(BLACK PRESS file photo)

(BLACK PRESS file photo)

City of Lacombe council highlights – July 13, 2020

The next scheduled council meeting is Aug, 10, 2020, at 5 p.m.

5. Requests for Decision

5.1 Lacombe Golf & Country Club Request

Council deferred the Lacombe Golf & Country Club request to a later date and directed Administration to return with more information for Council.

5.2 Charis Village Request

Council deferred the 2020 tax collection for the roll numbers listed to June 30, 2021 without penalty. Council also directed Administration to bring forward more information regarding tax implications for not-for-profit organizations before October.

5.3 Community Economic Development Bylaw

Council gave Bylaw 480 first reading as presented, and directed Administration to return the bylaw for second reading on August 10, 2020.

5.4 Sewer Flusher & Hydrovac Truck Replacement

Council authorized the purchase of the Vactor 2100i combination sewer flushing unit to a maximum cost of 544,178.

5.5 Director of Emergency Management Appointment

Council appointed Fire Chief Dennis Cole to the role of Director of Emergency Management for the City of Lacombe effective July 14, 2020. Council rescinded the appointment of Deputy Chief Eric Graham as the Director of Emergency Management effective July 13, 2020 and reappointed him as the Deputy Director of Emergency Management.

5.6 Westview Stairway Trail Connector Contract Award

Council approved the award of a contract to Timcon Construction for a maximum of $102,825 plus GST for the detailed design and construction of a stairway connector for the Fairway Heights Willow Ridge Network.

5.7 Committees Review Report #2

Council directed Administration to replace their representative on the Parkland Regional Library board with the Chief Administrative Officer or his designate effective October 2020. Council also accepted reports for the Municipal Library Board and Lacombe Airport Committee as information.

5.8 Council Committee Meeting

Council scheduled a Committee of the Whole meeting at 6:00 p.m. on August 31, 2020.

*The next scheduled Council Meetings:

– August 10, 2020, at 5 p.m. (Regular)

– August 17, 2020, at 5 p.m. (Committee)

– August 31, 2020, at 6 p.m. (Committee)

– September 14, 2020, at 5 p.m. (Regular)

-Submitted by the City of Laocmbe