City of Lacombe Council highlights – Feb. 25, 2019

The next scheduled Council Committee Meeting is on March 18, 2019, at 5 p.m.

Planning & Development Services

Bylaw 400.22 (Midway Centre Lift Station Rezoning)

Council gave first reading to Bylaw 400.22, to re-designate a portion of SE 26-40-27 W4 (0.44 Acres) to Utility District (UT), in order to facilitate the development of the sanitary lift station necessary to service the west area, as presented. Council then directed Administration to hold a public hearing for Bylaw 400.22 at 5:30pm on Monday, March 25, 2019, at City Hall.

Corporate Services

Bylaw 469 (Responsible Animal Ownership Bylaw)

Council directed Administration to remove the wording “tattooed” from Section 3.36 of Bylaw 469.

Council subsequently directed Administration to revise Bylaw 469, the Responsible Animal Ownership Bylaw, with the recommendations as outlined and return to Council for third reading.

Community Services

Decision Format Template

Council approved the proposed Request for Decision Template for immediate use.

BOLT Bus Service

Council passed a resolution to accept the BOLT Service Adjustment Report as information.

Council then defeated a motion to direct Administration to provide exit strategy options of the Bolt Bus with consideration of its regional partners and the residents of the city of Lacombe.

Council & Legislative

Committee Meeting

Council cancelled the March 4, 2019, Committee meeting and scheduled a Committee meeting for March 18.

Motions Out of Camera

Land

Council directed Administration to prepare an RFP for partnerships to further the City’s strategic plan.

Personnel

Council received the Year One Performance Objectives Update as information.

Council accepted and deemed the results of the annual performance review successful, and granted a merit increase based on the approved CAO salary grid to CAO Matthew Goudy effective March 6, 2019.

*The next scheduled Council Committee Meeting is on March 18, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on March 11, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on March 25, 2019, at 5 p.m.

Just Posted

NDP Leader Rachel Notley stops in Red Deer on campaign trail

Notley promises hospital expansion, cath lab, pipelines and energy industry expansion

Lacombe’s CACHS Knights girls come up just short at Provincials

Cold shooting second half prevents Lacombe girls from medal round

Lacombe athletes compete at largest North American cheer event

25,000 athletes were in Dallas in late February

Blackfalds advises residents to watch for spring thaw conditions

Public Works crews are attending to those services affected

WATCH: ‘Napalm Girl’ discusses journey from hatred to forgiveness in Lacombe

Burman University’s Herr Lecture Series welcomed Kim Phuc Phan Thi to Lacombe

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

Air Canada plans to remove the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule at least through July 1

Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

Conservatives under Andrew Scheer say it’s a spree funded by borrowing against the future

Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

NDP pledges more oil and gas processing, UCP slams provincial and federal governments on carbon tax

Another gun seized by police in Wetaskiwin

Maskwacis RCMP arrest two youths, seize firearm in Wetaskiwin

Sundre RCMP looking for 4 missing bison

A Sundre bison rancher is missing four bison from January and RCMP ask for help from the public

Targeted methane emission cut rules estimated to save billions, says CERI study

Federal government has proposed regulations for methane emission reductions from oil and gas sector

Celina Caesar-Chavannes quits Liberal caucus, sits as independent MP

The Whitby, Ont., MP has been a vocal supporter of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott

Politicians hitting the road for votes in Alberta election campaign

NDP Leader Rachel Notley and United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney have officially launched campaigns

Most Read