MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 5, 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; 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; Communications Officer Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Grant Alford, reporter for the Three Hills Capital.
Additions to the Agenda: Labour; Starland County 2014 Annual Summer Tour.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the July 15, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera at 8:33 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:40 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Hope College representative Dr. Jon Ohlhauser was present when the meeting reconvened.
Hope College representative, Dr. Jon Ohlhauser, presented to Council Hope Collegeís accomplishments in their first year of operation and their future goals for the next year.
Dr. Ohlhauser, Hope College representative, left the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun 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
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorizes the attendance to all members of Council to attend the Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Annual Barbeque being held at Keiver's Lake on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve a donation of $1,500 to the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators Association to help offset the costs to the conference being held in Drumheller, AB from September 3 to September 5, 2014. CARRIED
Kneehill County Scholarship
Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until the August 26, 2014 Council meeting, so all applicants have a chance to receive and submit their official Alberta High School Transcript.CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval for Councillor Holsworth to attend the Starland County 2014 Annual Summer Tour on Thursday August 7, 2014. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
ASB Summer Tour 2014 - Written report was submitted by Clr. Holsworth on the ASB Summer Tour that was held in the County of Newell.
Red Deer River Municipal Users Group - Unapproved minutes were provided from the July 24, 2014 meeting.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:44 a.m. to 10:53 a.m.
Grant Alford, reporter for the Three Hills Capital was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the August 5, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Wittstock moved that administration be directed to remove Councillor Painter from all Committees and Boards, and that authorization is removed for Councillor Painter's attendance at any conference, convention or any other event representing Kneehill County. These to become effective immediately and to continue through to the completion of the current electoral term. A review of this decision is to take place on October 25, 2015 and again on October of 2016.CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that a letter be sent to Councillor Painter as discussed in-camera. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Kneehill County provides support to Hope College by donating $4,000 in the 2015 budget year and $2,000 in the 2016 budget year. DEFEATED
The meeting adjourned at 11:13 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE JULY 15, 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 Operations Pete McRae; Director of Planning and Protective Services Jerry Brett; Director of Finance Mike Morton; Communications Officer Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda - Ratepayer Meeting Overview.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the June 24, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:07 a.m.
Rock Hill Road- RGE RD 21-3 (South of Hwy 27)
Clr. Holsworth moved that Administration begin the process to permanently close Rge Rd 21-3, south of Hwy 21. CARRIED
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approves the Tax Cancellation Policy # 16-15 as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the January to April 30, 2014 Bank Reconciliation Reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:06 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.
Golden Acres Honey Products Ltd. - Direct Control District 3.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Kneehill County Council approves Development Permit Application 3444-14 with the following conditions:
1. The development must conform to the site plan, dated July 8, 2014 that was submitted with the application.
2. The Minimum Setback Requirements for this site are:
(a) 30.5 m (100 ft) from the rights-of-way of all other roads.
(b) Side Yard: 7.6 m (20 ft).
(c) Rear Yard: 7.6 m (25 ft).
3. All relevant Safety Codes Permits pertaining to Building, Private Sewage Treatment System, Gas, Electrical, and Plumbing must be applied for prior to any work being performed on site. Permits required may include, but are not limited to:
a. Engineered building design plans must be submitted with the required building permit to the satisfaction of the Safety Codes Officer (Building)
b. Additional washrooms and other plumbing needs, for the second-storey addition, may require upgrades to the existing Private Sewage Treatment System (PSTS) and therefore may require a PSTS permit.
4. The developer is responsible for making suitable arrangements with the utility companies for provision of services and/or necessary easements and ensuring all development is outside active utility rights-of-ways.
5. To the satisfaction of the Development Officer, the esthetics and finishing to exterior of the proposed second story must be compatible to that of the of the principle structure.
6. This development permit is subject to a 14 day appeal period commencing the date it is advertised in the local newspaper. Consequently, the permit becomes effective after this appeal period expires.
7. This permit is valid for a period of 1 year from the date of issue or the date of an approved decision of the Development Appeal Board. If at the expiry of this period the development or construction has not been commenced or carried out with reasonable diligence this permit shall be invalid.
Failure to comply with the conditions of this permit will render it null and void. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council accept Administration's recommendation to revise the dates for the Strategic Planning sessions as requested. CARRIED
Kneehill Health and Wellness Funding Request
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve sponsorship in the amount of $1,500 to the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre program for a period of three years commencing on January 1, 2015. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved to provide sponsorship to the ADOA Conference being held in Canmore, AB on September 28 to October 1, 2014 in the amount of $1,500. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council provides support to the Three Hills Thrashers Junior "B" Hockey Club, by sponsoring the "Friends of Thrashers" sponsorship level in the amount of $350.00 with the two season tickets being donated to KidSport. CARRIED
New Medical Clinic and Administration Building Draft Design Approval
Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until later in the meeting. CARRIED
Village of Acme Request
Clr, Calhoun moved to send a letter to the Village of Acme advising Council that Kneehill County presently does not have the capacity to assist with their request but to remind the Village that they may use the Regional Urban Sustainability Grant Operating funds to look into private consultants that specialize in Municipal Government to assist with their needs. CARRIED.
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve to attend the Sundre Petroleum Operators Group and Alberta Energy Regulator meeting on Thursday, July 17, 2014. CARRIED
Council discussed the 2014 Ratepayer format.
The meeting recessed from 10:44 a.m. to 10:56 a.m. Clr. Keiver was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Council and Committee Reports
Drumheller and District Solid Waste - A written report was submitted by Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on June 19, 2014 in Drumheller.
Agricultural Service Board - Unapproved minutes were provided from the June 19, 2014 meeting.
Joint Municipal Planning Commission - Unapproved minutes were provided from the June 20, 2014 meeting.
Kneehill Regional FCSS - Approved minutes from the May 15, 2014 meeting and Unapproved minutes from the June 26, 2014 meeting were provided.
Doctor Recruitment and Retention - Unapproved minutes were provided from the May 20, 2014 meeting.
2014 Farm Family Award Ceremony - Written report was submitted by Clr. Wittstock on the Farm Family Award Ceremony he attended on July 7, 2014 with the Sawyer Family.
Kneehill Regional Partnership Steering Committee - Unapproved minutes were provided from the June 16, 2014 Steering Committee meeting.
Three Hills Parade - A verbal report was given by Clr. Wittstock on the Three Hills Parade that was held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 and Anderson Park Opening Ceremony.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:06 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the July 15th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:16 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun left the meeting at 11:17 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun entered the meeting at 11:45 a.m.
Clr. Painter left the meeting at 12:50 p.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:45 pm. CARRIED
New Medical Clinic and Administration Building Draft Design Approval Cont'd.
Clr. Hoppins moved to remove this agenda item off the table. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approves the draft design as submitted and that Administration be directed to go to the tender stage with this project, with tender openings to be completed during a regularly scheduled Council meeting.
Clr. Hoppins requested a recorded vote.
Councillors Painter and Keiver were absent from the vote.
IN FAVOUR: Reeve Long, Clr. Calhoun, Clr. Wittstock, Clr. Holsworth.
OPPOSED: Clr. Hoppins.
CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Hoppins moved that Administration is directed to complete the recommended action that was discussed in-camera regarding the legal issue. CARRIED.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council direct administration to complete the recommended action as amended regarding the contractual issue discussed in-camera.
Clr. Calhoun abstained from voting due to a fiduciary interest. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 24, 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; Clr.s: 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; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil; Director of Operations - Pete McRae; Director of Planning and Protective Services - Jerry Brett; Director of Finance - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Legal; Drumheller Solid Waste.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the June 10, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the January to April 2014 Financial Summary as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council hereby approves tax cancellation for 2014 taxes for the Gas Co-Ops and Finn Hall, roll numbers noted: 28200420420; 28221810810; 29222241500; 29230920610; 29263241600; 30212040900; 30241931300; 30253510100; 31220841600; 31221141600; 31233210100; 31250241500; 32272431200; 33232920400; 34241720510; 35240620400; 32232043000. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to make a written request to the Town of Three Hills to refund the 2014 Three Hills Medical Clinic Property tax upon payment of the 2014 taxes. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw # 1675, repealing Bylaw # 1672, the benefiting service connection fee for the Gamble Water Service Area Project by amending Schedule ìBî to include roll # 30231612000 and to direct administration to contact land owner on the changes that will be made to their account. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw #1675. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1675. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading of Bylaw #1675. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:55 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 8:57 a.m. to 9:08 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the Cost Sharing for the development of 810 metres of Schedule "B" - Minor Local Road along Range Road 21-2 north of Provincial Highway 838 for the maximum of $25,000 as per Policy 5-13A. CARRIED
Policy #5-13- Development of Undeveloped Road Allowance
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the amendments to Schedules "B", "C", "D" and "E" in Policy 5-13 to include "Minimum ROW - 30 Metres." CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that the CAO Report for May 2014 be received for information. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Administration be directed to create and put out a Request for Proposal for a Hamlet Viability and Infra-structure Study for the Hamlets of Torrington, Swalwell, and Huxley, and after Administration's review the received proposals that the Administration's recommendation be brought to Council for final approval. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council decline the Orkney Water Co-op offer at this time and direct administration to write a letter to the group advising them of Council's decision and that Council will stand by their original offer. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:56 a.m. to 10:07 a.m.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Community Futures - Written report was submitted by Clr. Keiver on the meeting he attended.
Kneehill Regional Partnership Steering Committee - Written report was submitted by Clr. Holsworth on the meeting he attended on June 16, 2014.
Drumheller Solid Waste - Verbal report was given by Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on June 19, 2014.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved that the Hope College request for funds be received for information and direct administration to send a response letter. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved to put the Kneehill Health and Wellness funding request onto the next Council agenda. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved to direct administration to send a response letter to Darlene Folkmann. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that the Reeve or designate attend the Anderson Park Grand Opening on July 12, 2014. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that the WOR Association Wall of Remembrance funding request be received for information. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the June 24th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:12 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:42 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:42 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE JUNE 10, 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 Operations - Pete McRae; Director of Planning and Protective Services - Jerry Brett; Director of Finance - Mike Morton; Communications Officer - Debra Grosfield.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Legal; Land for Administration Building.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the May 27, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:45 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy 16-1, Finance Reserves Policy as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:01 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:02 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:32 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Kneehill County Council receive the Badlands Motorsports Resort Transportation Impact Assessment Report as information. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:33 a.m. to 9:46 a.m.
Debi Moon, Shelley Jackson, Director of FCSS and Michelle Toombs, Marigold Library Systems CEO were present when the meeting reconvened.
Delegations
Kneehill Regional Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) - Shelley Jackson- 9:30 a.m.
Shelley Jackson, Kneehill Regional FCSS Director presented highlights, short term outcomes, outputs and financial summary of the 2013 Annual report.
Clr. Calhoun moved to direct administration to send a letter to the Minister of Human Services regarding Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) funding and request a meeting with the Minister at the Fall AAMDC Convention. CARRIED
Shelley Jackson left the meeting at 10:15 a.m.
Marigold Library - Michelle Toombs- 10:00 a.m.
Michelle Toombs, Marigold Library CEO provided Council with an update on the Marigold Library's expanded services.
The meeting recessed from 10:43 a.m. to 10:53 a.m.
Michelle Toombs was not present and Una Erickson was present when the meeting reconvened.
Kneehill Health and Wellness - Una Erickson- 10:30 a.m.
Una Erickson, Chair of the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre Society provided Council with an overview of the Kneehill Area Wellness Centre Program within Kneehill County and in particular within the Village of Linden and the closing of that facility on June 30, 2014.
Una Erickson left the meeting at 11:04 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of Council and Management to the Kneehill Regional Golf Tournament held at the Trochu Golf and Country Club on Friday, June 27, 2014. CARRIED
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council receive the Village of Carbon's request for gravel as information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council direct administration to send notice to cancel the 2014 CAAMDC Golf Tournament. CARRIED
2014 Strategic Plan
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Strategic Planning date for August 21 and 22nd in Three Hills and that administration be directed to complete all necessary arrangements for this scheduled meeting. CARRIED
August 2014 Meeting Dates
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorizes the cancellation of the August 19th Committee of Whole Meeting. CARRIED
Cost Share Request for the Annual Fire & Ambulance Appreciation BBQ
Clr. Keiver moved that Council approve a donation of $350 and authorize attendance to the Annual Fire and Ambulance Appreciation Barbeque being held on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 in Linden. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the Ratepayer Meeting Publication. CARRIED
Discussion on weed control at the new Administration Building location.
Council and Committee Reports
Community Action Committee - A written report was submitted by Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended on May 22, 2014.
Community Futures - Verbal report was presented from Clr. Keiver on the meeting he attended on June 5, 2014.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:47 a.m.
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
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the June 10th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:55 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:01 pm. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 12:01 p.m.