Boards and Committees

Committees are an important part of decision making in the Town of Three Hills.  Both citizens and Councillors sit on various committees that oversee a variety of groups and activities.  

 2019 - 2020 Council Appointment to Boards, and Committees

This is your chance to have a positive impact in your community by volunteering for a Council committee or board. Committees of Council represent various civic interests and mandates and are an important part of good governance of our community, and contribute to the prosperity and sustainability of Three Hills. 

If you are interested in participating on a Council Committee, please fill out the  Application for Appointment to Boards and Committees and return to the Town of Three Hills. 


Economic Growth Committee

The purpose of the Economic Growth Committee is to act in an advisory capacity to Council on matters of business retention and expansions, investment and attraction, tourism, marketing and community development.  The committee will strive to create a positive business climate, thereby fostering new industry, employment opportunities and increased assessment. 

The key function of the committee is to:

  1. Advise and assist Council to accomplish economic development goals and objectives as outlined in the  Economic Growth Strategic Plan, the  Town of Three Hills Strategic Plan and the  Integrated Sustainability Plan.
  2. Recommend additional strategies, ideas and solutions related to economic development and tourism in the Town of Three Hills and area;
  3. Initiate and advise on projects that support the Town's economic development and tourism goals;
  4. Serve as a conduit or collaboration channel to the public, business community or investors in support of development and the prosperity of the business and tourism communities;
  5. Review community needs related to economic development and tourism development and make recommendations to Council on what areas require enhancement and facilitation.

Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

The MPC exercises development powers and performs duties of the municipality as laid out in Land Use Bylaw 1398-17. Upon the request of Council, MPC advises Council with respect to achieving the orderly, economical, and beneficial development, use of land, and patterns of settlement in the town.

Regional Subdivision & Development Appeal Board
The Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) is a quasi-judicial the board that hears appeals on planning decisions made by several municipalities across Central Alberta. Learn more HERE!
Three Hills Memorial Community Centre Society

The Community Centre Advisory Committee is an advisory committee to Council. The Committee will be directed by the majority vote of its members. Make recommendations to Council with respect to function; governance; and finances of the Three Hills Community Memorial Centre.