Council has established a number of Council Committees through a Council Committees Bylaw that contains terms of reference for each Committee. The Council Committees Bylaw outlines the powers, duties and functions for those Committees. The Membership composition of the majority of these Committees contain both Council members and members at large from the community who are appointed by Council.

Council has a “Recognition of Member at Large Appointments Policy” to recognize the important contribution Committee and Board members make to the community. A formal acknowledgement is given to each member upon conclusion of their appointed term.

 The current volunteer opportunities can be found by previewing the Volunteer Opportunities - City of Camrose page on the City's website.  

Assessment Review Boards

The City's two assessment review boards established by bylaw are:

  1. The Local Assessment Review Board hears complaints about assessment notices for residential property with three or fewer dwellings and farm land, plus some types of tax notice.
  2. The Composite Assessment Review Board hears complaints about residential properties with four or more dwelling units and non-residential assessments.

The Local Assessment Review Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • John Bibo, Chair - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Roland Marchand - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Don Cherkas - Appointment Expires 2024

The Composite Assessment Review Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • John Bibo, Chair - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Roland Marchand - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Don Cherkas - Appointment Expires 2024

The Assessment Review Boards meets as required.

Camrose Airport Commission

The Camrose Airport Commission aids and assists in the continued development and operation of the Camrose Airport. 

The Camrose Airport Commission is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor David Francoeur
  • Barry Graham, Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Blain Fowler - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Clifford Denham - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Paul Grue - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Bill McPhail - Appointment Expires 2023

The Camrose Airport Commission meets bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., Room 115 in the Public Works Building.  

Camrose and District Support Services

The Camrose and District Support Services provides for the establishment, administration and operation of a joint Family and Community Support Services Program, for the benefit of the participating municipalities. The partnering municipalities are: City of Camrose, Camrose County, and the Villages of Bawlf, Bittern Lake, Edberg, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes, and Rosalind.

The City of Camrose appoints two Council Members and one alternate Council Member to serve on the Camrose and District Support Services Board:

  • Doug Lyseng, Camrose County (Chair)
  • Alison Barker-Jevne, (Vice-Chair) Villages
  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland
  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg (Alternate)

The Camrose and District Support Services Board meets on the fourth Friday of the month except for July and August at 9:00 a.m. The meeting location alternates each month between City Hall, Committee Room 126 and the Camrose County, Council Chambers.

Camrose and Area Lodge Authority

The Camrose and Area Lodge Authority has the overall responsibility for the operation of the seniors' lodges in Camrose and Bashaw. The lodges provide housing opportunities for one of the fastest growing segments of the population.

The City of Camrose appoints three Council Members to serve on the Camrose and Area Lodge Authority Board:

  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland, Chairperson
  • Councillor Lucas Banack, Vice-Chairperson
  • Councillor David Francoeur

The Camrose and Area Lodge Authority are scheduled to meet February 3, March 24, May 12, June 23, September 22, and November 24 at 9:00 a.m., in the Heritage Building 1st Floor Boardroom, 4612 - 53 Street, Camrose, AB  T4V 1Y6

Camrose Arts Council Board

The Camrose Arts Council Board shall advise City Council on matters pertaining to arts and culture activities in the City of Camrose and act as a governing body to disseminate grants as delegated under the current “Arts Council Grant Funding Bylaw” for arts and culture initiatives while championing a cohesive and collaborative arts and culture community. 

The Camrose Arts Council Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland
  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy
  • Steven Hansen, Chair - Appointments Expires 2023
  • Stacey Beach, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Crystal Ozment - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Mike Ploner - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Arlo Grundberg - Appointment Expires 2024

The Camrose Arts Council Board meets on the third Thursday of each month, except for July, August and December, at 5:00 p.m., in the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre.

To preview information on the Arts Council Grant Funding and the Camrose Arts Council. If you have any questions or would like to connect with the Arts Council Board, contact us here.

Camrose Green Action Committee

The Camrose Green Action Committee is a continuing Committee to serve as a “think tank” to generate proposals aimed at improving Camrose as a green community. 

The Camrose Green Action Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy
  • Rob Hill, Chair - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Erin Davinson, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Heidi Bergstrom - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Emily Sangster - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Greg Arends - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Abby Mallard - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Pam Stacey - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Jen Steele- Appointment Expires 2025
  • Joseph Wiebe - University of Alberta - Augustana Campus Representative

The Camrose Green Action Committee meets every third Tuesday of the month at 12:00 noon in Committee Room 126 at City Hall.  

Camrose Intermunicipal Committee

The Camrose Intermunicipal Committee is a committee established by the City of Camrose and Camrose County to provide for the following:

  • To monitor the implementation of regulatory provisions of the Intermunicipal Development Plan and the general effectiveness of the plan.
  • To carry forward and address any specific initiatives and actions identified in the plan.
  • To undertake periodic reviews of the plan.
  • To review and amend the Plan initiated by either the City of Camrose or Camrose County.

The Camrose Intermunicipal Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • City of Camrose: Councillor Lucas Banack, Councillor D.J. Ilg, Councillor Don Rosland, and Mayor PJ Stasko (Alternate).
  • Camrose County: Councillors Don Simpson, Councillor Doug Lyseng, and Mayor Cindy Trautman.

The Camrose Intermunicipal Committee meets as required.

Camrose Performing Arts Centre Board of Governors

The Camrose Performing Arts Centre Board of Governors provides leadership and guidance to the Camrose Performing Arts Centre Management Board who manage the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre in Camrose.

The City of Camrose appoints two Council Members to the Camrose Performing Arts Centre Board of Governors:

  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland
  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy

The Camrose Performing Arts Centre Board of Governors meets as required.

Camrose Police Commission

The Camrose Police Commission oversees the Camrose Police Service to ensure effective, efficient and accountable policing is provided to Camrose citizens and visitors.

The Camrose Police Commission is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha
  • Allan Lee Katchur, Chairman - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Lori Larsen, Vice-Chairman - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Rick Myers - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Shan Jorgenson-Adam - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Lucas Zetsen - Appointment Expires 2024

The Camrose Police Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month, except for August, at 8:00 a.m., in the Boardroom at the Camrose Police Service. 

Camrose Public Library Board

The Camrose Public Library Board oversees the operation of the Camrose Public Library.

The Camrose Public Library Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • City of Camrose Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy (City Liaison) Appointed Annually
  • Camrose County Councillor Don Simpson (County Liaison) Appointed Annually
  • Carol Williams - Appointment Expires 2023
  • M. Elizabeth Bagdan - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Lynette Irvine Vice-Chair - (Camrose County) Appointment Expires 2023
  • Renee Greer, Chair Appointment Expires 2024
  • Margaret Holliston - Appointment Expires 2025

The Camrose Public Library Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month, except for August, at 5:15 p.m., in the Camrose Public Library.

Camrose Recreation Committee

The Camrose Recreation Committee is a committee established to provide for cost sharing agreements related to city recreation facilities.

The Camrose Recreation Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Lucas Banack
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg
  • Councillor Don Rosland
  • Mayor PJ Stasko (Alternate)

The Camrose Recreation Committee meets as required.

Camrose Regional Exhibition Board

The Camrose Regional Exhibition Board governs the Camrose Regional Exhibition and Agricultural Society.  The Board of Directors has eleven members, nine members are voted on, one appointed representative from the City of Camrose and one appointed representative from the Camrose County.  

The Camrose Regional Exhibition Board of Directors on the third Wednesday of every month, except for July and August at 5:30 p.m., in the  Camrose Regional Exhibition.

Camrose Regional Solid Waste Authority

The Camrose Regional Sanitary Landfill is managed by the Camrose Regional Landfill Authority which is a partnership between the City of Camrose, Camrose County, and the Village of Bitten Lake.

The City has three Council Members who serve on the Camrose Regional Solid Waste Authority:

  • Councillor Kevin Hycha,
  • Councillor David Francoeur, Vice-Chair
  • Councillor Don Rosland

The Camrose Regional Solid Waste Authority meets not less than twice a year and as required.

Capital Region Southwest Water Services Commission

The City of Camrose has two Council Members who sit as observers on the Capital Region Southwest Water Services Commission:

  • Councillor Lana Broker
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha
  • Malcolm Boyd, City Manager, or Designate 

Community Transit Advisory Committee

The Community Transit Advisory Committee is to act as a Steering Committee for future transit assessment and needs. T

The Community Transit Advisory Committee shall consist of one city councillor and seven members at large who are residents of the City of Camrose that can represent the demographics of the community.

The Camrose Community Transit Advisory Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Lucas Banack
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha (Alternate)
  • Chad Mailer, Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Debra Sherring-Knoll, Vice-Chair Appointments Expires 2023
  • Margo McPhail - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Pat Barott - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Patricia Johnston - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Valerie Nielsen - Appointment Expires 2025

The Community Transit Advisory Committee meets quarterly on the third Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. in Committee Room 126 at City Hall. 

Discretionary Grants Review Committee

The Discretionary Grants Review Committee evaluates discretionary grant applications made by organizations and award funds to successful applicants. Funds to be disbursed to organizations in accordance with the Community Grants Policy and within the pre-determined budgetary amounts. 

The Discretionary Grants Review Committee shall consist of three city councillors.  The Chair of the Committee to be elected amongst the membership and presents a report with Committee recommendations to City Council Meetings as needed.

The Discretionary Grants Review Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Lana Broker
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg
  • Councillor Don Rosland

 The Discretionary Grants Review Committee meets as required.

Emergency Advisory Committee

The Emergency Advisory Committee (EAC) is responsible for the direction and control of the City's response to emergencies. The EAC may authorize the taking of any action necessary to respond to and/or recover from an emergency event.

The Camrose Emergency Advisory Committee consists of the following members:

  • Mayor PJ Stasko
  • Councillor Lana Broker
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha
  • Councillor Don Rosland

The Camrose Emergency Advisory Committee meets not less than once per year and as required.

Finance Committee of Council

The Finance Committee of Council provides financial oversight to Administration on behalf of Council.

The Finance Committee of Council shall consist of all members of Council with the Chair being elected amongst the membership and is currently made up of the following members:

  • Mayor PJ Stasko,
  • Councillor Lucas Banack
  • Councillor Lana Broker,
  • Councillor David R. Francoeur,
  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland, 
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha, Chair
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg,
  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy, and 
  • Councillor Don Rosland

The Finance Committee of Council meets as needed.

Heritage Advisory Committee

The Heritage Advisory Committee is an advisory body to Council and Administration on any matter related to the heritage significance of any building structure, or landscape feature located within the City of Camrose.  

The Heritage Advisory Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor David Francoeur 
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg
  • Councillor Lana Broker (Alternate)
  • Dennis Johnson - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Dena Bibo, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Jen Steele - Appointment Expires 2025

The Heritage Advisory Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise determined.

Member at Large Review Panel 

The Member at Large Review Panel is a panel established by Council to carry out the screening, interview and selection process for the Member at Large Appointments and make recommendations to Council on Member at Large appointments to Council Committees. 

The Member at Large Review Panel is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Agnes Hoveland
  • Councillor Kevin Hycha
  • Councillor Don Rosland

Municipal Planning Advisory Committee

The Municipal Planning Advisory Committee acts as the principal advisory body to Council on matters relating to land use planning, which are initiated by Council and / or Administration. 

The Municipal Planning Advisory Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Lana Banack
  • Councillor David Francoeur
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg
  • Brad Huolt - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Gerald Caron - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Michael Forre, Chair - Appointment Expires 2024

The Municipal Planning Advisory Committee typically meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise determined.

Parkland Regional Library Board

The Parkland Regional Library Board manages the regional library system by organizing, promoting and maintaining comprehensive and efficient library services.

The City of Camrose has one appointed one Council member and one alternate Council member on the Parkland Regional Library Board:

  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy - Appointed Annually
  • Renee Greer (Alternate Member) - Appointed Annually

The Parkland Regional Library Board meets quarterly.

Rose City Handi-van Society Board

The Rose City Handi-van Society provides specialized services for seniors and persons with disabilities in the City of Camrose and Camrose County. The Society also operates the Camrose Community Bus for the City of Camrose.

The City of Camrose has the following appointed members on the Rose City Handi-van Society Board:

  • Councillor Kevin Hycha
  • Kirsten Nichols, City's Engineering Administrative Assistant

The Rose City Handi-van meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:15 p.m.

Social Development Committee

The Social Development Committee is responsible to act as a Steering Committee for future Social Needs Assessment. 

The Social Development Committee is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Joy-Ann Murphy 
  • Lyndel Kasa, Chair - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Garth Horton, Vice-Chair - Appointments Expires 2023
  • Heidi Bergstrom - Appointment Expires 2023
  • Leah Stuparyk - Appointment Expires 2023
  • David Saunders - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Jenny Ofrim - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Leanne Stamp - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Rene Brisson - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Stacie Chalmers - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Abby Mallard - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Alecia Magwood - Appointment Expires 2025

The Social Development Committee meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1:15 p.m., in Committee Room 126 at City Hall. 

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board hears subdivision and development appeals in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, and the City's Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Bylaw.

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • Councillor Lana Broker 
  • Councillor Don Rosland (Alternate)
  • Kevin Pratt - Appointment Expires 2023
  • John Bibo - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Roland Marchand - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Rob Beck - Appointments Expires 2024

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board meets as required.

Note: Council Members serving on the above are appointed annually at the Organizational Meeting of Council.  Member at large appointments expire on December 31st of each year.

The Mayor is a member of all council committees and bodies to which council has the right to appoint members under the Council Meetings Procedures Bylaw.

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