Member-at-Large Vacancy

Every October, Council holds an Organizational meeting and appoints Councillors and Members-at-Large to represent the Municipal District on various organizations within our region. Most appointments are for a one year term. This October, we are looking for residents to represent the Municipal District on the following boards:

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

  • Committee Application Form [interactive]


    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

    • Committee Application Form [interactive]


      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

      Time/Place: Westlock

      Seeking - 1 Member at Large

      • Committee Application Form [interactive]


        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

        • Committee Application Form [interactive]


          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

          • Committee Application Form [interactive]


            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

            • Committee Application Form [interactive]


              Please submit an application to:

              Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124

              Attention: Lana Spencer, Executive Assistant

              Box 722

              Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A0

              Fax: 780-849-4939

              Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

              or drop off at the Slave Lake Administration Building

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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