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Boards & Committees

Each 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

For more information on any of these boards, please contact Mary Rose at the Municipal Government Building, (403) 887-2141 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Apply now for current vacancies:

Application For Board, Committee and Commission Members

Application forms may be sent to 5012 48 Ave, Sylvan Lake AB, T4S 1G6 (Attention Mary Rose), or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  



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. 
Council Procedure Bylaw No. 1557/2010 outlines the procedural conduct requirement for the establishment and operations of a Task Force.

The Task Force is to report to the Community Services Standing Committee at least quarterly and obtain approval from Council at decision points outlined within this Terms of Reference.  The Task Force does not have authority to make decisions regarding the final adoption of the Culture Master Plan. Meeting dates, time, and location TBA.

Terms of Reference



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.

Business Recruitment Team Terms of Reference


 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.

Meetings: One per month, on the 3rd Wednesday at Municipal Government Building

 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.

Meetings: As required at Municipal Government Building. 

 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.

Meetings: twice per month, on the first and third Monday of each month at Municipal Government Building. 

 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.

Meetings: One per month (as called) 

 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.

Meetings: Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library.

 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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