Kneehill County Council Minutes - June 10, 2014

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 10, 2014 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. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
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; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Legal; Land for Administration Building.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the May 27, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:45 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy 16-1, Finance Reserves Policy as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:01 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:02 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:32 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Kneehill County Council receive the Badlands Motorsports Resort Transportation Impact Assessment Report as information. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:33 a.m. to 9:46 a.m.
Debi Moon, Shelley Jackson, Director of FCSS and Michelle Toombs, Marigold Library Systems CEO were present when the meeting reconvened.
Delegations
Kneehill Regional Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) - Shelley Jackson- 9:30 a.m.
Shelley Jackson, Kneehill Regional FCSS Director presented highlights, short term outcomes, outputs and financial summary of the 2013 Annual report.
Clr. Calhoun moved to direct administration to send a letter to the Minister of Human Services regarding Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) funding and request a meeting with the Minister at the Fall AAMDC Convention. CARRIED
Shelley Jackson left the meeting at 10:15 a.m.
Marigold Library - Michelle Toombs- 10:00 a.m.
Michelle Toombs, Marigold Library CEO provided Council with an update on the Marigold Library's expanded services.
The meeting recessed from 10:43 a.m. to 10:53 a.m.
Michelle Toombs was not present and Una Erickson was present when the meeting reconvened.
Kneehill Health and Wellness - Una Erickson- 10:30 a.m.
Una Erickson, Chair of the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre Society provided Council with an overview of the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre Program within Kneehill County and in particular within the Village of Linden and the closing of that facility on June 30, 2014.
Una Erickson left the meeting at 11:04 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of Council and Management to the Kneehill Regional Golf Tournament held at the Trochu Golf and Country Club on Friday, June 27, 2014. CARRIED
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council receive the Village of Carbon's request for gravel as information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council direct administration to send notice to cancel the 2014 CAAMDC Golf Tournament. CARRIED
2014 Strategic Plan
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Strategic Planning date for August 21 and 22nd in Three Hills and that administration be directed to complete all necessary arrangements for this scheduled meeting. CARRIED
August 2014 Meeting Dates
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorizes the cancellation of the August 19th Committee of Whole Meeting. CARRIED
Cost Share Request for the Annual Fire & Ambulance Appreciation BBQ
Clr. Keiver moved that Council approve a donation of $350 and authorize attendance to the Annual Fire and Ambulance Appreciation Barbeque being held on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 in Linden. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the Ratepayer Meeting Publication. CARRIED
Discussion on weed control at the new Administration Building location.
Council and Committee Reports
Community Action Committee - A written report was submitted by Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended on May 22, 2014.
Community Futures - Verbal report was presented from Clr. Keiver on the meeting he attended on June 5, 2014.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:47 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the June 10th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:55 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:01 pm. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 12:01 p.m.