County Council recognizes that representation on external boards and committees is important to address rural interests, keep abreast of local issues, and maintain effective partnerships with neighbouring municipalities.
Council members are expected to represent the County and rural interests at board and committee meetings, however are not authorized to commit the County to any funding or action requests without prior approval of Council, by way of resolution.
Appointments to various approved boards and committees are made at Council’s annual Organizational Meeting or as required.
The Agricultural Service Board (ASB) includes all County Councillors, and four Public Members at Large. The board meets at the Call of the Chair, typically quarterly.
What does ASB do
The Board's vision is to develop and implement programs and services that will assist County residents to maintain and improve the efficiency and sustainability of our family farms and rural communities. The ASB will create independence and opportunity through education and will provide agricultural services that sustain agricultural resources within the County.
Programs administered and/or assisted with include:
For more information on the ASB contact Jonathan Culbert, Agricultural Fieldman at 780-663-3730
Governance and Priorities Committee
Beaver County Council established a Governance and Priorities Committee (GPC). This Committee consists of all members of Council, and meets outside of formal Council meetings to discuss matters that require additional time for consideration and do not require an immediate decision of Council.