Kneehill County Council Minutes - June 25, 2013

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 25, 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.
Present when the meeting convened was Jerry Brett, Sr. Planning and Development Officer, Ted Traikovski, Planning and Development Officer, Heather Kostrosky, Planning Assistant and Grant Alford, reporter for the Capital.
Adoption of Agenda: Additions - Wimborne Parade; Kneehill Regional FCSS; Red Deer River Watershed Advisory Committee; Drumheller & District Solid Waste; Boomtown Trail; Acme Parade; Red Deer River Flood; AQUA 7; Firefighter/EMS Appreciation Barbecue; Donation to Tyrrell Museum; Town of Trochu Meeting Dates; Swalwell Dam.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Approval of the June 11, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the June 11, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Public Hearing Minutes of Badlands Motorsports Resort Area Structure Plan ñ Bylaw #1597.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the June 11, 2013 Public Hearing Minutes of the Badlands Motorsports Resort Area Structure Plan Bylaw #1597. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved third reading be given to Bylaw 1597, the Badlands Motorsports Resort Area Structure Plan. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved first reading be given to Bylaw 1657, this being a Bylaw to redesignate approximately 425 acres of land NE, NW, SE, SW 22-27-21-W4M from ìAî Agriculture land use district to a "DC" Direct Control land use district. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that the public hearing date will be set for December 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and if time runs out, the public hearing will reconvene on December 5 at 10:00 am, for the Badlands Motorsports Resort Redesignation from "A" Agriculture to "DC" Direct Control. The notice will also be advertised for four weeks in advance of the public hearing date. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:10 a.m. to 9:26 a.m.
Jerry Brett, Ted Traikovski, Heather Kostrosky and Grant Alford were not present when the meeting reconvened.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, were present when the meeting reconvened. Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed.
* County of Starland requested three trucks to assist in the removal of berms in Drumheller.
* Operations crew came in on Saturday and got equipment ready and loaded in the event they were needed to assist with the flood.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve to have Kneehill County utility operators complete the work of extending the Gamble Water Service Line to NE 29-29-21-W4. CARRIED
Discussion regarding the Swalwell Dam Day Use Only and how this designation could be changed to overnight camping.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council confirm no funding will be provided for the Drumheller Community Resource/Liaison Officer program at this time. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:56 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:56 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.
Shelley Jackson, Director of Kneehill Regional FCSS was present when the meeting reconvened.
FCSS 2012 Annual Report presented by Shelley Jackson, Director Shelley Jackson, Kneehill Regional FCSS Director presented highlights, short term outcomes, outputs and financial summary of the 2012 Annual Report.
Reeve Long thanked Shelley and her staff for a job well done.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Kneehill Regional FCSS 2012 Annual Report as information. CARRIED
Town of Olds Invitation to attend Building Alberta Premier Summer Tour
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of the CAO, and Reeve Long to attend the Provincial Government "Premier"Allison Redford Building Alberta Summer Tour kickoff in the Town of Olds on July 12, 2013 at Olds College. CARRIED
Kneehill Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee Barbecue
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council authorize the attendance of Council to attend the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee Barbecue on Saturday September 21, 2013 at Keiver's Lake. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council appoint Mr. Al Hoggan to the position of Chief Administrative Officer for Kneehill County, effective July 8, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council donate $500.00 (five hundred dollars) and a thank you letter sent to the Drumheller Tyrrell Museum for the tour they provided to Council. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:48 a.m. to 10:56 a.m.
Mike Morton, Director of Finance was present when the meeting reconvened.
Financial Reports: Operating Account Report May 2013; Capital Funding Report May 2013; Reserves Report May 2013.
Mike Morton reviewed the above Financial Reports with Council.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Financial Reports as presented. CARRIED
Council discussed possible dates to meet with the Town of Trochu Council.
The meeting recessed from 11:50 a.m. to 12:56 p.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Wimborne Parade - Verbal report from Clr. Hoppins on the Wimborne Parade and History Book Launch on June 22, 2013.
Clr. Hoppins presented Reeve Long with a copy of the Wimborne History Book to be placed in the Kneehill County library.
Kneehill Regional FCSS - Written report from Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on June 20, 2013.
Red Deer River Watershed Advisory Committee-Written report from Clr. Painter on the meeting he attended with Fallon Sherlock, Agricultural Service Board Conservation Fieldman on June 20, 2013.
Drumheller & District Solid Waste - Verbal report from Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended.
Boomtown Trail- Verbal report from Clr. Keiver on the AGM he attended in Acme, AB on June 24th, 2013.
Acme Parade - Verbal report from Clr. Wittstock on the Acme Parade that was held on June 22, 2013.
Red Deer River Flood - Laurie Watt, Interim CAO provided Council with a verbal report on the events that took place during the Red Deer River Flooding. Jamie Erickson, Director of Emergency Management will provide Council with a more thorough report at the next Council meeting.
AQUA 7 - Verbal report provided by Laurie Watt, Interim Manager on the meeting she attended on June 20, 2013.
Firefighter/EMS Appreciation BBQ - Verbal report from Clr. Glen Keiver on the Firefighter/EMS Appreciation BBQ he attended in Linden June 20, 2013.
Clr. Hoppins 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; Business Completed Items Summary Report 2013.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 1:32 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 2:37 p.m. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 2:37 p.m.