Town of Canmore

Council Clips – October 27, 2020

Every October Council holds an organizational meeting to:

  • Set their regular meeting schedule,
  • Appoint deputy mayors, and
  • Appoint council members and members of the public to boards and committees

Council Meeting Schedule 

Council will hold a regular business meeting on the first Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. (except for in January when it will be held January 14) and the committee of the whole meeting is scheduled for the third Tuesday at 1 p.m. No meetings will be scheduled between July 8 and August 17. Details can be found here: https://canmore.ca/town-hall/town-council/council-meetings  

Deputy Mayor Schedule

The deputy mayor acts as mayor when the mayor is unable to perform his duties, or if the office of the mayor becomes vacant. Council continued their tradition of approving an annual roster where each councillor is appointed as deputy mayor for a two-month period. You can see the schedule here: https://canmore.ca/town-hall/town-council/meet-town-council  

Committee and Board Appointments

Council appointed public members to seven committees, and appointed council reps to a total of 29 internal and external committees. We will be notifying public member applicants before we update our website, but by the end of this week you will be able to see which public members were appointed by visiting https://canmore.ca/town-hall/boards-committees 

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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