MINUTES OF THE MAY 13, 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 Planning and Protective Services Jerry Brett; Director of Finance Mike Morton.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Debi Moon, Reporter for the Three Hills Capital and Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Service Board and Parks Manager.
Additions to the Agenda: Letter of Support Rosebud Centre of Arts; Additions to Council and Committee Reports.
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved approval of the April 22, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Parks Plan utilizing funds from the current parks operational budget and from the Municipal Planning Reserves for 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve a $5.00 fee be charged for a bundle of firewood at the Kneehill County campgrounds for 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy #2.1, Cemetery Policy as amended. CARRIED
Bowen Clausen left the meeting at 9:02 a.m.
Approval of Overall Construction Budget for Medical Clinic/County Admin Office
Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until later in the meeting. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Kneehill County approve the Drumheller Solid Waste Commission Special Resolution as follows: "The Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association is authorized to pay for the capital upgrades to the Acme Transfer Station with the funds to be accessed from the Transtor Reserve" and direct Administration to forward to the Commission the decision of Kneehill County Council. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Councillor Calhoun meet with the Reeve and CAO of Kneehill County to discuss the proposed amendments to the Drumheller & District Solid Waste agreement. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved to rescind motion 110/14, that being a motion to "Receive Policy 3-26 Councillor Terms of Reference for information and discuss it further at a future Committee of the Whole meeting." CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Councillor Painter to the Creating Rural Connection 2014 Event Series in Edmonton on Monday, May 26, 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve to the Three Hills Graduation Banquet and Ceremony on Saturday May 17th, 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that the CAO report for April 2014 be received for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that the Council direct administration to create a letter of support to the Rosebud Centre of Arts to accompany their CFEP Grant Application. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:28 a.m. to 9:44 a.m.
Approaches to New County Building
Clr. Holsworth moved to request a letter of support from the Town of Three Hills with regards to the approaches to the future development. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Delegations - Tedd Lahrmann, Huxley Road Upgrade.
Tedd Lahrmann entered the meeting at 10:03 a.m.
Mr. Lahrmann discussed with Council the process he went through developing a road allowance within the Hamlet of Huxley. Mr. Lahrmann requested that Council reconsider cost sharing 50% of the cost as per Policy # 5-13.
Tedd Lahrmann left the meeting at 10:11a.m.
Tedd Lahrmann Request for Cost Sharing for Road Development
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approves the reimbursement of Mr. Lahrmann for 50% of the cost of upgrading a 100 metre portion of 2nd Street South in the Hamlet of Huxley as per Policy 5-13 in the amount of $3,529. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct operations to communicate the total estimated operating costs to the Orkney Water Co-op and that Kneehill County will subsidize 50% of the cost to the users of the Orkney Water Co-op. Any capital expenditures or costs associated with emergency repairs will be the responsibility of the Orkney Water Co-op. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approves repair of Bridge File 70123, with funds coming from Contingency Reserves. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Council and Committee Reports
Canadian Badlands - Reeve Long presented Council with a video on Canadian Badlands that was presented at the Canadian Badlands Annual General Meeting that was held in Lethbridge in March.
AQUA 7 - Clr. Wittstock presented Council with a verbal report on AQUA 7 meeting that was held on April 22, 2014.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 11:00 a.m. to 11:08 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved that council receive the May 13th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Council left the meeting to take a picture with the County parade truck for the Three Hills paper at 11:11 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 11:14 a.m.
Council returned to the meeting at 11:16 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:16 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:16 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun left the meeting at 11:46 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:20 p.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun returned to the meeting 12:21 p.m.
Approval of Overall Construction Budget for Medical Clinic/County Admin Office - Clr. Hoppins moved to remove Agenda Item #4.4 from the table. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Kneehill County Council approves the preliminary project construction budget for the new Medical Clinic/County Administration Building/ASB Shop, set at $11,750,000 and as presented, with funding provided through the MSI Capital Funding ($2.3m) and Buildings Reserve ($9.45m). CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Calhoun moved to approve Administration to proceed with negotiations to purchase the E1/2 of SE 29-32-23-W4 for gravel stockpiling.
Clr. Hoppins requested a recorded vote. IN FAVOUR: Reeve Long; Clr. Calhoun, Clr. Painter, Clr. Keiver, Clr. Holsworth.AGAINST: Clr. Hoppins. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun left the meeting for the next agenda item due to pecuniary interest. Time: 12:26 p.m.
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council direct administration to negotiate the hybrid rental model as discussed in-camera, with the tenants of the new medical clinic. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun returned to the meeting at 12:28 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 12:29 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE APRIL 22, 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 Heather Kostrosky; Director of Operations Pete McRae; Director of Planning and Protective Services Jerry Brett; Director of Finance Mike Morton.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Brittany Hermanson, Project Accountant.
Additions to the Agenda - Canadian Badlands Ltd.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the April 8th, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Mike Morton, Director of Finance introduced Brittany Hermanson. Ms. Hermanson is the new Project Accountant for Kneehill County.
Brittany Hermanson left the meeting at 8:37 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:45 a.m.
Alan Lister, Dan Luymes and Nathan Pernitsky from BDO Canada LLP, entered the meeting at 8:52 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the amended 2014 Operating and Capital Budget as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:00 a.m. to 9:08 a.m.
Will Wolfe, Accountant Supervisor was present when the meeting reconvened.
Delegations - BDO Canada LLP- Audit Presentation
Councillor Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:08 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:08 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 9:30 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Alan Lister reviewed the 2013 Audited Financial Statements.
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council accept the 2013 Audited Financial Statements as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Alan Lister, Dan Luymes, Nathan Pernitsky and Will Wolfe left the meeting at 9:35 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw #1670 to authorize the rates of taxation to be levied against assessable property within Kneehill County for the 2014 taxation year. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw #1670. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1670. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw #1670. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
2014 WSA Tax Bylaw
Councillor Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw #1674, that being the bylaw to provide for a special tax to raise revenue to pay the associated costs of the Kneehill County Water Service Area. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw #1674. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1674. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw #1674. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw #1671, repealing Bylaw #1667, the benefitting fee for the Linden North Phase I Water Service Area Project by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw #1671. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1671. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved third reading of Bylaw #1671. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved first reading of Bylaw # 1672, repealing Bylaw #1666, the benefitting fee for the Gamble Water Service Area Project by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw #1672. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1672. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading of Bylaw #1672. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw # 1673, amending Bylaw #1658, the benefitting fee for the Grainger/Hesketh Phase 2 Water Service Area Project by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved second reading of Bylaw #1673. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1673. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading of Bylaw #1673. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Bylaw #1668 - Tax Installment Payment Plan Bylaw
Clr. Wittstock moved first reading of Bylaw #1668, repealing Bylaw #1516, for the provision of a pre-authorized monthly installment property tax payment plan. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw #1668. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw #1668. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw #1668. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for the 2014 Public Auction of Tax Forfeiture properties in the event it is required. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:42 a.m. to 9:54 a.m.
Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Service Board Manager and Rick Vickery were present when the meeting reconvened.
Request for Road Development Approval Cost Sharing
Clr. Calhoun moved to table agenda #6.1 until later in the meeting, to be able to hear the presentation scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Huxley Historical & Community Initiatives Committee - Rick Vickery.
Rick Vickery discussed with Council the possibility of a new building at the Huxley Ball Diamonds.
Bowen Clausen and Rick Vickery left the meeting at 10:25 a.m.
Request for Road Development Approval Cost Sharing
Clr. Calhoun moved to remove Agenda Item # 6.1 from the table. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved to deny the reimbursement to Mr. Lahrman for 50% of the cost of upgrading a 100 metre portion of 2nd Street South in the Hamlet of Huxley as per Policy 5-13. CARRIED
Three Hills Cruise Weekend- Use of Airport for Bracket Racing
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council consent to the Drag Racing event being proposed at the Three Hills Airport on Sunday, June 8, 2014 by the Three Hills Cruise Weekend Committee with the required insurance coverage and Emergency Plan as provided by the Committee and to provide mowing of the airport in preparation for this event at no cost. CARRIED
Acme Day Care Letter of Reference
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council provides support to the Acme Daycare Association in applying for a Community Initiatives Program- Operating Grant from the Province of Alberta and direct administration to create a letter of support. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved that Committee of The Whole meetings start at 9:00 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Association - Approved minutes were provided from the February 20th, 2014 meeting.
Marigold Library - Written report was submitted by Councillor Keiver on the meeting he attended on April 12th, 2014.
Canadian Badlands Ltd. - Verbal report was given by Reeve Long.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:12 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the April 22nd, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:25 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 12:05 p.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE APRIL 8, 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); Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Division. 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.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Kneehill Regional Grant Writer; BoomTown Trail; Rural Connections Conference; Southern Alberta Energy From Waste Association AGM;
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Holsworth moved approval of the March 25, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:46 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that, Policy #14-6, Equity-Reserve Account, be deleted. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that, Policy #14-7, Sale of Metered Water, be accepted as proposed and presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve participation in the 2014 Toxic Round Up program in coordination with the Town of Three Hills on Saturday, May 24, 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the December 31, 2013 Financial Report as presented and transfer $700,000 to Building Reserve. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the December 2013 Water Financial Summary Report for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Master Rates Bylaw #1669
Clr. Calhoun moved to table Agenda Item # 5.3 until later in the meeting, to be able to hear presentation scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:57 a.m. to 10:08 a.m.
Delegations - Three Hills East Water Line.
David Webb, Paul Van Doren and a group of residents living east of Three Hills presented to Council the high demand for safe drinkable potable water East of Three Hills.
Master Rates Bylaw #1669 Continued.
Clr. Calhoun moved to remove Agenda Item #5.3 from the table. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that first reading be given to Bylaw 1669, that being the 2014 Master Rates Bylaw, establishing rates, fees, penalties and charges for various goods, licenses, permits and services, with amendments to Schedule "A" as discussed. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved second reading to Bylaw 1669. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1669. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading to Bylaw 1669. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Planning and Protective Services - Fire Guardian Appointments.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Kneehill County Council Appoint the following Fire Guardians under the Forest and Prairie Protection Act for 2014:
* Art Creasser & Don Richards (Three Hills Fire Department).
* Tim Brown, Brian Fradgley, Bert Jackson, Mark Bartel (Acme Fire Department).
* Kerry Morgan, Jordan Reed, Sheila Kranzler, Jody Kranzler, Jeremy Kranzler, Marty Morgan, Mike Still (Carbon Fire Department).
* Jeremy Regehr, Shawn Klassen, Tristan Klassen, Justin Regehr, Kevin Klassen & Robin Boese (Linden Fire Department).
* Mike Bauer, Ed Look, Paul DeVos, Jeff Bauer & Derek Benedict (Torrington Fire Department).
.* Richard Hoppins, Lawrence Hogg, Alan Adam & Bill Wohl (Trochu Fire Department).
Kneehill County:
* Chief Elected Official, County Reeve, Chief Administrative Officer, CAO & all Kneehill County Councillors (by virtue of position),
* Jerry Brett (Director of Planning & Protective Services),
Will Scott (Manager of Protective Services),
Tara Lammle (Municipal Assistant, Planning & Protective Services)
Kneehill County Peace Officers: Jamie Erickson & Eric Christensen *(PO's do not issue permits). CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that the CAO Report for March 2014 be received for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Council discussed Kneehill County Road Bans.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Kneehill County provide support to the Kneehill Regional Grant Writer for 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved to authorize the attendance of Reeve Long to the Rural Connection Conference. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Calhoun moved to request a report from the Southern Alberta Energy From Waste Association annual general meeting from Town of Trochu Councillor Val Warnock. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Debi Moon was not present when the meeting reconvened.
Councillor Calhoun moved to withdraw Kneehill County membership from the BoomTown Trail effective immediately and direct administration to create a letter, signed by administration on behalf of Council. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Council and Committee Reports
Drumheller Policing Committee - Written report submitted by Clr. Holsworth on the meeting he attended on March 27, 2014.
Kneehill Regional FCSS - Approved minutes were provided from the January 16, 2014 meeting.
Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee- Approved minutes were provided from the January 22, 2014 meeting.
Canadian Badlands AGM - Written report submitted by Reeve Long on AGM meeting he attended in Lethbridge.
Community Action Committee - Written report submitted by Reeve Long on the meeting he attended in Trochu.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved that council receive the April 8th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 1:47 p.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera at 1:47 p.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 2:26 p.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to formalize an offer on the lands in question subject to the conditions as discussed. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE MARCH 11, 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, Councillor (Video Conf) , 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; Agricultural Service Board Ag Plastics Roller.
Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Al Hoggan, CAO introduced Debra Grosfield to Council. Debra Grosfield will be working for Kneehill County as the Communications Officer. On behalf of Council Reeve Long welcomed Ms. Grosfield to the County.
Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the February 25, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera at 8:35a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 9:03a.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Mike Morton, Director of Finance left the meeting at 8:56 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:04 a.m. to 9:12 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital was present when the meeting reconvened.
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve Transportation Policy 13-36, Maintenance of Dirt Trail Road Allowances and approve the funding for the Dirt Trail Road Allowance signs to come from Road Reserves. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Mike Morton, Director of Finance entered the meeting at 9:39 a.m.
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve offering both products (Calcium Chloride and Spec Crude) for the 2014 Dust Control Program, with Spec Crude being $7.82 per linear foot and Calcium Chloride being $3.00 per linear foot, for a minimum distance of 200 feet for Spec Crude and 400 feet for Calcium Chloride, with a County rebate of $1.50 per linear foot for both products up to 800 feet for Spec Crude and 400 feet for Calcium Chloride and direct administration to bring back to Council, in the fall of 2014, a revised Dust Control policy that will be implemented for the Dust Control season in 2015. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
CAO Report
Councillor Painter moved that Councillor's Holsworth and Calhoun along with the Assistant CAO be part of the CAAMDC Golf Tournament Task Force. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Wittstock moved that the CAO Report for February 2014 be received for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to change the date of the Annual Ratepayer meeting to June 25, 2014 and to advertise the change through all means necessary. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 10:13 a.m. to 10:25 a.m.
Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy #3-25, Risk Control Policy Statement, be accepted as proposed and presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Holsworth moved that Council approve the amendments to the Human Resource Policy as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve and Councillor Keiver to the Kneehill Historical Society's Annual Spring Supper and Evening of Entertainment on Saturday April 5, 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve and if acceptable by Bruce Rowe, Deputy Reeve to the Mayors and Reeves meeting hosted by Bruce Rowe, MLA held in Olds, on March 21, 2014. CARRIED
That Council Painter moved to approve the March 2014 Community Grants to Non-Profit Organizations funding allocations to the following Organizations: Three Hills & District Palliative Care Society $5,000; Three Hills Cruise Weekend $5,000; Kneehill Adult Learning Society $5,000; Hesketh Community Hall Association $5,000; Communities in Bloom $4,000; Trochu & District Arboretum Society $5,000; Huxley Community Association $5,000; Trochu & District Agricultural Society $5,000; Linden Municipal Library $1,365; Linden & District Agricultural Society $5,000; Three Hills Playschool Association $900; Hillside Lanes Bowling Society $5,000; Three Hills Gymnastics $5,000.TOTAL $56,265. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approve the addition of the Agricultural Plastic Bag Roller with power pack and trailer to a maximum of $15,000 to the current 2014 Capital Equipment Plan and approves the recommended daily rental rate be added to the 2014 Master Rates Bylaw. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 11:40 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Debi Moon, Pete McRae, Debra Grosfield were not in attendance when the meeting reconvened.
Accurate Assessment
Greg Berger, President; Troy Birtles, Kneehill County appointed Assessor; Sean Barrett, Industrial Assessment Coordinator; and Kurt Hartman, Chief Technology Officer from Accurate Assessment gave Council a brief introduction to the Assessment group, gave an overview of the 2013 Assessment for the 2014 tax year and gave a presentation on the Munisight GIS Services.
Mike Morton left the meeting at 1:53 p.m.
The meeting recessed from 2:48 p.m. to 3:04 p.m.
Council and Committee Reports
RPAP Conference - Written report was submitted by Reeve Long on the conference he attended in Edmonton, AB on February 26-28, 2014.
Drumheller and District Solid Waste - Written report was submitted by Jerry Wittstock on the meeting he attended in Drumheller.
Travel Alberta Canada - Written report was submitted by Reeve Long on the awards ceremony he attended in Toronto, Ontario.
Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Councillor Hoppins moved that council receive the March 11th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 3:38 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

 

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