January 10, 2023 Council Meeting Highlights

Jocelyn Gagnon Archived, Council Highlights, Current

News:

At the regular Council meeting held on January 10, 2023, Administration was directed to:

  • Send a letter to ATCO Electric regarding the County’s concern of the lack of maintenance on highway lighting in the region.
  • Send a letter to the Peace Region 55+ Summer Games Committee thanking them for organizing and implementing the 2022 Alberta 55+ Summer Games.
  • Request a meeting with the Minister of Municipal Affairs during the Rural Municipalities of Alberta Spring Convention on March 20-23, 2023, in Edmonton, AB to request  updates on the local government fiscal framework, the assessment model review, the zonal model for Victim Services and the proposed Alberta Provincial Police Service.
  • Request a meeting with the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency during the Rural Municipalities of Alberta Spring Convention on March 20-23, 2023, in Edmonton, AB to discuss the proposed Victim Services zonal model.

Council approved the following 2023 Capital purchases and expenditures:

  • 2023 Public Works Equipment – $950,000
  • 2023 Agricultural Services Equipment – $272,000
  • Bridge File BF86233 – $1,500,000

Bylaws:

  • Council gave first reading to Bylaw B420/23 for the purpose of amending the Land Use Bylaw B275/15 to include a Temporary Camp District.  The Public Hearing will be on February 14, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.

Policies:

  • Policy 3.17 Travel and Subsistence was approved as presented.
  • Policy 3.18 Council and Board Remuneration was approved as presented.
  • Policy 4.7 Health and Safety was approved as presented.

Donations and Sponsorships:

  • $500 to the Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association Ag Research Agricultural Trade Show on March 16-18, 2023 in Falher, AB.
  • $1,000 to the Peace River Art Club to assist with their operations.

Upcoming Council Meetings:

  • January 24 & February 14, 2023, regular Council Meetings at 9:30 a.m. in the Northern Sunrise County Council Chamber.

Council meetings will also be available for virtual attendance. 

To access the meeting link visit northernsunrise.civicweb.net.