MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Regular Council Meeting held on October 5, 2021...

RFD – Revisions to Bylaw 697-21 Schedule of Fees Bylaw – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the adoption of the revision of 17. NSF Cheques to read Returned Cheque Fees and the 3. Vegetation Management – Weed Picking rate be increased to $40.00/hr per individual plus GST.

Castor & District Community Bus Society - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the Castor & District Bus Society be added to the Council Appointments in the Procedure Bylaw.

Castor Municipal Library Board - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the Castor Municipal Library Board be added to the Council Appointments in the Procedure Bylaw.

Deletion of Council Appointments, Procedure Bylaw – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the following Council Appointments be deleted from the Procedure Bylaw; Assessment Negotiating Committee, Canadian Badlands Tourism Association, Red Deer River Municipal Group, and Red Deer River Watershed Alliance.

County Member at Large Committee Appointments – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt that the County Member at Large appointments be set for 3-year terms on the following Committees: Castor & District Family & Community Support Services, Coronation & District Support Services and Coronation Doctor Recruitment/Retention.

Paintearth Economic Partnership Society – Membership Agreement – MOVED by Councillor Norton authorization for the County of Paintearth to execute the Paintearth Economic Partnership Society Membership Agreement.

Bylaw 702-21 Schedule of Fees Bylaw – Council moved all Readings of Bylaw 702-21 being the Schedule of Fees Bylaw.

Bylaw 703-21 County Procedure Bylaw – Council moved all Readings of Bylaw 703-21 being the County Procedure Bylaw.

Bylaw 704-21 Non-Residential Tax Incentive Bylaw – Council moved all Readings of Bylaw 704-21 being the Non-Residential Tax Incentive Bylaw.

Approval of Draft County of Paintearth Strategic Communications Plan 2021-2025 - MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County of Paintearth Strategic Communications Plan 2021-2025 be adopted as presented.

Approval of Draft Paintearth County Farm Store & Food Hub Plan - MOVED by Councillor Wiart the Paintearth County Farm Store & Food Hub Plan be adopted as presented.

CanExport Grant - MOVED by Councillor Glazier that Administration continue to apply for CanExport grants to continue work on the Value-Added Ag projects.

Town of Castor – Recreation Agreement – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the Town of Castor and Paintearth County Recreation Agreement be adopted and executed.

Town of Coronation – Recreation Agreement – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the Town of Coronation and Paintearth County Recreation Agreement be adopted and executed.

Upcoming Council Meetings – New Council Orientation - October 21 and the Organizational Meeting - October 26, 2021, November 2, 2021, November 16, 2021, RMA Fall Convention - November 22-25, 2021, December 14, 2021. Council meeting dates are subject to individual change and commence at 9:00 a.m. Meetings are open to the public and delegations are always welcome. To request a time allotment, please call the office of the CAO. All requests must clearly identify the reason or purpose of the appointment and follow the guidelines as per Section 21 - Delegations of the County’s Procedure Bylaw 692-20.