August 8, 2023 Council Meeting Highlights

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August 8, 2023, Council Meeting


At the regular Council meeting held on August 8, 2023, Administration was directed to:

  • Send a letter to the Minister of Forestry and Parks regarding the County’s concerns regarding lengthy wait times for permits, approvals, and centralization of some services.
  • Request meetings with the Minister of Finance, Minister of Agriculture, and the Minister of Municipal Affairs at the Rural Municipalities of Alberta 2023 Fall Convention.
  • Waive the following amounts on water bills for those residents who experienced higher water usage in the evacuated areas during the 2023 County wildfires:
  • 701570.001   $237.11
  • 702010.001   $86.22
  • 702040.000   $100.59
  • 702521.000   $241.90
  • 702980.005   $93.41
  • 703330.000   $249.08

Council proclaimed September 19-22, 2023, as Alberta Development Officers Week in Northern Sunrise County.


  • Council gave second reading to Municipal Development Plan Amendment Bylaw B422/23 as amended.


  • Chris Johnson, Jeannette Danks, Cheryl Fitchie, and Connor Fitchie with the Misery Mountain Board of Directors provided a financial report to Council.
  • Kevin Chrenek, Senior Portfolio Manager with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. provided a presentation on the County’s investment portfolio.

Upcoming Council Meetings:

  • August 22 & September 12, 2023, regular Council Meetings at 9:30 a.m. in the Northern Sunrise County Council Chamber.
  • Public Hearing September 12, 2023 for the Municipal Development Plan Bylaw B422/23 at 10:00 a.m. in the Northern Sunrise County Council Chamber.

Council meetings and Public Hearings will also be available for virtual attendance. 

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