Kneehill County Council Minutes - November 22, 2016

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 22, 2016 REGULAR MEETING
OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE,
1600- 2ND STREET NE, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.

PRESENT:
Division No. 5 Bob Long, Reeve
Division No. 3 Jerry Wittstock, Deputy Reeve
Division No. 1 Brian Holsworth, Councillor
Division No. 2 Carol Calhoun, Councillor Division No. 4 Glen Keiver, Councillor
Division No. 6 Ken Hoppins, Councillor
Division No. 7 Bobby Painter, Councillor

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
Manager Agricultural Services and Parks Bowen Clausen
Economic Development Officer Patrick Earl
Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil

CALL TO ORDER Reeve Long in the Chair
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

AGENDA 1.0 Agenda
ADDITIONS 1.1 Additions to the Agenda
No additions were made to the agenda.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA 1.2 Adoption of Agenda
502/16 Councillor Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

MINUTES
2.0 Minutes
2.1 Regular Council Meeting Minutes of November 8, 2016
503/16 Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the November 8, 2016 Council Meeting minutes as presented.
CARRIED

2.2 Special Council Meeting Minutes of November 9, 2016
504/16 Councillor Painter moved approval of the November 9, 2016 Special Council Meeting minutes as presented.
CARRIED

WATER 5.2 Water/Wastewater/Environment
HUXLEY BULK H20 5.2.1 Huxley Bulk Water Station Closure
505/16 Councillor Holsworth moved to close the Huxley Bulk Water Station and direct users to use other County operated Bulk Fill Stations.
CARRIED

ASB 5.4 Agricultural Service Board
ARTHURVALE CEMETERY 5.4.1 Arthurvale Cemetery Survey
506/16 Councillor Hoppins moved to table the Arthurvale Cemetery Survey agenda item in order for Administration to bring back more information.
CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:04 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.

WEED INSPECTOR 5.4.2 Weed, Pest and Soil Conservation Inspector
507/16 Councillor Calhoun moved that Council appoints, for the term of her employment with Kneehill County, Shelby Sherwick as Kneehill County’s Weed, Pest and Soil Conservation Inspector.
CARRIED

BUSINESS ARISING 7.0 Business Arising from Previous Minutes
KNEEHILL AREA WELLNES CENTRE 7.1 Kneehill Area Wellness Centre
508/16 Councillor Holsworth moved to receive the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre report as information.
CARRIED

NEW BUSINESS 8.0 New Business
ROYAL CDN LEGION 8.1 Royal Canadian Legion Military Service Recognition Book
509/16 Councillor Wittstock moved that Council provide support to the Annual Alberta/Northwest Territory Royal Canadian Legion “Military Service Recognition Book” with the purchase of a business card size advertisement at a cost of $275.00.
CARRIED


BASKETBALL PROVINCIALS 8.2 Prairie Christian Academy Hosting Basketball Provincials Funding Request
510/16 Councillor Painter moved that Council approve a donation in the amount of $500.00 to the Prairie Christian Academy to help offset the costs of hosting 2A Basketball Provincials on March 15-18, 2017.
CARRIED

DRUMHELLER INSTITUTION 8.3 Drumheller Institution 50th Anniversary Book
511/16 Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approve a donation in the amount of $45.00 for a ¼ page ad in the Drumheller Institution 50th Anniversary Book.
CARRIED

COUNCIL REPORTS 10.0 Council and Committee Reports
SAEWA 10.1 Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Association 2016 Annual Briefing Report was provided.

CAC 10.2 Community Action Committee Written report and un-approved minutes were provided by Councillor Painter on the meeting he attended on November 3, 2016.

512/16 Councillor Holsworth moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.
CARRIED

COUNCIL ACT LIST 11.0 Council Follow-Up Action List
513/16 Councillor Cahoun moved that Council receive the November 22, 2016 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.
CARRIED

Bill Zens, on behalf of the Kneehill Historical Society, received a cheque from Council, in the amount of $20,000.00, to go towards the First Village School Relocation Project.

The meeting recessed from 9:38 a.m. to 9:43 a.m.

John McKiernan and Bowen Clausen were not present when the meeting reconvened.

IN-CAMERA 12.0 In-Camera
514/16 Councillor Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Legal matters at 9:43 a.m.
CARRIED

515/16 Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at
11:16 a.m.
CARRIED

ADJOURNMENT
Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 11:16 a.m.

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Bob Long
Reeve

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Al Hoggan
CAO