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City of Lacombe council highlights – June 10, 2019

Next scheduled regular council meeting is on June 24


MLA Ron Orr

Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, provided Council with an update on the goings-on at the Alberta Legislature, indicating that elected officials are focused on fulfilling the mandate Albertans have given them in the recent election. He also responded to a number of Council queries, including the planned safety rest stop, long-term sustainable infrastructure funding for municipalities, solid waste management, cost burden on municipalities for cannabis legalization, senior’s housing cost-sharing models, the proposed Bill 7 to give municipalities more power to offer tax breaks , and the collection of the education portion of municipal property taxes.

Corporate Services

Bylaw 468 (Community Standards)

Council approved Bylaw 468, the new Community Standards Bylaw, after giving it third reading as amended. Amendments to the bylaw include clarification around nighttime and curfew time hours, and the definition for dilapidated vehicles or trailers.

Infrastructure Services and Public Works

Local Improvement Plan (Fairway Drive and Eagle Road)

Council defeated a motion to endorse a Local Improvement Plan for the construction of a sidewalk along the south side of Fairway Drive and the west side of Eagle Road, from Fairway Drive to Central Alberta Christian High School, as presented.

Financial Services

Property Tax Request

Council passed a resolution to credit property tax assessment roll number 015044460 in the amount of $2515.18.

North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission

Membership Agreement

Council voted to endorse and execute the Membership Agreement between the City of Lacombe and the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission.

Supply and Services Agreement

Council endorsed and executed the Wastewater Supply of Services Agreement between the City of Lacombe and the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission.

Facility Lease Agreement

Council passed a resolution to endorse and execute the Lift Station/Lagoon Facility Ground Lease Agreement between the City of Lacombe and the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Services Commission.

Motions Out of Camera

Legal Matter

Council voted to accept the budget report for information.

Land Matter

Council directed Administration to provide a counter offer as discussed.

*The next scheduled Council Committee Meeting is on June 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. (In Camera)

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on June 24, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on July 8, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on August 12, 2019, at 5 p.m.

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