MINUTES OF THE MAY 14, 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. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins; Div. 7 - Bobby Painter. ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Interim CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda: 2013 ATCO Symposium.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer and Ted Traikovski, Planning and Development Officer entered the meeting at 8:32 a.m.
Jerry Brett introduced Ted Traikovski to Council. Mr. Traikovski will be working for Kneehill County as a Planning and Development Officer. On behalf of Council Reeve Long welcomed Ted Traikovski to the County.
Jerry Brett and Ted Traikovski left the meeting at 8:38 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the April 23, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the April 23, 2013 Public Hearing Minutes of Bylaw 1652, amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 1564 as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the May 3, 2013 Special Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve Reeve Long to represent Kneehill County at the Drumheller Centennial Parade on July 1st, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize attendance for Councillors wishing to attend the Wednesday September 11, 2013 Servus Credit Union Invitational Golf Tournament at the Ponoka Community Golf Club. CARRIED
2013 Strategic Planning Priorities and Action Plan Quarterly Update
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1660 to amend Bylaw 1623 the benefiting service connection fee for the Linden North ñ Phase 1 Water Service Area, by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved second reading of Bylaw 1660. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1660. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Calhoun moved third reading to Bylaw 1660. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw 1659 to amend Bylaw 1590 the benefiting service connection fee for the Gamble Water Service Area, by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw 1659. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1659. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved third reading to Bylaw 1659. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved first reading of Bylaw 1658 to amend Bylaw 1624 the benefiting service connection fee for the Grainger/Hesketh Water Service Area, by amending Schedule "B". CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved second reading of Bylaw 1658. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1658. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Wittstock moved third reading to Bylaw 1658. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1661 to amend Bylaw 1353 the benefiting service connection fee for the Equity Water Service Area, by amending Schedule"A-1 (Revised)". CARRIED
Reeve Long moved second reading of Bylaw 1661. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1661. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading to Bylaw 1661. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:48 a.m. to 8:54 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports
AHS, Community Health Forum and Networking Event
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the attendance of Reeve Long and Councilor Calhoun to the David Thompson Health Advisory Council and Central Zone, Alberta Health Services Community Health Forum and Networking Event in Wetaskiwin on Thursday, May 23, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 8:56 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 9:18 a.m. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Director of Operations, Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Fieldman, and Fallon Sherlock Assistant Agriculture Fieldman entered the meeting at 9:19 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:19 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the mowing of the Three Hills Municipal Airport in preparation for the Three Hills Cruise Weekend scheduled for June 2, 2013 at no cost. CARRIED
Water Modeling Application (Sunnyslope) - Dalys & Amanda Mandel.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the connection recommendations for Dalys and Amanda Mandel as presented. CARRIED
Water Modeling Application (Gamble) - Dana & Randi Andrew
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the connection recommendations for Dana and Randi Andrew as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve to repost the Request for Proposal for Roadside Mowing as all proposals that were submitted previously were incomplete, with a closing date near the end of May, for a one-year contract with the option for two. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:06 a.m. to 10:22 a.m.
Pete McRae, Brandy Hay Evans, Bowen Clausen, Fallon Sherlock and Debi Moon were not in attendance when the meeting reconvened.
2013 ATCO Symposium - Verbal report by Reeve Long.
* 250 people in attendance
* 14th Annual event, largest turnout
* Opening address was Minister of Municipal Affairs Doug Griffiths.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth left the meeting at 10:30 a.m.
Business Pending Report 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012
Business Pending Report 2013
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Business Pending reports. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth re-entered the meeting at 10:43 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Business Summary report. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:50 a.m. CARRIED
Laurie Watt and Carolyn Van der Kuil left the meeting at 10:57 a.m. The remainder of the minutes were recorded by Reeve Long.
Clr. Keiver moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 11:32 a.m. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:32 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE APRIL 23, 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. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Councillor (by video conferencing), Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter. ABSENT: Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Councillor.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Interim CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda: Swalwell Cemetery; Restorative Justice; Drumheller and District Solid Waste; Marigold Library.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the April 9, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve a $60 (sixty) dollar advertising sponsorship to the Three Hills Neon's Swim Club. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve a donation of $250.00 to the Carbon Mud Stomp 2013 being held June 22, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the appointment of Kneehill County Assistant Agricultural Fieldman, Fallon Sherlock, as the Weed Inspector, Pest Inspector, and Conservation Officer for Kneehill County. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long or alternate to the Three Hills Graduation dinner and ceremony being held on Saturday, May 18th, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the March 31, 2013 Bank Reconciliation as presented. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Sr. Planner and Development Officer entered the meeting at 8:40 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council consent to the Drag Racing event being proposed at the Three Hills Airport on Sunday, June 2, 2013 by the Three Hills Cruise Weekend Committee. CARRIED
Jerry Brett left the meeting at 8:58 a.m.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant entered the meeting at 8:58 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 8:59 a.m. to 9:06 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:07 a.m.
Operations Summary
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed.
* Good participation in the road construction tenders. Still reviewing with the consultant but will have a report for Council at next meeting.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council assist the Village of Carbon with the removal of culvert(s) and the construction of a swale at the location described while Kneehill County crews are in the vicinity on another project. CARRIED
Back-Up Generators
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:40 a.m.CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock and Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:40 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 9:54 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock entered the meeting at 9:54 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council proceed with the Request for Quote for back-up generators for both the Office and Shop.
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:58 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:58 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were representatives from BDO Canada LLP, Alan Lister and Dan Lyons.
Mike Morton, Director of Finance and Will Wolfe, Accounting Supervisor for Kneehill County and Debi Moon were also present.
2012 Financial Reports
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council go into In-Camera at 10:05 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock, Debi Moon, Laurie Watt, Carolyn Van der Kuil, Mike Morton and Will Wolfe left the meeting at 10:05 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 10:17a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock, Laurie Watt, Carolyn Van der Kuil, Mike Morton, Will Wolfe, and Debi Moon entered the meeting at 10:17 a.m.
Alan Lister reviewed the 2012 Audited Financial Statements expressing appreciation for the cooperation and assistance received during the course of the audit from Mike Morton, Will Wolfe and financial staff. The auditor's Report indicated all was in good order again this year. There were no issues and all procedures were in accordance with County policy.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council accept the Kneehill County 2012 Audited Financial Statements as presented. CARRIED
BDO representatives and Will Wolfe left the meeting at 10:46 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Three Hills Municipal Airport Operating Committee - Written report by Clr. Keiver on the meeting he attended on April 17th, 2013.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the 2013 Operating Budget as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the 2013 Capital Budget as presented. CARRIED
2013 Tax Rate Bylaw #1655
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1655 to authorize the rates of taxation to be levied against assessable property within Kneehill County for the 2013 taxation year. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw 1655. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1655. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Holsworth moved third reading to Bylaw 1655. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved first reading of Bylaw 1656, 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
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw 1656. CARRIED
Reeve Long moved consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1656. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Hoppins moved third reading to Bylaw 1656. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 11:08 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports Cont'd
AQUA 7 - Written report by Clr. Holsworth on the meeting he attended on April 18, 2013.
Rural Alberta Development Fund 2013 Spring Showcase Event - Written report by Reeve Long on the conference he attended April 19th. Organizations from around Alberta presented on the many programs that have received RADF funding.
Restorative Justice - Written report by Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on April 9, 2013. The purpose of the evening was to examine under what conditions a restorative justice model is an appropriate alternative for managing crime for communities, within the Three Hills area.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant entered the meeting at 11:11 a.m.
Drumheller & District Solid Waste - Written report by Clr. Calhoun on the meeting she attended on April 18th, 2013.
Marigold Library - Written report by Clr. Keiver on the meeting he attended on April 20th, 2013.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Back-Up Generators
A vote was taken on motion 172/13. CARRIED
Council provided direction to Operations on how to address the damages made to the Swalwell Cemetery.
Ratepayer Meeting Feedback
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive as information and defer concerns to relevant departments for resolution. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from12:11 p.m. to 1:19 p.m.
When the meeting reconvened Pete McRae, Brandy Hay Evans and Debi Moon were absent.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Council Business Pending & Summary Reports
Business Pending Report 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Business Pending reports. CARRIED
Business Completed Items Summary Report 2013
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary report. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from1:25 p.m. to 1:32 p.m.
When the meeting reconvened Jerry Brett, Sr. Planner and Development Officer was present.
Rhino Enterprises ñ Bylaw 1652
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting to recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (Rhino Enterprises - Bylaw 1652- Amendments to the Land Use Bylaw 1564) CARRIED
Time: 1:33 p.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 1:59 p.m.
Bylaw #1652 - Rhino Enterprises - Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #1564
Clr. Calhoun moved second reading of Bylaw 1652 as amended. This being a bylaw to amend land use Bylaw #1564 to include amendments since first reading as follows:
* "Part 1 - Purpose and Definitionsî: the new definition of "Gas and Oilfield Business - Minor" will be inserted in the definitions section of the LUB as follows: "Gas and Oilfield Services Business - Minorî means a business that provides limited support services to oil field and pipeline operations. Typical services in this use include, but are not limited to, hot shots, inspection, maintenance, testing, well conditioning, well logging, x-ray and diagnostic, cathodic protection, wireline services or other such similar services. This use does not include the use or storage of toxic, explosive or radioactive materials.
* "Part VI, Land Use Districts, Section 19, A - Agricultural Districtî: the new definition will be inserted under "Discretionary Usesî as follows: "Gas and Oilfield Business-Minor";
* "Part VI, Land Use Districts, Section 27, LI - Light Industrial District": the new definition will be inserted under "Permitted Usesî as follows: "Gas and Oilfield Business-Minor";
* "Part VI, Land Use Districts, Section 23, HI-Hamlet Industrial District": the new definition will be inserted under "Discretionary Uses" as follows: "Gas and Oilfield Business-Minor";
* "Part VI, Land Use Districts, Section 28, I-Industrial District": the new definition will be inserted under ìpermitted Uses" as follows: "Gas and Oilfield Business-Minor";
* "Part VI, Land Use Districts Section 19, Subsection 6, Special Requirements, (K) Gas and Oilfield Business- Minor":
(i) The business shall be contained within an enclosed building(s) and the outdoor storage of any materials, heavy vehicles, equipment and/or pipes is restricted to 20% of the total parcel size or an area within the subject Agriculture parcel of 1 hectare (2.5 Acres more or less) whichever is the lesser (excluding any access road required to access the same)
(ii) Shall not include the use or storage of toxic, explosive or radioactive materials.
(iii) The subject parcel and all outdoor storage shall be screened at the discretion and to the satisfaction of the Development Authority.
(iv) At the discretion of the Development Authority, the developer may be required to landscape and screen the area in a similar fashion to those required in Light Industrial and Industrial Districts of this bylaw.
(v) At the discretion of the Development Authority, the parking requirements shall be that as described in this bylaw's LI - Light Industrial and Industrial Districts.
(vi) The landowner/applicant shall comply with all applicable Provincial and Federal legislation and regulations including but not limited to the Safety Codes Act; the Alberta Building Code, and the Alberta Private Sewage Disposal Systems Regulation.
(vii) Shall not generate a nuisance such as smell, smoke, dust, noise, traffic, vibrations, heat, and intense light sources and shall not be unsightly in appearance.
(viii) Any intensification of use shall require a new development permit. Should the Development Authority consider an application for intensification as potentially generating a nuisance, the business may be required to relocated to more suitable non-agricultural lands.
Will be inserted under Part VI, - Land Use Districts, Section 19, Subsection 6, Special Requirements, (K) Gas and Oilfield Business- Minor. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved third reading to Bylaw 1652. CARRIED
195/13
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve reimbursing the rezoning application fee submitted by the applicant Ryan Smith of Rhino Enterprises, as due to the Land Use Bylaw amendment the applicant no longer required rezoning. Applicant will still need to apply for a development permit. CARRIED
Jerry Brett left the meeting at 2:04 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 2:05 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 2:05 p.m.
Carolyn Van der Kuil left the meeting at 2:30 p.m. The remainder of the minutes were recorded by Reeve Long.
Laurie Watt left the meeting at 2:50 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 3:35 p.m. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the adjustments to the 2013 Wage and Salary grid effective July 1st, 2013. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 3:38 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE APRIL 9, 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. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Interim CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Present when the meeting convened was Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Fieldman and Fallon Sherlock Assistant Agriculture Fieldman.
Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Fieldman introduced Fallon Sherlock to Council who will be working for Kneehill County as the Assistant Agriculture Fieldman. On behalf of Council Reeve Long welcomed Fallon Sherlock to the County.
Bowen Clausen and Fallon Sherlock left the meeting at 8:32 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda: Wildrose Community Futures; Gordon King 100th Birthday Celebration; Kneehill Historical Society Fundraiser.
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved approval of the March 26, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Council reviewed and gave direction on the Ratepayer PowerPoint presentation for the Ratepayer meeting being held on April 10, 2013.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant entered the meeting at 8:55 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:00 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:04 a.m. to 9:08 a.m.
Bowen Clausen, Agriculture Fieldman was present when the meeting reconvened.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed.
* Alberta Transportation paving projects and locations for 2013.
* Highway 21 and Highway 27 gravel stockpile; Operations may consider a stockpile near this location once operations have concluded for this season and they can conduct an overall assessment in conjunction with the two new stockpile sites.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the recommended policy changes to the Seeding Roadsides Policy #13-25 as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the sale of the John Deere 200LC at the April 30, 2013 CPA Auction in Calgary. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved to accept the tender bid from Richardson Bros. for Bridge File #9260, SE 21 30 26 W4. CARRIED
Mike Morton, Director of Finance and Will Nyman, IT Support entered the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve participation in the 2013 Toxic Roundup, which will be held on Saturday May 25th. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:33 a.m. to 9:38 a.m.
Pete McRae, Brandy Hay Evans and Bowen Clausen were absent when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the selection of Diamond Municipal Solutions as Kneehill Countyís accounting software provider.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council go into In-Camera at 9:56 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock and Debi Moon left the meeting at 9:56 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 10:13 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock and Debi Moon enter the meeting at 10:14 a.m.
A vote was taken on motion 143/13. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the funds for the accounting software not to exceed $200,000.00 (two hundred thousand dollars) with funds to come out of the contingency reserve amending the amount approved in motion # 75/13. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:20 a.m. to 10:29 a.m.
Mike Morton and Will Nyman were absent when the meeting reconvened.
Sale of Spare Fire Tanker
Clr. Hoppins excused himself from the meeting due to a possible perceived pecuniary interest.
Time: 10:29 a.m.
Reeve Long moved that Council accept the current letter of offer received from Richard W. Hoppins for the spare Fire Tanker as is, without the ladder, and to be picked up by Richard W. Hoppins from its current location. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins re-entered the meeting at 10:34 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Kneehill Joint Municipalities Fire Quality Management Plan as presented and forward to each of the participating municipalities for approval, as well as Safety Codes Council. CARRIED
Opportunity Development Cooperative
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the cancellation of the 2013 taxes on Roll #32232013000, the Finn Hall site, and the 16 Gas Co-operative accounts identified by the following Roll numbers: 28200420420; 28221810810; 29222241500; 29230920610; 29263241600; 30212040900; 30241931300; 30253510100; 31220841600; 31221141600; 31233210100; 31250241500; 32272431200; 33232920400; 34241720510; 35240620400 CARRIED
Kneehill Wellness Centre AGM
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive as information and send regrets.
Clr. Calhoun withdrew her motion.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long at the Kneehill Wellness Centre Annual General Meeting on Saturday April 13, 2013 in Linden. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Trochu Fire Appreciation Evening - Written report by Clr. Hoppins and Reeve Long on the event they attended on March 30, 2013.
School Resource Officer Meeting - Written report by Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended.
Wildrose Community Futures - Written report by Clr. Holsworth on the meeting he attended on April 4th, 2013.
Gordon King's 100 Birthday Celebration - Written report by Reeve Long on the event he attended on March 30, 2013.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:50 a.m.
Kneehill Historical Society Fundraiser - Written report by Reeve Long on the event he attended on April 6, 2013.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:04 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock left the meeting at 11:04 a.m.
Clr. Keiver moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 12:01 p.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 12:01 p.m. to 1:09 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 1:10 p.m. CARRIED
Bobby Painter left the meeting at 2:56 p.m.
Clr. Keiver moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 3:07 p.m. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 3:08 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE MARCH 26, 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. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun (by video conferencing); Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Interim CAO - Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary - Carolyn Van der Kuil.
Reeve Long called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda: Agricultural Service Board Report; FCSS Report; Alberta Rural Development Conference.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved approval of the March 12, 2013 Council Meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council accept the 2013 Regional Partnership Strategic Planning Session Report and Action Chart as information. CARRIED
Doctor Recruitment and Retention Funding 2013
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the decrease in funding from $15.00 per capita to $5.00 per capita to the Kneehill Regional Doctor Recruitment and Retention Task Force. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council approve the following operational expenses be applied against the 2013 Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) Operating Funding in the amount of $176,501 (one hundred seventy-six thousand five hundred and one dollars and zero cents):
* Kneehill Regional Partnership - $5,000
* Rural Community Centre Funding - $22,767
* FCSS Annual Funding - $21,595
* Marigold Library Annual Funding - $21,238
* Urban Recreation/Culture Funding - $62,720
* Drumheller Solid Waste Funding - $43,181.
CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Kneehill County have a presence at community parades in Kneehill County and authorize the attendance of Councillors at each parade. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council appoint the following Fire Guardians for the issuance of Burning Permits for the 2013 year:
* Three Hills Fire Department: Art Creasser, Don Richards
* Acme Fire Department: Tim Brown, Brian Fradgley, Bert Jackson, and Robert Scott
* Carbon Fire Department: Kerry Morgan, Don Appleyard, Jody Kranzler, Jeremy Kranzler and Jordan Reed
* Linden Fire Department: Jeremy Regeher, Shawn Klassen, Jon Baerg, Robin Boese, Justin Regehr, Kevin Klassen & Dalin Reimer
* Torrington Fire Department: Mike Bauer, Jeff Bauer, Stan Martin, Paul De Vos, and Derek Benedict
* Trochu Fire Department: Lawrence Hogg, Richard Hoppins, Alan Adam and Bill Wohl
* Kneehill County: ESO, Niall Sharpe & ESAA, Tara Lammle, Peace Officers, Will Scott, Jamie Erickson & Gareth Thomas (Peace Officers don't issue permits)
* Kneehill County: by virtue of position, Chief Administrative Officer, CAO and Kneehill County Reeve and all Councillors (Reeve and Councillors do not issue permits). CARRIED
Council provided input and direction into the format of the April 10, 2013 Ratepayer Meeting.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations, Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant entered the meeting at 8:58 a.m.
Debi Moon, reporter for the Capital, entered the meeting at 9:08 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following items were also addressed.
* Discussion on how the School Division was called at the exact same time Operations decided to bring the graders in due to the unsafe conditions of the snow storm on Thursday March 21st , 2013.
* Snow plowing Huxley streets.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the 2013 Maintenance Road Projects List as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council accept the tender submission from SCA Waste System for the hamlet solid waste removal in Kneehill County. CARRIED
Dust Control Policy # 13-4 and #13-4a
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the recommended Policy changes to Policy #13-4 and Policy #13-4a as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the consignment of the 2010 STX 335 Case/Steiger 4-WD tractor at a farm dealership.
Clr. Wittstock moved a friendly amendment to Motion 114/13, that if the 2010 STX 335 Case/Steiger 4-WD tractor is not sold in 6 months, this agenda item will be brought back to review. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evens left the meeting at 9:38 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:38 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
John Dorn, Dennis Fox and Ben Maerz from the Three Hills Cruise Weekend 2013 committee were present when the meeting reconvened.
Three Hills Cruise Night Weekend
John Dorn provided Council with an overview of the 2013 Three Hills Cruise Weekend. Kneehill County share the responsibilities of the management and operation of the Three Hills Airport with the Town of Three Hills. The main purpose of the presentation is to update Council on the event that will take place at the Three Hills Airport. Mr. Dorn asked Council if there are any concerns with the event to please let the committee know. The group also provided Kneehill County with an emergency plan for this event at the Three Hills Airport.
Reeve Long thanked Mr. Dorn for his presentation and congratulated him on the success he has had rejuvenating the interest of the community to this event.
John Dorn, Dennis Fox and Ben Maerz left the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Reeve Long moved that Council approve the sale of surplus IT equipment through a sealed bid process. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Kneehill Housing Corporation - Written report by Clr. Holsworth on the meeting he attended on March 14.
ASB Meeting - Written report by Clr. Hoppins on the meeting he attended on March 25 .
Clr. Painter moved that Agricultural Plastics Recycling be deferred to the 2014 Strategic Planning discussions. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council support the Neil Bertsch Family for the 2013 Calgary Stampede Farm Family Award. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Holsworth to attend the Bank of Montreal Farm Family awards with the Neil Bertsch family at the Calgary Stampede Monday July 8, 2013. CARRIED
Kneehill Regional FCSS- Written report by Clr. Painter on the meeting he attended on March 14.
Clr. Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Reeve Long to attend the Rural Alberta Development Fund Spring Showcase on April 19th, 2013 in Edmonton. CARRIED
Reeve Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Calhoun to attend the World CafÈ Event to discuss what restorative justice means to our community at the Three Hills Community Centre on Tuesday April 9. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:31 a.m. to 10:38 a.m.
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer, and Ryan Smith, Rhino Enterprises were present when the meeting reconvened.
Business Arising from Previous Minutes
Rhino Enterprises - Redesignation Bylaw #1652
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw #1652. This being a bylaw to amend land use Bylaw #1564 to include:
* "Part 1 - Purpose and Definitions": the new definition of Gas and Oilfield Business will be inserted in the definitions section of the LUB.
* "A - Agricultural District": Gas and Oilfield Business will be inserted under "Discretionary Uses" in the Agricultural District.
* "LI - Light Industrial District": Gas and Oilfield Business will be inserted under "Permitted Uses" in the Light Industrial District.
* "PART VII - General Land Use Regulations": The 8 regulations and requirements for oilfield and gas service businesses, will be inserted in PART VII - General Land Use Regulations" of the LUB Special Requirements Special Requirements Special Requirements under a new Section 62 - Gas and Oilfield Service Businesses.
* "A - Agricultural District" - Special Requirements: A reference to the new Section 62, regarding "Gas and Oilfield Service Business", will be made in the Agricultural District.
* "LI-Light Industrial District" - Special Requirements: A reference to the new Section 62, regarding "Gas and Oilfield Service Business", will be made in the Light Industrial District. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved a Public Hearing be scheduled for Bylaw #1652 at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 23, 2013. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
Clr. Calhoun, Jerry Brett, Gilbert Quashie-Sam and Ryan Smith left the meeting at 11:18 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 11:19 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 12:01 p.m. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 12:01 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.
Clr. Calhoun was present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting to recess to conduct a committee of the whole meeting on the proposed Municipal Development Plan. CARRIED
Time: 1:10 p.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 1:41 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Council Business Pending & Summary Reports
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the rescheduling of the July 9th, 2013 Council meeting to July 16th, 2013. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Calhoun left the meeting at 1:55 p.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council go into In-Camera at 1:55 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the meeting out of In-Camera at 3:11 p.m. CARRIED
Motions from In-Camera
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve for the 2012 year end, the transfer of eighty five thousand seven hundred and ninety one dollars ($85,791) to the Water Reserve, seventy nine thousand seven hundred and sixty dollars ($79,760) to Strategic Plan Reserve, thirty five thousand dollars ($35,000) to Medical Reserve and one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to Special Projects Reserve. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.