Boards & Committees


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Council appointments for internal and external committees were approved at a Council Organizational Meeting on October 26, 2016.

Name of Committee / Board  Appointment  
Council Committee as a Whole
Meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 noon in Council Chambers. Senior managers (Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Manager of Community Services, Manager of Development and Public Safety and Manager of Public Works and Utilities) or their designate(s) attend to report on their departmental activities/issues/concerns. This forum provides Council and senior management an opportunity to discuss various Town operations.
All of Council
Community Futures West Yellowhead
Community Futures West Yellowhead is a non-profit organization that offers small business services and management tools, provides support to local small businesses and actively works in the communities to foster rural economic diversification and growth. The organization is governed by a Board of Directors representing the municipal governments in the region.
Deputy Mayor Moulun

Councillor Staples

Councillor Zwart
Evergreens Foundation
The Evergreens Foundation was established over fifty years ago and provides and manages lodges, supportive housing and self-contained units for seniors, community housing units and supplemental rental units in the West Yellowhead region. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors represented by six of the seven municipal governments involved and meets once a month alternatively in each of the representative municipalities.
Mayor Castle

Councillor Zwart (alternate)
Grande Cache Emergency Management Advisory Committee
Mandated by provincial requirements under section 11.1 of the Alberta Emergency Management Act, Chapter E-6.8, RSA 2000.
Councillor Zwart

Councillor Moulun

Councillor Stad
Grande Cache Environmental Committee
This Committee was recently reactivated and provides recommendations to Council regarding environmental concerns and issues in the community. The Committee is instrumental in organizing initiatives such as the annual Community Cleanups, Toxic/Household Hazardous Waste Roundups, recycling/composting information and environmental education materials. The Committee meets once a month in the Council Offices.
Councillor Nelson
Councillor Rempel
Grande Cache Municipal Library Board
The Board meets once a month on the fourth Monday. The Board consists of five community members-at-large, a School Board representative (Grande Yellowhead Public School Division) and a Council member. The Board sets policy and makes any changes to existing policies and review financial statements.

This Board is part of the Yellowhead Regional Library Board and the Council member appointed to this Board is required to attend meetings for both Boards.
Councillor Stad                
Councillor Staples(alternate)
Grande Cache Transportation Committee
This Committee meets once a month or as required. The Chairperson schedules meetings according to activities/actions required. Several local groups and organizations are represented including the Grande Cache Seniors Minibus Society, Big Horn Golden Age Club, Whispering Pines Seniors Lodge and the medical profession. The Committee provides direction for the management of the Community Bus Service.
Councillor Stad

Councillor Zwart (alternate)
Municipal Planning Commission
The Municipal Planning Commission was established under Bylaw No. 673 (and as amended thereto). Please refer to this bylaw (and amendments) and the Alberta Municipal Government Act for the functions and duties of this Commission.
Councillor Nelson

Councillor Rempel
Yellowhead Regional Library Board
The Yellowhead Regional Library is a cooperative library system that provides services and materials to public and school libraries and is governed by a Board of Directors representing the municipal governments/organizations in the region. The Board meets on a quarterly basis in Spruce Grove.
Councillor Stad

For information on various Board and Committee meetings, please contact the Town Office at 780.827.3362.  All correspondence may be sent to:
Town of Grande Cache, Box 300, Grande Cache, Alberta, T0E 0Y0
p: 780.827.3362
f: 780.827.2406
Any questions or inquiries may be directed to:
Denise Thompson, Chief Administrative Officer
p: 780.827.3362 ext. 26 or
Lisa Brown, Legislative Services Coordinator
p: 780.827.3362 ext. 31 or