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City of Lacombe council highlights – March 11, 2019

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

Corporate Services

Bylaw 468 (Community Standards Bylaw)

Council approved first reading to Bylaw 468, which combines Bylaw 372 (the existing Community Standards Bylaw) with amendments to Bylaw 326 (the Nuisance Bylaw).

The bylaw will now go through a public consultation period for three weeks. The results will be presented to Council in April 2019.

Bylaw 469 (Responsible Animal Ownership Bylaw)

Council approved Bylaw 469, the Responsible Animal Ownership Bylaw, as presented. Residents will be able to find information about all regulated animals – dogs, cats, urban hens and livestock (including bees) – in one location. Significant changes include:

  • The City is now licensing cats
  • Lifetime pet licences are now offered
  • Fees are reduced significantly if pets are neutered/spayed and microchipped

Community Services

BOLT Bus Service

Council accepted as information the update on the February 26, 2019, resolution of the Town of Blackfalds Council to accept the BOLT Committee recommended adjustments to the regional transit service as information.

Motions Out of Camera

Land

Council accepted the Existing Building Conditions Assessment Report as information.

Personnel

Council received the legal review of the Community Standards as information.

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

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

*The next scheduled Regular Council Committee Meeting is on April 1, 2019, at 5 p.m.

-Submitted by the City of Lacombe

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