Kneehill County Council Minutes - February 25, 2014

MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 25, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE,
232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.

 

PRESENT:
Division No. 5 Bob Long, Reeve
Division No. 3 Jerry Wittstock, Deputy Reeve
Division No. 1 Brian Holsworth, Councillor (Absent)
Division No. 2 Carol Calhoun, Councillor Division No. 4 Glen Keiver, Councillor
Division No. 6 Ken Hoppins, Councillor
Division No. 7 Bobby Painter, Councillor

ADMINISTRATION PRESENT:
CAO Al Hoggan
Assistant CAO Laurie Watt
Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil
Director of Operations Pete McRae
Director of Planning and
Protective Services Jerry Brett
Director of Finance Mike Morton

Reeve Long in the Chair

Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.

1.0 Agenda

1.1 Additions to the Agenda

Additions under In-Camera
14.2 Labour
Additions under New Business
8.9 FCM
8.10 Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee
8.11 Councillor Holsworth Request
8.12 Three Hills East Waterline
8.13 COW Medical Clinic Building
Additions under Council and Committee Reports
10.5 Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.0 Minutes

2.1Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 4, 2014

Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the February 4, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.2 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1665- February 4, 2014

Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the February 4, 2014 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1665 as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.0 Finance

5.1 December 2013 Bank Reconciliation

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Council receive the December 2013 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:37 a.m.

6.0 Planning and Protective Services

6.1 Extension of Subdivision Approval ñ KNE 120103

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council hereby approves the extension of the registration timeframe for subdivision approval KNE120103 until March 31, 2014.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.0 New Business

8.1 CAAMDC Golf Tournament

Councillor Painter moved that, Council hereby approves a budget amount of $7,500.00 to host the 2014 CAAMDC Golf Tournament on July 17, 2014 with funds to come from the 2014 Operational Budget.

CARRIED

8.2 False Alarm Bylaw

Councillor Hoppins moved to direct Administration to bring back to a future Council meeting a False Alarm Bylaw for Council to consider.

DEFEATED

8.3 Policy # 15-9, Recycling Grant

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Policy # 15-9, Recycling Grant, be deleted effective January 1, 2015.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 9:10 a.m. to 9:17 a.m.

8.4 Policy #15-13, Rural Community Halls

Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy # 15-13, Rural Community Halls, be accepted as proposed and presented effective January 1, 2015.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.5 Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ)

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive as information, and direct administration to include future information received from the Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) only in the Council information package.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.6 Three Hills Elks- Policy # 15-11

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council release the 2013 Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding Grant funds to the Three Hills Elks for $20,875 as they provided Council with requested information as per motion 519/13. The funds will be used to upgrade the play park at the Three Hills ball diamonds and campground.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.7 Seniors Week Provincial Launch Program

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council provide support to the Seniors Outreach Program in submitting a proposal for the Provincial Seniors Week Launch for 2015 and direct administration to create a letter of support.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.8 Trochu CAO Retirement Party

Councillor Calhoun moved to send Trochu CAO, Maureen Chalack flowers and a card to her retirement party on Friday February 28, 2014 on behalf of Kneehill County Council and Administration.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.9 FCM

Discussion on the upcoming FCM conference that will be held May 29-June 2, 2014.

8.10 Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee

Council directed Administration that the Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee stay status quo until further direction from Council.

The meeting recessed from 10:01 a.m.to 10:11a.m.

8.11Councillor Holsworth Request

Councillor Calhoun moved to authorize an extension of Councillor Holsworth absence from Council meetings until March 25, 2014 Regular Council Meeting.

CARRIED

8.12 Three Hills East Waterline

Discussion regarding Three Hills East Waterline.

8.13 COW Meeting for Medical Clinic Discussion

Discussed potential Committee of the Whole meeting dates to discuss the Medical Clinic.

10.0 Council and Committee Reports

10.1 Community Action Committee- Written report was submitted by Councillor Hoppins.

10.2 Kneehill Housing- Written report was submitted by Councillor Painter on the meeting he attended.

10.3 AQUA 7- Written report was submitted by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended on February 18th, 2014.

10.4 Courtesy Matters Advisory Committee- Written report was submitted by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended on February 13, 2014.

10.5 Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Committee- Verbal report was presented by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended in Drumheller. Discussion regarding Drumheller Waste transtor compactor bins and pad at the Acme Transfer site.

Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:00 a.m.

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

14.0 In-Camera

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:01 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Painter moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:50 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

15.0 Motions from In-Camera

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council direct Administration to send a letter to Doug and Judy Goodine regarding Horse Shoe Canyon liability concerns.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

11.0 Correspondence Report

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

12.0 Council Follow-up Action List

Councillor Hoppins moved that council receive the February 25th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.