MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Council Meeting held on January 3, 2018....

Please feel free to contact Chief Administrative Officer, Tarolyn Aaserud at 403.882.3211 with any questions or for additional information.

Director of Legislative Services, B. Hepp advised Council going forth the format, structure and content of the meeting agendas and minutes will be revised to coincide with the legislation and best practices as set out in the recent resource information material received from Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Valley Ski Hill – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to participate in the Sustainability Study on the Valley Ski Hill with Flagstaff County at a cost of $5,000.00.

RFD – Tender Two New 2018 2500 Dodge Crew Cab Pickups and One New 2500 4x4 Regular Cab and Specifications – MOVED by Councillor Glazier to Tender Two New 2018 2500 Dodge Crew Cab Pickups and One New 2500 4x4 Regular Cab with the required Specifications.

RFD – Tender of Two Graders and Specifications – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to Tender Two New 160M AWD Graders through the AAMDC procurement process.

RFD – Tender of a Dozer and Specifications – MOVED by Councillor Wiart to Tender a D3 LGP Dozer through the AAMDC procurement process.

RFD – Degelman Sidearm 1820 & REV1500 Mower – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to proceed with the procurement of the Degelman mower and sidearm with funding of $54,000.00 from Restricted Surplus.

RFD – Herbicide Injection System – MOVED by Councillor Glazier to approve the purchase of the Raven Injection System with funding of $15,000.00 from Restricted Surplus.

Fire Committee - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the County purchases a new pumper truck for use in Coronation through the AAMDC procurement process subject to the specifications and approximate cost of $440,000.00.

Correspondence - MOVED by Councillor Elliott that the following correspondence be received for information:

A. AAMDC – Member Bulletins/District Highlights Issues 47-49 (circulated via emails);

B. Invitation from Clearview Board of Trustees to Attend Alberta Rural Education Symposium, March 4-6, 2018.

Confidential Items - MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen that Council move to closed session at 2:10 p.m. to discuss the following items:

A. Resolution for AAMDC on Wind Energy Regulations Required at Provincial Level as per Section 16, FOIP;

B. Public Participation as per Section 16, FOIP; with Development & Community Services Officer, T. Pawsey attending.

Chief Administrative Officer, T. Aaserud and Development & Community Services Officer, T. Pawsey departed the meeting at 3:15 p.m. before the following item was discussed:

C. 2017 Assessment Appeal as per Section 16, FOIP.

MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen that Council return to open meeting at 3:30 p.m.

Electoral Petition Regarding Wind Farm Development - MOVED by Councillor Elliott that upon review of the Petition received for the amendment of Section 49(1)(a)(iv) b) of Land Use Bylaw #593-09 minimum separation distances shall be defined as below: b). From any dwelling on lands not leased for wind energy developments the greater of 1.5 kilometers or as meets AUC Rule 12 permitted levels for validity, the following was determined:

1) There are adequate petitioners submitted.

2) As per the Municipal Government Act Section 232 prohibits petitions for new bylaws or against existing bylaws or resolutions under Part 17 (Planning and Development); and therefore, the petition is not valid, however, this document provides the thoughts of electors and Council may wish to take this under consideration.

Upcoming Meetings – Council Meetings – January 23, 2018, February 6, 2018, and February 21, 2018 (Wednesday), March 13, 2018, March 27, 2018, April 4, 2018 (Wednesday), April 17, 2018, May 1, 2018, May 15, 2018, June 5, 2018, June 19, 2018, July 24, 2018 and August 14, 2018  commencing at 9:00 a.m. and are always open to the public. Delegations are always welcome. To request a time allotment, please call the office of the CAO. All requests must state the nature and subject you wish to discuss as per Section X of the County’s Procedural Bylaw 605-11.