Lacombe County highlights

A look at some of the highlights from council’s recent meeting

Mirror main street paving

Lacombe County received a request to pave the boulevards along Main Street (50th Ave.) in Mirror, in conjunction with the paving of the Alix North Road. Council approved a resolution to move forward with this project at an estimated cost of $102,573.81 in 2018.

STARS Air Ambulance funding

A resolution that Lacombe County provide support to STARS Air Ambulance of $2.00 per capita in 2018 was defeated.

Clive funding request

Council approved a funding request of $65,000 from the Clive Athletic and Agricultural Society for the ice plant repairs at the Clive Arena.

The County’s contribution will be funded from the Recreation Capital Assistance Reserve.

Arena funding request

Lacombe County approved the expanded scope of work at the City of Lacombe’s Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex and the reallocation of the County’s arena project funding of up to $23,106.

The revised scope of work will include safety and security projects.

Blindman Valley Ag Centre funding

Council deferred a funding request from the Bentley and District Agricultural Society for $45,000 for replacement of the dance floor, carpet, and shingles, as well as the installation of a security system at the Blindman Valley Ag Centre.

The Ag Society is invited to attend a future council meeting to provide further information regarding their Policy RC (1) application.

Alix inter-municipal plan draft

Following an update, council accepted for information the draft Village of Alix/Lacombe County Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP). A public open house is set for April 10th at 7 p.m. at the Alix Community Hall.

Clive/Lacombe County IDP draft

Council received an overview of the Village of Clive/Lacombe County IDP draft and accepted the document for information. A public open house is set for April 3rd at 7 p.m. at the Clive Community Hall.

Boomtown Trail support

Council deferred for further consideration a community marketing campaign proposal for the BoomTown Trail until more Lacombe County local communities are able to participate in the campaign.

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