Town Appointed Boards and Committees
If you wish to apply for a seat on the board please fill out a Boards and Committee application form and email to [email protected]
The Environment Committee meets in the months of January, March, May, September and November, they are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Hospital
This Committee Promotes Environmental Awareness within the Town and also sponsors Environmental Activities throughout the Town.
This Committee is made up of one member of Council and numerous members at large. (Appointed by Council) There are unlimited vacancies for this Committee, and runs for a two-year term.
FCSS Board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2215-2nd Ave.
*This Board establishes Policies and Development Programs for Family and Community Support Services.
This Board is made up of one Member of Council, One Member of the MD of Willow Creek Council, 3 members at large from Fort Macleod, 1 member at large from the MD of Willow Creek, 1 Youth appointee and the FCSS Co-ordinator.
Currently there is a seat open for a youth Appointee.
The goal of the library is to reach as many community and rural families as possible and to communicate appreciation for learning through material and the cultural diversity of our area.
The Fort Macleod Library works to provide a wide variety of library materials and services to meet the community needs to the Town of Fort Macleod, the M.D. of Willow Creek, the Blood Tribe and the Piikani Nation, as well as surrounding Hutterite colonies.
The Fort Macleod Library is governed by a volunteer board consisting of 10 members (which includes one councillor from the Town of Fort Macleod and one councillor from the MD of Willow Creek). It meets the second Tuesday of each month at the RCMP Centennial Library on Main Street, at 7 p.m.
Municipal Planning Commission
The Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 12:15 p.m. at the Town Office, Council Chambers.
The Members of the MPC make decisions on discretionary development applications, land use, planning, development and subdivision issues.
There is currently one vacancy for a Member at Large Alternate for a one-year term. Members of the MPC are appointed by Council.
Upcoming Meeting Dates
- September 19, 2016
- October 17, 2016
- November 21, 2016
- December 19, 2016
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
SPECIAL MPC MEETING MAY BE ADDED WHEN REQUIRED
Any application submission to the Development Officer for a hearing with the MPC must be submitted 3 weeks prior to the meeting date at which it is to be heard. This application must contain ALL information requested along with the applicable fee. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
The Willow Creek Foundation
The Willow Creek Foundation provides safe affordable Seniors housing for the Town of Fort Macleod, Town of Granum and the MD of Willow Creek. We also provide an independent and assisted living Lodge. Our mission is to be a community partner providing seniors public housing and quality service options that meet the changing needs of the aging population in our community.
The Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Our Board is made up of an one member of Council from each requisitioning community (Town of Fort Macleod, Town of Granum and the MD of Willow Creek) as well as a member at large from each community.
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)
This Board hears appeals from Municipal Subdivisions and Development Authorities. SDAB decisions shape the community and affect the lives of developers, neighbours, citizens and businesses.
This Board only meets when required to hear appeals.
There are currently three vacancies, each for a three year term.
Other Community Boards and Committees
- Agricultural Society
- Assessment Review Board
- Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance
- Chinook Arch Library Board
- Crime Prevention Advisory Board
- Early Childhood Coalition
- Empress Theatre Society Board
- Foothills Alcohol Action Society
- Fort Macleod Community Initiative Association
- Fort Macleod Drug Coalition
- Fort Macleod Historical Association
- Granum Development Appeal Board
- Interagency Board
- Oldman River Regional Services Commission
- Regional Waste Management Services Commission
- Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Association
- Santa Clause Parade Committee
- Traffic Safety Committee