Calgary Metropolitan Region Board

 
Mandate:
MANDATE OF THE BOARD
(1) The Board shall
   (a) strive towards consensus regarding matters before the Board,
   (b) promote the long term sustainability of the Calgary Metropolitan Region,
   (c) ensure environmentally responsible land-use planning, growth management and efficient use of land,
   (d) develop policies regarding the coordination of regional infrastructure investment and service delivery,
   (e) promote the economic well-being and competitiveness of the Calgary Metropolitan Region,
   (f) develop policies outlining how the Board shall engage the public on the Growth Plan and the Servicing Plan, and
   (g) be limited in its mandate and role to those powers given to the Board under the Act and this Regulation.

(2) In fulfilling its mandate, the Board shall further
   (a) prepare a Growth Plan,
   (b) prepare a Servicing Plan,
   (c) advise and make recommendations to the Minister regarding the implementation of the Growth Plan and the Servicing Plan,
   (d) facilitate the resolution of issues arising from the preparation and implementation of the Growth Plan and the Servicing Plan, and
   (e) develop and implement policies for the sharing of costs for regional projects of the Calgary Metropolitan Region.

POWER AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD:
The Board may
   (a) develop policies allowing for the participation of nonmembers,
   (b) requisition participating municipalities for operating costs related to the operations of the Board, and
   (c) carry out any other functions and duties as the Minister directs.
 
Composition:
1 Member of Council, Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (and 1 alternate)
1 Member of Council, Advocacy Committee (and 1 alternate)
1 Member of Council, Governance Committee (and 1 alternate)
1 Member of Council, Inter Municipal Servicing Committee (and 1 alternate)
1 Member of Council, Land Use Committee (and 1 alternate)
1 Member of Council, Voluntary Policing Services Subcommittee

CALGARY METROPOLITAN REGION BOARD COMMITTEES

>>  ADVOCACY COMMITTEE:
Guide the development of educational and outreach strategies which will advance the goals of the region, particularly as these strategies pertain to intergovernmental relations with the Governments of Alberta and Canada.

>> GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE:
Provide advice & recommendations to the Board on governance, operations, finance and human resources.

>>  INTERMUNICIPAL SERVICING COMMITTEE:
Guide the preparation of a Servicing Plan for recommendation to, and approval by, the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board.

>>  LAND USE COMMITTEE:
To guide the preparation of a Growth Plan for review and approval by the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board. The Growth Plan must contain a comprehensive, integrated regional land-use plan for the Calgary Metropolitan Region.

>> VOLUNTARY POLICING SERVICES SUBCOMMITTEE:
No terms of reference developed - reports to Intermunicipal Servicing Committee.
Term:
1 year term
Term Expiry Month:
October
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Administrative Contact:
Administration CMRB
Calgary Metropolitan Region Board
305, 602 - 11 Avenue SW
Calgary AB T2R 1J8
Bus: (403) 213-6875
Reports To:
Website:
Calgary Metropolitan Region Board
Notes:
In accordance with the Regulation, the representative appointed under Section 708.04 of the MGA must be a Councillor of the participating municipality that is appointing the representative.

The MGA provides that a Councillor includes the Chief Elected Official. The Regulation also provides that each participating municipality may appoint a person to act in the representative's temporary absence or temporary inability to act.


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
  Mayor Naheed NenshiBoard Member, Calgary Metropolitan Region Board20182021
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraBoard Member, Inter Municipal Servicing Committee20182021
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraAlternate, Advocacy Committee20202021
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraBoard Member, Land Use Committee20192021
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraAlternate, Governance Committee20192021
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraAlternate, Calgary Metropolitan Region Board20192021
  Councillor George ChahalBoard Member, Advocacy Committee20182021
  Councillor George ChahalBoard Member, Governance Committee20192021
  Councillor George ChahalAlternate, Land Use Committee20192021
  Councillor George ChahalAlternate, Inter Municipal Servicing Committee20192021
  Councillor Jeromy FarkasBoard Member, Voluntary Policing Servicing Subcommittee20192021



Authority  Description Decision
1. 2017 December 11, C2017-1164 On 2018 January 01 the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board Regulation AR190/2017 comes into force, establishing the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board. The City of Calgary appointed a representative and an alternate for a term effective 2018 January 01 and set to expire at the 2018 Organizational Meeting of Council.
2. 2019 December 16, IGA2019-1383 Approval of the Calgary's Interim Protocol for City-Initiated Challenges.