Kneehill County Minutes - February 23, 2016 Meeting

MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 23, 2016 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 Corporate Services - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield; Sr. Manager of Transportation and Facilities - Brad Buchert; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.

Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.

Additions to the Agenda: AAMDC - Working Group Bill 6; AAMDC Site Visit May 9, 2016; Fire Service Bylaw.

Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended.

Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the February 9, 2016 Council Meeting minutes as presented.  CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Kneehill County Council approve amendments to Policy # 13-36 as presented. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council agree to be a co-applicant for acquiring Ortho-photography through the Alberta Community Partnership Grant, together with The City of Red Deer, Red Deer County, The Town of Blackfalds, & The Town of Sylvan Lake. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw # 1707, that being a Bylaw for the purpose of regulating meeting proceedings for Council and Council Committee Meetings. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1707. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1707. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Clr. Calhoun moved that third reading be given to Bylaw # 1707. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council follows the procedure as indicated in the Kneehill County Procedural Bylaw and assigns seating in the new Council Chambers as per the Bylaw. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 8:57 a.m. to 9:06 a.m.

Delegations - Trochu Valley School, Girls Basketball Team @ 9:00 a.m.

Members from the Trochu Valley School Girls Basketball Team made a presentation to Council requesting funds to help cover the costs of hosting the ASAA Basketball Provincials from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19.

AAMDC –Working Group for Bill 6.

Clr. Hoppins moved to have Clr. Calhoun put her name forward to be nominated to be part of the working group for the next phase of consultation on the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act.  CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved to organize the AAMDC site meeting for Monday, May 9, 2016.   CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until after the In-Camera discussion. CARRIED

Council and Committee

Reports

Community Futures Wildrose - Written report was presented by Clr. Keiver from the meeting he attended.

Marigold Library System- Written report was presented by Clr. Keiver from the meeting he attended.

Kneehill Housing- Written report was presented by Clr. Hoppins from the meeting he attended.

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.  CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the February 23, 2016 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Labour and Land matters at 9:36 a.m. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 9:36 a.m.

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:59 a.m. CARRIED

The meeting recessed  from 10:00 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.

Clr. Wittstock was present when the meeting reconvened.

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council move to accept the lowest qualified tender for gravel supply for a three year period. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 10:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Delegations Cont’d

Kreido Consulting, Don Keith, Environmental Site Assessment Results @ 10:30 a.m.

Kreido Consulting presented to Council their finding in identifying inactive sites owned by Kneehill County with a risk of contamination which may require the reporting of liabilities under PSAB 3260.

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Labour and Land matters at 11:04 a.m. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 11:04 a.m.

Clr. Keiver moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:55 a.m. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that, Council approve a platinum sponsorship to the Trochu Valley School to host the ASAA Basketball Provincial Tournament in the amount of $1000.00 (one thousand dollars), with funds to come from the Recreation, Community, Arts and Cultural Events account. DEFEATED

Clr. Calhoun moved that, Council approve a gold sponsorship to the Trochu Valley School to host the ASAA Basketball Provincial Tournament in the amount of $500.00 (five hundred dollars), with funds to come from the Recreation, Community, Arts and Cultural Events account. CARRIED

Kreido Environmental Services

Clr. Calhoun moved to direct administration to come back to a future Council meeting with more information regarding the environmental site assessment results. CARRIED

Fire Bylaw

Clr. Hoppins moved to remove this agenda item from the table. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council give first reading to

Bylaw #1708, that being a Bylaw for the purpose of establishing fire protection services. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1708. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1708. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Clr. Keiver moved that third reading be given to Bylaw # 1708. CARRIED

The meeting adjourned at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

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Bob Long

Reeve

 

 

 

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Al Hoggan

CAO