June 26, 2018 Council Highlights

Jocelyn Gagnon Announcements, Council Highlights, News

News

Council directed Administration to request an update on the monitoring of the slide on Judah Hill (Highway 744).

Council directed Administration to draft an amendment to Bylaw B275/15 Land Use Bylaw to define that Cannabis Retail Sales would be enabled as a Discretionary Use in Industrial Districts only.

Council directed Administration to submit the following topics for the Northern Alberta Elected Leaders meeting on July 13, 2018 in Valleyview, AB;

  • Rural Crime Watch
  • Northern Transportation Advisory Bureau

Council participated in the Local Authorities Election Act review survey and directed Administration to submit the survey to Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Bylaws & Policies:

  • Council gave first reading to Bylaw B329/18 for the purpose of amending Land Use Bylaw B275/15 to include the definitions for Cannabis, Cannabis Retail Sales, and Cannabis Production Facility. The Public Hearing for Bylaw B329/18 has been scheduled for July 9, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Council approved Policy 1.20 Internet Grant Supplement as amended.

Presentations

  • Council received a presentation from Canadian Natural regarding an update on their operations in the County.
  • Council received a presentation from Obsidian Energy regarding an update on their operations in the County.

Sponsorships:

  • $6,000 to the Nampa & District Historical Society for their Wine Gala event on December 1, 2018 in Peace River, AB.
  • $25,000 to the Peace River Ski Club to assist with the operations of the ski hill in 2018.

Upcoming Council Meetings:

  • July 9 and 24 – Regular Council Meeting, starts at 9:30 a.m.