Kneehill County Council Minutes - April 25, 2017

MINUTES OF THE APRIL 25, 2017 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 (Absent); 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; Manager of Planning and Development - Barb Hazelton; Manager Agricultural Services and Parks - Bowen Clausen; Economic Development Officer - Patrick Earl; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long in the Chair
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.
1.0 Agenda
1.1 Additions to the Agenda
No new Agenda Items were added
1.2 Adoption of Agenda
206/17
Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as presented. CARRIED
12.0 In-Camera
207/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Land matters at 8:35 a.m. CARRIED
208/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:12 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:12 a.m. to 9:23 a.m.
Alan Litster and Ryan Wachter were present when the meeting reconvened.
DELEGATIONS
3.1 BDO Canada LLP
Alan Litster and Ryan Wachter reviewed the Draft 2016 Audited Financial Statements.
Alan Litster and Ryan Wachter left the meeting at 9:43 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:43 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
CORPORATE SERV
2016 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
209/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve the 2016 Audited Financial Statements. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:55 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Brandy Morgan was present when the meeting reconvened.DELEGATIONS
SENIORS OUTREACH
3.2 Seniors Outreach - Donna Du Bois and John Ruby
Donna Du Bois and John Ruby, Seniors Outreach Program Board Members, provided Council with a presentation on the current status of the Seniors Outreach Program within Kneehill County.
MINUTES
2.1 Regular Council Meeting Minutes of April 11, 2017
210/17
Councillor Holsworth moved approval of the April 11, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
BYLAW #1730
2.2 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1730, SE 19-34-24 W4, April 11, 2017
211/17
Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the April 11, 2017 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1730. CARRIED
BYLAW #1731
2.3 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1731, NE 31-30-23 W4, April 11, 2017
212/17
Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the April 11, 2017 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1731. CARRIED
BYLAW #1732
2.4 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1732, SW 27-28-21 W4, April 11, 2017
213/17
Councillor Holsworth moved approval of the April 11, 2017 Public Hearing Minutes for Bylaw #1732 as amended. CARRIED
CORPORATE SERV
5.0 Corporate Services Continued
2017 OPER BUDGET
214/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council amend motion #199/17, by transferring the 2017 net amended budget surplus of $1,301,528.04 to Rural Internet Reserve. CARRIED
215/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve the 2017 Operating Budget as presented. CARRIED
2017 CAPITAL BUDGET
5.3 2017 Project and Capital Budget
216/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approve the 2017 Project and Capital Budget as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
BYLAW #1736
5.4 Bylaw #1736 - 2017 Tax Rate Bylaw
217/17
Councillor Hoppins moved to amend Bylaw #1736 to read that $100.00 be the minimum amount payable per parcel as property tax for general municipal purposes and give first reading to Bylaw #1736. CARRIED
218/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1736. CARRIED
219/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1736. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
220/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1736. CARRIED
221/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that the excess received from the amendment to Bylaw #1736, 2017 Tax Rate, be transferred to the 2017 Operating Budget Contingency Reserve. CARRIED
BYLAW #1737
5.5 Bylaw #1737- Trochu Recreation Area Special Tax Rate Bylaw
222/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1737 that being a bylaw for the 2017 Trochu Recreation Area Special Tax. CARRIED
223/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1737. CARRIED
224/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1737. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
225/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1737. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
BYLAW #1738
5.6 Bylaw #1738- Water Service Area Special Tax Rate Bylaw
226/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council give first reading to
Bylaw #1738 that being a bylaw for the 2017 Water Service Area Special Tax. CARRIED
227/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1738. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
228/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1738. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
229/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1738. CARRIED
BYLAW #1739
5.7 Bylaw #1739- Local Improvement Tax-Selkirk WSA
230/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1739 that being a bylaw for the Selkirk Water Service Area Project, replacing Schedule B due to subdivision activity. CARRIED
231/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1739. CARRIED
232/17
Councillor Keiver moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1739. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
233/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1739. CARRIED
BYLAW #1740
5.8 Bylaw #1740- Local Improvement Tax – Linden WSA
234/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1740 that being a bylaw for the Linden Water Service Area Project, replacing Schedule B due to subdivision activity. CARRIED
235/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1740. CARRIED
236/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1740. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
237/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1740. CARRIED
BYLAW #1741
5.9 Bylaw #1741- Local Improvement Tax- Sunnyslope WSA
238/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1741 that being a bylaw for the Sunnyslope Pressure Water Service Area Project, replacing Schedule B due to subdivision activity. CARRIED
239/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1741. CARRIED
240/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1741. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
241/17
Councillor Keiver moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1741. CARRIED
MUNICIPAL SERV
6.0 Municipal Services
PLANNING
6.3 Planning
BYLAW #1735
6.3.1 Bylaw #1735- Municipal Development Plan
242/17
Councillor Holsworth moved first reading to Bylaw #1735 that being a bylaw to establish a new Municipal Development Plan. CARRIED
243/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council, as per Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, set a Special Council Meeting be set for the Public Hearing for Bylaw 1735 Municipal Development Plan at 1:00 p.m. on June 26, 2017. CARRIED
BYLAW #1742
6.3.2 Bylaw #1742- Wimborne Road Closure
244/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council move first reading of Bylaw #1742 that being a bylaw for the purpose of closing to public travel in portions of the statutory road allowance within the Hamlet of Wimborne described on Plan 7015EF as Crescent Road and adjacent to Plan 1732FH Lot A, which would extend the west boundary of Lot A to be equal to the east boundary of Lot A measuring 27.01 metres and running parallel to the north boundary of said Lot A, accordance with Section 22 of the Municipal Government Act. CARRIED
245/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council set a Public Hearing date for May 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CARRIED
BYLAW #1731
6.3.3 Bylaw #1731- Land Use Bylaw- Amendment from Agriculture District to Recreation District
246/17
Councillor Wittstock moved second reading of proposed Bylaw #1731 that being a bylaw for the purpose of amending the Land Use Bylaw #1718 by redesignating a portion of the NE 31-30-23-W4 from the Agriculture District to the Recreation District. CARRIED
247/17
Councillor Holsworth moved third reading to Bylaw #1731. CARRIED
BYLAW #1732
6.3.4 Bylaw #1732- Land Use Bylaw- Amendment from Agriculture District to Recreation District
248/17
Councillor Hoppins moved second reading of proposed Bylaw #1732 for the purpose of amending the Land Use Bylaw #1718 for the redesignation of the SW 27-28-21-W4 from the Agriculture District to the Recreation District. CARRIED
249/17
Councillor Wittstock moved third reading to Bylaw #1732. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:58 a.m. to 1:07 p.m.
Brandy Morgan, Barb Hazelton, Patrick Earl were not present when the meeting reconvened.
ASB
6.4 Agricultural Service Board
BYLAW #1733
6.4.1 Bylaw #1733, Parks and Open Space Area Bylaw
250/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council give first reading to Bylaw #1733 that being the Parks & Open Space Area Bylaw for Kneehill County. CARRIED
251/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that second reading be given to Bylaw #1733. CARRIED
252/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1733. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
253/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that third reading be given to Bylaw #1733. CARRIED
POLICY #12-4
6.4.2 Policy #12-4, Trails and Pathways
254/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy #12-4, Trails and Pathways as presented. CARRIED
POLICY #1-1
6.4.3 Policy #1-1, ASB Structure- Conferences, Tours and Remuneration
255/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council approve as recommended by the Agricultural Service Board, Policy 1-1 ASB Structure –Conferences, Tours & Remuneration, combining and deleting Policy 1-1a ASB Structure -ASB Member Conferences and ASB Summer Tours as presented. CARRIED
BUSINESS ARISING
7.0 Business Arising from Previous Minutes
BYLAW #1743
7.1 Bylaw #1743- Inter-municipal Development Plan with Village of Linden
256/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that first reading be given to Bylaw #1743 , that being a bylaw to adopt an Intermunicipal Development Plan with the Village of Carbon.CARRIED
257/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council set the date of the Public Hearing for Bylaw #1743 for Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. CARRIED
NEW BUSINESS
8.0 New Business
SLGM SPONSORSHIP
8.1 Request for Sponsorship- Society of Local Government Managers
258/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approves the Silver level sponsorship in the amount of $2,500 to the Society of Local Government Managers 2017 Mountain Refresher Workshop. CARRIED
CNTY GOLF TOURN
8.2 Kneehill County Staff Golf Tournament
259/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Kneehill County Staff Golf Tournament report as information. CARRIED
REHOBOTH REQUEST
8.3 Rehoboth Christian Ministries Request
260/17
Councillor Keiver moved that Council waive the Keivers Lake Day Use Area fees for four (4) days during the week this summer to the Rehoboth Christian Ministries. CARRIED
TROCHU CDN 150
8.4 Trochu Canada 150 Planning Committee Request
261/17
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council donate in the amount of $200.00 to the Trochu Canada 150 Planning Committee to assist in the costs associated with hosting the Canada 150 Weekend Celebration in Trochu from June 30 to July 2, 2017. CARRIED
PARADE SEASON
8.5 2017 Parade Season
262/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council authorize attendance of Council to participate in the Linden, Carbon, Acme, Trochu, Torrington and Three Hills 2017 parades. CARRIED
COUNCIL ACT LIST
11.0 Council Follow-Up Action List
263/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council receive the April 25, 2017 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
COUNCIL REPORTS
10.1 AQUA 7- Councillor Wittstock provided a verbal report on the meeting he attended on April 20, 2017.
264/17
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
IN-CAMERA
12.0 In-Camera
265/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera to discuss Land matters at 1:45 p.m. CARRIED
266/17
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 3:00 p.m. CARRIED
ADJOURNMENT
The meeting adjourned at 3:01 p.m.