January 30 Council Highlights

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January 30, 2024, Council Meeting

News:

At the regular Council meeting held on January 30, 2024, Administration was directed to:

  • Send a letter to the Minister of Environment and Protected Areas regarding the County’s concern that BC Hydro’s operations may impact the water levels of the Peace River and limit access to a sustainable water supply for people. 
  • Implement the recommendations outlined in the Northern Sunrise County Business Park Investment Strategy Report regarding the enhancement of the County’s website.
  • Send a letter to the Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation expressing the County’s opposition to the potential amendments being made to remove Canada Thistle from the Alberta Weed Control Act.
  • Send a letter to MP Arnold Viersen regarding the Federal government’s implementation of mandatory energy performance requirements in the National Model Building Codes.

Bylaws:

  • Council gave third reading to and passed Bylaw B441/24 Fees and Charges Bylaw as presented. 
  • Council gave all three readings to and passed Bylaw B442/24 to Repeal Bylaw B367/19 Order of Reclamation as presented.

Donations and Sponsorships:

  • $750 to the Community Futures Peace Country for the SongRise Music Conference on October 4-5, 2024.
  • $1,000 to the North Peace Performing Arts Festival Association for the Performing Arts Festival on March 10-23, 2024.
  • $1,000 to the Northern Rural Chicks for their Women’s Day Event on April 13, 2024.
  • $1,000 to the Peace River Art Club to assist with their operations.
  • $1,500 to the Alberta Pond Hockey Association for the 2024 Alberta Pond Hockey Championships on March 8-10, 2024.

Upcoming Council Meetings:

  • February 13 & 27, 2024, 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.