This committee provides a casual forum to receive input from the community and share information with respect to communicating items of public safety objectives and priorities. 

Streetscapes Committee

This committee identifies opportunities for visually enhancing the streetscape of Chestermere to encourage the visual appeal of commercial, public and residential areas. The Committee meets once per month for 1-2 hours and will collaborate and contribute to community parks projects such as: planters, benches, banners, public art, as well as the Birth Forest and annual Winter Lights Festival.

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

This board hears appeals regarding the decisions made by City of Chestermere approval authorities and renders decisions based on the evidence presented. The board makes decisions in an impartial manner based upon the applicant or affected parties. Note: Additional training is required to be a member of this board.

Partnerships/Community Committees:
Members of Council sit on the following boards & committees:

  • Calgary Airport Community Consultative Committee
  • Calgary Emergency Management Agency and Committee
  • Calgary Intermunicipal Committee
  • Calgary Metropolitan Region Board
  • Chestermere Chamber of Commerce
  • Chestermere Utilities Incorporated Board
  • Community Futures
  • Inter-City Forum on Social Policy
  • Rocky View Intermunicipal Committee