Kneehill County Council Minutes - March 10, 2020

PRESENT: Division No. 1 - Faye McGhee, Deputy Reeve; Division No. 2 - Debbie Penner, Councillor; Division No. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Reeve; Division No. 4 - Glen Keiver, Councillor; Division No. 5 - Jim Hugo, Councillor; Division No. 6 - Wade Christie, Councillor; Division No. 7 - Kenneth King, Councillor.

ALSO PRESENT:

Chief Administrative Officer - Mike Haugen; Director Municipal Services - Laurie Watt; Director Corporate Services - Bill McKennan; Planning and Development Officer - Deanna Keiver; Manager of Protective Services - Debra Grosfield; Fire Chief - Dan Marcellus; Information Management Supervisor - Will Nyman; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.

CALL TO ORDER

Reeve Wittstock in the Chair

Reeve Wittstock called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.

AGENDA

1.0 Agenda

1.1 Additions to the Agenda

Additions under Council and Committee Reports

10.1 Community Futures Wildrose

10.2 Policing Action Committee

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

97/2020

Councillor King moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED

MINUTES

2.0 Minutes

2.1 Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 25, 2020

98/2020

Councillor Christie moved approval of the February 25, 2020 Council Meeting minutes as amended. CARRIED

MUNICIPAL SERV

5.0 Municipal Services

PROTECTIVE SERV

5.5 Protective Services

5.5.1 Annual Appointment of Fire Guardians

99/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to appoint the following as Fire Guardians for the issuance of Fire Permits to March 31, 2021:

• Three Hills Fire Department: Art Creasser & Bob Leuf

• Acme Fire Department: Brian Fradgley, Bert Jackson, John Tersteeg

• Carbon Fire Department: Jody Kranzler, Dan Balderson, Jordan Reed

• Linden Fire Department: Justin Regehr, Kenton Klassen, Shawn Klassen, Carson Reimer, Max Penner.

• Torrington Fire Department: Doug Fretz, Jason Michielsen, Derek Benedict

• Trochu Fire Department: Richard Hoppins, Alan Adam, Lawrence Hogg

• Kneehill County Administrative: CAO, Director of Municipal Services, Manager of Protective Services, County Fire Chief

And further, should any of the appointed Fire Guardians leave their respective fire department, or leave their position at Kneehill County, their appointment will be revoked immediately. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.5.2 Emergency Communications System Upgrade Project

100/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to authorize Protective Services to issue a Request for Proposal for a Digital Emergency Communications System with supplemental AFRRCS options. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

PLANNING

5.3 Planning

5.3.1 Rocky View County & Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan

101/2020

Councillor Christie moved third reading of Bylaw 1805 for the Rocky View/Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.3.2 Drumheller & Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan

102/2020

Councillor King moved first reading of Bylaw 1817 for the Town of Drumheller and Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

103/2020

Councillor Penner moved to schedule the Public Hearing for the Town of Drumheller/Kneehill County IDP, as per Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, to be held on April 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.3.3 Development Application 3815-20-D: Direct Control 5 Micro Cannabis Cultivation Facility

104/2020

Councillor King moved to approve Development Permit 3815-20-D for a Micro Cannabis Cultivation Facility on Ptn. SE 18-30-24 W4 zoned Direct Control 5 with conditions as amended and listed in the report. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The Chair called for a recess at 9:10 a.m. and called the meeting back to order at 9:29 a.m. with all previously mentioned members present.

CORPORATE SERV

6.0 Corporate Services

6.1 Provincial Budget and Policy Impacts

105/2020

Councillor Christie moved to receive for information the Provincial Budget and Policy Impacts report. CARRIED

BUSINESS ARISING

7.0 Business Arising from Previous Minutes

7.1 Three Hills Victim Services Request

106/2020

Councillor King moved to receive the Three Hills Victim Services Request for information. CARRIED

NEW BUSINESS

8.0 New Business

8.1 Bylaw 1820 – Central Alberta Regional Assessment Review Board Bylaw

107/2020

Councillor King moved first reading to Bylaw 1820, Central Alberta Regional Assessment Board Bylaw, to establish a Joint Assessment Review Board. CARRIED

108/2020

Councillor Penner moved second reading to Bylaw 1820, Central Alberta Regional Assessment Board Bylaw. CARRIED

109/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved consideration to hold third reading to Bylaw 1820, Central Alberta Regional Assessment Board Bylaw. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

110/2020

Councillor Keiver moved third reading to Bylaw 1820, Central Alberta Regional Assessment Board Bylaw. CARRIED

The Chair called for a recess at 10:03 a.m. and called the meeting back to order at 10:34 a.m. with all previously mentioned members present.

8.2 Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) Spring Resolutions

111/2020

Councillor Penner moved to receive for information the 2020 Rural Municipalities of Alberta Spring Resolutions Listing. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.3 Alberta Focused Reception at FCM

112/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to receive for information the request from Sturgeon County regarding the Alberta Focused Reception at FCM. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

DELEGATIONS

3.0 Delegations

3.1 Welltraxx, Kris Bower

Kris Bower provided Council an overview of his company and how their company assists landowners when dealing with surface right contracts and oil and gas related matters.

The Chair called for a recess at 11:11 a.m. and called the meeting back to order at 11:18 a.m. with all previously mentioned Council members present.

8.4 Kneehill-Carbon Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Agreement

113/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Carbon Transportation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

114/2020

Councillor Christie moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Carbon Recreation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

115/2020

Councillor Penner moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Carbon Transfer Station Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

116/2020

Councillor King moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Carbon Urban Weed and Pest Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

117/2020

Councillor Keiver moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Kneehill County – Village of Carbon Intermunicipal Collaboration Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.5 Kneehill-Linden Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Agreement

118/2020

Councillor Christie moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Linden Transportation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

119/2020

Councillor Keiver moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Linden Recreation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

120/2020

Councillor King moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Linden Transfer Station Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

121/2020

Councillor Penner moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Enforcement Services Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

122/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Linden Urban Weed and Pest Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

123/2020

Councillor Hugo moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Kneehill County – Village of Linden Intermunicipal Collaboration Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.6 Kneehill-Three Hills Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Agreement

124/2020

Councillor Penner moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Three Hills Transportation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

125/2020

Councillor Christie moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Three Hills Fire Services Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

126/2020

Councillor Keiver moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Three Hills Airport Memorandum of Understanding as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

127/2020

Councillor Hugo moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Three Hills Recreation Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

128/2020

Councillor King moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Mt. Vernon Water Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

129/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Equity Water Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

130/2020

Councillor King moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Enforcement Services Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

131/2020

Councillor Christie moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Three Hills Urban Weed and Pest Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

132/2020

Councillor Penner moved to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute the Kneehill County – Town of Three Hills Intermunicipal Collaboration Agreement as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.7 Trochu Lagoon Request

133/2020

Councillor Christie moved to direct Administration to include $200,000.00 in the 2020 Operating Budget for the Town of Trochu’s lagoon upgrade project. CARRIED

DISPOSITION OF DELEGATION BUSINESS

9.0 Disposition of Delegation Business

9.1 Welltraxx Delegation

134/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved to receive the Welltraxx presentation for information. CARRIED

COUNCIL REPORTS

10.0 Council and Committee Reports

10.1 Community Future Wildrose- Verbal report was provided by Councillor Christie.

10.2 Policing Action Committee- Verbal report was provided by Councillor Hugo.

135/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED

COUNCIL ACT LIST

11.0 Council Follow-Up Action List

136/2020

Councillor King moved that Council receive the March 10, 2020 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED

The Chair called for a recess at 12:13 p.m. and called the meeting back to order at 12:15 p.m. with all previously mentioned members present.

CLOSED SESSION

12.0 Closed Session

137/2020

Councillor Christie moved that Council convene in closed session to discuss Disclosure Harmful to Economic and Other Interests of Public Body and Legal Matters pursuant to section 25 and section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, at 12:15 p.m. CARRIED

The following people were in attendance of the closed session to provide a report and advise Council: Mike Haugen, CAO; Laurie Watt, Director of Municipal Services; Carolyn Van der Kuil, Recording Secretary; Will Nyman, Information Management Supervisor.

138/2020

Deputy Reeve McGhee moved that Council return to open meeting at 12:57 p.m. CARRIED

12:57 p.m. – meeting recessed to allow return of public.

12:58 p.m. - meeting resumed.

13.0 Motions from Closed Session

Councillor Penner excused herself from the discussion due to pecuniary interest.

139/2020

Councillor King moved to amend the commencement and completion dates for the Badlands Motorsport Resort Development Agreement. CARRIED

ADJOURNMENT

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:58 p.m.