Energy Exploration Advisory Committee

The Energy Exploration Committee, in alignment with Council's Strategic Plan recommends actions and proposes policies that work toward community and environmental sustainability. The four points below outline the duties and responsibilities of the committee:

  • Identify Strathcona County energy exploration activities and landowner information and feedback on those activities, and bring those issues forward to the Committee.
  • Provide feedback on energy issues as referred by the Energy Exploration Office.
  • Provide input on opportunities for landowner education in response to energy exploration issues.
  • Explore mechanisms and means to guide energy exploration. 

As a Council Committee, the Energy Exploration Advisory Committee is governed by the Boards and Committees Bylaw 46-2015 (185.2 KB)  and Bylaw 19-2018 (28.8 KB) , as amended by Bylaw 29-2016 (56.4 KB) . In addition, the committee is guided by the Strathcona County Protocol for Seismic Surveying, Drilling, Construction and Operation of Oil and Gas Facilities in Strathcona County.

Members

Citizen members

Name Status Term Term expiry
Kelli Brons Regular Voting 1st Term December 31, 2020
Perry Eddy Regular Voting 1st Term December 31, 2020
George Key Regular Voting 3rd Term December 31, 2019
Kevin Peters, Chair Regular Voting 2nd Term December 31, 2019
Barry Thomlinson Regular Voting 1st Term December 31, 2019
Chijioke Ukiwe Regular Voting 1st Term December 31, 2020

Elected Official members

Name Status Term expiry*
Councillor Robert Parks Regular Non-voting December 31, 2019
Councillor Katie Berghofer Alternate Non-voting December 31, 2019

*The terms of the Elected Official members will commence on January 1, 2018 and will expire on the dates listed above, or upon such person ceasing to be an Elected Official.  

The Mayor is an ex-officio and non-voting member of the Energy Exploration Advisory Committee pursuant to Strathcona County Bylaw 46-2015 (185.2 KB) .

Meetings

The schedule for the meetings of the Energy Exploration Advisory Committee is below.

Date Location Room Time  Agenda Minutes
Wed, Jan 23, 2019  
County Hall   7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. January 23, 2019 (46.9 KB) January 23, 2019 (46.9 KB)
Wed, March 27, 2019 County Hall Meeting Room L1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. March 27, 2019 (192.0 KB)  

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the above listed meetings to observe the meeting and discussion carried out by the Energy Exploration Advisory Committee. However, members of the public may only participate in a meeting of and make representations to the Energy Exploration Advisory Committee in accordance with the Boards and Committees Bylaw.

Past Meetings

Date Location Room Time  Agenda Minutes
Wed, April 12, 2017 County Hall Meeting Room A 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. April 12, 2017 (146.2 KB) April 12, 2017 (146.2 KB)
Wed, July 19, 2017 County Hall Conference Centre #1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. July 19, 2017 (123.3 KB) July 19, 2017 (123.3 KB)
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 County Hall Meeting Room A 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. October 2, 2017 (93.1 KB) October 2, 2017 (93.1 KB)
Mon, Jan 15, 2018 Community Centre Meeting Room #1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. January 15, 2018 (84.3 KB) January 15, 2018 (313.7 KB)
Wed, April 11, 2018 Community Centre Meeting Room #1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. April 11, 2018 (31.7 KB) April 11, 2018 (330.4 KB)
Wed, July 11, 2018 Communtiy Centre Meeting Room #1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. July 11, 2018 (31.7 KB) July 11, 2018 (79.3 KB)
Wed, Oct 17, 2018 Community Centre Meeting Room #1 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. October 17, 2018 (36.0 KB) October 17, 2018 (273.3 KB)

Other information

Contact information

Planning and Development Services
Phone: 780-464-8080
Fax: 780-464-8142
Email: oilandgas@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Thursday, September 05, 2019
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