Kneehill County Minutes - September 22, 2015 Meeting

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 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 (Video Conf; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, (Absent); Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Chief Administrative Officer - Al Hoggan; Director Municipal Services - Laurie Watt; Director Corporate Services - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield; Sr. Manager of Transportation and Facilities - Brad Buchert; Manager Agricultural Services and Parks - Bowen Clausen; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda - Letter from Acme Resident; 2015 Fall Ratepayer Newsletter; Drumheller Solid Waste Meeting.
Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the September 8, 2015 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to review and bring back to a future Council meeting, Policy # 14-12A, Post Construction Connection to a Waterline: Where a Waterline Must be Extended (not adjacent) and Policy # 14-12B, Post Construction Connecting to a Waterline when Adjacent to a County Waterline. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council direct Administration to work with the Wimborne and District Historical Society for the approval and installation of the Wimborne Cemetery Gate Project. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council recommend St. Hilda's Anglican Church (Arthurvale Cemetery Fund) apply for either the Fall or Spring Kneehill County Community Grants Application to assist with funding for the project.CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:57 a.m. to 9:03 a.m.
Bowen Clausen was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the July 2015 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented for information. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved that Connor Viste be awarded the 2015 Academic Scholarship and Sydney Gall be awarded the 2015 Community and Leadership Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 each. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Clarification to the CAO report of September 8, 2015 as information. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Kneehill Community Resource Program 2014/2015 Annual Report for information. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved to table the Social Media Policy agenda item and to bring the item back to the October 13, 2015 Regular Council Meeting. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approve Reeve Long's attendance at the Starland County Summer Tour on August 5, 2015 and reimburse the Reeve for his time engaged in official duty of Kneehill County. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved to direct Administration to send a reply letter to the concerned Acme resident advising that the land is currently being consolidated into the quarter. CARRIED
Discussion was had regarding the 2015 Fall Ratepayer Newsletter.
Council and Committee
Reports
AQUA 7- Written report was provided by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended on September 10, 2015.
MPC - Municipal Planning Commission- Un-approved minutes were provided from the July 23, 2015 meeting.
Drumheller Solid Waste – Councillor Calhoun advised Council that there will be a Southern Alberta Energy from Waste (SAEWA) presentation after the regular meeting on October 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the September 22, 2015 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:48 a.m. to 9:52 a.m.
Councillor Wittstock was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Councillor Keiver moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Legal matters at 9:56 a.m. CARRIED
Councillor Painter moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 10:34 a.m. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council authorizes the sale of the Kneehill County Administration building located on 232 Main Street, Three Hills to the Town of Three Hills, subject to the terms and conditions listed in the offer to purchase. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved to cancel the Committee of the Whole scheduled on October 20, 2015. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 10:36 a.m.