MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

A few Highlights of the Council Meeting held on Dec 3, 2019....

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

Appointment to Weed & Pesticide Appeal Board - MOVED by Councillor Norton the appointment of Marilyn Weber to the Weed & Pesticide Appeal Board for a one-year term ending October 2020.

RMA Patronage Rebate - MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County receive a cheque in the amount of $1,700.32 for the 2019 RMA Patronage Rebate.

Adoption of the Audited Financial Statements - MOVED by Councillor Norton the presentation from Monica Faupel, CPA, CA of Endeavor Chartered Professional Accountants on the 2018 Financial Statements and the Financial Information Return be approved as presented.

RFD - Gravel Supply Purchase - MOVED by Councillor Glazier that the County, as per the agreement, purchase 30,000t crushed gravel from Lone Pine Crushing in December of 2019 rather than in 2020 to ensure adequate hauling conditions.                                                                                                                        

RFD - Write off 25% GIPOT - MOVED by Councillor Norton the County approve the request to write off the bad debt expense of $5,442.38 related to a reduction of 25% for GIPOT.

RFD - 2020 Interim Operating Budget - MOVED by Councillor Glazier the 2020 Interim Operating Budget be approved as presented.

RFD - 2020 Interim Capital Budget - MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the 2020 Interim Capital Budget be approved as presented.                                                                                                                        

RFD - FCM Membership - MOVED by Councillor Wiart the County of Paintearth renew its membership in FCM for 2020-2021 in the amount of $630.45 and that the County not participate in the Alberta reception at this time.

County Council Meeting - December 17, 2019 – MOVED by Councillor Hewitt the County Council Meeting – December 17, 2019 be at the Call of the Chair.

Intermunicipal Development Plan - Village of Halkirk - MOVED by Councillor Glazier the County of Paintearth not require an Intermunicipal Development Plan with the Village of Halkirk.

Coronation Memorial Library – Draft 2020 Budget - MOVED by Councillor Wiart confirmation of the Library Grant of $5,527.20 to the Coronation Memorial Library in accordance with County Policy AD 009 Grants to Local Organizations.

Paul Wynnyk, Deputy Minister, Alberta Municipal Affairs – MOVED by Councillor Glazier the letter received from Paul Wynnyk, Deputy Minister, Alberta Municipal Affairs, advising that he is satisfied with the actions and timelines proposed for the legislative gaps identified in the report be received and filed.

ATCO, Cancellation of Hand Hills Transmission & Mother Mountain Transmission Projects – MOVED by Councillor Wiart the correspondence from ATCO advising of the Cancellation of the Hand Hills Transmission & Mother Mountain Transmission Projects be received and filed. 

Paintearth Wind Project Update, Dan Tocher – MOVED by Councillor Elliott the presentation and update from Dan Tocher, Stakeholder Relations Manager, Paintearth Wind Project LP on the Paintearth Wind Project be received as information.

MOVED by Councillor Norton the correspondence dated November 14, 2019 from Dan Tocher, Stakeholder Relations Manager, Paintearth Wind Project LP on the Paintearth Wind Project be received and filed.

Upcoming Meetings – Council Meetings – December 17, 2019 (Call of the Chair), January 14, 2020, February 4, 2020, February 19, 2020 (Wednesday), March 10, 2020, March 24, 2020, April 7, 2020 and April 21, 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.