Kneehill County Council Minutes - August 5, 2014

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 5, 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; 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; Communications Officer Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Grant Alford, reporter for the Three Hills Capital.
Additions to the Agenda: Labour; Starland County 2014 Annual Summer Tour.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the July 15, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera at 8:33 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:40 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Hope College representative Dr. Jon Ohlhauser was present when the meeting reconvened.
Hope College representative, Dr. Jon Ohlhauser, presented to Council Hope Collegeís accomplishments in their first year of operation and their future goals for the next year.
Dr. Ohlhauser, Hope College representative, left the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council provide support to the Annual Alberta/Northwest Territory Royal Canadian Legion "Military Service Recognition Book" with the purchase of a business card size advertisement at a cost of $275.00. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorizes the attendance to all members of Council to attend the Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Annual Barbeque being held at Keiver's Lake on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve a donation of $1,500 to the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators Association to help offset the costs to the conference being held in Drumheller, AB from September 3 to September 5, 2014. CARRIED
Kneehill County Scholarship
Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until the August 26, 2014 Council meeting, so all applicants have a chance to receive and submit their official Alberta High School Transcript.CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval for Councillor Holsworth to attend the Starland County 2014 Annual Summer Tour on Thursday August 7, 2014. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
ASB Summer Tour 2014 - Written report was submitted by Clr. Holsworth on the ASB Summer Tour that was held in the County of Newell.
Red Deer River Municipal Users Group - Unapproved minutes were provided from the July 24, 2014 meeting.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:44 a.m. to 10:53 a.m.
Grant Alford, reporter for the Three Hills Capital was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the August 5, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Wittstock moved that administration be directed to remove Councillor Painter from all Committees and Boards, and that authorization is removed for Councillor Painter's attendance at any conference, convention or any other event representing Kneehill County. These to become effective immediately and to continue through to the completion of the current electoral term. A review of this decision is to take place on October 25, 2015 and again on October of 2016.CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that a letter be sent to Councillor Painter as discussed in-camera. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Kneehill County provides support to Hope College by donating $4,000 in the 2015 budget year and $2,000 in the 2016 budget year. DEFEATED
The meeting adjourned at 11:13 a.m.