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Town Seeking Board Members

August 24, 2023

Have you ever considered volunteering on a community board or committee? Now is the time! The following boards have vacancies and applications are being accepted now, until Aug 31, 2023.

Community Services Board: Established by Bylaw 990-2017 for the purpose of providing advice recommendations and assistance to Council regarding culture, recreation, and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS). The board meets a minimum of 5 times per year. Appointees serve a three-year term.

Big Country Housing Authority: This is a management board for affordable Government subsidized senior and community housing projects in Hanna & Cereal. In Hanna, the BCHA operates Parkview Manors 1 & 2, Parkview Villas, and 10 duplexes. The board meets approximately four times a year. Appointees serve a two-year term.

Fred & Freda Geuder Education Bursary: This group provides recommendations, based on the parameters in Policy 2014-04 for the distribution of the bursary funds. The board meets once or twice in September each year to review applications and determine bursary recipients. Three $1500 bursaries are awarded to post-secondary students.

Hanna and District Medical Corporation: The Board is responsible for providing a medical clinic, services and incentives to attract and retain medical personnel. The board meets 3-4 times a year.

Municipal Library Board: Established by Bylaw 407 in 1971 under the authority of the Libraries Act to provide efficient library services in the Town of Hanna. The board meets during the day on a monthly basis. Appointees serve a three-year term.

Municipal Planning Commission: Established by Bylaw to advise on the planning for orderly, economical and beneficial use of land within town limits. The board meets as needed, averaging 4 times a year.

If you are looking to share your expertise on one or more of the committees listed and are wondering who you might be working with, visit this section of our website: Volunteers,

Once you decide which is right for you, complete and submit an application form. ​The deadline for submitting applications is August 31, 2023.