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Community Services Committee


  • Review and make recommendations to Council on culture, social and recreational initiatives and programs.
  • Approve allocation of federal and provincial funds received as per the Community Plan on Homelessness and Community Development.
  • To approve the allocation of funding grants, such as Games Legacy.
  • Review and evaluate nominees to recognize individual or group contributions from citizens of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo through a recognition award and make recommendations to Council.
  • Provide an update of approved funding allocations to Council.

Time Commitment

  • Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year and members are called as needed to assess applications received for the various programs. Meetings are typically two hours in duration.


  • Must be 18 years of age; and
  • Must be a resident of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Further information about the Community Services Committee may be obtained by contacting Kerry Synard, Social Program Advisor, Community and Protective Services Department at or 780-788-1651.

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