Kneehill County Council hears plan for Commercial Greenhouse

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of council on Tuesday October 13, 2020, which was called to order at 8:30 am by Reeve Jerry Wittstock.

The first item on Councils agenda was the request for Decision (RFD) on policy 13-2, Transportation Grader/Gravel Service, presented by Brad Buchert, Director of Transportation. This policy will facilitate the acquisition, guidelines and standards of the summer and winter maintenance of Kneehill County’s roads in a reasonable, safe, timely, cost-eff

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RCMP seek assistance

On September 24th 2020 at approximately 1530, Three Hills RCMP were alerted to a stolen vehicle at the Circle K Gas station located across from the detachment.

Members arrived and attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle to apprehend the lone male occupant. The driver ignored Members commands and reversed into a police vehicle causing damage. The driver then put the vehicle into drive, dragging a Member and slamming into another police vehicle before fleeing the area at a high rate of speed.

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Electronics Recycling Pilot Project begins in Trochu

All Councilors were present for the October 13th’ regular meeting of Trochu Town Council. Director of Operations Dave Nelson and Recording Secretary Toni Nelson were also in attendance. Mayor Barry Kletke opened the meeting promptly at 6:00pm.

After passing the minutes of the previous meeting, and approving the meeting’s agenda, Council expected to hear a delegation regarding the Siren and Noise Bylaw; however, the presenter did not show up to the meeting.

Council passed the Grantwr

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Province announces decision on Oil and Gas Assessment Review

On Monday, October 19, 2020, Minister of Municipal Affairs Tracy Allard announced the Province’s decision regarding the Oil and Gas Assessment review.

Rather than implementing one of the four original recommendations proposed--any of which would have resulted in significant tax revenue loss, drastic cuts in services, and extreme tax increases in the County-- the Province has opted to provide incentives and tax breaks for industry.

For the next three years, no property taxes will be charge

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