COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS September 26, 2023
Keeping you informed of the services, business, and development that affect you!
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#1 Planning and Development Decisions – Council approved a Development Permit application for discretionary use for a rear yard variance to allow for the construction of a detached garage.
Council also approved a subdivision application which allows for the subdivision of 12 lots within the M.D. of Bonnyville Regional Airport.
#2 Planning and Community Services Updates – Three Public Hearings were held. The first was for Bylaw No. 1853 Municipal Development Plan Bylaw. The second for Bylaw No. LU 575 with amendments to the Land Use Bylaw including allowance for the implementation of further industrial designations within the La Corey area. And a third for Bylaw No. 1855 amending the La Corey Major Area Structure Plan.
Council approved a request for sponsorship by 4 Wing Cold Lake for the 2024 Cold Lake Air Show in the amount of $50,000 as a Safety/Recreation level sponsor to be funded from the Community Action Grant Reserve.
Council directed Administration to process the Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta grant application submitted through the municipal Community Action Grant program for the 2024 Winterland Invitational event to a maximum sponsorship value of $5,000.
Council adopted the Intermunicipal Trails Master Plan as presented. Council has also directed Administration to bring back future trail development recommendations to the 2024 Municipal Budget deliberations.
Council approved an unbudgeted expenditure in the amount of $20,814.53 for the Angling Lake Boat Launch Project to be funded from the 2023 Parks Operating Budget.
Council adopted amending Policy No. C-3A.015 Land Acquisition Policy.
#3 Briefly – Council adopted amending Policy No. C-4A.005 Snowplowing of Driveways Policy, as presented.
Council tabled the discussion about discontinuation of recording Regular Meetings of Council as recommended by the Committee of the Whole to the October 10, 2023 meeting.
Second and Third Reading were given for Bylaw No. 1856, to amend the Boards and Committees Bylaw and approved the consolidation of Bylaw No. 1748.
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