Participate in Local Government — Apply for City Boards and Committees
Help shape YOUR City! As Swift Current continues to grow and develop, it is important that the members of City Boards and Committees reflect the diversity of our people. We need a variety of residents with ideas, skills, leadership and energy to participate and share your knowledge.
If you are a Canadian Citizen, 18 or older and a full-time resident of Swift Current, the time is right to get involved.
If you are interested in serving on any of these Boards, an information book with an application form may be obtained below. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2016. Candidates are approved by City Council and will be notified of appointment in the new year.
|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.||One Year||Three|
|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.||One Year||Three|
|Recreation and Parks 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||Two|
|Street/Facility Naming Advisory Board||The Board shall assist Council in naming of streets and City owned facilities.||One Year||Two|
|Murals Advisory Board||The Board shall assist Council and make recommendations on applications received for murals on City owned properties.||One Year||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||Five|
**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 Lee Ann Thibodeau-Hodgson, City Clerk, by calling 306 778-2768 or by visiting the Administration Department at City Hall at 177 – 1st Avenue N.E.
Lee Ann Thibodeau-Hodgson