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Member-at-Large Vacancies

Every October, Council holds an Organizational meeting and appoints Councillors and Members-at-Large to represent the MD of Lesser Slave River on various organizations within our region. Most appointments are for a one year term. Now, we are looking for residents to represent the MD on a number of boards.

The Member-at-Large opportunities listed below are paid positions. Honoraria and travel expenses will be covered. Applications are being accepted until 4:30pm on Friday October 22, 2021, to be reviewed at the October 27 Organizational Meeting of Council.

Agricultural Act Appeal Panel

The purpose of this Panel is to serve as the appeal body for weed and pest appeals.

Seeking 2 members
Frequency of meeting(s): when an appeal is made

Please submit your application to the attention of the Executive Assistant, MD of Lesser Slave River. Applications can be dropped off at the MD’s Main Administration Office in Slave Lake.

3000 15th Avenue SE Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0
Phone: 780.849.4888
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Agricultural Service Board

The purpose of this Board is to promote agriculture for the MD and to assist with new projects. The Board also sets goals and objectives, prepares a yearly budget, plans projects with the Agriculture Fieldman for the year, and assists with different workshops as well as completing the performance of the Agricultural Fieldman annually. This Board recommends agricultural policy for Council and serves as the forum for MD farmers and ranchers to discuss emerging issues.

Seeking 3 members
Frequency of meeting(s): every second Thursday of the month


Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

This Board meets to address a Development Permit and prescribed Subdivision Appeals.

Seeking 4 members
Frequency of meeting(s): when an appeal is made


Municipal Planning Commission

The Commission 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.

Seeking 3 members
Frequency of meeting(s): when required


Lesser Slave 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 of Lesser Slave River, 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.

Seeking 1 member
Frequency of meeting(s): first Wednesday of the month


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Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. 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.

Reeve Murray Kerik
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124