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. via zoom.
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 generally held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 420 20th Street.
*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 two members at large and 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 on the first Tuesday of each month at the G.R. Davis Administration Building, 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.
The Members of the MPC make decisions on discretionary development applications, land use, planning, development and subdivision issues.
There are currently three vacancies for members at large, and one Alternate for a one-year term. Members of the MPC are appointed by Council.
Upcoming Meeting Dates
2022 meeting dates (unless otherwise rescheduled/cancelled)
February 22 (Tuesday)
April 19 (Tuesday)
October 17 (Last meeting for the appointed term)
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
MPC Agendas and Minutes
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 at 10:00 am. 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.
Currently there is one vacancy for a two year term.
Fort Macleod Housing Committee
The Fort Macleod Housing Committees objective is to increase capacity for action on the continuum of housing in Fort Macleod, to facilitate partnerships and collaborative planning toward the effective development of housing strategies in Fort Macleod through working sub-committees, and to assist Town Council in the development of a community Community Housing Action Plan.
This committee meets the third Tuesday at 12:00 pm (noon) at the G.R.Davis Administration Building. It is compromised of two Town of Fort Macleod Councillors, representatives from the Willow Creek Foundation, Foothills Centre, FCSS, Alberta Health Services, Kids First Family Center, the Real Estate Community, and two community members.
There are currently three vacancies (One real estate community member and two members at large), each for a two-year term.
Built Heritage Advisory Board
What does the Built Heritage Advisory Board (BHAB) do?
It is a board appointed by the Town of Fort Macleod council on the management of the built historic resources within the Town, with a focus on the Fort Macleod Provincial Historic Area. This entails any matter concerning the conservation, and preservation of buildings, structures, or landscape features of heritage significance. The BHAB will ensure that the historical integrity and character of the resources are respected through any possible development or demolition permit applications. As well, the implementation of initiatives and activities to raise awareness and promote the built heritage within the Town of Fort Macleod and surrounding community.
What is expected of BHAB members?
Board members are to meet and help establish or provide support for initiates related to heritage management, policies, or actions aimed to increase public awareness of the social & economic benefits of heritage conservation. As well, they are expected to review any development or demolition applications that pertain to historic resources within the Town.
Why would you join the BHAB?
Being passionate about preserving the Town of Fort Macleod’s historic resources (buildings, cultural, and landscape features) is important. Having an appreciation for the historic resources and willing to help in the promotion of historical and educational initiatives within the community. As well, if you are an heritage building/home owner, contractor, researcher, or heritage enthusiast your input and experiences would be appreciated in the BHAB.
Any additional items
The BHAB meets once a month (first Wednesday) at 7:00 pm. Originally, we met in person at the Town office, but with the COVID restrictions we have moved to online meetings. Meetings usually take 1-1.5 hours in length.
Currently there are three vacancies on the Built Heritage Advisory Board, each for a two-year term. One Fort Macleod commercial heritage building owner, one residential commercial building owner, and one contractor interested experienced in heritage buildings.