MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Council Meeting held on Feb 19, 2020....

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

Bylaw 683-20 Schedule of Fees Bylaw – Council moved first and second reading of Bylaw 683-20 being the Schedule of Fees Bylaw.

Bylaw 684-20 Palliser Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Bylaw – Council moved first to third and final reading of Bylaw 684-20 being the Palliser Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Bylaw.

RFD – Halkirk Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework (ICF) Adoption - MOVED by Councillor Elliott the Village of Halkirk and County of Paintearth No. 18 Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework (ICF) be adopted.

RFD – Sale of Land Plan 0924620, Block 1 Lot 1, SW 25-38-17 W4 - MOVED by Councillor Norton to approve the Public Tender Information Package as presented and offer for sale the land described as Plan 0924620, Block 1 Lot 1, SW 25-38-17 W4 with tender submission deadlines of March 31, 2020 and private tender opening on April 2, 2020 for Council review and selection on April 7, 2020.
Bylaw No. 601-10.

RFD – Purchase New Equipment - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the County purchase two new 160M3 AWD graders for the price of $1,150,000.00 and one new 2019, 310 Hydraulic Excavator for the price of $221,000.00 from Finning Red Deer and that units #2200, #2250, and #5050 be sold at an upcoming Ritchie Bros. sale in 2020.

RFD – Purchase a New 4500 Series 4x4 Cab & Chassis Truck - MOVED by Councillor Wiart the County purchase one new 4500 4x4 Cab and Chassis truck for Public Works from Stettler Dodge for a price of $61,861.00 and unit #9005 be sold at an upcoming sale.

RFD – Purchase Two New 2500 Series 4x4 Crew Cab Pickup Trucks  - MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen, as per County Policy, the County purchase two new 2500 4x4 Crew Cab Pickup Trucks for Public Works from Stettler Dodge Ltd. for a price of $99,356.00 and units #8045 and #8030 be sold at an upcoming sale.

RFD -Tender Acceptance for Bridge Repairs to BF13285, BF70198 & BF71531 - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the tender for Bridge Repairs to BF13285 SSE 15-35-11 W4, BF70198 SNW 16-37-9 W4, and BF71531 WSW 32-36-9 W4 from Volker Stevin Highways Ltd. be approved with funding of $300,000.00 MSI grants for BF13285 and $40,000.00 from restricted surplus for BF70198 and BF71531.

RFD – Proceed with Tendering and Construction of BF8569 - MOVED by Councillor Elliott the County proceed with the tendering of bridge construction on BF8569 SW 36-38-13 W4; with construction to be completed by the end of fiscal year 2020.

RFD – Review Revisions in Disciplinary Policy - MOVED by Councillor Norton the revisions made to the Disciplinary Policy that are up to date and compliant with the current legislation in safety be adopted.

RFD – Review Revisions in Violence and Harassment Policy - MOVED by Councillor Wiart the revisions made to the Violence and Harassment Policy that are up to date and compliant with the current legislation in safety be adopted.

RFD – Rescind County Policy PW 026 Sale of Used Material - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to rescind County Policy PW 026 Sale of Used Material as the County no longer sells used material.

Division Grader – Brownfield - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the divisional grader operator be authorized to grade the parking lots of the Brownfield School and Baptist Church in Brownfield at no cost provided the County Hold Harmless Agreement for Snowplowing or Grading forms are signed.

Council Meeting Schedule – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to adopt the proposed Council Meeting Dates; May 5, 20 (Wednesday), June 2, 16, July 21 and August 18, 2020, subject to individual change.

Paintearth Choosewell Committee - MOVED by Councillor Norton the County be the legal host in the event the Committee is successful in being a financial recipient in this year’s Challenge.

3C’s Minor Hockey Association – Program Advertising - MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen the County purchase the inside front cover for an ad in the program for $125.00 for the Tier 5 Provincial League Tournament being held from March 22-22, 2020.

Upcoming Meetings – Council Meetings – March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 20 (Wednesday), June 2, 16, July 21 and August 18, 2020, subject to individual change and commencing 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 681-19.