Boards & CommitteesEach year in October, Council appoints residents to its standing commitees. These commitees brainstorm, share their insight and make group recommendations to Council on a variety of topics including Land Use Planning, Provincial Park Special Events, Social Programs, and Parks & Trails.
Below is a list of the mandates for each Board/Commitee and the frequency of meetings
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Culture Task Force
The role of the Town of Sylvan Lake Culture Task Force is to work in conjunction with the consulting firm MDB Insight (MDB) to develop the Town’s first ever Culture Master Plan.
Industry Advisory Group
The group's purpose is to liaise with the municipality and industry, facilitating communication, problem resolution, and better relationships. This group is for local developers and others who are developing properties within the municipality.
Business Recruitment Team
I Vacancy - 2 year term for a Real Estate Professional
The purpose of the Business Recruitment Team is to work with the Town of Sylvan Lake Economic Development Officer (EDO) to attract investment to the community. Volunteer team members will provide advice to the EDO with respect to the Business Recruitment Strategy and assist in the development of a two year implementation plan. Team members will meet 6 times per year.
The Business Recruitment Team meets the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Government Building.
Multiplex Redevelopment Task Force
The purpose of the Multiplex Redevelopment Task Force is to contribute to the developement of a functional, attractive and cost effective community facility by providing recommendations to Council on major decisions pertinent to the project including overall design, construction contract award, and potential significant changes in project scope or cost.
Multiplex Redevelopment Fund Development Committee
The role of the Multiplex Redevelopment Fund Development Committee (MRFDC) is to oversee the sponsorship and fundraising components of the Multiplex Redevelopment Project on behalf of the Multiplex Redevelpment Task Force.
Community Services Standing Committee
Provides recommendations to Council on a variety of community services areas including recreation, trails, parks, culture, tourism, business revitalization and othes.
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
A quasi-judicial board concerned with deciding appeals on developments and subdivisions in accordance with the regulations of the Municipal Government Act.
Municipal Planning Commission and Subdivision Approving Authority
Responsible for providing direction in the development of the Town. This is accomplished by giving direction in land use plans and by reviewing and critiquing developments submited to the Town.
Sylvan Lake Senior Citizens Lodge Foundation
Responsible for ensuring that adequate accommodation is povided to resident senior citizens at a reasonable cost. To provide quality health care in conjunction with other public sevice agencies and to provide opportunity for residents to participte in recreational and social activities which encourages their continual involvement in the local community.
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library
The Sylvan Lake Library Board currently has two vacancies-three year terms.
The mission of the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is to provide access to comprehensive information in response to the needs of the community, uphold the principles of intellectual freedom, and promote cultural enrichment. The library board is a policy governance board responsible for the efectie and responsible operation of the libary.It is bound by the Alberta Librairies Act and established under Bylaw 777/80 of the Town of Sylvan Lake.
Family & Community Support Services Board
Sylvan Lake and the Summer Villages FCSS is a member of the Family & Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA).
Family & Community Support Services is a partnership between the Province, Municipalities and Metis settlements that develop locally driven preventative social initiatives to enhance the well being of individuals, families and communities.
Meetings: As called, Community Centre
Council Remuneration Citizen Committee
The Council Remuneration Citizen Committee reviews the Town of Sylvan Lake Council Remuneration and provides recommendations regarding the compensation package for Town Council.
Formed once every four years, the committee has a mandate to review existing compensation, market information related to compensation and makes formal recommendation to Council within a 90 day period from inception of the committee.
Meetings: As called, Municipal Government Building
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