MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 11, 2011 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Adoption of Agenda -Committee Reports: Community Futures Wild Rose, Covenant Health, Farewell Tea - Kneehill Housing Commission CAO & Manager.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the September 27, 2011 minutes. CARRIED
Business Arising from Previous Minutes: Bylaw 1633 - Rescinding the Borrowing Bylaw 1621(First Reading on August 30, 2011)
Clr. Long moved that Council give second reading to Bylaw 1633. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council give third reading to Bylaw 1633. CARRIED
Scholarship Policy 15-5 Review - Reeve Calhoun moved that Council table this item until the November 8, 2011 meeting. CARRIED
Sale of Mobile Home (Kneehill County Acquired by Tax Auction) - Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the selling of the mobile home (1994 Fleetwood Model 2663K) to a resident of Kneehill County as per his offer of $1500.00 with payment to be received in full within thirty days. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council direct Administration to complete the Discussion Guide on Traffic Fine Revenue Distribution. CARRIED
Debi Moon, Reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 8:53 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that the Council set the reserve bids for the 2011 Tax Sale Properties, as per the Assessorís recommendations. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council set the terms of the sale as per previous years, that being 10% payable by certified cheque, cash or money order with the offer to purchase and the balance (90%) to be received within thirty (30) days. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council confirm, as per policy, the closure of the Kneehill County operations (office and shop) from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23 re-opening on Monday, January 2, 2012. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Operations Director, and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant entered the meeting at 8:58 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 8:58 a.m. until 9:05 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following additional items were discussed:
- Operations asked Council for direction regarding a request from a ratepayer to connect to the Sunnyslope Water Service Area prior to the entire system being commissioned.
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council approve the ratepayer request, as recommended by Administration, to connect to the Sunnyslope Water Service Area prior to the entire system being commissioned. CARRIED
Bruce Rowe, Wildrose Candidate for the Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills Constituency, entered the meeting at 9:25 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Operations Summary Report. CARRIED
Delegation - Bruce Rowe - Wildrose Alliance Party: Bruce Rowe provided Council with his background information, relevant experience and attributes that he would bring to the position of MLA. Mr. Rowe mentioned that he has always been a Conservative at heart but felt the Conservative Party has lost the faith and trust of the people and the Wildrose Party will provide transparency and accountability. He noted the following issues of importance: Health care; Education; Alberta Property Rights; Democratic Reform; Fiscal Responsibility and Municipal Funding.
On behalf of Council, Reeve Calhoun thanked Mr. Rowe for putting his name forward and for taking the time to meet with Council and wished him good luck in the upcoming election.
Bruce Rowe left the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
Water Modeling Application - Patrick Unruh - Selkirk WSA
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the connection recommendation as presented. CARRIED
Gravel Stockpile Leases - Policy 13-6-7
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the increase of the Gravel Stockpile Lease location payment to $450.00 per acre, with a minimum payable of one acre and increase the General Land Damages to $450.00 per acre, with the minimal payable being $450.00 and direct Administration to amend Policy 13-6-7 accordingly. CARRIED
Request for Disposal of Dog Tired Inn at Kneehill County Transfer Station at Torrington
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the contractorís request to dispose of the Dog Tired Inn rubble at the Kneehill County Transfer Station by Torrington with a $250.00 per load charge. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Brandy Hay Evans and Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:00 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 10:00 a.m. until 10:10 a.m.
Frank Grills and Adele Johnston, Assessment Department, were present when the meeting reconvened.
Assessment Department Overview: Frank Grills, Assessor, presented an overview of the Assessment Department to Council. The overview provided information on the assessment process and the regulated valuation from self reported data. Currently Kneehill County has 9,188 active assessment accounts, 80 of which are for the provincially prepared assessments and 9,108 are the responsibility of the Assessment Department. There are 5,933 licensed oil and/or gas wells. Comparisons of assessment growth by tax year and well activity were presented along with a breakdown by category of the 2010 assessment and the Provinceís future plans for a single all inclusive value for well sites having machinery and equipment.
Frank Grills and Adele Johnston left the meeting at 10:25 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports
Community Futures Wild Rose - verbal report by Clr. Long and Clr. Holsworth on the October 6 meeting held in Strathmore. Clr. Long also reported on the Community Futures Conference he had attended in Edmonton.
- Reassessing initiatives ñ proposed a renewal committee with each of their areas of the Province providing four members.
- Discussed reducing from 27 to 10 Community Futures areas, which would mean amalgamating with larger centres. As Community Futures are based on rural development, concern was expressed regarding how the small communities would be able to compete.
Mike Morton, Finance Director, entered the meeting at 10:30 a.m.
Covenant Health - Verbal report by Clr. Painter on the Covenant Health meeting he had attended with Trochu Mayor Kletke on October 5th in Edmonton. Other than as an opportunity to show support for the proposed Assisted Living Facility for the Town of Trochu it was felt not to be of any benefit.
Kneehill Housing Commission - Farewell Tea: Reeve Calhoun reported on the successful Farewell Tea she had attended in honour of former CAO Bob King and Facility Manager, Heather Gillespie.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting go in camera at 10:40 a.m. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 11:20 a.m.
Clr. Long moved the meeting back in regular session at 11:23 a.m.
Motions from In Camera
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council approve the proposed agreement with the Village of Linden for the provision of Peace Officer/Bylaw Officer Services. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that a Committee of the Whole meeting be scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2011 to further discuss the 2012 Draft Operating Budget. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:28 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
ABSENT: Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Councillor.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
Deletions to the Agenda: Water Modeling Application.
Additions to the Agenda: Delegation - Will Nyman, 11:00 a.m.Committee Reports - Three Hills Airport Commission, Boomtown Trail, Kneehill Regional FCSS, Badlands Ambulance, Kneehill Housing Commission, Mayor & Reeves Meeting, Doctor Recruitment & Retention Barbeque, Trochu & Kneehill County Meet and Greet Session.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved approval of the September 13, 2011 minutes. CARRIED
MSI Capital Funding - New Administration Building
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council retain project funding approval as is and review over the next two years. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 8:55 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Pete McRae, Operations Director, and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:05 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates. The following additional items were discussed:
* Gravel:
- Operations suggested relocating the stock pile from the intersection of Highways 21 & 27 to the County's future Administration Office site located west of the Shop in the County yard. Council requested other possible sites be provided but agreed that the stockpile needed to be moved due to safety concerns.
- Council requested that the amount of gravel applied to the County roads be placed on the County website.
Niall Sharpe, Emergency Services Officer, entered the meeting at 9:20 a.m.
* Uneven/Rough CN Railway/Viterra Crossing #52.75 - Council requested Operations provide remedial options to address this situation.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Summary Report. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
There were no financial reports presented.
Delegations - Emergency Management Services Overview
Niall Sharpe, Emergency Services Officer, presented an overview of the Fire & Emergency Services Department to Council. The overview provided information on his areas of responsibility, those being Fire & Rescues (6 Regional Fire Departments), Regional Disaster Services and Emergency Management, and managing the Safety Program for Kneehill County's Occupational Health & Safety.
Council recognized the recipients of the Fire Exemplary Service Medal of Canada, Sid Toews, Dalin Reimer and Alex Cunningham and requested Reeve Calhoun to send letters of congratulations.
Niall Sharpe left the meeting at 10:00 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 10:00 a.m. until 10:05 a.m.
New Business
Master Fire Agreement (2012-2014)
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the three-year Master Fire Agreement as presented. CARRIED
Delegation - Darcy Davis - PC Candidate for Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills Constituency
Darcy Davis provided Council with his background information, relevant experience and the attributes that he can bring to the position of MLA. The issues he felt most important included: more consistent and flexible municipal funding; property rights; seniors & health care; education; agriculture and small business. Mr. Davis noted there was a need for strong representation from the rural areas.
On behalf of Council, Reeve Calhoun thanked Mr. Davis for taking the time to meet with Council and wished him good luck in the upcoming election.
Darcy Davis left the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
New Business Continued
Churchill Water Service Area Survey
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Churchill Water Service Area Survey as presented. CARRIED
Subdivision Extension Request - KNE100222 ñ SW35-28-23-W4
Clr. Wittstock moved that the Council grant a six month extension for Subdivision KNE100222, which would expire on March 27, 2012. CARRIED
Three Hills Library Magazine Sponsorship Request
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the sponsorship request as information. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council set the 2011 Organizational Meeting for Tuesday, October 26, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. CARRIED
Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) Plaques
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to install the MSI plaques as directed. CARRIED
Walk-A-Thon Sponsorship Request
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive as information, with the request being dealt with as a personal request to individual Councillors. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Three Hills Airport Commission - written report by Clr. Keiver on the September 21st meeting.
Boomtown Trail - written report by Clr. Keiver on the September 26th meeting. The Fall Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 19th at the community hall in Tees.
Will Nyman, IT Technician, entered the meeting at 11:00 a.m.
Will Nyman - IT Update
Will Nyman presented Council with options and prices for improved electronic equipment for the Council Chambers and requested direction from Council regarding budget dollars.
Clr. Holsworth requested a Committee of the Whole be held following the Council meeting to discuss future renovations and improvements.
Will Nyman left the meeting at 11:25 a.m.
Kneehill Regional Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) - written report by Clr. Holsworth on the September 15 Board Meeting.
Badlands Ambulance Society - written report by Clr. Long on the September 15th meeting.
Kneehill Housing Commission - written report by Reeve Calhoun on the September 15th Board and Executive meeting.
Mayors and Reeves ñ written report by Reeve Calhoun on the September 14th meeting.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:40 a.m.
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee ñ written report by Reeve Calhoun on the barbeque held at Keiverís Lake on Saturday, September 24th to meet and welcome the new physicians and their families.
Trochu/Kneehill County Councils Meet and Greet Supper - verbal report by Clr. Long on the Meet and Greet supper held in Trochu on Tuesday, September 20th.
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports. CARRIED
The meeting recessed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. until 1:12 p.m.
Correspondence Report
Covenant Health Meeting: Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Painter at the Covenant Health meeting being held on October 5, 2011 in Edmonton. CARRIED
Clearwater County Invitation ñ November 17th "Celebrating our Success": Send regrets as Reeve unable to attend.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 1:28 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
ABSENT: Div. 1 - Brian Holsworth, Councillor; Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Councillor.
Reeve Calhoun in the Chair
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:53 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Clearwater County Draft Resolution Endorsement; Community Discovery Evening.
Clr. Long moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the August 30, 2011 minutes. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the revised Kneehill County Broadband Survey and direct Administration to put it on the website and enclose with the newsletter. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Operations Director, and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:56 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:07 a.m.
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the disposal of the County surplus vehicles, as listed, through a bid system, with the sale advertised in The Capital and on the County website. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins abstained from voting on the following issue due to a possible conflict of interest.
Sunnyslope Water Service Area Connection Request
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the placement of a riser during the construction phase of the Sunnyslope Water Service Area project at the NE 10-32-24-W4 pending approval of the water modeling process. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:25 a.m.
Bank Reconciliation Report as at August 30, 2011
Clr. Keiver moved that Council receive the Bank Reconciliation report as presented. CARRIED
Kneehill County Administration Building
Clr. Hoppins moved that this item be tabled to a future meeting for further information to be provided. CARRIED
Speed Reduction Bylaw 1634
Clr. Long moved first reading be given to Bylaw 1634, that being a bylaw to reduce the speed limit on 800 meters of Range Road 22-4 located west of the South West of Section 9 Township 29 Range 22 West of the Fourth Meridian, to 50 kilometers per hour. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved second reading of Bylaw 1634. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that consideration to hold third reading be given to Bylaw 1634. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Clr. Long moved third reading of Bylaw 1634. CARRIED
Community Grants to Non-Profit Organizations
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the September 2011 funding allocations as per the recommendations of the Community Grants Committee. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:32 a.m. until 9:40 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting go in camera at 9:40 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon, Laurie Watt and Barb Long left the meeting at this time.
Clr. Long moved the meeting go out of in camera at 10:10 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon, Laurie Watt and Barb Long reentered the meeting at this time.
Al Kemmere entered the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Al Kemmere - PC Candidate Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills Constituency
Al Kemmere provided Council with his background information, relevant experience and attributes that he can bring to the position of MLA. He reassured Council that the Three Hills area is an important part of the constituency and he wants to understand the issues pertaining to the people of this area. Mr. Kemmere noted that it is his belief that the PC Party needs revitalization to become once again a ìpeople centered governmentí and advised he feels that open communication is needed to achieve this goal.
Pete McRae, Brandy Hay Evans and Terry Fleming, Consultant from Genivar, entered the meeting at 10:26 a.m.
On behalf of Council, Reeve Calhoun thanked Mr. Kemmore for taking the time to meet with Council and wished him good luck in the upcoming election.
Al Kemmere left the meeting at 10:40 a.m.
Road Study Update
Terry Fleming, Consultant employed by Genivar, updated Council on the Road Study data collected to date and requested their input upon review of the information. Council was advised that upon completion of the road study, it would be beneficial for future road planning to hire a consultant to rate/rank every road in the County and to keep the information current in order to evaluate each year. A standard cross-section of an arterial road was presented as the model Kneehill County should be using to construct all their arterial roads to facilitate future upgrades (9meter top/5:1 slope).
Reeve Calhoun thanked Mr. Fleming for updating Council on the Road Study.
Terry Fleming, Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 11:12 a.m.
Surplus Furniture Disposal
Clr. Hoppins moved that the County's surplus furniture be advertised for sale through a bid process, on the County website and The Capital with 2:00 p.m. September 30th, 2011 being the deadline for receiving bids. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the discontinuation of the use of sign in registers for visitors attending all open meetings. CARRIED
Letter of Support Request - Seniors' Outreach Program
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council provide a letter of support, in principle, to the Seniors' Outreach Program, to accompany their application for a "New Horizons for Seniors" grant. CARRIED
Wheatland County Request for Endorsement of Resolution
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council second the resolution from Wheatland County and direct Administration to notify Clearwater County in order that it may be added to the October 14, 2011 CAAMDC Agenda for presentation. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:25 a.m.
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the Fall 2011 Ratepayer Newsletter as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins left the meeting at 11:35 a.m.
Fall 2011 AAMDC Convention
Direction of Council: to bring to the next Council meeting.
Clearwater County Request for Endorsement of Resolution
Clr. Long moved that Council second the resolution from Clearwater County and direct Administration to notify them in order that it may be added to the October 14, 2011 CAAMDC Agenda for presentation. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Community Discovery Evening - Reeve Calhoun verbally reported on the Three Hills Community Discovery Evening.
Correspondence Report
Sunnyslope WSA Letters:
Clr. Long moved that Council receive as information and direct Administration to acknowledge receipt of the letters. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 12:15 p.m.

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 30, 2011 REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF KNEEHILL COUNTY AT THE KNEEHILL COUNTY OFFICE, 232 MAIN STREET, THREE HILLS, ALBERTA.
PRESENT: Div. 2 - Carol Calhoun, Reeve; Div. 5 - Bob Long, Deputy Reeve; Councillors: Div. 1 Brian Holsworth, Div. 3 - Jerry Wittstock, Div. 4 - Glen Keiver, Div. 6 - Ken Hoppins, Div. 7 - Bobby Painter.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Central Zone Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties (CAAMDC) Directors Meeting; Drumheller & District Solid Waste; Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee; Marigold Library.
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved approval of the August 9, 2011 minutes. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Bank Reconciliation report as presented. CARRIED
Amendment to Policy 15-7 - Addition of Arts Funding
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the amendments to Policy #15-7 as presented. CARRIED
AAMDC Resolution 1-10F Expansion of Locum Program
Clr. Long moved that Council receive as information. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Administration redraft the Kneehill County Broadband Coverage Survey, as per the direction of Council, and present at the September 13th, 2011 Council meeting. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Operations Director, and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:56 a.m.
Pete McRae presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:03 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to obtain cost estimates for removal of the old Torrington Reservoir structure. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun left the meeting at 9:25 due to a perceived conflict of interest and Deputy Reeve Long assumed the Chair.
Water Modeling Application - Rod/Jason Calhoun
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the connection recommendation as presented. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun re-entered the meeting at 9:30 a.m. and resumed the position of Chair.
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council approve the Ghost Pine Wind Farm's request to maintain RR 24-2 and RR 24-4 with Operations drafting a Road Use Agreement to be executed by Kneehill County and Ghost Pine Wind Farm, LP. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council approve the Kneehill County contributions requested by the Swalwell Town & Country Club for their Cemetery Revitalization Project excepting Item #3 if County mechanical equipment cannot be used. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:45 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Financial Reports Continued
Bylaw 1633 Repealing Borrowing Bylaw 1621
Clr. Holsworth moved first reading of Bylaw 1633, this being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw 1621, the Borrowing Bylaw authorizing Kneehill County to borrow monies in the amount of $4,000,000 from the Alberta Capital Finance Authority to pay for the cost of the Sunnyslope Water Service Area Waterline, Reservoir Upgrades and Related Equipment. CARRIED
Note: Bylaw 1633 to be advertised in August 31, September 7 and September 14 editions of The Capital prior to being brought back to Council for further readings.
Huxley Historical Society Request - Remaining Funding From Huxley Playground
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council approve the allocation of surplus funds from the Huxley Playground Project, in the amount of $1,050, to the Huxley Historical Society for the purchase and installation of perimeter fencing around the new playground facility. CARRIED
Torrington Fire Hall Roof Repair
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the additional funds, in the amount of $4,300, for the completion of the Torrington Fire Hall Roof Repair Project, with funding from contingency. CARRIED
Community Grant Reallocation Request - Acme Daycare Centre
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the request from the Acme Daycare Centre to reallocate the Community Grant funding from 2008 and 2011, totaling $3,800.00, to be used to purchase portable, toddler friendly toys and storage shed. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of interested Councillors at the September 24, 2011 Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee Meet and Greet Supper. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve and CAO at the Leadership at the Apex Program. CARRIED
Kneehill County Scholarship Review
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to research and draft amendments to Policy 15-5 and bring to a future Council meeting for consideration. CARRIED
Waiver of Privilege & Access to Information - Brownlee Fryett LLP Municipal Law Bulletin
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Brownlee Fryett Municipal Law Bulletin, Waiver of Privilege and Access to Information as information. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Kneehill County sell the surplus laptop, which includes Office 2003 2 GB of ram and 150 GB hard drive, for a price of $250.00. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council direct Administration to provide letters of support in principle to the Three Hills & District Agricultural Society and the Three Hills Community Memorial Centre Society for the proposed Anderson Park Project. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the 2012 Strategic Planning Priorities and Action Plans quarterly report as presented. CARRIED
Skype Usage Project
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council direct Administration to proceed to the next step in the process to initiate this project, by providing budgetary numbers and options. CARRIED
Road Upgrade Request - R. Glover
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize Operations to obtain three quotes for this project and enter into a Road Building Agreement with the applicant, as per Policy 5-13 Schedule A, a reduced local road having a finished width of 5 meters. Further, Administration be directed to draft a Speed Reduction Bylaw to limit the speed on this road to 50 kmh. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
AQUA 7 (formerly KRWSC) - Clr. Wittstock provided Council with a written report on the August 27 meeting.
* Motion passed unanimously to provide water to Wheatland County as per their request.
* Next meeting October 27, 2011.
CAAMDC Directorsí Meeting - Reeve Calhoun provided Council with a written report on the August 12 meeting.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
Drumheller & District Solid Waste Meeting ñ Reeve Calhoun provided Council with a written report on the August 18th meeting.
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long provided Council with a written report on the August 24th meeting.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of Clr. Long at the Rural Physician Action Plan Conference being held October 26-28, 2011. CARRIED
Marigold Library Meeting - Clr. Keiver verbally reported on the meeting held in Turner Valley at the new energy efficient library. Clr. Keiver reported that Marigold Library has been approved as a government body so will no longer have to pay GST.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Business Pending and Summary reports. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 11:40 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.
Barb Long was not present when the meeting reconvened. Laurie Watt recorded the balance of the minutes.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting go in camera at 1:16 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved the meeting go out of in camera at 1:44 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Long and Clr. Painter left the meeting at 1:44 p.m. due to a perceived conflict of interest.
Motion from In Camera
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the revised compensation section of the HR Policy in addition to the new Wage and Salary Grid as presented effective October 1, 2011.CARRIED
Clr. Long and Clr. Painter re-entered the meeting at 1:46 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 1:46 p.m.