Kneehill County Minutes - May 24, 2016 Meeting

MINUTES OF THE MAY 24, 2016 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 1600- 2ND STREET NE, 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. No. 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; Environmental Services Manager - John McKiernan; Senior Planning & Development Officer - Barb Hazelton; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.

Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Additions to the Agenda: Legal; Fleet Complete; Three Hills Graduation 2016.

Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the May 10, 2016 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the May 10, 2016 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1709 as presented. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved to accept the request for increased water volume for service connection located at SE 23-32-25 W4M. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved to accept the request for increased water volume for service connection located at NE 11-29-26 W4M. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council delete Policy #5-12, Late Application Fee. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council delete Policy #5-2, Signing Authority for Planning Documents. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council delete Policy #12-1, Parks Maintenance. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council delete Policy #12-2, Contract Park Attendant. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the January 2016 to March 2016 Financial Reports as presented for information. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve Policy #11-21, Records Management as presented. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 8:57 a.m. to 9:09 a.m.

Barb Hazelton and John McKiernan were not present when the meeting reconvened.

Debra Grosfield, Protective Services Manager, introduced Matthew Curwin to Council. Mr. Curwin will be working for Kneehill County as a Community Peace Officer.

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss land and legal matters at 9:10 a.m. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 10:46 a.m. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 10:46 a.m. to 10:54 a.m.

Rick Vickery and Randy Gagyi were present when the meeting reconvened.

Delegation - Huxley Historical Society- Rick Vickery.

Rick Vickery and Randy Gagyi provided Council with a cost breakdown for the Huxley Ball Diamond building.

Rick Vickery and Randy Gagyi left the meeting at 11:10 a.m.

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1717, that being a bylaw to establish a code of conduct for members of Council of Kneehill County. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1717. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1717. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Clr. Calhoun moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1717. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council delete Policy #3-28, Clr. Code of Conduct and Ethics. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve sponsorship in the amount of $1000.00 to the Seniors Outreach Program for Seniors Outreach Week, with funds to come from Policy #15-7, Recreation, Community, Arts and Culture Events. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council authorize Reeve Long's attendance to the Seniors' Information Fair and 21st Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council give first reading to

Bylaw #1715, that being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaw #849 and Bylaw #1172. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1715. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1715. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Clr. Calhoun moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1715. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Canadian Fallen Heroes request for information. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve a donation of $350.00 and authorize attendance to Clr. Keiver to the Annual Fire and Ambulance Appreciation Barbeque being held on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., with funds to come from Policy #15-7, Recreation, Community, Arts and Culture Events. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Fleet Complete, GPS Presentation for information. CARRIED

Clr. Calhoun moved that Reeve Long and Clr. Painter jointly make a formal apology to the contractor regarding the shoulder pull activities that occurred in Division 7 in the week of May 16-20, 2016. CARRIED

Clr. Wittstock moved that Council agree to keep the current Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services Agreement in place as it currently stands. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved to direct administration to list, with a qualified realtor, the land for sale located at SE 18-33-04 W5M for $850,000. CARRIED

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve a matching fund to a maximum of $125,000.00, in the 2017 budget, to the Huxley Historical Society for the construction of the Huxley Ball Diamond building contingent on approval for the matching funds from the Community Facility Enhancement Grant by December 31, 2016. CARRIED

Council and Committee Reports

Kneehill Housing- Draft minutes were provided on the meeting that took place on May 11, 2016.

Three Hills Graduation 2016 - A verbal report was provided by Reeve Long on the event he attended on May 21, 2016.

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

Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the May 24, 2016 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED

The meeting adjourned at 12:13 p.m.

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Bob Long

Reeve

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Al Hoggan

CAO