Committees & Boards
How To Apply
If you are interested in applying to serve on any of our Boards or Committees, please fill out and return the Committee/Board Application Form (PDF) to the Town Office. Most meetings are open to the public and if you would like to attend please call the Town Office for information.
Economic Development Committee
EDC is a volunteer based advisory committee that encourages and facilitates business development and tourism in the Town of Black Diamond. Please email the EDM if you are interested in volunteering on Special Events so we can put your name on our "call-out" list: we would greatly appreciate your help. EDC consists of members of Council, members at large and business owners.
Emergency Management Agency
Ensures that the Town of Black Diamond has plans in place to meet emergency situations.
Family & Community Support Services Board
FCSS is a Town department that funds and offers local preventative social service programs, with the goal being to build a strong, cohesive and supportive community. FCSS works to ensure that necessary programs and services are available to children and families, seniors and vulnerable individuals as well as the community as a whole. FCSS meets monthly to discuss needs in the community and make program/funding decisions. There is currently a vacancy on the FCSS board for a youth representative who must be a student at Oilfields High School. Please contact Suzan if you are interested in applying: 403-933-4348 or SuzanN@town.blackdiamond.ab.ca
Foothills Cemetery Board
Responsible for the operation and future planning of the Foothills Cemetery located just west of Black Diamond.
Crescent Point Community Fund
A non-profit organization created to benefit the communities where Crescent Point Energy (formerly Legacy Oil and Gas Inc.) operates within the Sheep and Highwood river drainage areas. View the Letter of Introduction to the Foundation (PDF), and the Application form (PDF) to apply for funding as available.
Municipal Planning Commission
This commission meets as required to determine if new development applications meet the requirements of the Town of Black Diamond's Land Use Bylaw.
Parks & Recreation Board
Responsible for the planning, creation and maintenance of local parks and pathways systems. They also host a sub-committee, which is responsible for the Diamond Valley Community Garden.
Sheep River Library Board
Sets policies for the operation of the Library, planning for the future of our Library.
Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board
A quasi-judicial board that meets as required in order to address any appeals of decisions made by the Municipal Planning Commission or by the Development Authority.
Alternate Board Member Vacancy
Sustainable Black Diamond Advisory Committee
Makes plans for the sustainable future of the Town of Black Diamond and forwards this information to Council to assist in sustainable planning and decision-making.
Turner Valley Oil & Gas Group
Representatives from the oil and gas industries, municipal and provincial governments, regulatory agencies, and emergency/disaster services that have interests within the towns of Turner Valley, Black Diamond and Longview and the MD of Foothills. For more information, view the TVOGG Brochure (PDF).
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