An overview of the City's agencies, boards and commissions, Office of the City Clerk's role and applying to serve on a civic agency.

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Board members bring experience, share their perspectives, provide direction and make decisions that impact Edmontonians and help shape our city.

Agencies, Boards, Committees and Commissions (or Civic Agencies) are:

Collective terms used to mean: all agencies, boards, committees, commissions, and task forces to which City Council makes an appointment of citizens-at-large, council members, or representatives of external organizations.

Each year Edmontonians are appointed to Edmonton's Civic boards - which includes agencies, boards, committees, commissions and task forces.

Council values the input of civic boards on matters which impact Edmontonians. Whether advisory, decision-making, quasi-judicial or governing, all provide citizens with an opportunity to participate in the present and future direction of the city.

The Office of the City Clerk oversees board-member recruitment, appointments and training; as well as the establishment and classification of new boards, and assists Council in developing guidelines for the agencies.