Mackenzie County is now accepting applications for the following Member at large (public member) positions. If any of these positions are of interest to you please submit your application by Friday, October 16, 2020.
Boreal Housing Foundation (1 Position)
Mackenzie County is seeking applications to fill one (1) position from the public at large, on the Boreal Housing Foundation. It is the responsibility of the Boreal Housing Foundation to manage community and senior housing in the region. The Foundation meets once every month, plus additional meetings as necessary. Members appointed to the Foundation are eligible for remuneration and expense reimbursement.
Inter-Municipal Planning Commission (1 Position)
The Inter-Municipal Planning Commission is seeking one (1) public member to sit on the Commission. Appointments to the Commission are for a one-year term. The Commission’s duties are to determine all subdivision applications and development permit applications which relate to lands in the Inter-municipal Development Plan area (40 km radius around the Town of High Level) and determine applications for water service for lands in the Service Area. Members appointed to the Commission are eligible for remuneration and expense reimbursement.
Inter-Municipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (2 Positions)
The Inter-municipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board is seeking two (2) public members to sit on the Board. Appointments to the Board are for a one-year term. The Board’s duties are primarily to review appeals on decisions related to subdivision and development applications which relate to lands within the Inter-Municipal Development Plan area (40 km radius around the Town of High Level). A background in building construction and development is not required. Members appointed to this Board are eligible for remuneration and expense reimbursement.
Mackenzie County Library Board (2 Positions)
Mackenzie County is seeking applications to fill two (2) positions on the Mackenzie County Library Board. Appointments to the Board are for either a one, two or three-year term. 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. Members will be appointed from Fort Vermilion – 1 Position (3 Year Term) and Zama – 1 Position (2 Year Term). Members appointed to the Board are eligible for remuneration and expense reimbursement.
Municipal Planning Commission (3 Positions)
Mackenzie County is seeking applications to fill three (3) positions from the public at large on the Municipal Planning Commission. If possible, one member will be selected from the High Level Rural, Fort Vermilion, and La Crete areas. Appointments to the Commission are for a one-year term. It is the responsibility of the Municipal Planning Commission to assist with all information relating to subdivision applications and development permits within the County. The Commission meets bi-monthly, or as necessary, to assist with decisions for all subdivision applications and discretionary development permits within the County.
Streetscape Implementation Committee (7-9 Positions)
Mackenzie County is seeking applications for La Crete 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 Committee are for a two-year term. Members appointed to this Committee are not eligible for remuneration or expense reimbursement.
Appointments, Eligibility, and How to Apply
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.
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 (with the exception of the Assessment Review Board and the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board’s) or not otherwise ineligible. Applicants must be able to attend daytime meetings.
All appointments to the various boards/committees will be made by Council at the Organziational meeting held in October.
Please click here to access the full advertisement for the vacant positions.
To apply please complete the Application Form and submit it prior to the deadline. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 16, 2020.
Carol Gabriel, Deputy CAO (Legislative & Support Services)