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Blackfalds council meeting highlights – Oct. 8

Next regular council meeting is Oct. 22


Blackfalds RCMP – 3rd quarter report

Sergeant Brent Dueck of the Blackfalds RCMP presented the Blackfalds RCMP 3rd Quarter report to Council.


Directors Quarterly Reports – 3rd quarter 2019

Council accepted the Directors third quarter report as presented for information.

Signing authority – Banking

Director of Corporate Services Justin de Bresser presented Council with a recommendation to change the financial signing authority and Canada Revenue Agency account access from the previous director to de Bresser.

Council approved of the change and directed Director de Bresser to update the signing authority at Service Credit Union and the Canada Revenue Agency.

10-year Capital Plan projections

Director of Corporate Services Justin de Bresser presented Council with the 10 Year Capital Plan Projections, which Council accepted as presented.

Borrowing Bylaw 1238/19 – Operations Facility

Director of Corporate Services Justin de Bresser presented Council with a draft Operations Facility Borrowing Bylaw 1238.19 with the purpose of purchasing a new municipal operations facility to house both Public Works and Community Services.

Council approved First Reading to the Bylaw, to approve the borrowing in the amount of $5,000,000.00 for the purchase of land and buildings located at 5200 Duncan Avenue in Blackfalds.

Action correspondence

Red Deer Rivershed RDRWA Fall Forum

Council received correspondence from the RDRWA with a Save the Date for November 6, 2019 in Sundre, which was accepted as information.

CAEP Fall General Meeting Registration

Council received an invitation to attend the CAEP Fall General Meeting Nov. 20, 2019 in Red Deer which was accepted as information.

Small Business Saturday – Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Council received correspondence from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business to promote small businesses in Alberta municipalities on social media platforms. This request was accepted as information.

Information items

Several items were presented and accepted as information, including:

  • •Protective Services Monthly Report – September 2019
  • Planning and Development Monthly Report – September 2019
  • Recreation, Culture and Parks Board Minutes – September 4, 2019
  • BOLT Regional Transit Agreement Terminations – City of Lacombe
  • Lacombe County – Letter of Thanks
  • Minister Madu – Letter
  • Siteline September 2019
  • RDRMUG Meeting Highlights – September 19, 2019


Council approved the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of September 23, 2019.

For the good of council

Card from Burman University – Cake cutting ceremony Small Business Awards Centre

Good News: Red Deer Regional Wastewater Commissions Award – AB Public Works Association – Project of the Year Award


In-Camera Meeting

Council held a closed meeting to discuss two items under FOIP S.11.1 and FOIP S.17

-Submitted by the Town of Blackfalds

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