A few Highlights of the Council Meeting held on February 6, 2018....

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

Councillor Code of Conduct Bylaw 659-17 and Schedule “A” - MOVED by Councillor Glazier Second Reading of Bylaw No. 659-17. MOVED by Councillor Hewitt Third and Final Reading of Bylaw No. 659-17.

County Policy 565 Social Media - MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen County Policy 565 Social Media be approved as presented to Council and re-evaluated in October 2018.

Coronation RCMP Detachment - MOVED by Councillor Wiart to accept the presentation by Sgt. D. McGunigal on policing and the policing priorities of property crime, traffic safety and substance abuse as information.

RFD - Pumper Purchase - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt to purchase a 4 man triple combination pumper with wildland rear-end with a 2019 chassis for the cost of $440,000.00 from Fort Gary funded from restricted surplus.

Request for Road Allowance Right of Way Usage from Capital Power - MOVED by Councillor Wiart the approval for Capital Power to include and use additional Right of Way space along a small portion of Rge Rd 144 south of Twp Rd 400 for collector lines.

Brownfield Shop and Truck Fill - MOVED by Council Blumhagen this be tabled to the next meeting pending receipt of further information.

Castor & District Museum - MOVED by Councillor Blumhagen that Administration obtain further information from the Castor Museum and Public Works on disposal requirements of the current structure.

Hon. S. Anderson, Municipal Affairs - Minister`s Awards for Municipal Excellence - MOVED by Councillor Wiart that Administration forward a submission to the Minister’s Awards for Municipal Excellence on behalf of the municipalities participating on the Battle River Economic Opportunities Committee.

Dwayne Felzien - Resident Petition on Wind Tower Setback & ESA Presentation - MOVED by Councillor Elliott the Petition received for the amendment of Section 49(1)(a)(iv) b) of Land Use Bylaw #593-09 minimum separation distances be accepted as information.

MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County reply is that the County’s Municipal Planning Commission followed the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan statutory documents in approving the development permits of the Halkirk 2 Capital Power Windfarm.

2017 Assessment Appeal - MOVED by Councillor Norton the County retain the services of Brian Gettel, an experienced appraiser if warranted, to prepare a witness report, review the rebuttal, prepare for and attend the hearing at an estimated cost of $20,000.00 to $25,000.00.

Upcoming Meetings - Council Meetings – February 21, 2018 (Wednesday), March 13, 2018, March 27, 2018, April 4, 2018 (Wednesday), April 17, 2018, May 1, 2018, May 15, 2018, June 5, 2018, June 19, 2018, July 24, 2018 and August 14, 2018  commencing at 9:00 a.m. and are always open to the public. Delegations are always welcome. To request a time allotment, please call the office of the CAO. All requests must state the nature and subject you wish to discuss as per Section X of the County’s Procedural Bylaw 605-11.