Town Council

Council group shot 2018

Here, find information on Coaldale’s elected leaders, including biographical and contact information for its mayor and councillors.

In Alberta, municipal elections now take place every four years on the third Monday of October. The most recent municipal elections were held on October 16, 2017. In Coaldale, three incumbents returned to office and three new Councillors were elected. Bill Chapman, Jacen G. Abrey and Roger Hohm were re-elected while Briane Simpson, Henry (Butch) Pauls and Doreen Lloyd were all elected to council. Mayor Kim Craig was re-elected for his fourth term as Mayor of Coaldale.

Council meetings take place at 2 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month. On days when meetings fall on a statutory holiday, Council meets on the Tuesday that follows. All meetings take place in Council Chambers, located inside the Town office at 1920 17th Street.

For those who may be interested in running for a seat on Town Council in the next Election, Nomination packages will be available in 2021.

To set up a meeting, or to register a speaking delegation at a regularly scheduled Council meeting e-mail at admin@coaldale.ca or phone at 403-345-1306.

To contact the mayor, deputy mayor, or councillors for the Town of Coaldale please use the Council Contact Form.

Council Meeting Schedule 2019

Kim Craig
Kim Craig
Mayor
Mayor Craig moved to Coaldale from Lethbridge in 1993. As a financial and investment planner, he says one of the reasons he moved to Coaldale was the number of clients he had who lived in Coaldale and how positively they spoke of the community. After…
Jacen Abrey
Jacen Abrey
Councillor
Coaldale has been Councillor Jacen Abrey’s home since 1982 which is when he first met his wife Kim. They have been married for 34 years and have four lovely daughters, Kandace, Darcee, Raegan and Kaci. Coaldale is currently home to three generations of…
Bill Chapman
Bill Chapman
Councillor
First elected in 2007, Councillor Chapman is no stranger to municipal politics.  Alberta provincial politics is also a great interest, and he has been following it closely for almost 30 years!  In fact, it was a source of Bill’s research and study at the…
Roger Hohm
Roger Hohm
Councillor
In his second term as a Councillor, Roger is looking forward to the challenge of serving on Council for the 2017-2021 term and to meeting as many of our citizens as he can in order to ensure their voices are being heard when decisions are made. He and…
Doreen Lloyd
Doreen Lloyd
Councillor
Coaldale is Doreen Lloyd’s birthplace and has always been her home.  She have been married to Duncan Lloyd for 49 years.  They have two sons, both graduated with mechanical engineers degrees from U of A.  Both are married & they are lucky to be…
Henry (Butch) Pauls
Henry (Butch) Pauls
Councillor
Henry (Butch) Pauls was born and raised in Coaldale. He graduated from Kate Andrews High School and attended the University of Lethbridge for one year following high school. He has been a business owner for 30+ years. He supports the Coaldale…
Briane Simpson
Briane Simpson
Councillor
First-time Councillor, Briane Simpson is eager to learn and bring her family viewpoint to Coaldale. Briane and her family moved to Coaldale in 2009. Since then she has been active in the community. Briane began Cottonwood Committee through Lethbridge…