MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Regular Council Meeting held on February 17, 2021...

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

Bylaw 695-21 Penalties of Non-Payment of Taxes Bylaw – Council moved First to Third and Final readings of  Bylaw 695-21 being the Penalties of Non-Payment of Taxes Bylaw.

Bylaw 696-21 Borrowing Bylaw – Council moved Frist to Third and Final Readings of Bylaw 696-21 being the Borrowing Bylaw.

RFD – Round 2 Survey Engagement Results Acceptance – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt that Council approves the Results of the Round 2 Survey as information and posts on them on the website.

RFD – Road Plan Closure NE 19 & NW 20-38-10 W4 – MOVED by Councillor Wiart that Council approves All that portion of the road plan 111ET, lying within the north east quarter of section 19, township 38, range 10, west of the 4th meridian containing 4.47 of an acre, more or less. Excepting thereout all mines and minerals; and

All that portion of the road plan 111ET, lying within the north west quarter of section 20, township 38, range 10, west of the 4th meridian containing 0.72 of an acre, more or less. Excepting thereout all mines and minerals.

RFD – Development Fees and Charges – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt that Council approves the proposed new fee structure for implementation into the Fees and Charges Bylaw:

RFD – Water Service Fees – MOVED by Councillor Glazier that Council approves the recommendation raising the water rate to $3.15 per m3 to keep pace with the SMRWSC and to leave the remaining fees unchanged.

Request – Quinton Flint, Town of Coronation – 911 Radio Tower – MOVED by Councillor Elliott the County fund $20,940.67 to the Town of Coronation towards the cost of erecting a radio tower for emergency communications equipment installation, and that the amount be funded from County Fire Restricted Surplus.

2021 Election – Posting of Candidate Names – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County post the names of candidates monthly on the County’s media platforms once they have met all the requirements for the nomination to be valid.

Fleet Lots ASP Draft – MOVED by Councillor Norton to approve the Fleet Lots ASP Draft and that it now be circulated as part of the ASP process to relevant parties.

Cindy Heidecker, Paintearth Community Adult Learning Council – MOVED by Councillor  Glazier the County send a letter to the Honourable Minister Panda, requesting Alberta Infrastructure reconsider their intention to change the lease agreement of the office space in the Coronation Provincial Building from no cost to full recovery cost, as per the correspondence received from Cindy Heidecker, Paintearth Community Adult Learning Council.

Randall Bullock, Reeve, Cardston County – Class 1 Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) Program Concerns – MOVED by Councillor Wiart to send a letter to the Premier and cc Reeve Bullock, Cardston County, advising the County of Paintearth is in support of Cardston County’s concerns with the Class 1 Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) Program and that amicable solutions be considered to address the concerns.

Invitation to Participate – 2021 RMA/AUMA President’s Summit on a Provincial Police Service – MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen that Councillors participate at their own discretion in the 2021 RMA/AUMA President’s Summit on the establishment of a Provincial Police Service on February 17th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Kevin Grumetza, Reeve, Thorhild County – Proposed Changes to AER Directive 067 – MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen the County send a letter to the AER in support of Reeve Kevin Grumetza’s correspondence on the Proposed Changes to AER Directive 067 for the Eligibility Requirements for Acquiring and Holding Energy Licences and Approvals. 

RMA Invite to a Virtual Town Hall Meeting – 2021 Provincial Budget – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt that Council participate in the RMA Virtual Town Hall Meeting on the 2021 Provincial Budget on February 26, 2021 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers.

Doreen Blumhagen, Exalted Ruler, Halkirk Elks – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County provide a letter of support to the Halkirk Elks to include with their application to the Alberta Government’s Stabilize Program for support of the Halkirk Bullarama, as requested in the correspondence received from Doreen Blumhagen, Exalted Ruler, Halkirk Elks.

Upcoming Council Meetings – March 23, April 7 (Wednesday), April 20, May 4, May 18, June 1, and June 15, 2021, 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 692-20.

 


UPDATE ON COVID-19

The County Administration Office is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all. Actions taken are to protect and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus in accordance with the recommendations and guidelines from Alberta Health Services.

The County Administration Office and Public Works Shop are OPEN by Appointment only as per Government of Alberta ROD-CMOH Order 41-2020. To schedule an appointment or for further details call:

Administration Office: 403-882-3211
Public Works Shop: 403-882-3285

The County still has masks and they are available for pickup in the entrance of the County Administration Office, #1 Crowfoot Drive, TR 374 & Hwy 12.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time.