05 September 2019

Board Members Needed!

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Board Members Needed!

Interested in Agricultural Services, Family & Community Services, Libraries, Recreation or Heritage? Then, consider joining one or more of these board positions. The application deadline is October 15, 2019.  

Yellowhead County residents interested in applying to serve on any Yellowhead County boards can apply here or obtain further information and/or an application form by calling Tracy Parker @780-723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030.

Family & Community Support Services Board (FCSS)

(2 positions, 3-year terms, ending Oct. 31, 2022): This 7-member advisory board provides advice to council and administration regarding the provision of preventive social services under the Family & Community Support Services Act & Regulation. The Board reviews programs for the volunteer community, seniors, adults, youth and children. The Board also reviews and approves grants to community organizations from funds budgeted by council for preventive services. The Board meets 6-8 times per year at the county’s Wildwood Office on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM.

 

Library Board

(1 position, 3-year term, ending Oct. 31, 2022): This five member management board is responsible for the provision of library services to county residents. The board provides for the library services in the three rural libraries of Evansburg, Wildwood and Green Grove (Niton) as well as providing funding to the libraries in Edson and Hinton. Board members develop the annual budget, develop library policies and ensure provision of library services as per the Libraries Act of Alberta. The Board meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 9:30 AM at the Wildwood Library.

 

Recreation Board

(1 position, 3-year term, ending Oct. 31, 2022): This nine member advisory board provides advice to council regarding the provision of recreation and parks services. The board reviews grant applications from community groups and determines funding within certain limits. It provides recommendations to council and administration regarding recreation facilities, programs and support to groups providing recreational activities. The Board meets 4 times per year on a Monday at 6:00 PM at the county office in Edson.

 

Heritage Advisory Board

(1 position, 3-year terms, ending Oct. 31, 2022): This five member board provides advice to council with respect to the development and maintenance of a heritage program. The board will advise council on the development of policy, budget, short and long term strategic planning and guidelines for funding projects, museums, community groups, businesses and individuals. The Board meets at the Wildwood county office at 9:30 AM on the 2nd Wednesday of the month 4 times a year.

 

Agricultural Services Board

(1 position, 3-year term, ending Oct. 31, 2022): This five-member advisory board provides advice to council on the agricultural programs and services provided within the county. The Board advises on policy issues under the Agricultural Services Board Act, the Weed Control Act, the Pest Control Act, and other provincial statutes. The Board meets 7-8 times per year on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM in the Wildwood office.

 

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

(1 position, 4-year term, ending Oct. 31, 2023): This Board hears all appeals from decisions of the Development Authority and Subdivision Authority of Yellowhead County pursuant to the Municipal Government Act. The Board meets at Yellowhead County’s administration office in Edson as required.

 

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EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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