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City of Lacombe council highlights – May 13, 2019

The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on May 27th


Rosemont Estates and Bowett Ridge

Reg Bowett presented information to Council related to development progress for Rosemont Estates and Bowett Ridge, as proposed in the 2014 Outline Plan for an area on the south side of Elizabeth Lake. He requested a study be completed to determine the methods, cost and responsibility of controlling lake levels, and presented letters from area landowners in support of the proposed study.

Council subsequently directed Administration to explore study costs, and to consult with Alberta Environment and Lacombe County regarding the proposed Rosemont Estates and Bowett Ridge developments.

Financial Services

Bylaw 470 (2019 Tax Rate)

Council voted to approve Bylaw 470, the City’s annual property tax rate bylaw, after giving it second and third readings as presented.

Corporate Services

Bylaw 468 (Community Standards)

Council gave second reading to Bylaw 468, the City’s new proposed Community Standards Bylaw, as amended.

Infrastructure Services & Public Works

Recycling Provider RFP Results

Council passed a resolution to accept the residential recycling Request for Proposals results for information.

Solid Waste Audit Scope

Council voted to endorse the Solid Waste Review Request for Proposal.

2019 Capital Works Program Construction Contract Award

Council awarded the 2019 Capital Works Program construction contract to Border Paving at a cost of $1,494,456 + GST.

Council then directed Administration to enter into a contract with Stantec Consulting for project management, construction and post-construction engineering services, at a cost of $77,323 + GST.


Council also directed Administration to enter into a contract with Union Street Geo for materials testing during construction, at a cost of $15,350 + GST.

Finally, Council directed Administration to proceed with the design and construction of the additional scope for the 2019 Capital Works Program provided it does not exceed $512,996 + GST. Council also directed Administration to replace the Highway 12 Service Road project with the frost heave area at Airport Road and C&E Trail.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on May 27, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Council Committee Meeting is on June 3, 2019, at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting is on June 10, 2019, at 5 p.m.

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

-Submitted by the City of Lacombe

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