Airdrie City Council is made up of a Mayor and six Aldermen who are elected by the citizens of Airdrie every three 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 a six 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 Peter Brown was elected to Council in 2010. Peter loves to travel to sunny places with his wife Shelley. Hobbies include his kids, golf, hockey, volunteering and home renovations.
Alderman Murray Buchanan
Alderman Murray Buchanan served on Council from 1986 - 2004, including 10 years as Deputy Mayor. He was a member of the Community Services Board since 2004 and was re-elected as Alderman in 2010.
- Phone: 403.948.2921
Alderman Fred Burley
Alderman Fred Burley was elected to Council in December 2002 and was nominated as Deputy Mayor for a one year term in October 2005.
- Phone: 403.948.2778
Alderman Glenda Alexander
Alderman Glenda Alexander was first elected to Council in 2004. Over the years Alderman Alexander has welcomed both the challenges and the triumphs of serving on most of City Council's boards and committees. She takes pride and has felt honoured to be an instrumental part of the positive direction that the City has had during these times of exponential growth. When not serving the citizens of Airdrie, Glenda enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.
- Phone: 403.828.2552
Alderman Ron Chapman
Alderman Ron Chapman was elected to Council in 2010 and has resided in Airdrie since 1978. He is a father of six and grandfather of seven who enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in the community. Deputy-Mayor Chapman also enjoys fishing, camping and golf.
- Phone: 403.992.4604
Alderman Kelly Hegg
Alderman Kelly Hegg has served on Council since October 2004. He and his wife enjoy camping and traveling with their two children. He also enjoys football, hockey and golf. Kelly currently is a school principal with the Calgary Board of Education.
Deputy-Mayor Allan Hunter
Deputy-Mayor Allan Hunter was elected to Council in 2010. He and his wife have one daughter and one son.
- Phone: 403.945.4403
- Council's 2014 Strategic Priorities (pdf)
- Council Appointments (pdf)
- Council's 2013 Strategic Priorities (pdf)