Participate in Local Government — Apply for City Boards and Committees
Help shape YOUR City and do your part to place it "In Good Hands", the theme of the City of Swift Current's Strategic Plan. Our vision is to be a vital and thriving community in which to live, work, visit and play – and we are committed to advancing our community, strengthening our economic prosperity, enhancing services, and strengthening our people, leadership, and governance. Looking at City Boards and Committees through the lens of the strategic plan, it is our objective to give a voice to diverse points of view and walks of life. To keep things thriving “In Good Hands”, we are seeking a variety of residents with fresh ideas, skills, leadership, and energy to participate and share their experience.
If you are a Canadian Citizen, 18 years of age or older and a full-time resident of Swift Current, the time is right to get involved.
CLICK HERE to find out more about the various Boards/Committees and positions available.
|Name of Board/Committee||Description||Term||# of Positions|
|Board of Revision||The Board hears appeals against property tax assessments and makes decisions based on the evidence presented. Hearings are held during business hours. The number of sittings will be dependent on the number of appeals received. Applicants should have experience in hearing appeals or in meetings that involve an adjudication process, as well as experience in writing decisions.||Two Years||Five|
|Development Appeals Board||The Board hears and considers appeals to zoning regulations in accordance with the duties and powers set out in The Planning and Development Act, 2007. Applicants should have experience in hearing appeals or in meetings that involve an adjudication process, as well as experience with writing decisions.||Two Years||Five|
|Recreation, Parks and Culture Board||The Board shall advise and make recommendations to City Council regarding parks and recreation services and facilities within or respecting the municipality.||Two Years||Three|
|Street/Facility Naming Advisory Board||The Board shall assist Council in naming of streets and City owned facilities.||Two Years||Two|
|Murals Advisory Board||The Board shall assist Council and make recommendations on applications received for murals on City owned properties.||Two Years||Three|
|Public Library Board||The Board shall act as liaison between the City and the Regional Library Board and between the City and the local Library by bringing the needs of the community to the attention of the Regional Library Board and to the regional and local librarians.||Two Years||Eight|
**Please note that if you are a current Board member and your term of appointment is expiring, you must re-apply.**
For additional information regarding these Boards please contact Jackie Schlamp, City Clerk, at email@example.com or by visiting the Administration Department at City Hall at 177 – 1st Avenue N.E.