Cochrane has several committees of Council which represent various civic interests. The Town recruits public-at-large (PAL) volunteers throughout the year, as vacancies become available. Vacancies are advertised in Municipal Matters.
If you live in Cochrane and you'd like to take an active part in decisions that affect the community, apply to be a PAL using the application form below. To be considered, candidates must be a Town resident and a minimum of 18 years of age, unless otherwise specified in the Terms of Reference.
Current Public at Large Committee member positions :
• Cochrane Library Board - up to 2 non-voting youth representatives, 16-18 years of age
• Cochrane Planning Commission - 1 position
• Subdivision & Development Appeal Board - 3 positions
• Assessment Review Board - 4 positions
Apply to be on a Council board or committee. - This link will take you to a fillable form that will only function when positions are open.
Are you a resident of Cochrane interested in joining a committee or task force but feel you may have additional challenges to participate (transportation, child care, language, accommodations etc)? We may be able to help! Please contact the Cochrane Resource Centre at 403-851-2255 to explore options when applying.
|Board or Committee||Schedule*||Start time**|
|Cochrane Library Board||Third Tuesday of the month||7:00pm|
|Cochrane Planning Commission (CPC)||Third Wednesday of the month||6:30pm|
|Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Advisory Board||First Tuesday of the month||7:00pm|
|Mayor & Council Remuneration Task Force||As required|
|Parks and Recreation Committee||TBD||TBD|
|Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (SDAB)||As required when hearings are called||6pm|
|Transit Task Force||As required|
|Tri-site Concept Plan Advisory Group||TBD||TBD|
* no meetings in July and August
** meeting length determined by agenda items