MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 25, 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 Planning and
Protective Services Jerry Brett
Director of Finance Mike Morton

Reeve Long in the Chair

Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.

1.0 Agenda

1.1 Additions to the Agenda

Additions under In-Camera
14.2 Labour
Additions under New Business
8.9 FCM
8.10 Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee
8.11 Councillor Holsworth Request
8.12 Three Hills East Waterline
8.13 COW Medical Clinic Building
Additions under Council and Committee Reports
10.5 Drumheller and District Solid Waste Management Association

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.0 Minutes

2.1Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 4, 2014

Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the February 4, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.2 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1665- February 4, 2014

Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the February 4, 2014 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1665 as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.0 Finance

5.1 December 2013 Bank Reconciliation

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Council receive the December 2013 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:37 a.m.

6.0 Planning and Protective Services

6.1 Extension of Subdivision Approval ñ KNE 120103

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council hereby approves the extension of the registration timeframe for subdivision approval KNE120103 until March 31, 2014.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.0 New Business

8.1 CAAMDC Golf Tournament

Councillor Painter moved that, Council hereby approves a budget amount of $7,500.00 to host the 2014 CAAMDC Golf Tournament on July 17, 2014 with funds to come from the 2014 Operational Budget.

CARRIED

8.2 False Alarm Bylaw

Councillor Hoppins moved to direct Administration to bring back to a future Council meeting a False Alarm Bylaw for Council to consider.

DEFEATED

8.3 Policy # 15-9, Recycling Grant

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Policy # 15-9, Recycling Grant, be deleted effective January 1, 2015.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 9:10 a.m. to 9:17 a.m.

8.4 Policy #15-13, Rural Community Halls

Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy # 15-13, Rural Community Halls, be accepted as proposed and presented effective January 1, 2015.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.5 Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ)

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive as information, and direct administration to include future information received from the Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) only in the Council information package.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.6 Three Hills Elks- Policy # 15-11

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council release the 2013 Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding Grant funds to the Three Hills Elks for $20,875 as they provided Council with requested information as per motion 519/13. The funds will be used to upgrade the play park at the Three Hills ball diamonds and campground.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.7 Seniors Week Provincial Launch Program

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council provide support to the Seniors Outreach Program in submitting a proposal for the Provincial Seniors Week Launch for 2015 and direct administration to create a letter of support.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.8 Trochu CAO Retirement Party

Councillor Calhoun moved to send Trochu CAO, Maureen Chalack flowers and a card to her retirement party on Friday February 28, 2014 on behalf of Kneehill County Council and Administration.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.9 FCM

Discussion on the upcoming FCM conference that will be held May 29-June 2, 2014.

8.10 Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee

Council directed Administration that the Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee stay status quo until further direction from Council.

The meeting recessed from 10:01 a.m.to 10:11a.m.

8.11Councillor Holsworth Request

Councillor Calhoun moved to authorize an extension of Councillor Holsworth absence from Council meetings until March 25, 2014 Regular Council Meeting.

CARRIED

8.12 Three Hills East Waterline

Discussion regarding Three Hills East Waterline.

8.13 COW Meeting for Medical Clinic Discussion

Discussed potential Committee of the Whole meeting dates to discuss the Medical Clinic.

10.0 Council and Committee Reports

10.1 Community Action Committee- Written report was submitted by Councillor Hoppins.

10.2 Kneehill Housing- Written report was submitted by Councillor Painter on the meeting he attended.

10.3 AQUA 7- Written report was submitted by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended on February 18th, 2014.

10.4 Courtesy Matters Advisory Committee- Written report was submitted by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended on February 13, 2014.

10.5 Drumheller & District Solid Waste Management Committee- Verbal report was presented by Councillor Wittstock on the meeting he attended in Drumheller. Discussion regarding Drumheller Waste transtor compactor bins and pad at the Acme Transfer site.

Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:00 a.m.

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

14.0 In-Camera

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:01 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Painter moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 11:50 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

15.0 Motions from In-Camera

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council direct Administration to send a letter to Doug and Judy Goodine regarding Horse Shoe Canyon liability concerns.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

11.0 Correspondence Report

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

12.0 Council Follow-up Action List

Councillor Hoppins moved that council receive the February 25th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 4, 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 (Video Conf)
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 Planning and
Protective Services Jerry Brett
Director of Finance Mike Morton

Reeve Long in the Chair

Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.

1.0 Agenda

1.1 Additions to the Agenda

Additions under Finance
5.1 AQUA 7 Rate Increase

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

Councillor Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.0 Minutes

2.1Regular Council Meeting Minutes of January 14th, 2014

Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the January 14th, 2014 Council Meeting minutes as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

4.0 Operations

4.1 Operations Summary

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.0 Finance

5.1 AQUA 7 Rate Increase

Councillor Wittstock moved to defer, AQUA 7 rate increase, agenda item until April 1, 2014.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.0 New Business

8.1 CAO Report

Councillor Calhoun moved that the CAO Report for January 2014 be received for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:52 a.m.

8.2 Economic Developers Alberta 2014 AGM and Conference

Councillor Calhoun moved that Reeve Long be approved to attend the 2014 Economic Developers Alberta Conference on April 9-11, 2014 and that Administration be directed to complete all necessary arrangements for this conference.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.3 Parade Float

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approve vinyl wrapping of a County Vehicle to be used for the 2014 parade season with funds to come from Council Promotional Items Account.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.4 Policy Review #3-16- Organizational Chart for the Municipality

Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy 3-16, Organizational Chart for the Municipality, be approved as proposed and presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.5 Policy Review # 3-22- Former Elected Official Waiting Period to Serve as Member-at-Large.

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Policy 3-22, Former Elected Official to Serve as Member-at-Large, be accepted as proposed and presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.6 Policy Review #3-20- Councillor Group Health Plan and AD&D Coverage.

Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy 3-20, Group Health Plan and AD&D Insurance, be accepted as proposed and amended.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.7 Policy Review #3-23- Salary Grid

Councillor Calhoun moved that, Policy 3-23 Salary Grid, be deleted as proposed and presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.8 Policy Review #3-24- Promotional Clothing and Goods Program

Councillor Hoppins moved that, Policy 3-24, Promotional Clothing and Goods Program, be approved as proposed and presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.9 Policy #15-3- Community Grants to Non-Profit Organizations

Councillor Wittstock moved that, Policy 15-3, Community Grants to Non-Profit Organizations, be approved as proposed and presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 9:19 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

8.10 Policy #15-12- Regional Resource Urban Sustainability Grant

Councillor Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until later in the meeting.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Dan Luynes and Allan Litster from BDO Dunwoody entered the meeting at 9:33 a.m.

3.0 Delegations

3.1 BDO Dunwoody Audit Presentation

Dan Luynes and Allan Litster, gave a brief audit presentation to Council and discussed 2013 audit timelines.

14.0 In-Camera

Councillor Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:48 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Calhoun and Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:48 a.m.

Councillor Painter moved that Council go out of In-Camera at 10:01a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Calhoun, Debi Moon and Ted Traikovski, Planner for Kneehill County entered the meeting at 10:01 a.m.

3.0 Delegations Contíd

3.2 Public Hearing for Bylaw #1665, Redesignation NW 15-30-21-W4M, Retail Store Use from ìAî to ìLRCî

Councillor Hoppins moved the Regular Council meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. (Bylaw #1665- Redesignation from ìAî to ìLRCî.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Time: 10:04 a.m.

Councillor Painter moved the meeting back in session.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Time: 10:20 a.m.

6.0 Planning and Protective Services

6.1 Bylaw 1665- Redesignation NW 15-30-21-W4M, Retail Store Use from ìAî to ìLRCî

Councillor Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw #1665, this being a Bylaw to redesignate a portion of a parcel containing 11.97 acres (4.483 ha) on Lot 3; Block 1; Plan 071 0090 within NQ 15-30-21-W4M, from Agriculture (A) to Local Rural Commercial (LRC).

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Hoppins moved third reading of Bylaw #1665.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 10:22 a.m. to 10:31 a.m.

Ted Traikovski was not present when the meeting resumed.

8.0 New Business Contíd

8.10 Policy #15-12- Regional Resource Urban Sustainability Grant

Councillor Hoppins moved to remove agenda item # 8.10 from the table.

Councillor Hoppins moved that, Policy 15-12, Regional Resource Urban Sustainability Grant, be accepted as proposed and presented and that 50/50 distribution funding formula be applied.

CARRIED

Councillor Calhoun moved that in 2014 each municipality receive the same 2013 funding levels as under Policy # 15-08, Recreation and Leisure Services Grant, with the addition of 1% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA), and Policy # 15-08 be repealed on December 31, 2014.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.11 Human Resource Policy ñ Item 22

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council approve the amendments to Item 22 ñ Employee Benefits of the Human Resource policy as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.12 Human Resource Policy ñ Item 13

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council approve the amendments to Item 13 ñ Use of Municipal Vehicles of the Human Resource policy as presented.

CARRIED

8.13 Kneehill Area Community Discovery Nights 2014

Councillor Keiver moved that Council authorize the attendance of Councillors wishing to attend the 2014 Kneehill Area Community Discovery Nights.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.14 Policy #15-11- Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding

Councillor Hoppins moved that Policy #15-11, Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding, be repealed effective immediately.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 11:50 a.m. to 1:14 p.m.

Councillor Calhoun and Debi Moon were not present when the meeting reconvened.

14.0 In-Camera

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council go into In-camera at 1:14 p.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Painter moved that Council go out of In-camera at 1:39 p.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Calhoun re-entered the meeting at 1:39 p.m.

8.0 New Business Contíd

8.15 New County Office Construction

Councillor Wittstock moved that, the design, tender, and construction of a new County Office as proposed be approved, and that prior to tender, Kneehill County Council will approve the proposed County Office design.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Hoppins moved that a committee be formed, to consist of all members of Council, to oversee the development of the administration building.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

10.0 Council and Committee Reports

10.1 Community Futures Wild Rose- Minutes from the January 2nd meeting were submitted from Councillor Keiver.

10.2 Community Action Committee- Councillor Hoppins provided Council a verbal report on the meeting he attended on January 16, 2014.

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

11.0 Correspondence Report

Councillor Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

12.0 Council Follow-up Action List

Councillor Hoppins moved to rescind motion # 578/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Calhoun moved Council receive the February 4th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

ADJOURNMENT
Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 2:04 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 14, 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 (Video Conf)
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 (Absent)

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 in the Chair

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

1.0 Agenda

1.1 Additions to the Agenda

None were forthcoming

1.2 Adoption of Agenda

Councillor Keiver moved approval of the agenda as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.0 Minutes

2.1Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1657

Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the December 4th, 2013 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw #1657 as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.2 Special Council Meeting Minutes of December 4th, 2013

Councillor Hoppins moved approval of the December 4th, Special Council Meeting Minutes as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

2.3 Regular Council Meeting Minutes of December 17th, 2013

Councillor Calhoun moved approval of the December 17th, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as amended.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

4.0 Operations

4.1 Operations Summary

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:46 a.m.

4.2 Contract Graders vs Kneehill Owned Graders

Councillor Hoppins moved to receive the Contract Grader versus Kneehill Owned Graders Report as information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Wittstock moved to confirm that one additional grader be purchased as part of the 2014 Capital Program.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

5.0 Finance

5.1 November 2013 Bank Reconciliation

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the November 2013 Bank Reconciliation Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

6.0 Planning and Protective Services

6.1 Bylaw 1657- Land Use Bylaw 1564 Amendment, Badlands Motorsports Resort from ìAî Agriculture to ìDC4î Direct Control

Councillor Hoppins moved third reading for Bylaw 1657 for the redesignation of the Land from ìAî to ìDC4î as amended by Schedule ìDî.

CARRIED

The meeting recessed from 9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m.

8.0 New Business

8.1 CAO Report

Councillor Keiver moved that the CAO Report for December 2013 be received for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.2 Strategic Planning Dates

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council approves the Strategic Planning meeting for the dates of April 24th and 25th, 2014 and that Administration be directed to complete all necessary arrangements for this scheduled meeting.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.3 Annual Ratepayer Meeting Date

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council select the following date of April 16, 2014 for the Annual Ratepayer Meeting.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.4 Acme, Carbon, Dr. Elliott School Request

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council provides support to the Acme, Carbon and Dr. Elliott Schools in applying for financial grants and direct administration to create a letter of support.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.5 Agricultural Service Board Policies

Councillor Wittstock moved that Council approve amendments to:
Agricultural Pest Policies: Grasshopper Control, Nuisance Species, Coyote Predation, Clubroot Control
Soil Conservation Policies: Stubble Burning, Equipment Rental
Animal Health Policies: Livestock Health and Disease Control
Administrative Policies: Pesticide Container Collection, Haying County Road Allowances, Public Lands Mowing.
Delete existing Policy 1-6 dealing with staff license, certification fees and training as well as 1-18 dealing with shelterbelt trees.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

8.6 Spring 2014 AAMDC Convention- Ministerial Meetings

Councillor Calhoun moved that no Ministerial meetings are required at the Spring AAMDC Convention.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

10.0 Council and Committee Reports

10.1 AQUA7- Written report was submitted from Councillor Wittstock on the AQUA 7 Organizational and Regular Meeting that was held on December 18, 2013.

10.2 Drumheller Solid Waste Management Association- Written report was submitted from Councillor Calhoun on the Drumheller Solid Waste Management Association meeting that was held on December 19th, 2013.

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

11.0 Correspondence Report

Councillor Keiver moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:53 a.m.

12.0 Council Follow-up Action List

Councillor Calhoun moved Council receive the January 8th, 2014 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

The meeting recessed from 9:56 a.m. to 10:11 a.m.

Councillor Wittstock left the meeting at 9:56 a.m.

14.0 In-Camera

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council go into In-camera at 10:11 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Keiver moved that Council go out of In-camera at 11:04 a.m.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

15.0 Motions from In-Camera

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council decline the application submitted by the Carbon Outdoor Recreation Facility/Skate Park Committee for the 2013 Recreation and Leisure Capital Funding Grant.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Keiver moved that Council direct Administration to investigate alternatives to the LAPP program.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to investigate purchasing Plan 1353LK; Block 17; Lots 8-11; (Area south of Kneehill Funeral Services and hedge) as future supplementary parking for staff and visitors.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Councillor Hoppins moved that Council direct Administration to investigate an addition onto the Kneehill County Administration building with general estimates to be presented to Council for review.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 11:08 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 17, 2013 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.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda - Doctor Recruitment and Retention/Medical Building.
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the November 19, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 8:39 a.m.
BMO Bank of Montreal Farm Family Award
Clr. Hoppins moved to table this agenda item until later in the meeting. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve Policy# 14-1, Water and Utilities, Compensation for Crop and Land Damages as amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council delete Policy #14-2, Equity Water - Excess Costs from the Water and Utilities list of policies. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Keiver moved that Council delete Policy #14-3, Equity Water - Hook Up Costs from the Water and Utilities list of policies. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council delete Policy #14-4, Equity - Original Boundaries from the Water and Utilities list of policies. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council delete Policy #14-5, Equity Phase I Boundaries from the Water and Utilities list of policies. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Operations Report
Council directed Administration to formulate a letter to water users that if there should be a power outage, water will be available because all of the water reservoirs in Kneehill County now have back- up generators but if your home has a power outage it may affect the operation of your home sewage septic system.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
2014 Road Master Study
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 9:15 a.m. to 9:24 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council hereby approves the 2014 Capital Equipment Replacement Plan as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council hereby approves the 2014 Capital Budget as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw 1666, repealing Bylaw 1659 and amending Bylaw 1590 the Benefitting Service Connection Fee for the Gamble Water Service Area project by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw 1666. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Hoppins moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1666. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Calhoun moved third reading to Bylaw 1666. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the refund of the special benefitting tax for 2013 to Roll # 2923361200. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Wittstock moved first reading of Bylaw 1667, repealing Bylaw 1660 and Bylaw 1623 and amending Bylaw 1533 the Benefitting Service Connection Fee for the Linden North - Phase 1 Water Service Area project by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw 1667. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Holsworth moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1667. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Clr. Calhoun moved third reading to Bylaw 1667. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve Policy 16-9, Signing Authorization Policy as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Norm Campion, Tim Shearlaw, Maureen Hussey and Olga Wilkinson entered the meeting at 10:03 a.m.
Delegations
Norm Campion, Town of Three Hills
Norm Campion from the Town of Three Hills was invited to Council and was presented a cheque for $25,900. The Town of Three Hills is one of the recipients of the 2013 Kneehill County Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding grant. The Town of Three Hills will use the funds to upgrade the Tower Play Park in Three Hills.
Mr. Campion thanked Council for their contribution to their project.
Maureen Hussey, Torrington Community Association
Maureen Hussey and Olga Wilkinson representatives from the Torrington Community Centre was invited to Council and were presented with a cheque for $22,400. The Torrington Community Centre is one of the recipients of the 2013 Kneehill County Recreational and Leisure Capital Funding grant. The Torrington Community Association will use the funds to upgrade the Torrington Community Hall.
Ms. Hussey thanked Council for their contribution to their project.
The meeting recessed from 10:12 a.m. to 10:19 a.m.
When the meeting reconvened Clr. Calhoun, Norm Campion, Tim Shearlaw, Maureen Hussey and Olga Wilkinson were not present.
Policy #16-2, Accounts Receivable Collection Policy
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve Policy 16-2, Accounts Receivable Collection Policy as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the October 2013 Financial Reports as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Planning and Protective Services
Clr. Holsworth moved to first reading of Bylaw #1665 to amend the Land-Use bylaw by re-designating the designated portion of Lot 3, Block1, Plan 071 0090 (Part of NW 15-30-21-W4M) from Agricultural (A) to Local Rural Commercial (LRC). CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that a Public Hearing be held for Bylaw #1665 at 10:00 a.m. on February 4, 2014. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that, Policy 3-9 Electronic Devices, be accepted as proposed and amended. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun returned to the meeting at 11:05 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 11:07a.m. to 11:16 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that, Policy 3-19-5 Rental of Vehicles, be accepted as proposed and presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that Policy #3-21, Elected Official's Expense Allowance, be accepted as proposed and presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council adopt the following as Council's priority list as a guideline.
1. Mill rate Adjustments- March deadline - December 17th, 2013 Meeting
2. Grant Funding Restructuring - December 17th, 2013 Meeting
3. Dirt Trails - Develop policy for administration to implement
4. Hamlet Strategies
5. Regional Collaboration
6. Churchill Water Service Area, possible development top of hill Drumheller
7. Peace Officer Program
8. Three Hills Municipal Airport
9. Regional Water
10. Transportation Master Plan - Spring (June) 2014 CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
That Council approve the third Tuesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. starting December 17th, 2013 for a Policies or Priorities meeting. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council meet with Acme Council on February 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
ASB Policy Amendments
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the following policies: Weed Control-Weed Inspection & Enforcement; Weed Control- Public Land Weed Control; Weed Control- Private Land Weed Control; Weed Control- Seed Cleaning Plants Inspections and Licensing; Weed Control- Brush & Tree Control Road Allowances; Weed Control- Tree Removal from County Road Allowances; as presented and recommended by the ASB. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council accept 2014-2016 ASB Business Plan as presented by the ASB. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve the amendment of ASB Structure & Remuneration Policy as recommended and presented by the ASB. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council appoint Charlotte Johnson as the new ASB Ratepayer Member as recommended by the ASB for the term commencing on January 1st 2014 ending December 31, 2016. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Keiver moved that Motion 594/10 be removed and that Administration be directed to not continue pursuit of the Bigelow Dam site. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Occupational Health and Safety Internal Annual Audit
Clr. Wittstock moved that the 2013 Safety Audit be received for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved that the Kneehill County Shop- Second Floor Development, tender results be awarded to the lowest qualified bidder. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting recessed from 12:08 a.m. to 12:47 p.m.
Clr. Hoppins and Debi Moon were not present when the meeting reconvened.
Council discussed Snowplowing School Bus Routes.
Clr. Painter moved that the CAO Report for November 2013 be received for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
BMO Bank of Montreal Farm Family Award Contíd
Clr. Calhoun moved to lift this agenda item from the table. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council select Matt and Tara Sawyer for the 2014 BMO Bank of Montreal Farm Family Award. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Council and Committee Reports
Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP) - Written report was submitted from Clr. Calhoun on the Central Alberta Economic Partnership AGM meeting she attended on November 27th, 2013.
Doctor Recruitment and Retention/Medical Clinic - Verbal report was presented by Reeve Long. Committee will be pursuing some new recruitment initiatives.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct administration to create a letter to each of the physicians in the Three Hills and Trochu Medical Clinics advising them that the construction of the new medical clinic will be placed on hold until both clinics can agree on a consolidation plan and a binding commitment that both clinics will work under one clinic in Three Hills. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun 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 November 28th, 2013 Council Follow-Up Action List as presented for information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting adjourned at 2:19 p.m.