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Boards & Committees

A number of boards and committees oversee the work of organizations or projects and report back on activities to Council. At least one member of Council sits on each board and committee. 

Current council member Boards and Committees, and their Council member representative(s) include: 

Communities in Bloom

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to encouraging and inspiring communities to develop, enhance and sustain the visual appeal of subdivisions, public spaces, parks and streetscapes through the use of floral displays, trees and landscaping. It promotes the preservation of heritage and cultural components and special emphasis is placed on environmental stewardship through recycling and tidiness. The provincial branch consists of a program offered by the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association. Community volunteers donate their time, talent and even financial support to projects, with additional financing provided by the Resort Village as well as through local fundraising projects. Councillor Hunter represents Council on Communities in Bloom.

Learn more about Communities in Bloom. The WAVE Newsletter includes monthly reports from Communities in Bloom.

Finance & Budget

This Committee works with Administration to plan and approve the annual budget for the Resort Village of Candle Lake. All Council Members sit on this Committee.

Learn more about Resort Village Finances and Budgets.

Fire/First Responders/EMO/Search & Rescue

This Committee provides the emergency services for the Resort Village of Candle Lake. They respond to fires, motor vehicle accidents, emergency situations and medical emergencies in our designated areas. Councillor Morley represents Council on this Committee.

Learn more about Emergency Services and Policing Services in the Resort Village.


This Committee advises Council on issues concerning the Health Center. Councillor Hunters sits on this Committee.

Learn more about Resort Village Health Services.

North Central Area Transportation Planning Committee

This Committee provides local input for transportation planning and to have an opportunity to influence government spending over the next 10 years. Mayor Kostyna and Councillor Attig sit on this Committee.

North Central Lakelands District Planning Committee

This Committee brings together the bordering municipalities in order to accommodate and manage development in a manner that considers the best interest of all municipalities. Mayor Kostyna sits on this Committee.

Parks and Recreation Board

The Parks and Recreation Board is made up of dedicated and committed volunteers who work hard all year long to make the Resort Village a great place to live and visit by:

  • building awareness and direction for programs to promote healthy living.
  • developing and maintaining sports, recreation and cultural programs.
  • developing and enhancing public reserves for the betterment of our community.

Councillor Hunter sits on this Committee.

Learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board. 

Provincial Association of Resort Communities of Saskatchewan

This Committee is the independent association that supports and represents the interests of cottage communities of Saskatchewan. Their vision is to be the voice of action for strengthening and supporting the cottage way of life in Saskatchewan. Councillor Attig sits on this Committee.

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) 

This organization represents the collective strength of Saskatchewan communities in providing leadership in advocacy. All Council Members attend SUMA meetings.

Trails Advisory Board

The Candle Lake Trails Advisory Board works with the Resort Village Council to plan new routes and maintain existing trails in an effort to ensure residents and visitors have opportunities to enjoy a safe and varied outdoor experience year round. The Board provides information regarding best practices, standards, funding and usage of trails. As new developments and subdivisions are developed in the Resort Village, the Board provides input and advice on incorporating trail networks into community designs and advises on budgets for all trail development and maintenance in the Resort Village. Councillor Barczai sits on this Board.

Learn more about the Trails Advisory Board. 

Wapiti Regional Library

This Committee governs the regional libraries on this region. Council Hunter attends meetings of the Library.

Learn more about the Library.