Council is the governing body of the municipal corporation of the Town of Nanton. Nanton’s Council consists of six Councillors and one Mayor, as elected. These positions are elected for a four-year term as set out in the Municipal Government Act.
The principle role Council is to create policy for the governance of the town and its residents. The forum for local government policy making is the Regular Council Meeting. The Council relies on input from many sources, including the public, various community organizations, citizen’s groups, advisory committees and staff. It is the Council’s responsibility to consider the merits of each idea before proceeding with its decision. In doing so, Council members analyze community needs, program alternatives, and available resources.
First and third Monday of each month (one per month in July and August)
Council Chambers at the Nanton Fire Hall, 2503-21 Ave.
Members of Council sit on several different boards, committees, and commissions.
Ongoing Committee established by Town Council that shall continue in force until terminated by a Town Council Resolution
Municipal Planning Commission
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Assessment Review Board
General Government Services Committee
Special Purpose Committee
A Committee, Board, or Commission which is established under the legislated powers of the Town but has its own Constitution or Bylaws
Nanton Municipal Library Board
Nanton Fire Department
Ad Hoc Committee
A short term Committee which is specific in purpose and has a clearly defined life span
A Committee that is created through agreement with one or more other bodies
Nanton Health Centre Management Committee
Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance
Oldman River Regional Services Commission
Chinook Arch Regional Library System
A Committee not established by Town Council but to which Town Council members and/or citizens may be appointed by
Foothills Regional Emergency Services Commission
Foothills Regional Services Commission
Highwood Management Plan Public Advisory Committee
Nanton Quality of Life Foundation
Kosy Korner Association Board
Nanton & District Chamber of Commerce
Nanton Lancaster Society Board
Community Futures Highwood
Mosquito Creek Foundation
Nanton Golf Club
Nanton & District Community Memorial Centre Society
The Town of Nanton Council receives requests for formal proclamations by groups and organizations who wish to raise awareness on an event, or provincial/national day or month. A declaration of proclamations is at the discretion of the Mayor, therefore proclamations should be requested for community improvement through education and awareness.