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December 14, 2020

ARB Board Member Opportunity

Inter-Municipal Assessment Review Board (ARB)

IS SEEKING NEW BOARD MEMBERS
If you would be interested in serving on the ARB and feel that you are able to meet the following eligibility and time commitment requirements, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

Inter-Municipal Assessment Review Board
c/o Town of Hardisty
PO Box 10
Hardisty, AB. T0B 1V0
Fax: 780-888-2200
Email: IARB.clerk@hardisty.ca

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
A member of the Inter-Municipal Assessment Review Board must successfully complete a training program. A member of the Inter-Municipal Review Board should have:

– A personal history of acting ethically and with integrity
– An understanding of the principles of administrative law and natural justice
– The ability to participate in hearings with an open mind making decisions in a fair and unbiased manner
– The ability to write in plain language
– Excellent analytical and reasoning skills
– The ability to speak in public and communicate effectively with parties to the appeal
– Demonstrable ability to read, understand and apply complex plans, the Municipal Government Act and other pertinent Acts

TIME COMMITMENT

– The term is three years
– Complaints can only be submitted within 60 days of assessment notices being mailed and hearings are scheduled after that term has expired
– Meetings can be held during business hours or in the evening, whichever time frame better suits the majority board members
– Board members are expected to read the hearing materials prior to the meetings

TRAINING

– Training is coordinated and provided by Municipal Government Board (MGB)
– ARB Members are required to attend training sessions
– Training sessions are three days in length and will require travel to a training session as scheduled by the Province of Alberta

REMUNERATION

– Remuneration is provided for meeting attendance
– Reimbursement for travel expenses and out of pocket expenses directly related to hearings or training sessions is provided