April 9, 2019 Council Highlights

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News:

At the regular Council meeting held on April 9, 2019, Administration was directed to:

  • Install safety signage at the detour for the McKinney Creek Bridge construction project.
  • Enter into an agreement to establish the Peace Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board with the Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency.
  • Enter into an agreement with the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to become a volunteer district community partner.
  • Send Agricultural Services Unit #32067- 2006 Case MXU 125 Tractor, Unit# 63046 – 2014 Highline Mower, and Unit# 63059 – 2015 Highline Mower, along with corresponding parts, Unit #63024 Canwest Tandem Flat Deck Trailer and Unit #32048 Bluesky Tandem Flat Deck Trailer to a Ritchie Bros. auction being held in Nampa on April 25, 2019, as per Policy 1.2 Disposal of Surplus Items.
  • Recognize and support the National Day of Mourning on April 28, 2019 by lowering the flags to half-mast.

Council approved the 2019 to 2021 County operations budget and the 2019 to 2023 County capital budget as presented.

Sponsorships:

  • $10,000 to the Peace River Aboriginal Interagency Committee for the 24th Annual Aboriginal Gathering and 16th Annual Peace River Pow Wow that will be held on June 1-2, 2019 in Northern Sunrise County, AB.

Bylaws:

  • Council gave first reading to Bylaw B351/19 for the purpose of redistricting Plan 0621444, Block 1, Lot 1; Plan 0724821, Block 5, Lots 5 & 6; Plan 0727567, Block 1 Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18; Plan 0822238, Block 1, Lot 22; Plan 1222205, Lot 1, Lot 2; Plan 1420832, Block 3, Lot 2; Plan 1423921, Block 3, Lot 1; Plan 1425575, Block 3, Lot 4; Plan 1820580, Block 1, Lot 5; Plan 8521671, Block 3, Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Block 4, Lot 1, Block 5, Lots 1, 4; Plan 8622777, Block 1, Lot 1 and SE-23-83-21-W5M to Sunrise Gateway Business Park Industrial District (MSG) and Plan 0526210, Block 6, Lot 6; Plan 1321637, Block 4, Lot 0; Plan 1423321, Block 3, Lot 3; Plan 1425575, Block 3, Lot 3; Plan 1820580, Block 1, Lot 6; Plan 8521671, Block 4, Lot 2; Plan 8622492, Block 6, Lots 4 & 5 and SE-23-83-21-W5M be re-designated to Sunrise Gateway Business Park Commercial District (CSG). Brewery, Winery or Distillery will be enabled as a discretionary use within CSG.  The Public Hearing will he held on May 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Council gave first and second reading to Bylaw B352/19 2019 Tax Rate Bylaw as presented.  Third reading of the Bylaw will be brought to the April 23, 2019 regular Council meeting.

Upcoming Council Meetings:

  • April 23 and May 14 regular Council Meetings at 9:30 a.m.