Agricultural Service Board
The purpose of this board is to promote, enhance, and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improve the viability of the agricultural producer. The board also advises on and helps organize weed, pest, and soil and water conservation programs through the development and promotion of agricultural policies that meet the specific needs of the municipality.
Frequency of Meeting: Every Second Thursday of each month
Time/Place: 10:00 a.m. in Flatbush
Seeking - 3 Members at Large
Weed Control Act Appeal Panel & Agriculture Pest Act Appeal Committee
Council annually establishes an independent Weed Control Act Appeal Panel & Agriculture Pest Act Appeal Committee to determine appeals of inspector’s notices, local authority’s notices and debt recovery notices.
Place/Time: Flatbush (when an appeal is made)
Seeking – 6 Members at Large
Community Futures – Tawatinaw
A resident of the Flatbush/Chisholm are represent citizens on a volunteer board of directors. Tawatinaw Community Futures is a not for profit government funded corporation and provides small business counseling, assistance with business plans, business loans, entrepreneurial training and community economic development assistance to community partners.
Frequency of Meeting: Eight meetings per year
Seeking - 1 Member at Large
Municipal Planning Commission
The MPC shall be composed of six members appointed by resolution of Council for a specific period not to exceed three years. The Commission shall act as the Subdivision Authority pursuant to the provisions of the Land Use Bylaw. Bylaw 2015-11 was created to establish a Municipal Planning Commission.
Frequency of Meeting: When required
Time/Place: MD Council Chambers/Flatbush Sub-Office
Seeking – 3 Members at Large
Subdivision & Development Appeal Board
This board meets only when a Development Permit has been refused or the permit holder is unsatisfied with the conditions placed upon the development. When these hearings are held, any person affected by the development has the right to present.
Frequency of Meeting: When an appeal is made
Time/Place: MD Council Chambers
Seeking – 4 Members at Large
Lesser Slave Lake Regional Housing Authority
The authority is governed by a seven member board with representation from Councils of the MD of Opportunity, Town of Slave Lake, MD 124 as well citizens at large from the MD and TOSL, appointees of the B.E.S. Legion of Slave Lake and local representative of the Metis Nation of Alberta. The authority strives to provide decent, low cost, subsidized housing to qualified applicants in the Lesser Slave Lake area.
Frequency of Meeting: Once per Month
Time/Place: Slave Lake
Seeking – 1 Member at Large
Please submit an application to:
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124
Attention: Lana Spencer, Executive Assistant
Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A0
or drop off at the Slave Lake Administration Building