MINUTES OF THE JULY 27, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter. ABSENT: Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Councillor.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee; Calgary Stampede Farm Family; Agricultural Service Board Summer Tour; Drumheller Passion Play; Golf Tournament.
Clr. Long moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the July 6, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Approval of the July 6, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes (Bylaw 1607, Addition of Outdoor Storage Facility as a Discretionary Use to the Light Industrial District of the LandUse Bylaw)
Amendment: Identify Debi Moon as media present.
Clr. Hoppins move approval of the above referenced July 6, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes as amended. CARRIED
Approval of the July 6, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes (Bylaw 1608, K. Uittenbogerd)
Amendment: Identify Debi Moon as media present.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the above referenced July 6, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes as amended. CARRIED
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services entered the meeting at 8:38 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the June 2010 Bank Reconciliation as presented. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations and Lorna Yost, Operations Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:42 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that the 10 Year Capital Plan be amended to reflect the direction of Council and brought to the August 17, 2010 meeting for Council consideration. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 9:10 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were discussed:
* Braconnier's Campground - Council directed the decision to install a gate that could be closed in the winter to reduce vandalism at the park be made by the Operations Department, however if a gate is installed Council recommended it be placed at the entrance directly off of Highway 21, along with a Park Closed sign.
* Swalwell - in response to the flooding issues ditch cleaning has been scheduled for this year.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
* Horseshoe Canyon Parking Lot - looking into the possibility of an agreement with Drumheller regarding maintenance.
* Overlay on SH 836, from SH 575 to Highway 27, planned for September -Operations will check with Tony Chelick of Alberta Transportation regarding the planned road bans.
* Spider Plow - Save Harmless agreements have been signed by those requesting use of spider plow with no surface disturbance. Clr. Hoppins requested to see one of the sites upon completion.
* Council would like the Provincial highway from Highway 21 into Swalwell to have speed zones posted. Tony Chelick, Alberta Transportation, will be advised.
* Keiver's Lake Grand Opening of new play park area ñ scheduled for 5:20 p.m. on August 16th at Keiver's Lake for photos with representatives from the Town of Three Hills and Kneehill County Council.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council name Water Service Area Phase 3B the Linden North Water Service Area as this name is already registered for the reservoir and the portions of distribution line that have already been installed. If in future, the name becomes an issue, Kneehill County to take the necessary steps to change the name. DEFEATED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council change the name of the Linden North Water Service Area, including Phase 3B, to the Sunnyslope WSA. CARRIED
PBI Road - 4 Way Stop
Clr. Long moved that Council direct Administration to draft a bylaw removing the east/west stop signs located at the intersection of Range Road 24-0 and Township Road 32-2. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer, entered the meeting at 9:53 a.m.
Request to Farm Right of Way - Shane Ranch (D. Haller)
Clr. Hoppins moved this request be referred to the Director of Operations to deal with as he sees fit. CARRIED
C.A. Winther entered the meeting at 9:55 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:55 a.m. until 10:05 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CARRIED
Time: 10:05 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 10:13 a.m.
Bylaw 1609 - Amendment of the Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 1507
Clr. Painter moved that Council give second reading of Bylaw 1609 to amend Section 9.3 "Policies" and Section 16 "Definitions" within the Municipal Development Plan (Bylaw) 1507 in order to direct the use of the Kneehill County Environmentally Significant Areas study (Summit Environmental Ltd., 2010). CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved third reading of Bylaw 1609. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Gilbert Quashie-Sam and C.A. Winther left the meeting at 10:17 a.m.
Policy #5-13 and #5-13A -Development of Undeveloped Road Allowances
Discussion ensued regarding amended Policy #5-13 and draft Policy #5-13A.
Reeve Calhoun moved the meeting go in camera at 10:20 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at this time.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting back in regular session at 10:35 a.m.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 10:35 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that agenda item #6.1 be tabled until later in the meeting. CARRIED
Rick Vickery and Pat Peters, representatives of the Huxley Historical & Community Initiatives Society, entered the meeting at 10:37 a.m.
Huxley Ball Diamond and Playground
On behalf of the Huxley Historical and Community Initiatives Society, Rick Vickery advised Council of their interest in maintaining, operating and improving the County owned ball diamond and playground in Huxley.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council direct Administration to prepare a 20 year lease agreement between Kneehill County and the Huxley Historical and Community Initiatives Society for the Huxley ball diamond and playground sites. CARRIED
Rick Vickery and Pat Peters left the meeting at 10:45 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that agenda item #6.1 be lifted from the table. CARRIED
Policy #5-13 and #5-13A ñ Development of Undeveloped Road Allowances
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve Policy #5-13 with an amendment changing the maximum amount to be contributed by Kneehill County for road building from $15,000.00 to $25,000.00. MOTION DEFEATED
Clr. Long moved that Council approve Policy #5-13 as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council approve Policy #5-13A, amended to reflect $25,000.00 as the maximum amount to be contributed by Kneehill County for road building costs. CARRIED
Policy #14-12 Amendment -Connection to a Waterline when Adjacent to a Waterline
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve amended Policy #14-12 as presented. CARRIED
Trochu 911 Repeater Tower Project
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the installation of the 911 radio repeater on the RCMP Trochu Tower with the additional costs to come from contingency. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve Monday, October 4, 2010 for the holding of an Advance Vote for the 2010 Municipal Election with the voting station to be at the Kneehill County Administration Office between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council set the 2010 Organizational Meeting for Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. CARRIED
Financial Support to Rural Community Halls
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the amendments to Policy #15-8 as amended by Council. CARRIED
Mike Minshall, Manager Urban Infrastructure, and Kimberly MacKinnon representatives from Genivar entered the meeting at 11:05 a.m.
Genivar - Kneehill Rural Water Service Project Update
Mike Minshall provided Council with an update on the status of the water projects, highlighting the progress made in each of the phases, and noting the outstanding issues.
Mike Minshall and Kimberly MacKinnon left the meeting at 11:25 a.m.
ASB Policies
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council table this agenda item until the August 17, 2010 Council meeting. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long presented a verbal update on the Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee advising that in November a new physician will be operating a practice out of the Trochu Clinic.
Clr. Long reported on the July 12, 2010 Calgary Stampede Farm Family ceremony honouring the Eskeland Family from Kneehill County.
Agricultural Service Board (ASB) Summer Tour
Clr. Painter presented a written report on the ASB Summer Tour.
ATCO Invitation - Drumheller Passion Play - Reeve Calhoun presented a verbal report on the July 11th Drumheller Passion Play event she had attended as a guest of ATCO.
Central Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties - Reeve Calhoun reported on the CAAMD&C Zone Golf Tournament held at the Lacombe Golf & Country Club July 9, 2010.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:40 a.m.
The meeting recessed for lunch from 11:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Clr. Wittstock was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Trevor Sowerby, Kneehill County Shop Foreman, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Long moved the meeting go in camera at 1:03 p.m. CARRIED
Trevor Sowerby left the in camera session at 1:40 p.m.
Rob Mayhew and Lorna Yost entered the in camera session at 1:45 p.m.
Lorna Yost left the in camera session at 2:00 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting rise from in camera at 2:01 p.m. CARRIED
Shop Building Tender Results
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the Scott Builders fixed cost tender for the Kneehill County Shop Building at a cost of $3,962,489.00 with the pit run gravel at cost plus. CARRIED
Allingham Road Project -Tender Results - Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize Operations to proceed with the Allingham Road project, accepting the tender from Central City Asphalt Ltd. plus contingency, with the remaining funds to come from the road reserve. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Business Pending and Summary Reports - The reports were reviewed and amendments noted.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Painter left the meeting at 2:20 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE JULY 6, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Kneehill Ambulance Society, Kneehill Housing Commission, Agricultural Service Board, Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the June 22, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services entered the meeting at 8:35 a.m.
Operating Account Report, Capital Fund Report, Capital and Operating Reserves Report.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Financial Reports as presented.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:53 a.m.
Financial Investment Broker - Request for Proposal (RFP)
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council accept the RFP as presented and approve the advertising/distribution as stated in the report. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 9:12 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were mentioned:
* Selkirk Water Service Area - some landowners have requested the trenching on their land be done without stripping the soil first. Save Harmless agreements to be signed prior to commencing.
* Meter Issue: At this time there are 4 residences who experienced water leaking from the existing meter connections. Staff will be replacing all water meter connections with inserts to correct this problem.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:20 a.m.
* Grader/Train collision -reports have been provided to the insurance companies and the police.
Frank VanderKley entered the meeting at 9:25 a.m.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Operations Report.CARRIED
Sign Shop - Relocation/ Demolition
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to advertise the sale of the existing sign building locally with the condition that it must be removed a week before Scott Builders require the area. Further, in the event that the sign building canít be removed within the time allotted approval be given for the demolition of the sign shop. CARRIED
Water Service Area (WSA) Phase 3B Name
Clr. Long moved that Council approve keeping the existing name, Phase 3B of the Linden North WSA, as this name is already registered for the reservoir and the portions of the distribution line that have already been installed. NO VOTE TAKEN
Will Nyman, IT Technician, entered the meeting at 9:40 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council table Motion #315/10 until the July 27, 2010 Council meeting. CARRIED
Additional Items Discussed:
* Bridge File 8955 (Torrington Road) approved by the Province and will be going for tender July 8th, 2010.
* Horseshoe Canyon - paving of the parking lot to commence in approximately three (3) weeks. With an estimated 1,100 people per day visiting the site, there is a large amount of garbage being disposed in the bins provided. Clr. Long reported that the Town of Drumheller might be interested in partnering with Kneehill County for garbage pick-up and maintenance.
Frank VanderKley left the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
David Derksen entered the meeting at 9:46 a.m.
Software System - Job Tracking Program.
Will Nyman reviewed the Everest Software System with Council and demonstrated how the program would work.
Due to the shortage of time available prior to the scheduled Public Hearings, Council requested Will Nyman to return later in the meeting.
Will Nyman left the meeting at 9:52 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:52 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer, and the following individuals: Royce and Debby Toews, Frank Vanderkley, David Derksen, Kees Uittenbogerd, Cory Loewen, Verel Toews, Eldo Toews, V.J. Reimer, Gene Reimer, Yvonne Ratzlaff, Frank Isaac, Rob Jantz and Bob Loewen.
Clr. Long moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CARRIED
Time: 10:01 a.m.
Clr. Long moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 11:18 a.m.
Bylaw 1606 - Redesignation from Agricultural (A) District to Country Residential (CR) District ñ Lot 1&2, Block 1, Plan 0913156 - S.E. 32-30-25-W4
Reeve Calhoun advised those present that the Public Hearing had been declared recessed until 10:00 a.m. on September 14, 2010 in order to receive further information.
Leaving the meeting at this time were: Royce and Debby Toews, Frank Vanderkley, David Derksen, Cory Loewen, Verel Toews, Eldo Toews, V.J. Reimer, Gene Reimer, Yvonne Ratzlaff, Frank Isaac, Rob Jantz and Bob Loewen.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:30 a.m. CARRIED
Time: 11:21a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 11:40 a.m.
Bylaw 1607 - Addition of Outdoor Storage Facility to the Land Use Bylaw
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council give second reading of Bylaw 1607 to amend the Land Use Bylaw to include Outdoor Storage Facilities as a Discretionary Use in the Light Industrial District (LI). CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw 1607. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:40 a.m. until 11:43 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 11:00 am. CARRIED
Time: 11:44 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 12:10 p.m.
Bylaw 1608 - Rezoning a Portion of the SW 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) to Light Industrial (LI) District - Kees Uittenbogerd
Clr. Holsworth moved second reading be given to Bylaw 1608 to amend the Land Use Bylaw by redesignating a portion of the S.W. of 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) District to Light Industrial (LI) District. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved third reading of Bylaw 1608. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Debi Moon and Kees Uittenbogerd left the meeting at 12:11 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 12:11 p.m. until 1:05 p.m.
Will Nyman, IT Technician, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Software System - Job Tracking Program
Will Nyman provided Council with the guidelines and functions of the Everest Software system.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 1:20 p.m.
Clr. Long moved that Council direct Administration to proceed with the purchase of the Everest Software product, as per Option 2, with the costs out of contingency. CARRIED
Will Nyman updated Council on the status of the installation of GPS within Kneehill County. He advised that at this time the GPS system is operational on all of the Countyís graders and snow plows, the Peace Officers' vehicles, and the Emergency Services Officer's vehicle. Slated for installment next are the gravel trucks.
Will Nyman left the meeting at 1:32 p.m.
Business Arising from Previous Minutes
Policy #5-13 - Development of Undeveloped Road Allowances
Clr. Hoppins moved that Policy 5-13, Development of Undeveloped Road Allowances be re-drafted and brought to the July 27 Council meeting for consideration. CARRIED
Authorization for Land Acquisition for Shop Facility
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council formally authorize the purchase of approximately 10.6 acres ("Parcel A", Plan 4720AK, Block A and "Parcel B" NW 36-31-24-W4) from George Van Doren, for the purpose of expanding Kneehill County's yard facilities. CARRIED
Stantec Rural Water Servicing Strategy Report
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Stantec Rural Water Servicing Strategy Report as information. CARRIED
New Business
Sundre Pasture (McCall Gravel Pit) - SE 18-33-24-W5
Clr. Painter moved that Council direct Administration to arrange for Kneehill County's land parcel located SE 18-33-24-W5 to be custom sprayed with the funds to come from the gravel reserve. CARRIED
Policy #14-12B Amendments - Post Construction - Connecting to a Waterline when Adjacent to a Waterline.
Clr. Long moved that Council direct Administration to bring back an amended Policy #14-12B as per Council direction. CARRIED
Wild Pink Yonder Fund Raiser
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the donation of $300.00 to each urban centre within Kneehill County participating in this event. CARRIED
Kneehill Regional FCSS - Three Hills Community Discovery Evening.
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council participate in the Three Hills Community Discovery Evening on September 8, 2010. CARRIED
Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP) - Regional Transportation Strategy
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to complete and submit the Response to Regional Transportation Strategy summary. CARRIED
Trochu Lions Request for Donation to Assist with Building the Bruce Guard Lion's Centre
Reeve Calhoun moved that Kneehill County sponsor a business sign, in the amount of $500.00 for display in the Lion's Bruce Guard Centre. CARRIED
Kneehill Wellness Centre - Torrington Library Program - Request for Funding Assistance
Clr. Painter moved that Kneehill County donate $600.00 to the Kneehill Wellness Centre to provide a Summer Read Program in Torrington. CARRIED
Volunteer Fire Fighter Recognition
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize a letter being sent to Kevin Sorenson, M.P. Crowfoot Constituency, requesting the federal governmentís consideration of a $3,000.00 income tax credit for trained volunteer firefighters, with a copy of the letter forwarded to the Fire Management Committee. CARRIED
Tourism Red Deer Membership Request
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 2:27 p.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Red Deer River Watershed Alliance - Clr. Painter presented a written report on the June 24th Annual General Meeting.
Kneehill Ambulance Society - Reeve Calhoun presented a written report on the June 22 meeting.
Kneehill Housing Commission - Reeve Calhoun presented a written report on the June 24 meeting.
Agricultural Service Board - Clr. Hoppins presented a written report on the June 29 meeting.
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long updated Council on the activities of the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee since the last Council meeting.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Business Pending and Summary Reports - The reports were reviewed and amendments noted.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting go in camera at 3:05 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the meeting rise from in camera at 3:26 p.m. CARRIED
There were no motions arising from the In Camera session.
The meeting adjourned at 3:27 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 22, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Assessment Audit; Under Committee Reports: Central Alberta Economic Partnership, Kevin Sorenson Dinner, Drumheller & District Solid Waste.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Approval of the June 8, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the June 8, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services and Will Nyman, IT Technician entered the meeting 8:40 am.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the May 2010 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council accept the 2011 IT Plan as amended. CARRIED
Will Nyman left the meeting at 8:48 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to review and make amendment recommendations on existing investment policy #16-7 and explore the possibility of a Request for Proposal for investment services. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations, entered the meeting at 8:55 a.m.
Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:59 a.m.
Mike Morton left the meeting at 9:00 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were mentioned:
* Allingham Road - tender will have a July 14 closing date.
* Torrington Reservoir - approved a 7 day extension to Corix for weather days.
* Gravel - due to the extremely wet conditions and increased need for spot gravelling, Bauer Brothers were contracted to haul gravel in the northern region of the County and Gallagher for the southern portion. Crews working on the weekend to attempt to rectify the worst road conditions. Explained that haul cards were kept in order that the Operations department was aware of exactly how much gravel was hauled and to what location.
* Fence at the County yard site completed. Today fencing the Hesketh/Grainger reservoir site.
* Water problems in basements of residences serviced by County water lines being investigated. Claims must be made through individualsí insurance companies.
* Slide issue due to beaver dam discussed.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Operations Report.CARRIED
Rob Mayhew and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:38 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:40 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Business Arising from Previous Minutes: Red Deer Watershed Alliance -Integrated Management Plan & Terms of Reference.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council endorse the Terms of Reference for the Red Deer River Integrated Watershed Management Plan.CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Calhoun at the Dinosaur Golf and Country Club for a golf and dinner event being held prior to the Annual Offsite Meeting for the Alberta Urban Municipal Association Board of Directors. CARRIED
Miscellaneous Invitations: ATCO Invitation - Drumheller Passion Play
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Calhoun at the July 11 Passion Play in order to bring greetings from Kneehill County. CARRIED
Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan (RPAP) - Cultural Awareness Workshop
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Long at the June 29th RPAP Cultural Awareness Workshop being held in Claresholm. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Wittstock as a representative of Kneehill County at the Acme 100th Anniversary celebrations. CARRIED
Three Hills Fire Hall Grand Opening Invitation
Reeve Calhoun moved a letter be sent congratulating the Town of Three Hills and the Three Hills Fire Department on their new Fire Hall and expressing regret that Council representatives will be unable to attend the June 25 Three Hills Fire Hall Grand Opening. CARRIED
Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators Association (ARMAA)
Clr. Long moved that Council approve CAO Kevin Miner letting his name stand for Vice-President of the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators Association. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, entered the meeting at 10:02 a.m.
Bylaw 1609 - Environmentally Significant Areas (ESAs)
Clr. Keiver moved first reading of Bylaw 1609, that being a bylaw to amend Section 9.3 "Policies" and Section 16 "Definitions" within the Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 1507 in order to reflect the adoption of a new Kneehill County Environmentally Significant Areas study (Summit Environmental Ltd., 2010). CARRIED
Clr. Long moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1609 at 10:00 a.m. on July 27, 2010. CARRIED
Bylaw 1610 - Inter-municipal Development Plan - Town of Three Hills & Kneehill County.
Clr. Painter moved first reading of Bylaw 1610, the Kneehill County/Town of Three Hills Inter-Municipal Development Plan.CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved a Joint Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1610 at 6:00 p.m. on August 16, 2010 at the Town of Three Hills Office. CARRIED
Jerry Brett left the meeting at 10:18 a.m. CARRIED
Policy Amendments - Policies 3-7, 3-9, 3-19 and 3-19-3
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the following: Policies 3-7 and 3-9 as presented with an immediate effective date; Policy 3-19 as presented with an effective date of November 2010, following the 2010 Municipal Election; and Policy 3-19-3 as amended with an effective date of November 2010, following the 2010 Municipal Election. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council appoint Mrs. Jody Varga as Returning Officer for Kneehill County for the 2010 Municipal Election. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council approve Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. for the 2010 Public Tax Sale date in the event that a 2010 Public Tax Sale is required. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long presented a written report updating Council on the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee.
Canadian Badlands Ltd. - Clr. Long presented a written report on the presentation by Canadian Badlands Ltd. on Dry Island Buffalo Jump.
Drumheller & District Solid Waste Association - Clr. Long presented a written report on the June 17th AGM for the Drumheller & District Solid Waste Association.
Kevin Sorenson Dinner - Clr. Long presented a written report on the June 11th -Election "Readiness" event, arranged by Kevin Sorenson's Electoral District Association.
Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission (KRWSC).
Clr. Wittstock presented a written report on the June 17 KRWSC meeting.
Environmentally Significant Areas (ESA)
Council was updated on the progress of the ESA project:
* Public meeting held June 8, and was well attended.
* First reading to Bylaw 1606 passed.
* Newly identified ESA named Perbec.
Linden Council Meeting - Road Concerns
Reeve Calhoun advised Council had attended the Linden Council meeting on June 14, 2010 and listened to their concerns regarding the main road running east/west through the Village of Linden. The Village of Linden was requested to provide Kneehill County with more information on this issue.
Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP)
Reeve Calhoun presented a written report on the June 10th, 2010 CAEP Annual General Meeting.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:45 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Business Pending and Summary Reports - The reports were reviewed and amendments noted.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:55 a.m. until 1:10 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting go in camera at 1:12 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting rise from in camera at 1:35 p.m. CARRIED
There were no motions from In Camera.
Barbara Long left the meeting at 1:40 p.m. and the balance of the minutes were recorded by Laurie Watt.
Clr. Keiver departed at 1:55 p.m.
Don Johnson, President of the AAMD&C, entered the meeting at 1:55 p.m.
Gerald Rhodes, Executive Director AAMD&C, entered the meeting at 2:03 p.m.
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts &Counties (AAMD&C) Member Visit
Mr. Johnson and Mr. Rhodes provided an update on activities of the AAMD&C including the various review committees members are participating in. He identified the need for municipalities to continue to be vigilant with respect to the new Land Use Framework and what this will mean for each municipality.
Clr. Long provided comment with respect to the efforts of our region's Dr. Recruitment and Retention committee and various shortfalls in the system that are out of our control such as funding for primary health care nurses and hiring of locums when you have no doctors in the community. Mr. Johnson encouraged Clr. Long to bring a resolution forward at the Fall AAMD&C Convention to address these issues.
Clr. Wittstock provided comment with respect to the Kneehill Regional Water System and the constraints the Commission faces with respect to jurisdictional boundaries placed on the Commission by the water supplier, the Town of Drumheller.
Mr. Johnson and Mr. Rhodes thanked members of Kneehill County for their support in moving ahead issues brought forward by the Association.
The meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 8, 2010 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter. ABSENT: Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference; Assessment Review Board Training Session; Mayor & Reeves Meeting.
Clr. Long moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the May 25, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the April 2010 Financial Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the April 2010 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented. CARRIED
Red Deer Watershed Alliance - Integrated Management Plan & Terms of Reference.
Clr. Long moved that Council request a presentation from the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance prior to providing any municipal support. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve the Strategic Planning agenda as amended. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
Clr. Keiver moved that Council receive the Operations Report.CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:22 a.m.
Rob Mayhew left the meeting at 9:23 a.m.
Request for a Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission (KRWSC) Inter-Municipal Public Meeting.
Clr. Long moved that Council respond to the request from the Town of Beiseker advising Kneehill County is at this time unwilling to participate in an Inter-Municipal Town Hall meeting. CARRIED
Shelley Jackson, Director of Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services, entered the meeting at 9:28 a.m.
Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) 2009 Annual Report. Shelly Jackson, Kneehill Regional FCSS Director, presented highlights of the 2009 Annual Report and the challenges faced by the Board.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Kneehill Regional FCSS 2009 Annual Report as information. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun thanked Shelley and her Staff for a job well done.
Shelley Jackson left the meeting at 10:02 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 10:02 a.m. until 10:10 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer.
Gilbert Quashie-Sam presented information on proposed Bylaws 1606, 1607 and 1608 for Council consideration.
3.3a Bylaw 1606 - Redesignation from Agricultural to Country Residential - Lot 1 & 2 Block 1, Plan 0913156 - S.E.32-30-25-W4 - (Kevin and Ann Klassen)
Clr. Long moved that Council give first reading of Bylaw 1606 to amend the Land-Use Bylaw by re-designating Lots 1&2, Block 1, Plan 0913156 (Part of SE 32-30-25-W4) from Agricultural (A) District to Country Residential (CR) District. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1606 at 10:00 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
3.3b Bylaw 1607 - Addition of Outdoor Storage Facility to Land Use Bylaw
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1607 to amend the Land Use Bylaw to include Outdoor Storage Facility as a Discretionary Use in the Light Industrial District (LI). CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1607 at 10:30 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
3.3c Bylaw 1608 - Rezoning a Portion of the SW 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) District to Light Industrial (LI) District (Kees Uittenbogerd).
Clr. Hoppins moved first reading of Bylaw 1608 to amend the Land-Use Bylaw by re-designating a portion of the S.W. 26-29-26-W4 from Agricultural (A) District to Light Industrial (LI) District. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw 1608 at 11:00 a.m. on July 6, 2010. CARRIED
Jerry Brett and Gilbert Quashie-Sam left the meeting at 11:14 a.m. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports:
Community Futures Wild Rose Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Long and Clr. Holsworth at the June 24, 2010 Community Futures Wild Rose Annual General Meeting. CARRIED
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2010 Conference - Reeve Calhoun presented a written report on the 2010 FCM Conference held from May 28 to June 1, 2010. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:17 a.m.
Assessment Review Board (ARB) Training - Clr. Hoppins presented a written report on the May 31st to June 1st, 2010 ARB Training he had attended in Red Deer.
Mayor & Reeves Meeting - Clr. Long verbally reported on the May 26 Mayor & Reeves meeting he had attended on behalf of Reeve Calhoun.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:40 a.m. until 12:50 p.m.
Correspondence Report
The following items were discussed:
* Canadian Badlands & Alberta Tourism public information session regarding Dry Island Buffalo Jump being held on June 16th to be attended by County representative Clr. Long.
* Invitation from the Mayor of Drumheller for the Reeve and CAO to attend the Golf Tournament and Dinner being held prior to the Alberta Urban Municipal Association Board of Directors meeting to be placed on the June 22nd agenda.
* Local Government Administrators Association request for Reeve Calhoun to bring greetings at the June 18th meeting being held in Three Hills.
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Calhoun at the LGAA June 18th meeting to bring greetings from Kneehill County. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the meeting go in camera at 1:05 p.m. CARRIED

Clr. Painter moved the meeting rise from in camera at 1:44 p.m. CARRIED

Clr. Hoppins moved that Council support the operating shortfall for the Three Hills Medical Clinic in cooperation with their regional partners for the months June through October 2010. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 1:45 p.m.