Kneehill County Council Minutes - October 26

MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 26, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt (Recording Secretary).
OTHERS PRESENT: Debi Moon, Reporter for The Capital.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Remembrance Day Services; CAAMD&C Zone Director Position; Doctor Recruitment & Retention Task Force; Kneehill Regional FCSS; Canadian Badlands Ltd.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the October 14, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins stated the importance of providing committee reports and requested a full report on the Three Hills Airport Commission at the next Council meeting.
Public Hearing Minutes of October 14, 2010 - Bylaw #1615 Intermunicipal Joint Municipal Planning Commission
Clr. Long moved approval of the October 14, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes. CARRIED
Public Hearing Minutes of October 14, 2010 ñ Bylaw #1616 - Intermunicipal Joint Subdivision & Development Appeal Board
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the October 14, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:15 a.m. to 9:25 a.m.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Public Hearing: Ex-Hamlet Strategy & Designation - Bylaw #1612 The Public Hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. was postponed until 11:00 a.m. due to an advertising error.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also discussed:
* Direction of Council: Addition of Shop Update and Salt/Sand Shed to Operations Summary report.
* Gravel size - Policy #13-6-2 stipulates road gravel.
Clr. Long moved to amend Policy #13-6-2, Gravel Specifications, to also utilize 7/8" gravel on a 50/50 basis for the 2010 crush.CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the Operations Summary Report as presented. CARRIED
Dust Control Rebate Request Invoice #201000876
Clr. Long moved that Council approve giving the landowner the requested 50% reduction on their 2010 dust control invoice. CARRIED
Expanded Sunnyslope Water Service Area
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the expanded area as presented on the map. CARRIED
Sunnyslope Water Service Area Draft Letter
Council Direction: Administration to amend letter and send to Council for approval prior to mailing to residents within the expanded Sunnyslope Water Service Area.
Pete McRae left the meeting at 10:28 a.m.
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, and Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer, entered the meeting at 10:30 a.m.
Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan - Bylaw 1611
Clr. Long moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. (Bylaw #1611 - Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan). CARRIED
Time: 10:35 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 10:51 a.m.
Jerry Brett and Gilbert Quashie-Sam left the meeting at this time.
Business Arising from Previous Minutes - Badlands Community Facility Funding Request.
Clr. Long moved to defer this agenda item until the Dec. 14 Council Meeting. CARRIED
Ex-Hamlet Strategy & Designation - Bylaw 1612
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (Bylaw #1612 - Ex-Hamlet Strategy & Designation). CARRIED
Time: 11:03 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 12:08 p.m.
The meeting adjourned for lunch from 12:09 p.m. until 1:22 p.m.
Debi Moon was not in attendance when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Holsworth moved second reading of Bylaw 1612, that being an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 1564 for a new District Ex-Hamlet (XH) to be added to Part VII of the Land Use Bylaw. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw 1612. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of all of Council at the Clr. Orientation scheduled for Nov. 3, 2010, Trochu Com-munity Centre. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of those Council representatives placing wreaths at the local Remembrance Day ceremonies. CARRIED
Council Hoppins moved that Council authorize Clr. Long to submit his name for the AAMDC Central Zone 2 Director position. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee ñ Clr. Long presented a brief written report updating Council on the recent activities of the committee.
Kneehill Regional FCSS: Clr. Painter presented a written report on the October 14, 2010 Board meeting noting the Board has requested an increase in the municipal requisition for 2011 based on an amount of $1.00 per capita.
Canadian Badlands Ltd: Clr. Long reported that along with receiving the National Award for Tourism Excellence, the Canadian Badlands will be recognized at the AUMA Convention as well as the AAMDC Fall Convention for receiving the Ministers Award of Excellence.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Clr. Long be authorized to attend the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Fall Convention for the presentation of the Ministers Award of Excellence. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Clr. Hoppins and Clr. Painter be authorized to attend the Three Hills and District Seed Cleaning Plant Annual General Meeting. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the meeting go in camera at 2:02 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting out of in camera at 2:20 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 2:20 p.m.