Kneehill County Council Minutes - June 12, 2012

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 12, 2012 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 5 - Bob Long, Reeve; Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Invitation to Early Childhood Mapping Data Results Supper; Community Action Committee; Seniors Outreach Appreciation Dinner; Bank of Montreal & Calgary Stampede Farm Family Award; Invitation to County of Paintearth's 50th Anniversary.
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Approval of the May 22, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the May 22, 2012 Council Meeting minutes, as presented. CARRIED
Council provided direction to Administration regarding the 2012 STRAT Planning Agenda.
Mike Morton, Director Financial Services, entered the meeting at 8:32 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Operating Accounts Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Capital Funding Report as presented. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Director of Operations, and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 9:00 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:01 a.m.
Mike Morton, Director Financial Services left the meeting at this time.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed:
* Swalwell Dam: Complaints in regards to the fence that was installed on the South end of Dam by the landowner. Suggested that the County work with the land owner to put up V-gates allowing foot traffic access while containing livestock and "Foot Path Only" signs to be installed.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Kneehill County work with the land owner South of Swalwell dam and install V-gates on his fence and install "Foot Path Only" signs. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Water Modeling Application
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the connection recommendation as presented. CARRIED
Carbon Centennial Park Request
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council direct Administration to obtain more information regarding this project in order to provide an accurate cost. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:35 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:35 a.m. until 9:59 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Planning and Development Officer, and Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Development Officer and the following individuals: Theresa Bowker, Beth Trentham, John Trentham, Doug Herman, Kristi Beunder, Jennifer Deak, Rod Hanger, Cory Hanger, James Hanger, and Will Wolfe.
Reeve Long presented long service awards to Clr.s who were not present to receive them Friday June 8, 2012.
Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan - Bylaw 1611
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting to recess to hear the public hearing reconvened from October 26, 2010 scheduled for 10:00 a.m.
(Bylaw #1611 - Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan) CARRIED
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 11:03 a.m.
Crocus Coulee Estates Redesignation - Bylaw 1614
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting to recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (Bylaw #1614 - Crocus Coulee Estates Redesignation from Agriculture to Country Residential) CARRIED
Time: 11:04 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan - Bylaw 1611
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading be given to Bylaw 1611, the Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that third reading be given to Bylaw 1611, the Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan.
Clr. Long moved the meeting to go into In-Camera at 11:14 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon, Theresa Bowker, Beth Trentham, John Trentham, Doug Herman, Kristi Beunder, Jennifer Deak, Rod Hanger, Cory Hanger, James Hanger, and Will Wolfe left the meeting at this time.
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 11:57 a.m. CARRIED
Theresa Bowker, Beth Trentham, John Trentham, Doug Herman, Kristi Beunder, Jennifer Deak, Rod Hanger, Cory Hanger, and James Hanger returned to the meeting at this time.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Motion # 303/12 be tabled until amendments are made to the Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:58 a.m. until 1:05 p.m.
Clr. Holsworth was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Development Officer, Paul DeVos, Kees Uittenbogerd, Doug Herman, and Dave Dittrick.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long at the Tuesday, July 4, 2012 Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Drumheller Badlands Community Facility. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the amendments to Policy #15-8 as presented. CARRIED
Trochu Centennial Trails -Ribbon Cutting
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long at the Thursday, June 28th Ribbon Cutting & Community Celebration of the new walking paths. CARRIED
Property Assessment Practice
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive this report as information. CARRIED
Delegations Continued:
Southview Country Estates Public Hearing for Redesignation
Clr. Painter moved the meeting to recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 1:15p.m. (Bylaw #1648 South View Country Estates Redesignation from Agriculture to Country Residential). CARRIED
Time: 1:15p.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 1:24 p.m.
Southview Country Estates Outline Plan
Clr. Calhoun moved to accept the Southview Country Estates Outline Plan as presented. CARRIED
Southview Country Estates Redesignation
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw #1648, this being a bylaw to redesignate a parcel of 25 acres, located at SE-28-30-25-W4M, from Agriculture (A) to Country Residential (CR). CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading of Bylaw # 1648. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Planning and Development Officer, and Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Development Officer, Paul DeVos, and Kees Uittenbogerd, left the meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Swalwell Letter of Concern
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council table this agenda item until after the in-camera session. CARRIED
Bank of Montreal & Calgary Stampede Farm Family Award
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long to attend the Bank of Montreal & Calgary Stampede Farm Family Award ceremony at the Calgary Stampede Monday July 9, 2012. CARRIED
County of Paintearth's Invitation to 50th Anniversary
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to get a plaque made to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Paintearth County. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Badlands Ambulance Society - This agenda item was deferred to next meeting.
BoomTown Trail ñwritten report provided by Clr. Keiver on May 28, 2012 meeting.
Early Childhood Mapping Project Data Results Supper
Clr. Hoppins moved that Clr. Calhoun or alternate Bobby Painter attend the June 26, 2012 Early Childhood Mapping Project Data Supper. CARRIED
Community Action Committee - A copy of the unapproved minutes of the May 24th, 2012 meeting were provided by Clr. Calhoun.
Seniors Outreach Appreciation Dinner - Written report by Clr. Calhoun on the June 7, 2012 appreciation dinner.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
Correspondence Report - This agenda item was deferred to next meeting.
Council Business Pending & Summary Reports - This agenda item was deferred to next meeting.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera at 1:53 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 2:28 p.m. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Swalwell Letter of Concern
Clr. Calhoun moved that Reeve Long respond by letter to the concerned Swalwell resident. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 2:31 p.m.