City committees looking for people to fill the seats

The City of Cranbrook is looking for residents interested in participating in advisory committees.

  • Nov. 8, 2013 3:00 p.m.

The City of Cranbrook is looking for residents interested in participating in advisory committees. There are a number of opportunities in a number of committees.

There are two positions available on the Advisory Planning Commission. The commission advises council on land use, community planning and proposed bylaws and permits.

There is one position available on the Board of Variance. It considers requests for minor variances to Cranbrook’s Zoning Bylaw regarding the siting, size and dimensions of buildings.

The Cranbrook in Motion Committee is looking for one member. The committee examines transportation planning and policy issues facing the city.

The Cranbrook Public Library Board has six position available. The board looks over the topics covered under the Library Act.

The Economic Development Committee has two positions available. It provides advice and recommendations on the city’s economic development strategy, Cranbrook’s competitive position, emerging economic development priorities and opportunities, and ensures a sustainable resilient economy. Applicants have to represent one of the following economic sectors: Energy and Natural Resources, Tourism, Arts and Culture.

There are two positions available on the Environment and Utilities Committee. It provides advice and assistance to council on various aspects of the city’s utilities, as well as ensuring that the community is planned to provide for environmental sustainability.

The Highway 3/95 Revitalization Committee has two positions open to owners of businesses located on Highway 3/95, and one for a representative of the public at large.

The Family and Community Services Committee has one position available. It provides advice to council on issues of importance to senior, youth, homeless and physically challenged.

The Key City Theatre Society has two positions appointed by the City of Cranbrook.

The Wellness and Heritage Committee has one position available for a youth representative. It provides advice on priorities for planning and policy development with a focus on sports, arts, leisure, culture, heritage, parks and recreation facilities.

The Urban Deer Management Advisory Committee has one position available. The committee examines issues related to urban deer within city boundaries. It maintains and monitors an ongoing management plan and report.

More information can be found at and interested individuals are invited to submit a volunteer application form. Applications will be accepted at city hall (attention Maryse Leroux) or by email, by Friday, Nov. 29 at 4 p.m.

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