MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Regular Council Meeting held on Oct 6, 2020...

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

Organizational Meeting – Congratulations to Stan Schulmeister re-elected Reeve and Doreen Blumhagen re-elected Deputy Reeve at the Organizational Meeting held on October 13, 2020. A listing of all the appointments are available on the County Website under the Council tab, Committees/Appointments.

RFD - Valley Ski Hill Funds Release – MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen the County release the initial $70,000.00 payment to the Valley Ski Hill for their deposit to the Contractor. MOVED by Councillor Wiart the balance of the funds, $380,000.00, be made available to the Valley Ski Hill upon their presentation of progress draws as completed by the Contractor.

RFD - Write off 50% GIPOT – MOVED by Councillor Glazier approval for the County to write off $11,051.30 related to a reduction of 50% for GIPOT from the Provincial Government.

2021 Proposed Budget for Parkland Regional Library - MOVED by Councillor Elliott to approve the Proposed 2021 Budget for Parkland Regional Library as presented.

Palliser Regional Municipal Services – Appointment of CEO, Devin Diano – MOVED by Councillor Norton the correspondence received from Palliser Regional Municipal Services advising of the appointment of CEO, Devin Diano be received as information and filed.

RFD – Tax Sales – Reserve Bid and Terms of Sales for Roll #34140000 – MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen Tax Roll #34140000 be offered for sale with a reserved bid of $680.00 and be conducted by public auction at the Municipal Office at 9:00 a.m. on February 2, 2021 in accordance with the regulations as set out in the Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000, Chapter M-26.

Results – Citizen Values Budget Survey – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the Results of the Citizen Values Budget Survey be received as information and share with the public on the County’s media platforms.

BREOC Community Demonstration Project - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the County submit an application to BREOC for a Community Demonstration Project to assist greenhouses within the County with marketing, product diversity, etc.

Upcoming Council Meetings – November 10, November 24, December 1 and December 15, 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.

The County administration office and shop are reopened to the public. Public health requirements on occupancy, physical distancing, hygiene, etc. will be strictly adhered to as we continue to follow the public health guidelines to continue preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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


MASKS ARE STILL AVAILABLE:

Distribution of Provincial NON-MEDICAL Disposal Masks

The County Administration Office is a distribution centre for the Province’s disbursement of non-medical masks. All Albertans can obtain 8 free disposal masks per person while supplies last.  These masks are for Albertans to use until they can obtain their own masks.

The masks are available in the entrance of the County Administration Office, #1 Crowfoot Drive, TR 374 & Hwy 12.