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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.

Claresholm Town Council is pleased to present an opportunity to come and meet Council in a casual and relaxed setting. 
March 2024 to June 2024, at which time it will be reviewed.
Every 1st Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00

Town Council

From left to right: Councillors Kieth Carlson, Mike Cutler and Kandice Meister, Mayor Brad Schlossberger, Councillors Diana Ross, Rod Kettles and Craig Zimmer


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In 2019, the Town of Claresholm underwent a Municipal Accountability Program (MAP) Review by Alberta Municipal Affairs. The final report is available below. 


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Open House

Town Council is committed to having regular Open Houses in order to stay in touch with the community and promote dialogue.

March 2024 - June 2024
Council is pleased to introduce "Coffee with Council", an opportunity to come and meet Council in a casual and relaxed setting.
Each session will take place at the Town Office.  The first Saturday and the third Tuesday of every month.
Saturday, March 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 29th at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 4th at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 1st at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18th at 7:00 p.m.
The initiative will be revisited in June once the response from the public has been determined.

Coffee with Council


Monday, February 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Office.  Discussion focused on the North Point Area Structure Plan.

Two Open Houses were held in 2023

Monday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Claresholm Community Centre - Rural Immigration pathways, IRCC and the Ministry of Labour & Immigration
Thursday, May 4 - Emergency Management & Preparedness, and Budget 2023
Due to the resignation of Mayor Chelsae Petrovic and the requirement for a By-Election, no other Open Houses were held.

An OPEN HOUSE was last held on Thursday, July 21st at 7:00 p.m. at the Multi-use Community Building, located at 111 - 55 Avenue West.
FOCUS:  Town Council's Strategic Plan and 2022 Budget

No Open Houses were held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


On February 27, 2020 Council held their last Open House prior to COVID-19 restrictions prevented any further open houses in 2020. Topic of discussion was the 2020 Budget. See below for a full copy of the presentation slides.  


DownloadFeb 27 2020 Open House


On February 28, 2019 Council held their first Open House of the year. Topics of discussion were the 2019 Budget and the proposed new Water & Sewer Utility Bylaw that was presented to Council for first reading on February 11, 2019. The presentation focused on the proposed new rate structure included in this proposed new bylaw. See below for a full copy of the presentation slides.  

On June 6, 2019, Council held their second Open House of the year. Discussion focused on the redesign of Amundsen Park downtown. A committee that included members of Council, town staff and community groups had been working hard on developing three possible concepts for this park. Council welcomed public input that would shape the direction this park would take.

On September 9, 2019, Council held their third Open House of the year. Discussions focused on the new Recycling program and the proposed Multi-use Community Buildings.

On November 9, 2019, Council held their fourth Open House of the year. The focus was the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project.