Kneehill County Council Minutes - May 28, 2013

MINUTES OF THE MAY 28, 2013 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: Interim CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda
Additions: Kneehill Housing Corporation; Kneehill Regional FCSS; Alberta Health Services Community Health Forum and Networking Event; Canadian Badlands Ltd.; Badlands Motor Sports Area Structure Plan Printed Copies; Composite Assessment Review Board Decision.
Deletions - FCSS Director, Shelley Jackson 2012 Annual Report.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the May 14, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council proceed with the public hearing on June 11, 2013 for the Badlands Motor Sport Area Structure Plan Bylaw #1597. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council confirm that thirty (30) copies of the Badlands Motor Sports Area Structure Plan have been received by the group that has special interest in the Badlands Motor Sports development. The document can be downloaded from the Kneehill County Website. If any further copies are requested by the group, they will be charged 50 cents a page as per the Master Rates Bylaw. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize attendance at the July 5th Kneehill Regional Partnership Golf Tournament. CARRIED
Council Strategic Planning Proposed Agenda
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Village of Linden Cost Share Request for Firefighter/EMS Appreciation Barbecue
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve attendance and the cost sharing, on a 1/3 basis to a maximum of Three Hundred and Fifty dollars ($350.00) with Linden and Acme, for the Firefighters/EMS Appreciation Barbeque being held on Thursday, June 20th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:58 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations, Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, and Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Fieldman, were present when the meeting reconvened.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:10 a.m.
Operations Summary - Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed.
* Water break west of Acme
* Torrington Transfer Station break in; stole truck and lit it on fire
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Water Modeling Application - Gamble WSA - Bob Ohlhauser
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the connection recommendations for Bob Ohlhauser located at SW-11-29- 23 W4 as presented. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:20 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:21 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:21 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 9:45 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
Roadside Mowing Program
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council accept the bid from MCR Consulting Services Ltd. for the 2013 Roadside Mowing Program with the balance of funding to come from Contingency.CARRIED
Wild Rose Agricultural Producers - Indian Head Tree Nursery
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Bowen Clausen left the meeting at 9:50 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened was Mike Morton, Director of Finance.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the April 30, 2013 Bank Reconciliation report as presented.CARRIED
Frank Grills, Senior Assessor entered the meeting at 10:03 a.m.
Operating Account Report April 2013
2013 Budget Review
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the financial reports as information. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
CARB Hearing Decision
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:21 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:21 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 11:00 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 11:00 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Frank Grills left the meeting at 11:05 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 11:05 a.m. to 11:09 a.m.
Jerry Brett, Sr. Planning and Development Officer was present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw #1651 to adopt the amended Kneehill County Municipal Development Plan.CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that a public hearing date be set for Tuesday July 16th, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. for the amended Kneehill County Municipal Development Plan, Bylaw #1651. CARRIED
Jerry Brett left the meeting at 11:17 a.m.
Community Grants to Non-Profit Organizations
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council confirm the 2013 Community Grant funding to the Three Hills Arena Completion Society in the amount of $5,000 for the Tower Park play park equipment project. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council appoint Mrs. Donna Hay as Returning Officer for Kneehill County for the 2013 Municipal Election. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve a sponsorship of $600.00 to the Three Hills and District 4-H Clubs to help with the costs of printing their Show/Sale Catalogue. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Community Action Committee - Written report from Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended on May 23, 2013.
Kneehill Housing Corporation - Written report from Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on May 22, 2013.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:27 a.m.
Kneehill Regional FCSS - Written report from Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on May 16, 2013.
Alberta Health Services Community Health Forum and Networking Event - Written report from Clr. Calhoun on the event she attended with Reeve Long on May 23, 2013 in Wetaskiwin.
Canadian Badlands Ltd. - Verbal report from Reeve Long on the May 27th, 2013 meeting he attended. Group voted and approved advertising campaign to promote the Canadian Badlands. Much of the advertising will be done on digital billboards in Edmonton and Calgary.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Council Business Pending & Summary Reports
Business Pending Report 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012
Business Pending Report 2013
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Business Pending reports. CARRIED
Business Completed Items Summary Report 2013
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary report. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:43 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 11:55 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:55 a.m.