Village of Glenwood

Village Committees

One of the best ways to get involved in making our Village a better place is to join a committee that shares your interests.  You can get involved as a committee member, as a volunteer, or on specific projects.  If you have ideas that you would like to see realized, bringing your ideas to the appropriate committee is the best way to sound out your idea and get support for it. Not all of these committees are overseen by Village Council. Typically, if the Village donates funds to one of these committees, there will also be a councillors on the committee.

Aged Cheese Country Club

Mandate:  An independent club formed to promote the physical, social and mental well-being of all seniors in the Glenwood district.  To promote events, provide assistance and provide an opportunity for members to meet and interact.

Chair:  Dwain Shipley

Phone:  (403) 626-3491

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Council representative: Sandy Lybbert

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Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance (Alberta SW)

Mandate:  Alberta SW is a progressive and innovative regional partnership of diverse communities working together to facilitate sustainable growth in southwest Alberta.

http://www.albertasouthwest.com/home

Council representative:  Deputy Mayor Milo Holthe 

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Communities in Bloom

Mandate:  An independent Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and municipal beautification through community involvement, with the focus on enhancing green spaces in our community.

Chair:  currently vacant

 

Cardston County Emergency Services (CCES)

Mandate:  CCES provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services (EMS), as well as fire prevention, inspection and investigation services within the Town of Cardston, Villages of Hill Spring & Glenwood, and the western half of the M.D. of Cardston, Waterton National Park, and parts of the Blood Reserve.

http://www.cardstonfire.com/

Council representative: Steven Law 

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Cemetery Committee

Mandate:  Is a committee of Council charged to care and manage the Glenwood cemetery as directed by the Cemetery Regulation Bylaw.

Chair:  Janet Edwards 

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Council representative: Sandy Lybbert

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Chief Mountain Regional Solid Waste Authority (CMRSWA)

Mandate:  To provide, facilities, equipment, and services to transport waste from the collection site to the landfill site in a cost effective and safe manner, meeting current environmental standards in the disposal of waste.

Council representative:  Steven Law

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Chinook Foundation

Mandate:  A management body established by Ministerial Order under the Alberta Housing Act to preferentially provide Housing and Services to qualifying seniors residing within a Chinook Foundation operated facility.

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Council representative:  Sandy Lybbert

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Chinook Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

Mandate:  A regional board, managed through the Oldman River Regional Services Commission (ORRSC), authorized to review and override decisions regarding development and subdivision powers made by the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) on behalf of the municipality as are specified in the Alberta Municipal Government Act, the Village of Glenwood Land Use Bylaw, the SDAB bylaw, or by resolution of Council.

Deputy Mayor Milo Holthe (Alternate)

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Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)

Mandate:  FCSS is based on the belief that communities have the desire, energy and resources to build community capacity and therefore has made funding available to all municipalities and Métis Settlements that choose to develop and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature.

For more information about FCSS click here.

For your local FCSS office contact information click here.

Council representative: Mayor Linda Allred

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Glenwood Municipal Library

Mandate:  The Village of Glenwood Library Board is responsible for the overall governance of the Glenwood Municipal Library, which is part of the Chinook Arch Regional Library System.

http://www.chinookarch.ca/

Chair:  David Rolfson

Council representative:  Mayor Linda Allred

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Glenwood Riding Association

Mandate:  An independent association formed to promote safety, fun and personal development in horsemanship by building a good foundation for horse and human; to provide secure, enjoyable and fun activities inclusive of social and educational opportunities that unite family and community together.

Chair:  Barton Lybbert

Phone:  (403) 626-3342

 

Mayors & Reeves of Southern Alberta

Mandate:  Mayors and Reeves from across southern Alberta meet to discuss issues that affect their municipalities and collectively agree on solutions to issues that arise.

Council representative:  Mayor Linda Allred

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Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

Mandate:  A commission of Council authorized to exercise development and subdivision powers and duties on behalf of the municipality as are specified in the Alberta Municipal Government Act, the Village of Glenwood Land Use Bylaw, the MPC bylaw, or by resolution of Council.

Chair:  Deputy mayor Milo Holthe

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Oldman River Regional Services Commission (ORRSC)

Mandate:  ORRSC provides planning, GIS and subdivision services to member municipalities in southern Alberta.

http://www.orrsc.com/

Council representative:  Mark Peterson 

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Recreation Board

Mandate:  To plan and coordinate recreational events and programs for the benefit of the residents of Glenwood and surrounding area.

Chair:  Bart Lybbert

Council Representative: Deputy Mayor Holthe

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Spring Glen Park Society

Mandate:  An independent society formed to care for and develop Spring Glen Park.

Council representative: Mark Peterson

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Twin Rivers County Economic Development Society (TRCEDS)

Mandate:  An independent society formed to promote and preserve a progressive community while maintaining the rural values that are important to all of its citizens.

Chair:  Scott Shipley

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http://twinriverscountry.ca/about-us/