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Highlights of Lacombe County’s regular Council meeting – Jan. 10th 2019

The next Council meeting will be on Jan. 25th, 2019

Long Range Planning Program 2019-2021

The Lacombe County Long Range Planning Program 2019-2021 received Council approval. The Program

provides the timelines for the completion of various plans required in the next three years.

Policy Ad(20) Subdivision and Road Naming

Policy AD(20) Subdivision and Road Naming was approved by Council as presented. This policy has been

revised to clarify the circumstances in which the County may approve road naming applications.

Policy RC(1)– Lacombe Legion Sunset Campground Playground Request

A Policy RC(1) application from the Lacombe Legion for the replacement of the playground equipment at the

Sunset Legion Campground received Council approval. The total cost of the project is $ 45,095, and

Lacombe County will contribute 33% of the project cost or $ 15,000.

Tax penalty cancellation request

A motion that Lacombe County cancel the $109.27 late payment penalty levied on Tax Roll No. 4023324001 did

not receive Council approval.

Tax penalty cancellation request

A resolution that Lacombe County cancel the September 2018 late payment penalty in the amount of

$ 2,152.35 levied on Tax Roll No. 3927281300 received Council approval.

A resolution that Lacombe County cancel the December 2018 late payment penalty in the amount of

$ 3,802.49 levied on Tax Roll No. 3927281300 did not receive Council approval.

Fire Department cost sharing – Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) meetings

The discussion held at the December 18, 2018 Committee of the Whole meeting on fire department cost

sharing was received for information; and further, the County Manager was directed to set up ICF meetings

in February 2019 with the Village of Alix, Town of Eckville, Town of Bentley and the Village of Clive.

Alberta Transportation

Representatives of Alberta Transportation will attend the February 14, 2019 Council meeting to discuss Provincial

road issues within Lacombe County.

Provincial Agricultural Services Board

The Provincial Agricultural Service Board will hold face-to-face sessions across the province to review the

Agricultural Service Board Grant Program for 2019. Mrs. Law and Mrs. Knight will attend the session in Barrhead

on February 12, 2019.

Big Horn County proposal – consultation process

By resolution of Council, Lacombe County will support Clearwater County and Brazeau County’s request that

the provincial government remove the 70-day consultation window specified and follow the Land Use

Framework provisions to provide proper and adequate consultation on the Bighorn recreational area

proposed plan.

Alberta Community Partnership funding

A resolution that Lacombe County partner in an application for $10,000 of Alberta Community Partnership

Funding to assist with collaboration efforts on a regional basis did not receive Council approval.

Next Regular Council Meeting is January 25, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

Next Committee of the Whole Meeting is Tuesday, February 5, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

-Submitted by Lacombe County

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