Council makes committee appointments

Council approved appointments to various city committees and other organizations at the Dec. 9 regular meeting.

Council approved appointments to various city committees and other organizations at the Dec. 9 regular meeting.

There were quite a few vacancies to fill in a number of committees and commissions.

In the Cranbrook in Motion Committee council appointed Patricia Whalen as a representative of School District No. 5; Corporal Barry Graham as a representative of the RCMP;  Ingrid Brakop as a non-voting member representing ICBC; John Darula as a representative of Cranbrook Transit; Kareen Peters as a representative of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

For the Urban Deer Management Advisory Committee, council appointed Irene Teske as a representative for the Ministry of Environment.

Council appointed Chris Johns to the Wellness and Heritage Committee as a representative of School District No. 5; Yvonne Nelson as a representative of College of the Rockies; Jenny Humphrey as a representative of the Cranbrook & District Arts Council; Sandy Zeznik as a representative of the Key City Theatre.

All of those positions are for a one-year term expiring December 2014.

There were also public-at-large positions appointed.

There were three appointments made to the Advisory Planning Commission, one for the Board of Variance, one for the Cranbrook in Motion Committee, six for the Cranbrook Public Library Board, two for the Environment and Utilities Committee, one for the Urban Deer Management Advisory Committee, one for the Wellness and Heritage Committee.

The Public at Large positions are for three-year terms.

Council also decided on council appointments at the meeting.

The appointments are for statutory, select and standing city committees, as well as appointment to other organizations and regional appointments.

Coun. Denise Pallesen and Coun. Bob Whetham were appointed to the Advisory Planning Commission as non-voting members.

Coun. Pallesen and Coun. Gerry Warner were appointed as representatives of council on the Cranbrook in Motion Committee.

Coun. Angus Davis was appointed as the representative of council to the Cranbrook Public Library Board.

Council appointed Mayor Wayne Stetski to represent council on the Economic Development Committee.

Council appointed Coun. Sharon Cross, Coun. Davis and Coun. Warner as representatives of Council to the Environment and Utilities Committee.

Coun. Cross and Coun. Davis were appointed to the Family and Community Services Committee.

Mayor Stetski will represent council on the Highway 3/95 Revitalization Committee.

Davis and Whetham were appointed to the Urban Deer Management Advisory Committee.