Member-at-Large Vacancies


Council will hold an Organizational Meeting on October 23 and appoint Councillors and Members-at-Large to represent the MD on various organizations within our region.


Most appointments are for a one-year term. This October, we are looking for residents to represent the MD of Lesser Slave River 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

Place/Time: 10:00 a.m. winter months / 9:00 a.m. summer months in Flatbush

Seeking - 3 Members at Large

  • Committee Application Form [interactive]


    Agricultural Acts Appeal Panel

    Council annually establishes an independent Panel that consists of appeals under the Weed Control Act Soil Conservation Act, and Agricultural Pest Act. to determine appeals of inspector’s notices, local authority’s notices and debt recovery notices.

    Place/Time: Flatbush (when an appeal is made)

    Seeking – 4 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. (Required SDAB Training must be completed upon or prior to appointment)

      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]


          Slave Lake Regional Library Board

          The board consists of eight members. Their role is to formulate policy, oversee running of the Slave Lake, Smith and Flatbush Libraries. As per agreement, Public Appointments shall be for a term of three years; the term of any public member shall not exceed nine consecutive years. Council appointments shall be for a term as determined by the respective Councils.

          Frequency of Meeting: Every Second Wednesday of each month

          Place/Time: Slave Lake Library (meeting times tbd)

          Seeking - 2 Public Members for a 3-year term

          • 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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