Agencies, Boards, & Committees (ABCs)
In addition to the elected Town Council, decision-making at the Town of Peace River includes the Agencies, Boards, and Committees (ABCs). These organizations require local residents to take part in the planning, advisory or decision-making process. Depending on the organization to role may vary from advisory to quasi-judicial.
If you are interested in applying for one of the Agencies, Boards, or Committees, read the description below and fill out the application at the bottom of this page. If you have questions please contact us at (780) 624-2574.
To learn more about a specific board or committee, tap or click the title to expand more information.
Regional Assessment Review Board
The Regional Assessment Review Board hears and deals with complaints about property assessments within:
- Town of Peace River
- Northern Sunrise County
- Clear Hills County
- Village of Hines Creek
- Village of Nampa
The Board is established pursuant to the Municipal Government Act and regulations as well as Bylaw 2075. The Town of Peace River is required to appoint two members to this board. As a member of the board, you would be called to participate in a hearing, depending on your availability. Members are appointed for a three (3) year term. A three-day training course for new members would need to be completed and all expenses including compensation for time spent will be paid for by the Town of Peace River.
The Town of Peace River is recruiting two (2) individuals to sit on the Regional Assessment Review Board. Successful candidates will have:
- Backgrounds in property assessment, real estate, legal or valuation, etc.
- Professional or legal writing abilities,
- Critical thinking,
- Willingness to debate,
- Experience serving on administrative boards or quasi-judicial boards.
Those interested in applying do not need formal training to apply but will have an interest in property assessment. Members will receive mandated training provided by Municipal Affairs in accordance with the regulations.
New Member training must be successfully completed. Refresher training must be successfully completed every three years thereafter. In addition to the mandated training requirements Members receive ongoing training workshops and development throughout their term.
If interested, please submit the application form at the bottom of this page.
Community Services Board
The Board meets at 7:00 PM the fourth Wednesday of every month, with a summer break in July.
There is currently one (1) position available for public-at-large on the Community Services Board. If interested, please submit the application form at the bottom of this page.
Municipal Library Board
Everyone is welcome. Meetings are open to the public to observe. Board meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 6PM at the Library.
Museum Advisory Board
The Board meets at 7:00 PM on the third Wednesday of January, March, May, September and November.
There are currently two (2) positions available for public-at-large on the Museum Advisory Board. If interested, please submit the application form at the bottom of this page.