MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 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. ABSENT: Div. 1 - Councillor Brian Holsworth, Div. 3 Councillor Jerry Wittstock.
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: CAO Kevin Miner; Assistant CAO Laurie Watt; Recording Secretary Barbara Long.
Reeve Calhoun called the meeting to order at 8:31a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Support In-Kind Request - Torrington Community Centre; Tour of Agricultural Plastics Recycling Plant; R. Marz Meeting; Municipal Policing Committee; Kneehill Wellness - Tribute to Mary Cannings; Agricultural Service Board.
Clr. Keiver moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Approval of the September 14, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes
Clr. Painter moved approval of the September 14, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Public Hearing Minutes of September 14, 2010 - Klassen
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the September 14, 2010 Public Hearing minutes. CARRIED
Business Arising From Previous Minutes
Linden Central Avenue Concerns
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive as information pending the provision of more specifics from the Village of Linden. CARRIED
Kneehill Water Supply Agreement with Drumheller -Churchill Waterline.
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the signing of the Water Supply Agreement, between Kneehill County and the Town of Drumheller, as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Keiver moved that Council authorize the confirmation of in-kind support to the Torrington Community Centre for the Torrington Music Jamboree. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council authorize Clr. Long, Clr. Hoppins and Clr. Painter to participate in a tour of the Agricultural Plastics Recycling Plant located near Brooks, Alberta. CARRIED
Pete McRae, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:57 a.m.
On behalf of Council, Reeve Calhoun congratulated Pete McRae on his promotion to the position of Director of Operations and advising that Council is looking forward to working together in the future.
Pete McRae, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were discussed:
* Kirkpatrick Water Service Area - Aquatech has experienced delays in getting the correct pumps but should receive them October 5 or 6.
* Roads - Request from Reeve Calhoun to look into the gravel and grader schedules for the road extending south of Ed Miller's feed lot.
* Hamlet Chip Seal - Postponed until the Spring of 2011 due to the poor weather conditions.
* Horseshoe Canyon Parking Lot - Paving to commence on Thursday, September 30.
* Use of Calcium as Dust Control - Concern expressed by Clr. Hoppins regarding the effectiveness of this product as it is being applied at the wind farm location.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Operations Report as presented. CARRIED
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:20 a.m.
Sunnyslope Water Service Area Boundaries
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve extending the eastern boundary of the Sunnyslope Water Service Area to border the existing water cooperatives.CARRIED
Sunnyslope Water Service Area Brochure
Clr. Long moved that Council approve Operations to mail out the Sunnyslope Brochure to the landowners in this water service area. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved the meeting go in camera at 9:29 a.m. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at this time.
Clr. Long moved the meeting rise from in camera at 9:40 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize Administration to award the construction of the Sand/Salt Shed to the lowest bidder, Demco Construction, with the addition of applying epoxy coating to the gussets and completion of the base structure, with the funds to come from building reserves. CARRIED
Pete McRae and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:42 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:42 a.m. until 9:52 a.m.
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services was present when the meeting reconvened.
Mike Morton reviewed the Operating Revenue and Expense reports with Council.
The Capital Revenue and Expense Reports were reviewed by Council.
Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, and Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planning and Development Officer, entered the meeting at 10:00 a.m.
Operating and Capital Reserves Report was reviewed by Council.
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve the Operating and Capital Revenue and Expense reports and the Reserves Report as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 10:14 a.m.
Bylaw 1615 - Joint Inter-municipal Planning Commission.
Clr. Long moved first reading be given to Bylaw 1615, that being a bylaw to establish a Joint Inter-municipal Planning Commission between Kneehill County and the Town of Three Hills, and that a Public Hearing date be set for 10:00 a.m. on October 14, 2010. CARRIED
Bylaw 1616- Joint Inter-municipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Clr. Painter moved that first reading be given to Bylaw 1616, that being a bylaw to establish a Joint Inter-municipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board between Kneehill County and the Town of Three Hills, and that a Public Hearing date be set for 10:15 a.m. on October 14, 2010. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved second reading of Bylaw 1610, that being a bylaw to establish an Inter-municipal Development Plan between Kneehill County and the Town of Three Hills. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved third reading of Bylaw 1610. CARRIED
Safety Codes Services - Request for Proposal - Provider Selection
Clr. Hoppins moved that Kneehill County enter into discussions with Alberta Permit Pro Inc. for a three year contract for the provision of Safety Codes Services to the County. CARRIED
Jerry Brett and Gilbert Quashie-Sam left the meeting at 10:45 a.m.
Council and Committee Reports:
Red Deer River Municipal Users Group - Clr. Wittstock forwarded a report on the September 16th meeting he had attended.
Clr. Painter presented a report on the September 16th Kneehill Regional FCSS meeting he had attended.
Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission: Clr. Wittstock submitted a report on the September 23rd meeting. An RFP for the position of Secretary/Treasurer for the Commission has been issued and a letter sent to Minister Goudreau proposing a financial repayment plan.
Reeve Calhoun reported on a meeting held with Richard Marz to provide an update on the Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission and the Kneehill County Water Service Areas.
Reeve Calhoun reported on the September 23rd Municipal Policing Committee meeting held in Trochu and attended by representatives from the Town of Trochu, Town of Three Hills, Village of Delburne and Village of Elnora as well as Kneehill County.
Kneehill Wellness Centre -Tribute to Mary Cannings Reeve Calhoun reported on the September 24th Tribute to Mary Cannings evening that brought greetings and thanks to an individual who had brought so much to our communities by her dedication and commitment.
Kneehill County Agricultural Service Board: Clr. Hoppins reported on the September 22nd ASB meeting, noting that there will be an opening for a Member at Large on the ASB as this is the last year of Bob Penner's term.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:42 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 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 8:33 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Three Hills Letter of Support Request; Golden Hills Lodge 50th Anniversary; Agricultural Service Board Workshop; Kneehill Wellness Centre Invitation. Deletions: Sunnyslope Water Service Area.
Clr. Painter moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the August 31, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the August 2010 Bank Reconciliation report as presented.CARRIED
Community Grants - 2nd Round 2010
Clr. Long moved that Council approve the September 2010 funding allocations as per the recommendations of the Community Grants Committee. CARRIED
Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) Conditional Operating Grant Funding 2010
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the MSI Conditional Operating Grant Funding update as information. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 8:42 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were discussed:
* Sunnyslope Water Service Area - At the September 28th Council meeting Operations will provide a pamphlet, to be sent to residents within the Sunnyslope WSA, for Council approval. Tentative scheduling of an Open House for November upon the completion of harvest.
* Trochu Bulk Fill - Operations to email Council when completed and to place notification of such in The Capital.
* Horseshoe Canyon Parking Lot Paving - Operations will discuss with South Rock the possibility of repairing the drainage issue while doing the paving.
* Allingham Road - Updated Council on the traffic counts and history of construction on the Allingham road.
* Kneehill County Water Distribution Lines - Updated Council on the history of the Kneehill County Rural Water lines.
Gilbert Quashie-Sam, Planner and Development Officer, entered the meeting at 9:11 a.m.
* Swalwell Chip Seal - As warm weather is needed to get good results, Operations will delay this project to the spring of 2011 if necessary.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 9:22 a.m.
On behalf of Council, Reeve Calhoun thanked Rob for his years of service and wished him the best in his new position for Red Deer County.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:24 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:25 a.m. until 9:32 a.m.
Presentations
Ex-Hamlet Strategy and Designation - Bylaw 1612
Gilbert Quashie-Sam presented an information package proposing an amendment be made to Land Use Bylaw 1564 for a new District, EX-Hamlet (XH) in order to provide the regulations necessary to handle development of areas that are no longer classified as hamlets but are surveyed as such.
Clr. Hoppins moved first reading be given to Bylaw 1612. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the Public Hearing for Bylaw 1612 be scheduled for Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00 a.m. CARRIED
Protection of Local Landmark "Sammy's Cabin"
Clr. Painter moved that Council direct Administration to combine efforts with the Town of Trochu to appeal to the Government of Alberta to save this local landmark, "Sammy's Cabin". CARRIED
David Derksen entered the meeting at 9:49 a.m.
2010 Tax Sale
Clr. Long moved that Council set the reserve bid for the 2010 tax notification properties, as per the Assessor's 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
Town of Three Hills Letter of Support Request - Affordable Housing Project
Reeve Calhoun moved that a letter of support, in principle, be provided to the Town of Three Hills to accompany their Affordable Housing Project grant application. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:55 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Presentations Continued
Bylaw 1606 - Redesignation from Agricultural District to Country Residential - K. Klassen
The following people were in attendance when the meeting reconvened: Bob Loewen, Wayne Penner, Royce Toews, Debby Toews, Gene Reimer, V.J. Reimer, Yvonne Ratzlaff and Eldo Toews.
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting recess to hear the public hearing scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CARRIED
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Clr. Painter moved the meeting back in session. CARRIED
Time: 10:08 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council give second reading of Bylaw 1606 to amend the Land-Use Bylaw by re-designating Lots 1&2, Block 1, Plan 0913156 (Part of SE 32-30-25-W4) from Agricultural (A) District to Country Residential (CR) District. MOTION DEFEATED
Gilbert Quashie-Sam, David Derksen, Bob Loewen, Wayne Penner, Royce Toews, Debby Toews, Gene Reimer, V.J.Reimer, Yvonne Ratzlaff and Eldo Toews left the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services, entered the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Financial Reports Continued
2011 Draft Operating Budget
Clr. Long moved that a Committee of the Whole meeting be scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2010 to further discuss the 2011 Draft Operating Budget. CARRIED
Business Arising from Previous Minutes
Financial Investment Management Services
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council direct Administration to continue to work with Servus Credit Union as the County's investment manager to meet the current investment needs. However, that in 2 or 3 years, after some longer term capital funds become available, Kneehill County's financial needs be reviewed. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 10:31 a.m.
Public Hearing Date - Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan Bylaw 1611
Clr. Hoppins moved the Public Hearing for Bylaw 1611, Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan, be scheduled for Tuesday, October 26 at 10:30 a.m. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Golden Hills Lodge - Reeve Calhoun reported on the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Golden Hills Lodge held on Friday, September 10.
Agricultural Service Board (ASB) Tour
Clr. Painter reported on the Foothills Forage Association tour he had attended on September 9.
Kneehill Wellness Committee Dinner Invitation
Clr. Long moved that Council authorize the attendance of the Reeve or alternate, as the representative of Kneehill County, at the September 24th Kneehill Wellness Dinner being held in Carbon. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 10:52 a.m. until 10:57 a.m.
Clr. Keiver moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved the meeting go in camera at 11:10 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting rise from in camera at 11:55 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that the Reeve, Deputy Reeve and CAO be authorized to meet with MLA Richard Marz, at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 16th at the Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills constituency office in Olds.
The meeting adjourned at 11:58 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 31, 2010 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 8:31 a.m.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Kneehill Ambulance Society (KAS); Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee; Inter-municipal Development Plan; Family & Community Support Services (FCSS); Marigold Library; Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission (KRWSC).
Clr. Painter moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth advised he would only be present at the meeting until noon.
Clr. Long moved the meeting go in camera at 8:35 a.m. CARRIED
Laurie Watt and Barbara Long left the meeting at 8:40 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting rise from in camera at 9:01 a.m. CARRIED
There were no motions arising from the In Camera session.
Laurie Watt and Barbara Long re-entered the meeting at 9:01 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations and Brandy Hay Evans, Operations Executive Assistant, entered the meeting at 9:02 a.m.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were discussed:
* Sunnyslope Water Service Area - Council was requested to provide direction regarding the boundaries of the water service area at the September 14, 2010 Council meeting.
* Dust Control - Second spray of Calcium Chloride starting for those areas that require it.
* Operations attempting to contact Alberta Transportation to have speed limit signs posted on the Swalwell road.
* Horseshoe Canyon Parking Lot Paving - Tentatively scheduled for the second or third week of September.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Operations Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew and Brandy Hay Evans left the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the August 17, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Bylaw #1613 - Establish North/South Stop Signs at Intersection of RR 24-0 and TWP Rd 32-2
Clr. Long moved third reading of Bylaw 1613, that being a bylaw rescinding Bylaw 1377 and establishing only north/south stop signs at the intersection of RR 24-0 and TWP Rd 32-2, commonly known as the Fred Penner intersection. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve a donation in the amount of $1,000 to the Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation (STARS). CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Administration proceed with arrangements for the 2010 AAMDC Fall Convention, as per the direction of Council. CARRIED
The meeting recessed from 9:50 a.m. until 10:08 a.m.
Present when the meeting reconvened were Jerry Brett, Senior Planning and Development Officer, Jim Hanger and Rod Hanger.
Bylaw 1611 - Crocus Coulee Area Structure Plan
Jerry Brett reviewed with Council the application for the adoption of an Area Structure Plan, received from Crocus Coulee Estates, S.W. 30-31-23- W4, for the development of an 84-lot Country Residential community. In order to provide adequate time for the applicants to obtain all the information necessary for the Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan, a public hearing date will be set at the September 14th Council meeting.
Clr. Long moved first reading be given to Bylaw 1611, the Crocus Coulee Estates Area Structure Plan. CARRIED
Jerry Brett, Jim Hanger and Rod Hanger left the meeting at 10:40 a.m.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the rescheduling of the first Council meeting in October from October 12th to Thursday, October 14th. CARRIED
Council and Committee Reports
Kneehill Ambulance Society
Clr. Hoppins moved the meeting go in camera at 10:46 a.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the meeting rise from in camera at 11:05 a.m. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun presented a verbal update of the KAS Board meeting of August 17, 2010.
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long presented a verbal update on the Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee initiatives, noting the commitment from Dr. Davaid Hussain to operate a medical practice in Three Hills commencing in approximately three months.
Inter-Municipal Development Plan (IDP)
Clr. Long presented a verbal update on Draft IDP and the concerns that the Town of Three Hills has now expressed in terms of development within the referral area.
Clr. Painter presented a written report on the August 19th FCSS meeting.
Clr. Keiver updated Council on the last meeting of the Marigold Library System:
* 37% of the money paid by municipalities to the Marigold Library System is given to the individual libraries.
* Summer Reading program the most successful of any program offered by Marigold.
Debi Moon, reporter for The Capital, entered the meeting at 11:25 a.m.
Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission - Public Meeting - August 30th at Acme.
Clr. Wittstock reviewed the KRWSC public meeting with Council, all of whom had been in attendance. Kevin Miner, Manager of KRWSC, is to provide the Board with potential financial options, a plan for the future and a synopsis of the Board meetings. An update and plans for the future to be presented to the provincial government by September 30.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Council and Committee reports. CARRIED
Debi Moon left the meeting at11:35 a.m.
Strategic Planning Results 2011
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approve the Strategic Priorities and Action Plans for 2011 as presented by consultant Russ Farmer. CARRIED
Correspondence Report - Addition: County of Paintearth tour of their new Administrative Building being offered at the October 8th CAAMDC Zone meeting.
Clr. Hoppins moved that an art print be purchased, with the cost not to exceed $250.00, for presentation to the County of Paintearth in commemoration of the grand opening of their new administration building. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 11:55 a.m.

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 17, 2010 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.
The following amendments were made to the agenda: Additions: Under Committee Reports: Central Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) Directors Meeting, Kneehill Ambulance Society (KAS), Red Deer River Watershed Alliance (RDRWSA).
Clr. Holsworth moved approval of the agenda as amended. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved approval of the July 27, 2010 Regular Council Meeting Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Approval of the July 27, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes - Environmentally Sensitive Areas.
Clr. Painter moved approval of the July 27, 2010 Public Hearing Minutes as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services entered the meeting at 8:35 a.m.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council receive the July 2010 Bank Reconciliation as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton reviewed the Operating Expense and Revenue reports with Council.
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations, entered the meeting at 8:50 a.m.
The Capital Expense and Revenue Reports were reviewed by Council.
The Reserves Report was reviewed by Council.
Clr. Painter moved that Council approve the Operating and Capital Expense and Revenue reports and the Reserves Report as presented. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew, Director of Operations presented the Operations Report comprised of Transportation (Roads), Water and Miscellaneous updates.
The following additional items were discussed:
* Allingham road paving and hamlet chip sealing is scheduled to begin this week.
* Swalwell
o Ditch work ñ contractor to survey, and depending upon costs either Kneehill or contractor will complete the work prior to street surfacing.
o Trees located on County property to be trimmed.
* Bridge Files 8927 and 76983 to be done by contractor.
* NexTerra Wind Farms - A Surety bond, based on an amount per kilometer, in the amount of $500,000 for the gravel portion of the roads to be used, has been requested and should arrive shortly. Council was assured that due diligence was being taken by Kneehill County.
Debi Moon entered the meeting at 9:15 a.m.
* Operations to contact Alberta Transportation to have speed limit signs posted on the Swalwell road.
* County road projects ñ Over 7 kilometers of gravel road constructed to date.
* Keiver's Lake - Obtaining quote for providing power to more of the campsites.
* Sign shop has been removed from the yard.
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Operations Report. CARRIED
Water Model Application ñ Mt. Vernon (Barry & Maureen Lewis)
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council approves the connection recommendation as presented. CARRIED
Rob Mayhew left the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
The meeting recessed from 9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Council requested a Water Revenue & Related Expense Summary report be provided on a quarterly basis.
Clr. Long moved that Council receive the Water Revenue & Related Expense Summary report as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council accept Option B of the 2011 Ten Year Capital Plan, that being fire vehicle replacement based on 20 year life, with the resulting increase of $103,725 from fire contributions, and the remainder of the plan as presented. CARRIED
Mike Morton left the meeting at 10:00 a.m.
Bylaw #1613 - Removal of East/West Stop Signs at Intersection of RR 24-0 and TWP Rd 32-2
Clr. Long moved first reading of Bylaw 1613, that being a bylaw rescinding Bylaw 1377 and establishing only north/south stop signs at the intersection of RR 24-0 and TWP Rd 32-2, commonly known as the Fred Penner intersection. CARRIED
Clr. Wittstock moved second reading of Bylaw 1613. CARRIED
Clr. Long moved that consideration to have third reading be given to Bylaw 1613. NOT CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Bylaw 1613 to be placed on the August 31st agenda for third reading.
Agricultural Service Board (ASB) Policy Amendments
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the Agricultural Service Board recommendations for the policy amendments. CARRIED
Draft Resolutions - Doctor Recruitment and Expansion of the Locum Program.
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve the draft resolutions and direct Administration to proceed with the resolution process. CARRIED
Reeve Calhoun moved that Council agree to the Torrington Fire Department keeping 100% of the fire/emergency call revenue that they bill for, with a quarterly billing report being provided to Council. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council approve support of the Royal Canadian Legion Book of Alberta Veterans, with the same format and cost as in previous years. CARRIED
Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee - Clr. Long presented a verbal update on the Doctor Recruitment & Retention Committee initiatives.
Inter-Municipal Development Plan - Clr. Long reported the Town of Three Hills/Kneehill County Joint Public Hearing has been rescheduled to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14th.
Badlands Ambulance Services Society (BASS) - Clr. Long updated Council on the activities of the BASS.
* New ambulance has arrived.
* Continuing to move forward with operating the ambulance service.
* New finance person being hired by BASS to distance its operation from the Town of Drumheller.
Central Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (CAAMD&C) ñ August 13th Directorsí Meeting Reeve Calhoun provided Council with a written report on the CAAMD&C meeting.
* September 29 Grand Opening of the County of Paintearth's new Administration building.
* Discussion regarding compensation for the attendance of Council at social events.
Farm Family Award Recognition: Ed and Jim Eskeland, entered the meeting at 10:45 a.m., and were congratulated on receiving the Calgary Stampede Farm Family Award and presented with a plaque in recognition of this honour.
Ed and Jim Eskeland and Reeve Calhoun left the meeting at 10:50 a.m.in order to have a photo taken.
Debi Moon left the meeting at 10:50 a.m.
Reeve Calhoun re-entered the meeting at 10:58 a.m.
Kneehill Ambulance Society (KAS) - Reeve Calhoun reported she had emailed the unapproved minutes from the last meeting to Council and advised she would be attending the KAS meeting being held tonight.
Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
Clr. Painter reported on the BMP Tour of Olds College Green Roof and Red Deer County Off-the-Creek projects he had attended on August 16.
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Council and Committee Reports as presented. CARRIED
Clr. Holsworth moved that Council receive the Correspondence Report. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Council receive the Business Summary reports. CARRIED
Clr. Hoppins moved that Council authorize the attendance of Council at the upcoming ICSP and KRWSC public meetings. CARRIED
The meeting recessed for lunch from 11:45 a.m. until 1:35 p.m.
Mike Morton, Director of Financial Services, was present when the meeting reconvened.
Clr. Holsworth moved the meeting go in camera at 1:35 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved the meeting rise from in camera at 2:20 p.m. CARRIED
Clr. Painter moved that Shane Wagstaff be awarded one of the 2010 Kneehill County Scholarships, in the amount of $1500, and that the funds be forwarded upon receipt of confirmation of registration at a post-secondary institution. CARRIED
Reeve Cahoun moved that Ray Penner be awarded one of the 2010 Kneehill County Scholarships, in the amount of $1500, and that the funds be forwarded upon receipt of confirmation of registration at a post-secondary institution. CARRIED
Financial Investment Services
Clr. Long moved that Council accept the short listed firms as presented, and that they be invited for presentations, of no longer than 20 minutes in duration, on August 31, in front of Audit Committee, with a recommendation for selection of a financial investment services firm presented at the September 14th Council meeting. CARRIED
The meeting adjourned at 2:22 p.m.