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Committees & Appointments

There are 18 committees of Council representing various civic interests and mandates.  These committees are an important part of the good governance of our community and contribute to the prosperity and sustainability of Okotoks. Appointments commence upon approval by Council. Terms range from one to three years; youth positions are for one year (school term).  

To find out more about each committee or board please click here

Get Involved…It’s Your Town!

The Town of Okotoks encourages you to get involved in our community. There are currently vacancies on the following boards and committees:

  • Assessment Review Board (2)  Meets as required (hearings usually occur in the fall)
  • Culture, Parks and Recreation Committee (1)  Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Economic Development Committee (3)  Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Family & Community Support Services Advisory Committee (3) Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at  7:00 p.m.
  • Finance & Budget Committee (1)  Meet the 3rd Wednesday (prior to the Council meeting) at 12:00 noon
  • Names Advisory Committee (1)  Meets as required
  • Okotoks Library Board (3)  Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Public Safety & Security Committee (1)  Meets the 4th Wednesday of every second month at 7:00 p.m.
  • River Valley Committee (3)  Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (2)  Meets several times per year as required
  • United Way/Okotoks Partnership Committee (4)  Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

 Youth representatives are required for:

  • Culture, Parks and Recreation Committee (1)  Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Family & Community Support Services Advisory Committee (2)  Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

To apply for a Board or Committee please complete the applicable application below:


If unable to apply online, please submit a resume or brief bio and/or letter indicating which committee you are interested in, and drop off at the Municipal Centre, 5 Elizabeth Street; mail to the Town of Okotoks, Box 20, Station Main, Okotoks, AB     T1S 1K1; or email municipalsecretary@okotoks.ca.

Deadline for applications is September 19, 2014.