Leduc County

Council committees

Agricultural Service Board

The Agricultural Service Board (ASB) is a sub-committee of Leduc County council. This board is tasked with applying sections of the Agricultural Service Board Act and working in an advisory capacity to council in accordance with the:

The ASB also promotes the sound management of surface water (drainage) on agricultural lands.

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Membership

The board consists of all seven elected Leduc County councillors and two public members-at-large appointed by council with a two-year term. The board elects a chair and vice-chair following council's annual organizational meeting. The board typically meets seven times annually on the second Monday of the month in January, March, April, June, September, November and December.

Members of the the Agricultural Service Board include:

  • Rick Smith
  • Clay Stumph
  • John Schonewille
  • Mayor John Whaley
  • Tanni Doblanko
  • Glenn Belozer
  • Audrey Kelto
  • Roy Eckert (public member-at-large)
  • Russell Kushinski (public member-at-large)

Enforcement Services Committee

The Enforcement Services Committee is a standing committee of council and its purpose is to:

  • support, facilitate and advise council on the achievements of Leduc County Enforcement Services
  • review community needs and policies, and establish priorities
  • report regularly to Leduc County council about ongoing enforcement issues, as directed by council
  • liaise with and seek the support of other enforcement bodies, government agencies or the public on enforcement issues, as directed by council

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Membership

The Enforcement Services Committee consists of three councillors appointed by council at its annual organizational meeting. A chair for this committee is selected at the first committee meeting after Leduc County council's annual organizational meeting. At this first committee meeting, the chair determines the meeting schedule.

Members of the Enforcement Services Committee include:

  • Tanni Doblanko
  • Clay Stumph
  • Audrey Kelto

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Advisory Committee

The Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Advisory Committee is a standing committee of Leduc County council and its purpose it is to:

  • oversee the development and operation of the Leduc County FCSS program
  • act in an advisory capacity to council and to the FCSS director
  • make recommendations to council regarding the direction of the program
  • ensure FCSS Act and regulations are adhered to

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Membership

FCSS Advisory Committee meetings are held on a monthly basis, with the exception of summer and Christmas breaks. The committee consists of nine members including:

  • one representative from each participating municipality's council
  • two Leduc County council representatives
  • two members-at-large

Members of the FCSS Advisory Committee include:

  • Rick Smith
  • Audrey Kelto
  • Dan Sekora (Town of Calmar)
  • Ralph Van Assen (Village of Warburg)
  • Nathan Raymond (Village of Thorsby)
  • Giselle Messer (Rural West)
  • Missy Chehayeb (Rural East)

Fire Services Committee

The Fire Services Committee is a standing committee of council and its purpose is to make recommendations to council regarding operations of Leduc County Fire Services and any other related emergency services.

The committee advises council and has the authority to recommend policy to council for review and/or approval. The committee may also initiate policy review and/or development and provide its recommendation to council for consideration/approval.

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Membership

The Fire Services Committee consists of three Leduc County councillors appointed by council at its annual organizational meeting. A quorum consists of two committee members.

Where a fire service issue may impact the electoral division of a council member who is not represented on the committee, the committee may invite that council member to attend the meeting where the issue is to be discussed to maintain communication. The invited council member is permitted to participate in discussion, but does not have voting authority.

Members of the Fire Services Committee include:

  • John Schonewille
  • Clay Stumph
  • Tanni Doblanko

Sub-committee - Regional Emergency Services Master Plan Steering Committee

  • John Schonewille
  • Clay Stumph

Leduc County Library Board

The Leduc County Library Board is established by bylaw. The primary role of the board is to ensure quality library services are available to all county residents. The board has entered into agreements with and provides funding support to six libraries in the region, including the Beaumont, Leduc, Devon, Calmar, Thorsby and Warburg libraries. The board also supports direct operations of the New Sarepta Library in serving the residents of the New Sarepta library district.

Leduc County also provides funding support to all seven libraries in the region through cost-sharing and annual grant funding support. Through this funding support, Leduc County ensures that residents receive the same quality library services as residents of urban municipalities. For more information about the library board structure, please contact the director of Parks and Recreation at 780-955-4535.

Membership

Meetings are held at the New Sarepta Library on a monthly basis. Council board members are appointed annually each fall. Public board members are appointed for three-year terms.

Members of the Leduc County Library Board include: 

  • Rick Smith
  • Audrey Kelto
  • Tessa Hutchings
  • Anne-Marie Anderson
  • Pearl Gregor
  • Heidi LeLange
  • Erika Lefevre
  • Dana McFaull

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) is established by bylaw and exists to encourage coordination between established regional recreation boards within Leduc County as well as to act in an advisory role to council.

Membership

This board is made up of two Leduc County council members and one representative from each of the recreational districts in Leduc County. These representatives are appointed for two-year terms and are appointed to the committee by Leduc County council.

Members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee include:

  • Rick Smith
  • Audrey Kelto
  • Beaumont: Vacant
  • Devon: Ronald Patrick
  • Leduc: Ginger Collisson
  • Calmar rural: Dana Jensen
  • New Sarepta: Jillian Borynec
  • Warburg: Christina Caskey
  • Thorsby: Tracy Musson

Public Works Committee

The Public Works Committee is a standing committee of council which is responsible for managing matters of policy and programs relating to:

  • transportation and infrastructure services
  • utilities
  • solid waste management
  • facility asset management

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Membership

Members of the Public Works Committee include:

  • Rick Smith,
  • Clay Stumph
  • John Schonewille
  • Mayor John Whaley
  • Tanni Doblanko
  • Glenn Belozer
  • Audrey Kelto

Leduc County council selects a chairman and vice chairman at its annual organizational meeting held each October.

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

Established under the Municipal Government Act, the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) determines an appeal pertaining to the approval or denial of subdivision and development decisions made by the county.

Decisions of the SDAB are final and binding on all persons subject only to an appeal upon a question of law or upon a question of jurisdiction pursuant to section 688 of the Municipal Government Act.

Learn more about the subdivision appeal process

Learn more about the development appeal process

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Membership

The Leduc County SDAB consists of five members: two council members (who are not members of the Subdivision Authority) and three public members at large. Members of the board are appointed annually by Leduc County council. The chair and vice chair of the SDAB are elected annually by the members of the SDAB.

Members of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board include:

  • Audrey Kelto
  • Rick Smith
  • Shirley Jolly
  • Mary-Ann McDonald
  • Larry Wanchuk

Subdivision Authority

Established under the Municipal Government Act, the Subdivision Authority is responsible for exercising subdivision powers and duties on behalf of Leduc County in the review of subdivision applications. In processing approvals, the Subdivision Authority must take into account the suitability of lands for which the subdivision is proposed, the subdivision's conformance to statutory plans and development standards of the Leduc County's Land Use Bylaw, and compliance with provincial subdivision and development regulations.

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Membership

The Subdivision Authority consists of five Leduc County council members (who are not members of the Subdivision Development Appeal Board). Members of the board are appointed annually by Leduc County council at its annual organizational meeting. The chair and vice chair are elected annually by the members of the Subdivision Authority.

Members of the Subsdivision Authority include:

  • Clay Stumph
  • John Schonewille
  • Mayor John Whaley
  • Tanni Doblanko
  • Glenn Belozer

Vehicle Axle Weight Committee

The Vehicle Axle Weight Committee sets maximum allowable weights permitted on local roads within Leduc County. Weight restrictions and road bans are placed on Leduc County roadways to restrict the weight of commercial vehicles and goods being carried by commercial vehicles, to protect the roadway infrastructure.

Membership

Members of the Vehicle Axle Weight Committee include:

  • Clay Stumph
  • Mayor John Whaley
  • Tanni Doblanko