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Serve Your Community - Become a Member of the Assessment Review Board

The City of Grande Prairie invites you to serve on the Assessment Review Board. There are currently 3 vacancies. For an application form please click here.

As a Board or Committee representative, you will assist in municipal operations through research and decision making on current issues.

Jurisdiction

Bylaw C-1249, Assessment Review Board

Mandate

The Assessment Review Board hears and deals with complaints about Assessment or Taxes that have been received by the City under the Municipal Government Act.

Membership

    The Committee will consist of three (3) Public Members appointed by resolution of Council and three (3) Council members.

    Term

    Three (3) appointments required for terms not exceeding three (3) years. Members are eligible for reappointment to a maximum of six (6) consecutive years of service.

    Meeting Time

    Meeting times vary greatly depending on the number of appeals received. 

    Remuneration

    As outlined in Bylaw C-1249.

    Skills, abilities, and experience

    • Experience or understanding of the basic principles of administrative law and the rules of natural justice;
    • Knowledge of the process of property assessment;
    • Analytical Skills;
    • Ability to weigh evidence, determine facts and make decisions;
    • ability to be fair and impartial;
    • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, committed and enthusiastic.
    • MANDATORY Assessment Review Board Training - as prescribed by the Government of Alberta (Minister), prior to participating in a Board hearing.

    Deadline

    The deadline for applications is November 22, 2019.

    You can submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button on the application form, via email to avanbeekveld@cityofgp.com, or in person at City Hall, 10205 - 98 Street.

    For further information

    Call the Legislative Services Department at 780-357-8747 or email avanbeekveld@cityofgp.com