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Leadership at Work

Our Town Council is made up of seven elected officials, including the Mayor, and six Councillors. These elected officials provide the guidance and leadership that makes Claresholm what it is. Town Council meets regularly in the Town Council Chambers on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:00 pm.  The public is welcome to all Council meetings. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be on Tuesday. Only one meeting is held in the months of July and August, chosen and announced during the year. There may only be one meeting in December as well.

Town Council

From left to right: Councillors Gaven Moore, Kieth Carlson and Lise Schulze, Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillors Mike Cutler, Brad Schlossberger and Craig Zimmer

Council Committee Appointments

To contact any of these Committees or Commissions, phone the Town Office at 403.625.3381.
*Updated November 2018*

External Committees:

Alberta SouthWest – Councillor Brad Schlossberger
Claresholm & District Chamber of Commerce – Councillor Brad Schlossberger
Claresholm & District Transportation Society Board – Councillor Lise Schulze
Claresholm Animal Rescue Society (CAReS) – Councillor Lise Schulze
Claresholm Child Care Society Board – Councillor Lise Schulze
Claresholm Food Bank – Councillor Gaven Moore
Claresholm Housing Authority Board – Councillor Mike Cutler, four members at large
Claresholm Learn-a-lot Playschool Society Board – Councillor Lise Schulze
Claresholm Golf Club Board – Mayor Doug MacPherson
Claresholm Public Library Board – Councillor Gaven Moore, seven members at large
Community Hall Board – Councillor Brad Schlossberger 
Joint Economic Development Initiative
- Mayor Doug MacPherson and Councillor Kieth Carlson
Lethbridge College Community Advisory Council
- Councillor Lise Schulze
Oldman River Regional Services Commission – Mayor Doug MacPherson
Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee
- Councillor Mike Cutler
Porcupine Hills Lodge Board – Councillor Kieth Carlson, one member at large  
Regional Landfill Commission – Councillor Brad Schlossberger
Southern Alberta Summer Games Committee – Councillor Mike Cutler
Swimming Pool Joint Use Representative – Councillor Mike Cutler
Willow Creek Agricultural Society Board – Councillor Mike Cutler

Internal Boards & Committees:

Administrative Services Committee – Councillors: Kieth Carlson and Craig Zimmer, CAO 
Audit & Finance Committee – Full Council
Economic Development Committee
- Councillors: Kieth Carlson and Brad Schlossberger, eight members at large
Emergency Management Advisory Committee
- Mayor Doug MacPherson and Councillor Craig Zimmer
Emergency Services Committee – Councillors: Kieth Carlson and Craig Zimmer, Claresholm Fire Chief and one firefighter, one representative from the RCMP, Community Peace Officer
Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee – Full Council, one Member at Large
Family and Community Support Services Board – Councillors: Kieth Carlson and Lise Schulze, four Members at Large
Grievance Committee – Councillors: Kieth Carlson, Mike Cutler and Craig Zimmer
Multi-Use Community Building Ad-hoc Commitee
- Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillors: Brad Schlossberger and Lise Schulze
Municipal Planning Commission – Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillors: Kieth Carlson and Brad Schlossberger, two Members at Large
Claresholm & District Museum Board – Councillor Gaven Moore, six Members at Large
Recreation Facility Users Committee (Arena & Ball Diamonds) – Councillor Craig Zimmer
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board – Councillors: Gaven Moore, Lise Schulze and Craig Zimmer, three Members at Large
Wage Negotiating Committee – Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillors: Mike Cutler, Brad Schlossberger and Craig Zimmer