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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.

COFFEE WITH COUNCIL
Claresholm Town Council is pleased to present an opportunity to come and meet Council in a casual and relaxed setting. 
Location: Council Chambers, Claresholm Town Office, 111 - 55 Avenue West
Every 1st Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00
 p.m.
First one was held Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.
Council will take a break for the summer 2024, and start again Saturday, September 7, 2024

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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DownloadMAP Review Report

2021-2025 Claresholm Town Council

Town Council is comprised of one mayor and six Councillors. Their committee appointments are as follows:

Mayor:
Mayor Brad Schlossberger Appointments:
Internal:
Community Development Committee, Economic Development Committee (ex officio), Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Municipal Planning Commission
External:
Alberta SouthWest, Community Hall Board, Claresholm Library Board, Intermunicipal Development Plan Committee, Oldman River Regional Services Commission, Regional Landfill Commission  

Councillors:
Councillor Kieth Carlson Appointments:
Internal:
  Administrative Services Committee, Audit & Finance Committee, Community Development Committee, Economic Development Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Grievance Committee, Municipal Planning Commission, Wage Negotiating Committee
External: Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework, Joint Economic Development Initiative, Porcupine Hills Lodge Foundation Board

Councillor Mike Cutler Appointments:
Internal:
 Audit & Finance Committee, Community Development Committee, Economic Development Committee, Emergency Management Advisory Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Grievance Committee, Wage Negotiating Committee
External: Claresholm & District Transportation Society, Claresholm Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse Coalition, Claresholm Curling Club, Intermunicipal Development Plan Committee, Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Committee, Joint Economic Development Initiative, Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee, Southern Alberta Summer Games Committee, Swimming Pool Joint Use Committee

Councillor Rod Kettles Appointments:
Internal:
  Audit & Finance Committee, Emergency Services Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Recreation Facility Users Committee
External: Chinook Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board, Claresholm Child Care Society Board, Claresholm Golf Club Board, Claresholm Learn-a-lot Playschool Society Board, Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Committee, Lethbridge College Community Advisory Council, Regional Emergency Preparedness Training Exercise Steering Committee (alternate)

Councillor Kandice Meister Appointments:
Internal:  Audit & Finance Committee, Community Development Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Family & Community Support Services Board, Municipal Planning Commission, Museum Board, Wage Negotiating Committee
External: Claresholm Animal Rescue Society (CAReS), Claresholm Housing Authority, Claresholm Social Centre Board, Welcoming Claresholm Committee

Councillor Craig Zimmer Appointments:
Internal:
 Audit & Finance Committee, Emergency Management Advisory Committee, Emergency Services Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Grievance Committee, Wage Negotiating Committee
External:
Regional Emergency Preparedness Training Exercise Steering Committee

Councillor Diana Ross Appointments:
Internal:  Administrative Services Committee, Audit & Finance Committee, Facility & Infrastructure Planning Committee, Family & Community Support Services Board
External: Claresholm & District Chamber of Commerce, Claresholm Food Bank, Willow Creek Agricultural Society Board