MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 28, 2014 REGULAR MEETING  OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, 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: CAO - Al Hoggan; Assistant CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil; Director of Finance - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 9:49 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital and Deb Johnston, reporter for East Central Alberta Review.
Additions to the Agenda: AQUA 7; Community Action Committee. Delegation: Pat Carney - 10:00 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the October 14, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented.  CARRIED
Request for an Extension of an Approved Subdivision
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve an extension of the registration timeframes for KNE130116 until January 3rd, 2015. CARRIED
Invitation to Three Hills Seed Cleaning Plant AGM
Clr. Calhoun moved to authorize Bowen Claussen, Agricultural Fieldman, to attend the Three Hills Seed Cleaning Plant AGM on behalf of Kneehill County. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) 2015 Budget and Allocations. CARRIED
Pat Carney entered the meeting at 9:52 a.m.
Rock Hill Road: Pat Carney introduced a couple of local farmers who came to the meeting today to support him.  Mr. Carney requested that the concrete road blocks be removed from Rock Hill Road.  
Reeve Long replied that the barricades will stay up until all the safety issues are addressed with this road.  
Pat Carney left the meeting at 10:12 a.m.
Al Hoggan left the meeting at 10:16 a.m.
Al Hoggan returned to the meeting at 10:19 a.m.
Council and Committee
Reports
Community Futures Wildrose - Minutes were provided from the October 2, 2014 meeting.
Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Association- Minutes were provided from the August 28, 2014 meeting and an update was provided by Clr. Wittstock on the meeting he attended on October 16, 2014.
Municipal Planning Commission - Minutes were provided from the September 25, 2014 meeting.
Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee - Un-approved minutes were provided from the September 17, 2014 meeting.
AQUA 7- Verbal report was provided by Clr. Wittstock.
Community Action Committee - Verbal report was provided by Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended on October 23, 2014.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the October 28, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.   CARRIED
Councillor Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:30 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon and Deb Johnston left the meeting at 10:31 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 10:57 a.m. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the payment for the E 1/2 of SE 29-32-23-W4 with funds to come from gravel reserve. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:58 a.m. to 11:04 a.m.
Present when the meeting re-convened was Debi Moon, Deb Johnston and Sherri Turpin, Architect.
Tender Opening for Administration/Medical Clinic Building and Shop Addition - 11:00 a.m.
Kneehill County CAO, Al Hoggan and Sheri Turpin opened five tender bids.  Administration will take the next couple of days to review the bids before announcing the lowest qualified bidder.
Clr. Holsworth moved to accept the lowest qualified bidder for the Administration, Medical Clinic, and Shop Addition.
Clr. Hoppins requested a recorded vote.  
IN FAVOUR: Reeve Long, Councillor Calhoun, Councillor Wittstock, Councillor Holsworth, Councillor Painter, Councillor Keiver.
OPPOSED: Councillor Hoppins.
All Councillors were in attendance at the time of the vote.    CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:14 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.

PRESENT:
Division No. 5 Bob Long, Reeve, Division No. 3 Jerry Wittstock, Deputy Reeve, Division No. 1 Brian Holsworth, Councillor (Absent), 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:
CAO Al Hoggan, Assistant CAO Laurie Watt, Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil, Director of Operations Pete McRae, Director of Finance Mike Morton, Communications Officer Debra Grosfield, Reeve Long in the Chair.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Will Scott, Manager of Protective Services and Brenda Schimke, reporter for the East Central Alberta Review.
1.0 Agenda
1.1 Additions to the Agenda
Additions under In-Camera
13.1 Legal/Land
Additions under New Business
8.10 Bridge Information
1.2 Adoption of Agenda
Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended.
CARRIED
2.0 Minutes
2.1Regular Council Meeting Minutes of September 9, 2014
Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the September 9, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented.
CARRIED
5.0 Finance
5.1 Bank Reconciliation- July 2014
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the July 2014 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented.
CARRIED
8.0 New Business
8.1 An Evening in Paris Gala- Three Hills Health Initiative
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long, Councillor Keiver, Councillor Calhoun, Al Hoggan, CAO and spouses to attend the November 8, 2014 Three Hills Health Initiative Charity Gala.
CARRIED
8.2 Inter-Municipal Meeting
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council authorizes the attendance to all members of Council to attend the Inter-Municipal Meeting being held in Carbon on Thursday, October 9, 2014. At 6:00 p.m.
CARRIED
8.3 Meeting with Village of Carbon Council
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council authorizes the attendance to all members of Council to meet with the Village of Carbon Council on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 or on a date that suits both parties involved.
CARRIED
8.4 Policy #15-4, Donation Acceptance Policy
Councillor Calhoun moved that Policy #16-3, formerly known as Policy # 15-4, Donation Acceptance Policy, be accepted as proposed and presented.
CARRIED
8.5 Policy #3-26. Delegation Protocol
Councillor Calhoun moved that Policy #3-26, Delegation Protocol Policy, be accepted as proposed and presented.
CARRIED
8.6 Road Maintenance Policies
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council directs administration to investigate different road maintenance service standards levels, with costs, to review by Council at a future Council meeting.
CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:56 a.m.
8.7 Trochu Flapjack Fiesta
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long and Councillor Hoppins to attend the 2014 Trochu Flapjack Fiesta and Community Showcase held in Trochu on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:58 a.m. to 9:10 a.m.
8.8 Peace Officer Program Overview
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council accept the Peace Officer Program overview as information.
CARRIED
Will Scott left the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
8.10 Bridge Information
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive Bridge Information update as information.
CARRIED
8.9 New Administration/Medical Clinic Building Update
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Administration/Medical Clinic Building update as information.
CARRIED
11.0 Correspondence Report
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.
CARRIED
12.0 Council Follow-up Action List
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the September 23, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.
CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:49 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Debi Moon, Brenda Schimke, Deb Grosfield, Laurie Watt, Carolyn Van der Kuil, Mike Morton, Pete McRae were not present when the meeting reconvened.
14.0 In-Camera
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:00 a.m.
CARRIED
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 10:45 a.m.
CARRIED
Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 5 - Bob Long, Reeve; Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Deputy Reeve (Video Conf); Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO - Al Hoggan; Assistant CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil; Director of Operations - Pete McRae; Director of Finance - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Bowen Clausen, Manager of Agriculture Services and Parks, Dharmesh Vyas, Planning and Development Officer and Brenda Schimke, reporter for the East Central Alberta Review.
Additions to the Agenda (under in-camera): 13.2 Labour, 13.3 Labour, 13.4 Legal.
Al Hoggan, CAO introduced Dharmesh Vyas to Council. Dharmesh has accepted the Planning and Development Officer position. On behalf of Council Reeve Long welcomed Mr. Vyas to the County.
Mr. Vyas left the meeting at 8:35 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the August 26, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that the CAO report for July and August 2014 be received for information. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:59 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the Bare Ground Shoulder Spraying Program as recommended by the Agricultural Service Board. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:01 a.m. to 9:11 a.m.
Bowen Clausen was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Regional Resource Urban Sustainability Grant Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that, Policy 15-10, Youth Sponsorship, be accepted as proposed and amended. CARRIED
Delegation - David Hibbs
Mr. Hibbs spoke to Council on why the Councillor in Division 7 has been removed from all Committees and Boards and attendance at any other events representing Kneehill County. He also wanted to know why Council is building a Medical Clinic Building.
The meeting recessed from 9:44 a.m. to 9:52 a.m.
Council and Committee
Reports
Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association - Written report was submitted by Councillor Calhoun on the meeting she attended on August 28, 2014. Approved minutes were provided from the June 19th, 2014 meeting.
Agricultural Service Board - Unapproved minutes were provided from the August 20, 2014 meeting.
Kneehill Ambulance Society - Minutes were provided from the August 19, 2014 meeting.
Municipal Planning Commission - Minutes were provided from the June 26, 2014 meeting.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:02 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the September 9, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:03 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock, Brenda Schimke and David Hibbs left the meeting at 10:03 a.m.
Pete McRae, Debra Grosfield and Mike Morton left the meeting at 10:16 a.m.
Clr. Painter excused himself from the meeting at 10:36 a.m. due to possible perceived pecuniary interest.
Laurie Watt left the meeting at 10:37 a.m.
Clr. Painter re-entered the meeting at 11:13 a.m.
Al Hoggan and Carolyn Van der Kuil left the meeting at 11:21 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:30 am. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:35 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 26, 2014 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: 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, Councillor.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Al Hoggan; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil; Director of Operations Pete McRae; Director of Finance Mike Morton; Communications Officer Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda - Dangerous & Unsightly Properties in Hamlets;; AUMA Conference; Kneehill Ambulance; Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Update.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the August 5, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approves the request by Administration to cancel the outstanding tax arrears and penalties on Roll 40001040000 & Roll 40001220000. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:43 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the May and June 2014 Bank Reconciliation Reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Jessica Woolley be awarded the 2014 Academic Achievement Scholarship and Teanna Moar be awarded the 2014 Community and Leadership Scholarship in the amount of $1500 each. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:57 a.m. to 9:13 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved as recommend by the ASB for approval of the ASB Policy 1-29-3 Agricultural Pests - Clubroot Control policy be amended as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Policy #15-5, Kneehill County Scholarship Program, be amended as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long to attend the 2014 Three Hills Community Discovery Night. CARRIED
Bylaw #1676- Road Closure
Clr. Calhoun moved to table this agenda item until later in the meeting. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve in applying for the Alberta Community Partnership Grant for Regional Fire Training and Wimborne Fire Tower Replacement in the amount of $350,000. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved to direct administration to make contact with landowner in the Hamlet of Swalwell to clean up property. CARRIED
Matt and Tara Sawyer entered the meeting at 9:31 a.m.
Matt and Tara Sawyer were congratulated by Council on receiving the 2014 Bank of Montreal Farm Family Award and were presented with a plaque in recognition of this honour.
Matt and Tara Sawyer left the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved to approve the attendance of Reeve Long to attend the AUMA Conference in Edmonton on September 24 to September 26, 2014. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Kneehill Housing - Unapproved minutes were provided from the May 14, 2014 meeting.
CAAMDC Director Meeting- A written report was submitted by Clr. Wittstock on the meeting he attended on August 15, 2014.
The meeting recessed from 9:52 a.m. to 10:01 a.m.
Pat Carney- Rock Hill Road Closure - 10:00 a.m.
Mr. Carney spoke to Council on how he was disappointed with Councilís decision to begin the process of closing a portion of Range Road 21-3 also known as Rock Hill Road and provided details on why the road should stay open.
Sean Carney- Rock Hill Road Closure - 10:15 a.m.
Sean Carney spoke to Council on how he was also disappointed with Council's decision to begin the process of closing a portion of Range Road 21-3 also known as Rock Hill Road and provided details on why the road should stay open.
Pat Carney left the meeting at 10:43 a.m.
Bylaw #1676 - Road Closure.
Clr. Calhoun moved to remove this agenda item from the table. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that first reading of Bylaw #1676, this being a Bylaw for the purpose of closing to public travel and creating title to portions of a public road lying between the South West Quarter of Section 10, Township 31, Range 21, West 4th Meridian (SW 10-31-21-W4) GPS Coordinates (N-51∞ 37.747, W-112∞ 38.360) and North West Quarter of Section 4, Township 31, Range 21, West 4th Meridian (NW 4-31-21-W4) GPS Coordinates (N-51∞ 38.360, W-112∞ 54.368). NOT CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun directed administration to provide Council an Engineering Report on the status of the Rock Hill Road with funds to come from Contingency. CARRIED
Debi Moon and Sean Carney left the meeting at 10:50 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports Cont'd
Kneehill Ambulance - Clr. Calhoun gave a verbal report on the society's dissolution meeting held on August 19, 2014. There is about $891,070 to be split on a per-capita basis with the regional partners with Kneehill County receiving around $433,552. The donation account will be split amongst 7 fire departments that include the 6 Regional Fire Departments and the Beiseker Fire Department.
Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Update - Verbal report was given by Reeve Long. He reminded Council on the upcoming Doctor R &R BBQ being held on September 6. The recruitment committee facilitated a meeting with a recent medical school graduate last week and showed her around the area. On September 12 the committee will meet with Red Deer students to promote this area either to come here as locums or to consider this area to practice medicine.
AQUA 7 - Verbal report was given by Clr. Wittstock on the meeting he attended. John McKiernan, Kneehill Countyís Environment Supervisor, provided the group with a power point presentation for new members that was received positively.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the August 26, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:05 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:44 am. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m.