Appointments

All appointments will be made by County Council. Members-at-Large, appointed to council committees, are paid a per diem according to the current Honorarium and Expense bylaw unless otherwise specified.

Eligibility

To be eligible for appointment as a Public Member-at-Large applicants must be 18 years of age, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, residents of Mackenzie County for six consecutive months immediately prior to application submission or not otherwise ineligible. Must be able to attend daytime meetings.

Current Available Positions

ASSESSMENT REVIEW BOARD (1 POSITION)

The purpose of the Assessment Review Board is to carry out the duties and responsibilities as set out in the Municipal Government Act and the Assessment Complaints Regulation. The general responsibilities of the board is to hear complaints about any matter referred to in Section 460(5) of the Municipal Government Act that is shown on an Assessment Notice or tax notice.

This position requires completion of the mandatory training program as set or approved by the Minister.

COMMUNITY STREETSCAPE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (4-6 POSITIONS, Fort Vermilion)

Mackenzie County is seeking applications for Community Streetscape Committee members representing diverse interests such as: Business and Industry; Cultural Heritage; Environmental Conservation; Active Living; Universal Accessibility; Public Safety; Stakeholder Engagement.

The primary role of the Committee is to make recommendations to Council regarding implementation of streetscape improvements. The Committee meets twice a year. Appointments to the Board are for a two-year term. Members appointed to this Committee are not eligible for remuneration or expense reimbursement.

COMMUNITY STREETSCAPE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (6-8 POSITIONS, La Crete)

Mackenzie County is seeking applications for Community Streetscape Committee members representing diverse interests such as: Business and Industry; Cultural Heritage; Environmental Conservation; Active Living; Universal Accessibility; Public Safety; Stakeholder Engagement.

The primary role of the Committee is to make recommendations to Council regarding implementation of streetscape improvements. The Committee meets twice a year. Appointments to the Board are for a two-year term. Members appointed to this Committee are not eligible for remuneration or expense reimbursement.

INTER-MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION (1 POSITION)

The Subdivision and Development Authority pertaining to applications relating to lands located within the Inter-municipal Development Plan (IDP) area and to make decisions in relation to connections for water service in a service area pursuant to an agreement between the municipalities for regional service sharing (Regional Service Sharing Agreement).

MACKENZIE COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD (3 POSITIONS, La Crete, Zama & Rural High Level)

The Library Board oversees the operation and funding requirements of the Fort Vermilion, La Crete, and Zama community libraries. The Board meets on a monthly basis. For more information visit www.mclboard.com

MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION (3 POSITIONS)

To advise Council with respect to achieving the orderly, economical and beneficial development, use of land and pattern of settlement in Mackenzie County and to service as the Subdivision and Development Authority in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.

SUBDIVISION & DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD (1 POSITION)

To make decisions on appeals of a development permit decision, issuance of a stop order, or notice of decision for subdivision.

Application Process

To apply, please download a copy of the Member-at-Large Application Form below, or pick one up at any County office. Completed application forms should be forwarded to:

Mackenzie County
Attn: Legislative and Support Services
Box 640, Fort Vermilion, AB, T0H 1N0
Email: legislative@mackenziecounty.com
Phone: 780-927-3718
Fax: 780-927-4266

Board and Committee Positions listed above, will remain open until the positions have been filled.
Download the Application