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.

For Current Council Committee vacancies can be found here. 

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 farmland, 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 and the Composite Assessment Review Board is currently made up of the following members:

  • Roland Marchand - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Don Cherkas - Appointment Expires 2024
  • John Bibo - Appointment Expires 2026

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. 

Composition:  Five members of which not more than two members maybe from the Camrose County and the remaining members from the City of Camrose.

  • Councillor David Francoeur 
  • Clifford Denham- Appointment Expires 2024
  • Barry Graham, Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Blain Fowler, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Christopher Innes - Appointment Expires 2026

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

For further information about this Committee contact Kirsten Nichols, Recording Secretary at 780.672.4428 or knichols@camrose.ca 

Camrose and District Family & Community Support Services (formally Camrose & District Support Services)

The Camrose and District Family & Community Support Services organization 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 Family & Community 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 Family & Community 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, March, May, June, September, and November 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
  • David Roth - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Carol-May Cote - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Stacey Beach - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Steven Hansen, Chair - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Mike Ploner, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2026

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.

View information on the Arts and Culture Grant Funding opportunities or Arts and Culture in Camrose.

If you have any questions or would like to connect with the Camrose Arts Council Board, contact us here.

Camrose Green Action Committee

The Camrose Green Action Committee is a continuing Committee whose purpose is to help Camrose become a more environmentally sustainable community, by advising Council and participating in relevant City and community initiatives.  

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

  • Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy 
  • Pam Stacey - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Jen Steele- Appointment Expires 2025
  • Douglas Santos - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Larry Cantelo - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Rob Hill, Chair - Appointments Expires 2026
  • Erin Davidson, Vice-Chair- Appointment Expires 2026
  • Joseph Wiebe - University of Alberta Augustana Campus Representative - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Heidi Bergstrom - Appointment Expires 2026

The Camrose Green Action Committee meets every third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Committee Room 126 at City Hall. 

For further information about the Committee contact Kari Burnstad at 780-672-4428 or kburnstad@camrose.ca 

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.

For further information about the Committee contact Ben Cowan, Legislative Services Coordinator at 780-672-4426 or bcowan@camrose.ca

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 (City Member) - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Lori Larsen, Vice-Chairman (City Member) - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Rick Myers (City Member) - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Lucas Zetsen (City Member) - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Tena Lansing (Provincial Member) - Appointment 2026
  • Malcolm Kirkland (City Member) - Appointment 2026

The Camrose Police Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month, excluding August, at 8:00 a.m., in the Committee Room 126 at City Hall. 

For further information about the Commission Panel contact Carla Johnson, Legislative Executive Assistant at 780.678.3027 or cjohnson@camrose.ca 

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 
  • Camrose County Councillor Don Simpson 
  • Renee Greer, Chair Appointment Expires 2024
  • Vikki Willams (Camrose County) - Appointment 2024
  • Margaret Holliston - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Jade Hulkovich - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Peter Hamm (Camrose County) - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Naomi Finseth - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Cheryl Dezall - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Lucy Ernst - Appointment Expires 2026

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

  • Councillor Lana Broker
  • Councillor David Francoeur (Alternate)

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, Chair
  • 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 

Kirstopher Johnson, General Manager Infrastructure Services, Alternate 

The Capital Regional Southwest Water Services Commission meets January 18, March 21, April 18 (Annual), May 16, September 19 and November 24 (Organizational).

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, Vice-Chair- Appointment Expires 2025
  • Pat Barott - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Patricia Johnston, Chair - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Elliott Harder - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Margaret E. Bagdan - Appointment Expires 2026

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

For further information about this Committee contact Kirsten Nichols, Recording Secretary at 780.672.4428 or knichols@camrose.ca

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, Chair
  • Councillor Don Rosland

The Discretionary Grants Review Committee meets twice a year.

For further information about the Committee contact Ben Cowan, Legislative Services Coordinator at 780.672.4426 or bcowan@camrose.ca

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.

For further information about the Committee, contact Carla Johnson, Legislative Executive Assistants at 780.678.3027 or cjohnson@camrose.ca

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.

For further information about the Committee contact Ben Cowan, Legislative Services Coordinator at 780.672.4426 or bcowan@camrose.ca

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)
  • Deanna Mason, Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Emma Hutchinson, Vice-Chair - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Dennis Johnosn - Appointment Expires 2026

The Heritage Advisory Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m., except for December unless otherwise determined at City Hall.

For further information about the Heritage Advisory Committee contact Sandy Domes, Recording Secretary at 780.672-4428 or sdomes@camrose.ca

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

The Member at Large Review Panel meet as needed.

For further information about the Panel contact Carla Johnson, Legislative Executive Assistant at 780.678.3027 or cjohnson@camrose.ca

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 Lucas Banack, Vice-Chair
  • Councillor David Francoeur
  • Councillor D.J. Ilg
  • Michael Forre, Chair - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Gerald Caron - Appointment Expires 2025
  • Brad Huolt - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Trent Kowal - Appointment Expires 2026

The Municipal Planning Advisory Committee is held the last Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise determined from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Commitee Room 126 at City Hall.

For further information about the Committee contact Kari Burnstad at 780-672-4428 or kburnstad@camrose.ca 

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 the third Thursday of every third month, February, May, September, November in the Parkland Regional Library Board Room in Lacombe.

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 fourth Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise specified at 1:15 p.m., in the Mirror Lake Centre. 

Subdivision and Development Authority

The Subdivision and Development Authority exercises subdivision powers and duties on behalf of the City in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, and the Subdivision and Development Authority Bylaw.

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

  • Malcolm Boyd, City Manager
  • Kris Johnson General Manager, Infrastructure
  • Patricia MacQuarrie, General Manager, Community Development

The Subdivision and Development Authority meets as required.

For further information on the Authority contact Kari Burnstad, Planning Services Assistant at 780.672.4428 or kburnstad@camrose.ca

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)
  • John Bibo - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Roland Marchand - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Rob Beck - Appointment Expires 2024
  • Kevin Pratt - Appointment Expires 2026
  • Don Cherkas - Appointment Expires 2026

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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