City Council

Airdrie City Council has a full-time Mayor and six part-time Aldermen who are elected by the citizens of Airdrie every four years. Together they are responsible for establishing corporate policy and setting strategic priorities.


Mayor & Council responsibilities

The Mayor is the chief elected official. The Deputy Mayor position is an eight month rotation and is initially filled based on seniority in terms of years on Council and secondly on the number of votes received in the applicable election.

Council's responsibilities include:

  • to consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council's attention to anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality
  • to participate in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality
  • to participate in Council meetings, Council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies
  • to obtain information about the operation and administration of the municipality

The social media links on this page are maintained by the individual council members. To follow the City through social media, see our social media page.


Mayor Peter Brown

Mayor BrownMayor Peter Brown was elected to Council in 2010 and acclaimed in 2013. Peter loves to travel to sunny places with his wife Shelley. Hobbies include his kids, golf, hockey, volunteering and home renovations.


Alderman Darrell Belyk

Alderman Darrell Belyk was elected to Council in 2013, has lived in Airdrie for 13 years and he and his wife have seven children and eight grandchildren. Darrell is a safety advisor for the Manufacturer's Health and Safety Association.

He is involved in Active Airdrie and the Airdrie Home and Lifestyle Show.

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Phone: 403.862.8643


Alderman Fred Burley

AAldermen Burleylderman Fred Burley has been on Council since December 2002.

Phone: 403.948.2778


Alderman Ron Chapman

Deputy-Mayor Ron ChapmanAlderman Ron Chapman has been on Council since 2010, has lived in Airdrie for 35 years and he and his wife have six children and seven grandchildren. Ron is a customer service representative at Lone Pine RV in Airdrie. He is also a licenced pilot and a local chicken wing eating champion for the last six years.

He is involved in the Boys and Girls Club, the Airdrie Food Bank and Airdrie Family Services.

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Phone: 403.992.4604


Alderman Kelly Hegg

Alderman Kelly HeggAlderman Kelly Hegg has been on Council since 2004, has lived in Airdrie for 17 years and he and his wife have two children. Kelly is a school principal and an executive assistant with the Calgary Public Teachers Association.

He is involved with the Knights of Columbus and the Airdrie District Hospice Society.

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Phone: 403.862.2035


Alderman Allan Hunter

Alderman Allan Hunter Alderman Allan Hunter has been on Council since 2010, has lived in Airdrie for nine years and he and his wife have a daughter and a son. Allan is a property operations project manager.

He is the Chair of the Municipal Policing Advisory Board, the Vice Chair of the Municipal Planning Commission, and is a member of the Calgary Regional Partnership Water/Wastewater Steering Committee.

He is involved with the 3rd CAV and the Airdrie Health Foundation, and volunteers at the Airdrie Pro Rodeo.

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Phone: 403.540.4616


Deputy Mayor Candice Kolson

Deputy Mayor Candice Kolson was elected to Council in 2013. Candice has lived in Airdrie for eight years and has two children. Candice is the owner of a local business, C.K. Markets & Events.

She has been involved in numerous fundraisers for the Airdrie Food Bank.

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Phone: 403.828.1448


Contact us

P. 403.948.8800


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Saturday, Sunday