A few Highlights of the Regular Council Meeting held on September 14, 2021...

Lynn Sabo & Tess Griebel, Castor Municipal Library Board & Cindy Heidecker, Paintearth Adult Learning Council – MOVED by Councillor Norton the presentation from Lynn Sabo, Tess Griebel and Cindy Heidecker regarding washroom renovation funding assistance be accepted as information.

Request – Glenda Farnden, STARS Pledge of Support for 2022, 2023, 2024 – MOVED by Councillor Elliott the STARS Pledge of Support for 2022, 2023, 2024 discussion be advanced till fall when the new Council is in place.

Request – Aaron Compton, Castor Community Golf Club – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County of Paintearth No. 18 provide trucking assistance to haul 1-2 loads of 35 tonne of washed sand from Torrington to the Castor Community Golf course.

RFD – Write off Outstanding Taxes – GIPOT Roll #37142466 – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the County of Paintearth No. 18 write off outstanding taxes in the amount of $10,928.90 related to Roll #37142466 and that a letter be sent to the Minister of Alberta Transportation with copy to the Honourable MLA Nate Horner in regard to the sudden change in policy whereby the County was not advised the Crowfoot Crossing Rest Area was surveyed and registered as a road plan that now qualifies for tax exemption status.

RFD – 3-Year Supply and Deliver ¾” Gravel Contract – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County of Paintearth No. 18 accepts the tendered price of $3,372,500.00 and signs a contract for a 3-year supply and delivery of ¾” transportation spec gravel with Brockhoff Enterprise Ltd.

Victor Benz, President, Alberta Fish & Game Association - Cervid Harvesting Preserves & Letter to the Premier and Ministers - MOVED by Councillor Glazier the correspondence received from Victor Benz, President, Alberta Fish & Game Association regarding Cervid Harvesting Preserves and the letter to the Premier and Ministers, be received as information and filed.

John Cameron, President, Alberta Elk Commission – Letter of Support for the Legalization of Harvest Preserves – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the correspondence received from John Cameron, President, Alberta Elk Commission regarding a Letter of Support for the Legalization of Harvest Preserves, be received as information and filed.

Kevin Thomas, Business Agent, Central District IUOE Local 955 – Truth and Reconciliation Day - MOVED by Councillor Norton the correspondence from Kevin Thomas, Business Agent, Central District IUOE Local 955 regarding Truth and Reconciliation Day, be received as information and filed.

MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen the County initiate a proclamation for the Truth and Reconciliation Day on September 30th.

Gus Wetter School After School Program Proposal – MOVED by Councillor Wiart that resolution 08.17.21.222 be rescinded.

MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County of Paintearth support the Gus Wetter After School Program in the amount of $5,000.00 with funds from the Community Grants budget and a letter be sent encouraging local fundraising and submission of an application to the Community Enhancement Fund.

Upcoming Council Meetings - October 5, 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.