Bylaw updated with provision for a seasonal parking pass at Lacombe acounty beaches

Parking Enforcement

To allow for the enforcement of the digital parking system at the Sandy Point Beach, Sandy Point Boat Launch and Sunbreaker Cove Boat Launch several amendments as required have been made to the county’s use of roads bylaw.

Bylaw No. 1370/22, a bylaw of Lacombe County respecting the use of highways under the direction, control and management of Lacombe County was given first, second and third reading and passed.

Enforcement of bylaws

To allow for the enforcement of the digital parking system at the Sandy Point Beach, Sandy Point Boat Launch, and Sunbreaker Cove Boat Launch, several amendments were made to the county’s enforcement of bylaws bylaw.

Bylaw No. 1373/22, a bylaw of Lacombe County respecting the enforcement of bylaws was given first, second and third reading and passed.

Establishment of fees

Bylaw No. 1371/22 has been updated to have the proposed parking fees for Sunbreaker Cove Boat Launch, and Sandy Point Beach and Boat Launch include a provision for a seasonal parking pass.

Bylaw No. 1371/22, a bylaw of Lacombe County respecting the enforcement of bylaws was given first, second and third reading and passed.

Public hearing – Alberta Views RV and Golf Course re-zoning

A public hearing was held for bylaw 1368/22. It is a bylaw of Lacombe County to amend the Lacombe County land use bylaw 1237/17, to change the zoning of approximately 61.95 hectares (153.07 acres) from agricultural ‘A’ district to recreation “PR” district. The bylaw was given second reading.

Public hearing – Palm Cove re-zoning

A public hearing was held for bylaw 1367/22. It is a bylaw of Lacombe County to amend the Lacombe County land use bylaw 1237/17, to change the zoning of approximately 9.04 acres (3.65 hectares) from agricultural ”A” district to residential conservation cluster “R-RCC” district.

The bylaw was given second reading.

Public hearing – amend the Lacombe County municipal development plan

A public hearing was held for bylaw 1365/22 and 1366/22. Bylaw 1365/22 is a bylaw of Lacombe County to amend the Lacombe County municipal development plan bylaw 1238/17 as it relates to general regulations and district requirements.

Bylaw 1366/22 is a bylaw of Lacombe County to amend the Lacombe County land use bylaw 1237/17 as it relates to general regulations and district requirements.

Both of the bylaws were given second reading and third reading and passed.

Agricultural service board meeting

The following recommendations from the Agricultural Service Board (ASB) meeting held on March 1, were approved by council.

• That the information/suggestions regarding the Lacombe County Agriculture Guide be received for information.

• That the ASB field visit and audit report be received for information.

• That the ASB focus on education programs and extension work highlighting soil erosion and the soil conservation act.

Committee of the whole meeting

The following recommendations from the committee of the whole meeting held on April 5, received the approval of council:

• That the report on Policy OP(8) Road Construction Compensation Rates be received for information.

• That the report on the Sandy Point Development Agreement be received for information.

• That the presentation on the Lacombe County land use bylaw be received for information; and further, that information regarding the Land Use Bylaw be presented in the County News on a periodical basis.

• That the presentation on the Lacombe County rural internet update be received for information; and further, that the County Manager be directed to invite internet service providers to make future presentations to council.

Highway 604 paving

Members of council and representatives of Lacombe County will attend a proposed meeting with MLA Ron Orr and the Minister of Transportation Rajan Sawhney to discuss the paving of the final five miles of Highway 604.

Subdivision application – S-003-22

Subdivision application S-003-22 made by Richards Consulting and Associates Ltd., on behalf of the Track on 2 will subdivide an existing 58.67 ha (145 acre) parcel of land legally described as Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 992 0636, Pt. SW 23-40-27-W4M, west of the City of Lacombe owned by The Track on 2 Inc.

Subdivision Application S-003-22 was approved by council subject to conditions.

Subdivision application – S-005-22

Subdivision Application S-005-22 made by Phil Stenerson will create a separate title to an approximately 0.16 ha (0.40 acre) parcel of land on the northwest part of Block Y, Plan 7159AI, located on the southeast part of the Hamlet of Mirror.

Subdivision application S-005-22 was approved by council subject to conditions.

RMA member visit

Paul McLauchlin, President; Amber Link, District 2 Director, Gerald Rhodes, Executive Director Tasha Blumenthal, Director of External Relations and Advocacy of the RMA attended Council and discussion took place regarding advocacy issues, innovative projects by Lacombe County and RMA service provision with regard to business and advocacy.

The next regular council meeting is April 28 at 9 a.m.and the next committee of the whole meeting is June 13 at 9 a.m. at the Lacombe County Administration Building.

For more details from Lacombe County Council meetings, please refer to the meeting minutes. All meeting minutes are posted on lacombecounty.com after approval.