Boards and Committees

handsDevon has a dedicated group of individuals who support their fellow residents and provide community leadership. Town boards are an opportunity for the public to become involved with municipal government and town activities. The boards meet on a monthly and/or as needed basis. Board recruitment takes place annually in the the fall, with board members appointed November 1 of each year.

The Town of Devon is recruiting for the following volunteer boards:

  • Voyageur Park Improvement Committee
  • River Valley Alliance Advisory Committee
  • Devon Library Board 
  • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

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For more information, please contact: E: or P: 780-987-8310

Boards and Committees

Devon Library Public Board    

DLP Board meets 3rd Thursday of every month, 7 pm.

The board consists of 7 members, which have full management and control of the Devon Public Library as per The Alberta Libraries Act Chapter L-11. In accordance with the regulations, the board's mandate is to organize, promote, and maintain comprehensive and efficient library services in the municipality. Board members duties include preparing yearly budgets, keeping accounts, establishing by-laws & policies as per the Act. Training is provided, including an opportunity to attend a full day workshop put on by the Alberta Library Trustees Association that provides good overview of the responsibilities and duties of a library board member as laid out in the Libraries Act.


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Economic, Development Tourism Board    

Economic Development and Tourism board is to remain on hiatus until reinstated by Council.


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Family and Community Support Services Advisory Board    

Family and Community Support Services is to remain on hiatus until reinstated by Council.


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Leduc and Devon Oilfield Historical Society    

Volunteer to help guide and direct the operations and museum collection at the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre.


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Parks, Recreation and Culture    

  • PRC Board meets 3rd Thursday of every month, 7 pm.


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River Valley Alliance - Advisory Committee    

The Advisory Committee is a Standing Committee of the River Valley Alliance (RVA).

The purpose of the Advisory Committee is two-fold:

  • To promote and publicize the RVA vision to its shareholder municipalities, the regional public and other river valley-related organizations to maintain and increase support for, and involvement in, the Capital Region River Valley Park.
  • To advise the Board of Directors, as its eyes and ears in the member municipalities and the general public, on any local issues or trends pertinent to the Capital Region River Valley Park.

The roles and responsibilities of the Advisory Committee and its members are as follows:

  • Be RVA ambassadors to the members’ respective communities and stakeholders, champion its plans and activities, and represent the RVA as directed by the Board.
  • Provide a volunteer resource to assist and support RVA involvement and participation in local or regional river-valley centered events, projects, public processes and other activities as approved or directed by the Board.
  • Facilitate bringing local volunteers, resources and partnerships to bear in support of Board and Municipality approved projects and activities, including community level fundraising where appropriate.
  • Assist the Board and its municipality members in creating increased public awareness, dialogue, support and advocacy for the Capital Region River Valley Park.
  • Serve as a forum for all river valley related community interests and initiatives and bring to the RVA Board’s attention any issues the Advisory Committee believes could warrant RVA involvement and possible advocacy.
  • Take on other assignments as requested by the Board of Directors.
  • All projects and initiatives of the Advisory Committee will be subject to the approval of the RVA Board of Directors.

The Advisory Committee consists of 18 members each appointed by their respective municipality every two years, six members from Edmonton, and two from each of the other RVA municipal stakeholders.

The Advisory Committee will meet at the call of the Committee Chair or at the direction of the Chair of the Board of Directors. Quorum is a majority of the Advisory Committee members. The meetings are typically held on the last Thursday of the month with no meeting being held in December. Meetings are scheduled from 7:30 – 9:00 am.

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Subdivision and Development Appeal Board    

According to Alberta Municipal Affairs, a Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) is a statutory body intended to perform an independent adjudicative function that hears complaints and functions like a court. It is an administrative board mandated by the Municipal Government Act and created by a municipality to carry our appropriate functions and procedures. The SDAB hears appeals from municipal subdivision and development authorities. SDAB decisions shape the community and affect the lives of developers, neighbours, citizens and businesses. It is important that the public have confidence in the quality of these decisions and the decision making process. 


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Voyageur Park Improvement Committee    

The Voyageur Park Improvement Committee will be a working, task-oriented committee which will be responsible to engage the community to gain a common focus for the project and provide recommendations to Council. The scope includes the geographic area of Voyageur Park only; it does not include the trail system beyond the park or Prospectors point (or any areas opposite the river from Devon).  The committee can make decisions for Council approval on project direction, vision and outcomes.  Please note that this is a volunteer non-honourarium position. 


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