Establishment

The City of Grande Prairie's Complaint Adjudication Committee was established to function as an Ad-hoc Committee of Council and is guided by the Boards and Committees Bylaw C-1422.

Mandate

The role of the Committee is to review complaints of breach of conduct under the Council Code of Conduct bylaw. The Committee has the authority to appoint an independent third party adjudicator and/or an independent third party investigator if the Committee determines that either is required to investigate a complaint. The Committee will act under the direction and advice of the City Clerk and the Legal Services Department.

Membership

Membership will consist of 3 members of the Public appointed by Council.

Term

Members shall hold a term for three (3) years and may be re-appointed for a consecutive term of up to three (3) years as determined by Council.

Meeting Time

Meetings are scheduled upon receipt of complaints.

Remuneration

Members may claim a per diem rate of pay for meetings attended at a rate of $200.00 for each full day (at least 4 hours) and $100.00 for each half day (at least 2 hours).

Skills, abilities, and experience

Members should have or be willing to learn and develop the following skills, abilities and experience:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to commit time to attend meetings during the workday as required
  • Familiarity with local government and the roles and responsibilities of a Council
  • Understanding of current municipal legislation
  • Skill in research analysis and investigation
  • Experience in business, management, government or community organizations

Deadline

There are currently no vacancies. Applications will be accepted in the fall of 2022 for Public Member positions available in 2023.

For further information

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