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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Volunteer for a Committee

The following committees are accepting applications for new members. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 and a resident of Banff. The application deadline is Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Municipal Planning Commission
Makes decisions on development and land use issues. Term: 1 year. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 9 a.m. Honorarium: $105 for less than 4 hours; $210 for 4 hours or over. 

Development Appeal Board
Rules on appeals of development permit approvals and subdivision approvals. Term: 1 year. Meetings are held only when an appeal has been received. Honorarium: $150 for less than 4 hours; $250 for 4 hours or over. 

Banff Heritage Corporation
Works for the protection, preservation, enhancement and promotion of the town of Banff’s heritage resources. Term: 3 years. Meetings are held the third Thursday of every other month at 1:30 p.m. 

Banff Public Library Board 
Oversees the operation of the Banff Public Library and reports annually to council for budget purposes. Term: 3 years. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. 

Banff Community Art Committee
Advises council on opportunities to acquire and place public art in our community. Term: 3 years. Meetings are held bi-monthly. 

Banff Housing Corporation
Manages over 180 properties in its portfolio. Term: 3 years. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. 

Assessment Review Board
Hears appeals from assessed persons and taxpayers regarding the assessment of property, and issues decisions on property assessment disputes. Hearings are typically held in September or October. Term: 4 years. Honorarium: $150 for less than 4 hours; $250 for 4 hours or over. 

Committee Appointments: The municipal clerk will review all applications to ensure compliance with the Committee Appointments Policy. Complete applications will be provided to council, who will decide which applicants to appoint to various board and committees. Council appoints committee members at the annual organizational meeting, which is scheduled for Monday, October 22, 2018. All applicants will be informed of council's decisions. 

For more information: 
Tara Johnston-Lee
Municipal Clerk
403.762.1209

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