Kneehill County Council Minutes

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 8, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter. ABSENT: Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference; Assessment Review Board Training Session; Mayor & Reeves Meeting.
Clr. Long moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the May 25, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the April 2010 Financial Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the April 2010 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented. CARRIED
Red Deer Watershed Alliance - Integrated Management Plan & Terms of Reference.
Clr. Long moved that Council request a presentation from the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance prior to providing any municipal support. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve the Strategic Planning agenda as amended. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
Clr. Keiver moved that Council receive the Operations Report.CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:22 a.m.
Rob Mayhew left the meeting at 9:23 a.m.
Request for a Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission (KRWSC) Inter-Municipal Public Meeting.
Clr. Long moved that Council respond to the request from the Town of Beiseker advising Kneehill County is at this time unwilling to participate in an Inter-Municipal Town Hall meeting. CARRIED
Shelley Jackson, Director of Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services, entered the meeting at 9:28 a.m.
Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) 2009 Annual Report. Shelly Jackson, Kneehill Regional FCSS Director, presented highlights of the 2009 Annual Report and the challenges faced by the Board.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Kneehill Regional FCSS 2009 Annual Report as information. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun thanked Shelley and her Staff for a job well done.
Shelley Jackson left the meeting at 10:02 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 10:02 a.m. until 10:10 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer.
Gilbert Quashie-Sam presented information on proposed Bylaws 1606, 1607 and 1608 for Council consideration.
3.3a Bylaw 1606 - Redesignation from Agricultural to Country Residential - Lot 1 & 2 Block 1, Plan 0913156 - S.E.32-30-25-W4 - (Kevin and Ann Klassen)
Clr. Long moved that Council give first reading of Bylaw 1606 to amend the Land-Use Bylaw by re-designating Lots 1&2, Block 1, Plan 0913156 (Part of SE 32-30-25-W4) from Agricultural (A) District to Country Residential (CR) District. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1606 at 10:00 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
3.3b Bylaw 1607 - Addition of Outdoor Storage Facility to Land Use Bylaw
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1607 to amend the Land Use Bylaw to include Outdoor Storage Facility as a Discretionary Use in the Light Industrial District (LI). CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1607 at 10:30 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
3.3c Bylaw 1608 - Rezoning a Portion of the SW 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) District to Light Industrial (LI) District (Kees Uittenbogerd).
Clr. Hoppins moved first reading of Bylaw 1608 to amend the Land-Use Bylaw by re-designating a portion of the S.W. 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) District to Light Industrial (LI) District. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1608 at 11:00 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
Jerry Brett and Gilbert Quashie-Sam left the meeting at 11:14 a.m. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports:
Community Futures Wild Rose Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Long and Clr. Holsworth at the June 24, 2010 Community Futures Wild Rose Annual General Meeting. CARRIED
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2010 Conference - Reeve Calhoun presented a written report on the 2010 FCM Conference held from May 28 to June 1, 2010. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:17 a.m.
Assessment Review Board (ARB) Training - Clr. Hoppins presented a written report on the May 31st to June 1st, 2010 ARB Training he had attended in Red Deer.
Mayor & Reeves Meeting - Clr. Long verbally reported on the May 26 Mayor & Reeves meeting he had attended on behalf of Reeve Calhoun.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:40 a.m. until 12:50 p.m.
Correspondence Report
The following items were discussed:
* Canadian Badlands & Alberta Tourism public information session regarding Dry Island Buffalo Jump being held on June 16th to be attended by County representative Clr. Long.
* Invitation from the Mayor of Drumheller for the Reeve and CAO to attend the Golf Tournament and Dinner being held prior to the Alberta Urban Municipal Association Board of Directors meeting to be placed on the June 22nd agenda.
* Local Government Administrators Association request for Reeve Calhoun to bring greetings at the June 18th meeting being held in Three Hills.
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Calhoun at the LGAA June 18th meeting to bring greetings from Kneehill County. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the meeting go in camera at 1:05 p.m. CARRIED

Clr. Painter moved the meeting rise from in camera at 1:44 p.m. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council support the operating shortfall for the Three Hills Medical Clinic in cooperation with their regional partners for the months June through October 2010. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 1:45 p.m.