T: 780-322-3831 | F: 780-322-3000 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 10203 - 101 Avenue (Railway), Nampa AB, T0H 2R0
From Left to Right: Carolyn Kolebaba (Vice Chair), Harry Krawchuk (Member at Large), Doug Dallyn (Chair), Simon Lavoie (Member at Large), Bryan Gacek (Member at Large), Kyle Petluk (Member at Large), Kristy Belzile (Member at Large)
The Agricultural Service Board's authority is derived from the Agricultural Service Board Act R.S.A. 2000 Chapter A-10. Section 3(4) of the Act states that the board must exercise on behalf of Council all the powers and perform all the duties that are conferred on it by Council, under this or any other enactment, with respect to agricultural matters. All policy changes and expenditures must be approved by Council.
The purpose of the Agricultural Service Board, as described in Section 2 of the Agricultural Service Board Act, are:
to act as an advisory body and to assist the Council and the Minister, in matters of mutual concern,
to advise on and to help organize and direct weed and pest control and soil and water conservation programs,
to assist in the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act,
to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer, and
to promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the municipality.
As per Section 3(3) of the Agricultural Service Board Act, the membership of the Board must include persons who are familiar with agricultural concerns and issues and who are qualified to develop policies consistent with this Act.
Voting members shall include:
Five (5) members-at-large; and
Two (2) members of Council.
A majority of votes is required for a motion to be carried. A tied vote will result in a lost motion.
Council shall make every effort to ensure that the ASB is comprised of members with diverse knowledge on agricutural matters.
Chairperson & Vice-Chairperson
Term / Expiry
A person who is a member of the Board ceases to be a member of the Board if, without being authorized by a resolution of the Board, the member is absent from three (3) consecutive regular meetings of the Board.
A vacancy on the Board does not impair the right of the remaining members to act as long as a majority of the members remain.
The Board must present drafts of the following in a form acceptable to Council containing the information required by Council for approval: budgets, strategic business plans, resolutions, policies, and a summary of its activities for the preceding year.
Under Section 6 of the Agricultural Service Board Act, in order to assit the Board, the Minister may designate an employee under the administration of the Minister as a Minister's representative
- to advise the Board on government programs, agricultural problems, and needs of the municipality, and
- to assist the Board, on the request of the Board, in the discharge of its duties.
Agendas & Minutes
Agenda and Minutes are available for download in PDF format
Participation by Others
Join a Board or Committee
Vacant positions will be advertised in the local newspaper, and on the Northern Sunrise County website.
Appointment of members to Boards and Committees takes place at the annual organizational meeting of Council.