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Boards, Committees & Task Forces

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.

Why get involved in a local volunteer board?

  • Contribute to your community
  • Promote diverse ideas and perspectives to influence decisions facing Devon
  • Expand your network by connecting with fellow residents
  • Gain insight into local governance
  • Add experience to your resume

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

Get Involved with a Volunteer Board! Small Commitment, Big Reward!

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Boards and Committees

Devon Public Library Board    

DPL Board meets 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

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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Indigenous Relations Advisory Committee    

The Indigenous Relations Advisory Committee will support the development and implementation of initiatives that foster a greater understanding of Treaty Relations/responsibilities while working to increase capacity both internally (government/administration) and externally (community). 

This community-driven committee will focus on collaboration and local initiative planning and delivery. This will provide a forum for residents to develop local initiatives that can further enhance education, participation, and leadership.

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River Valley Alliance - Community Engagement Committee (CEC)    

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

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

  • Be RVA ambassadors to their 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 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 Municipal approved projects and activities. 
  • Assist the Board and its municipal members in generating increased public awareness, dialogue and support for the River Valley Park System.

The Community Engagement 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 Community Engagement Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at various locations throughout the seven municipalities. Quorum is a majority of the Community Engagement Committee members.

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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. 

There is mandatory training required to sit on this board. The Town of Devon will fund the training and pay an honorarium.

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