Kneehill County Council Minutes - June 28, 2016

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 28, 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 (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; Senior Planning & Development Officer - Barb Hazelton; Manager Agricultural Services and Parks - Bowen Clausen; Economic Development Officer - Patrick Earl; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda:
Budget for Office Décor, Tax Cancellation, Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee. One on One Meeting with Reeve.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the June 14, 2016 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
20 Year Capital Equipment Replacement Plan for Skid Steer
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the adjustment to the 2016 Capital Equipment Plan to reflect the actual purchase price of $44,621.21 and end value of $42,621.21 for Project B1649 Skid Steer. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council delete Policy #5-4, Land Use Bylaw Amendments-Circulation to Adjacent Landowners. CARRIED
Land Use Bylaw Public Hearing Request for Date Change
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council confirm the date of the public hearing for the Land Use Bylaw #1718 for Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. and advise Municipal Counsellors accordingly. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council deletes Public Safety Policy #8-4 Work Shift Schedules, Policy #8-6 Personal Appearance, and Policy #8-9 Routine Preventative Patrol. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council amend Bylaw #1719, and remove Bylaw #1618, being a bylaw to establish sub classifications for residential assessment from Repealing Bylaw #1719. MOTION DEFEATED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1719, that being a Bylaw repealing Bylaw #1326, and Bylaw #1328 and Bylaw #1618 as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1719. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1719. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1719. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:15 a.m. to 9:28 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the Tax Cancellation Policy #16-15 as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approves the request by Administration to cancel the outstanding 2014 penalties and costs associated in collection for the amount of $1,675.04 on Roll 40000090000 and the total outstanding balance of $703.96 on AR account number ANTE001. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the tax cancellations in the total amount of $4,635.07 for tax rolls 29222241500, 29230920610, 30212040900, 30241931300, 30253510100, 31220841600, 31221141600, 31233213000, 31250241500, 32272431200, 33232920400, 34241720510 & 35240620400. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Policy #15-2, Award Recognition and Congratulatory Presentation be approved as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Policy #3-12, Council Long Service Awards be approved as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council delete Policy #11-13, Publication of Council Minutes in Newspaper. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council accept as information the Kneehill County Grand Opening Celebration report. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved to authorize $2,000.00 to be budgeted for office decorations for the Administration Building. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council direct administration to investigate options for a plaque, commemorating the construction of the new Administration Building to be placed in the lobby of the new Administration Building. CARRIED
Council and Committee
Reports
Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association- Minutes were provided from the April 21, 2016 meeting.
Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee
Clr. Hoppins moved that the Town of Three Hills Council and Kneehill County Council request administration to provide, by September 30, 2016 for review, a draft operating agreement and committee terms of reference regarding the operation and funding of the Three Hills Airport. CARRIED
One on One with Reeve- A verbal report was provided by Reeve Long on the meeting he had on June 27, 2016.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the June 28, 2016 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Land matters at 10:10 a.m. CARRIED
Bowen Clausen and Patrick Earl left the meeting at 11:00 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 12:44 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Clr. Painter, Barb Hazelton and Debra Grosfield were not present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 1:12 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved to direct Administration to draft a letter to the land owner, in regards to legal access issue and settlement options, as discussed In-Camera. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 1:14 p.m.