Agricultural Service Board
The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136's Agricultural Service Board (ASB) is appointed under the Alberta Agricultural Service Board Act, to perform the following duties:
- to act as an advisory body and to assist council and the Minister, in matters of mutual concern,
- to advise on and to help organize and direct weed and pest control and soil and water conservation programs,
- to assist in the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act,
- to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer, and to promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the Municipality.
The Agricultural Service Board is responsible for implementing and enforcing the legislative requirements under the Agricultural Service Board Act, the Weed Control Act, the Agricultural Pests Act, the Soil Conservation Act and for assisting with the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act.
The Municipality's ASB consists of two Councillors and three members-at-large, who typically meet three to four times per year.