Kneehill County Council Minutes - August 23, 2016

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 23, 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. 7 - Bobby Painter.

ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Chief Administrative Officer - Al Hoggan; Director Municipal Services - Laurie Watt; Director Corporate Services - Mike Morton; Sr. Manager of Transportation and Facilities - Brad Buchert; Environmental Services Manager - John McKiernan; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.

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

Additions: Three Hills & District Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament; One on One With the Reeve; Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Meeting.

Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the July 26, 2016 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the August 16, 2016 Special Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved approval of the August 16, 2016 Public Hearing Meeting minutes for Bylaw #1718 as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the August 23, 2016 Municipal Services Summary Report as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council accept as information the Project #1 from Road Study, Range Road 26-2, Township Road 31-0, report as presented. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 9:07 a.m. to 9:18 a.m.

Brad Buchert was not present when the meeting reconvened.

Councillor Wittstock moved to accept the request for increased water volume for service connection located at SW 7-30-25 W4M and direct Administration to send a letter to the ratepayer indicating that should the waterline become overburdened that Kneehill County reserves the right to decrease the volume of water to the defined potential maximum of 4 igpm as per Policy #14-15 Section 8. CARRIED

John McKiernan left the meeting at 9:28 a.m.

Policy # 5-8, Subdivisions-General Conditions & Policy #5-9, Subdivisions - Municipal Reserve Policy & School Reserves

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy #5-8 Subdivisions – General Conditions as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council delete Policy #5-9 Subdivisions – Municipal & School Reserve Policy. CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved that Kneehill County Council give Second Reading to Bylaw #1706 to amend Land Use Bylaw 1564 by closing the relevant portions of road as per the survey created by Hunter Survey Systems File No. 05-15-101. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved that Kneehill County Council give third and final reading to Bylaw #1706. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Kneehill County Council accept the Market Appraisal of $4500.00 for 0.46 acres of closed road subject of Bylaw #1706. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approve sponsorship to the Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers 2017 Conference in the amount of $750.00 with funds to come from the 2017 Operating Budget. CARRIED

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council accept for information the June 2016 Bank Reconciliation report. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council accept for information the Cost Update Report of $503,838.88 for the purchase of Horseshoe Canyon. CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m

Reeve Long moved that Council approve the Council Meeting Livestreaming Initiative to begin in March 2017 with funds budgeted in 2017 for set up and annual hosting fees thereafter. DEFEATED

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council accept as information the Drumheller Royal Canadian Mounted Police Provincial Detachment Statistical Comparison Report. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council authorize attendance of Council to participate in the Kneehill Regional Partnership Meeting being held on Monday, October 31, 2016. CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council authorize attendance of Council to participate in the Central Zone Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties meeting on October 14, 2016. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council accept as information the August 2016 Social Media Report as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approve the setup of a Kneehill County Twitter and Instagram accounts by December 31, 2016 by the Communications Officer. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approve the Council Workshop for Wednesday, October 19th and that Administration be directed to complete all necessary arrangements. CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approve a donation to the 2017 Three Hills and District Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament in the amount of $150.00. CARRIED

Council and Committee

Reports

DRUM WASTE - Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Association – Minutes were provided on the meeting that took place on June 16, 2016. Councillor Calhoun also provided Council with a verbal report on the meeting that was held on August 18th, 2016. Councillor Calhoun will provide a written report for the next Council meeting.

ONE ON ONE WITH REEVE - One on One with the Reeve- Reeve Long provided Council with a verbal report on the two One on One with the Reeve meetings he attended on August 22, 2016.

DOCTOR R & R COMMITEE - Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Meeting- Reeve Long provided Council with a verbal report on the meeting he attended on July 28, 2016.

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the August 23, 2016 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Land matters at 11:00 a.m. CARRIED

Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:03 p.m. CARRIED

The meeting adjourned at 12:03 p.m.