Lands Advisory Committee – Two (2) Positions

Notice:

Two positions are open for Lands Advisory Committee.

Closing date Sept. 22, 2017

There are two open positions available, which the Lands Advisory Committee wishes to fill.

Eligibility to be a Lands Advisory Committee member:

25.1 Any Eligible Voter, whether resident on or off the Community Land, is eligible for appointment to the Lands Advisory Committee, except for the following persons:

  1. Any person convicted of an offence that was prosecuted by way of indictment in the past 5 years;
  2. Any person declared mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction in Canada or elsewhere.
  3. Any person convicted of corrupt practice in connection with accepting a bribe, dishonesty, or wrongful conduct;
  4. Any employee of Muskeg Lake Cree Nation employed on a full time basis;
  5. Any person who is a Chief or Councilor of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation; and
  6. Any person residing outside a 120 kilometer radius of Reserve #102.

25.2 At the first meeting of Members held to elect the members of the Lands Advisory Committee (the “Initial Meeting”), the members of the Lands Advisory Committee shall be elected in the following manner:

  1. Three of the members of the Lands Advisory Committee shall be elected to hold office from the date of the Initial Meeting for a term of three years following such date. At each meeting of the Members held to elect three members of the Lands Advisory Committee following the Initial Meeting, three members of the Lands Advisory Committee shall be elected to hold office for three years from the date of their election and to replace the members of the Lands Advisory Committee who retire from office at such meetings of Members.
  2. Two (2) of the members of the Lands Advisory Committee shall be elected to hold office from the date of the Initial Meeting for a term of two years following such date. At each meeting of Members held to elect three members of the Lands Advisory Committee following the Initial Meeting, three members of the Lands Advisory Committee shall be elected to hold office for two years from the date of their election and to replace the members of the Lands Advisory Committee who retire from office at such meetings of Members.

25.3 The Council may establish procedures for the selection of members to the Lands Advisory Committee provided such procedures are not inconsistent or in conflict with this Land Code.

25.4 The office of a member of the Lands Advisory Committee becomes vacant if the person, while holding office:

  1. Is or becomes ineligible to hold office under 25.1;
  2. Ceases to be a member;
  3. Is absent for three consecutive meetings of the Lands Advisory Committee without being authorized to do so by the Lands Advisory Committee;
  4. Dies;
  5. Resigns;
  6. Fails to fulfill their obligations and duties required by the Land Code, upon the determination of the Lands Advisory Committee; or
  7. Fails to disclose a conflict of interest in accordance with section 18.

25.5 Where the office of a selected member of the Lands Advisory Committee becomes vacant for more than 90 days before the date when another selection would ordinarily be held, a special selection may be made in accordance with this Land Code, as the case may be, to fill vacancy.

25.6 A member of the Lands Advisory Committee select to fill a vacancy remains in office for the balance of the term of the member of the Lands Advisory Committee they are replacing.

To any interested individuals may send a letter of interest to the Land Dept.

Please call for information @ Ph. (306) 466-4959

Alfred Gamble

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