Council Minutes Jun 24
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Turnmire called the meeting to order at 7:03p.m.
CAO Noreen Zhang
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION # 2019-0183
Moved by Councillor Gunderson that the Council adopt the Agenda as amended:
- 8.2 Operating Budget Essentials Course
- 11.7 Corner Grocery Bin-Waive fee
- 11.8 Ambient Air Sampling for Respirable Silica Dust
3. ADOPTION OF MINUTES
3.1 Minutes of the Regular meeting of Council held on June 10, 2019.
MOTION # 2019-0184
Moved by Councillor Johnson that the minutes of the regular Meeting of Council
held on June 10, 2019 be adopted as presented. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
4.1 Sargent Donecz – Bylaw Enforcement Services (Unsightly Property Update)
( 7:26pm – 7:50pm)
- Discussed options with Council
7:54pm-8:32pm – Homeowner via Phone
- Stated her appeal to the Council regarding the order she was given.
5.1 Accounts Payable.
MOTION # 2019-0185
Moved by Councillor Underwood that the Accounts Payable, as identified in
Schedule “A” cheque #20190417 to cheque # 20190591 in the amount of
$1,642,084.03 be ratified. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
6. PUBLIC HEARING
7.1 Tabled Item: Amendment to Land Use Bylaw
Land Use Bylaw 603(AG) – Truck and Rail Transloading Terminals Amendment.
MOTION # 2019-0186
Moved by Councillor Johnson that Council give the Land Use Bylaw 603
(AG) – Truck and Rail Transloading Terminals Amendment first reading. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
8. CAO REPORT
8.1 Set next Council Meeting Dates for July and August.
- July 22, 2019
- August 12, 2019
MOTION # 2019-0187
Moved by Councillor McCallum to set Council Meeting dates for July 22, 2019
and August 12, 2019. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
8.2 Operating Budget Essentials Course.
MOTION # 2019-0188
Moved by Councillor Johnson that the Council approve the CAO to attend the
Operating Budget Essentials Course July 11 th and 12 th 2019. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
MOTION # 2019-0189
Moved by Councillor Guimond that the CAO Report be accepted as information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
9. OLD BUSINESS
MOTION # 2019-0188
Moved by Councillor Johnson that Council recess for five minutes at 8:35pm CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
MOTION # 2019-0189
Moved by Councillor Guimond to reconvene at 8:40 pm CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
10.1 Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee.
MOTION # 2019-0190
Moved by Councillor Underwood that the Council accept the report as
information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
11.1 Canada Day with Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association.
11.2 Summer Park Days.
11.3 Minister of Municipal Affairs Letter on Key Priorities & Liquor Consumption in Municipal Parks.
11.4 NW Regional Connector and Weekly Economic Briefing.
11.5 Stars- letter thanking Wembley for their support.
11.6 Alberta Ombudsman – Your Voice of Fairness.
11.7 Corner Grocery Bin-Waive fee
MOTION # 2019-0191
Moved by Councillor Johnson to waive Corner Groceries garbage bin fee,
Corner Grocery has their own contract with Prairie Disposal. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
11.8 Ambient Air Sampling for Respirable Silica Dust (Wembley Terminal)
Moved by Councillor Gunderson to accept Correspondence as information. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
12. NEW BUSINESS
12.1 Compensation for WFD High Level Deployment.
(Councillor Johnson excused himself at 9:03)
MOTION # 2019-0193
Moved by Councillor McCallum that the Volunteer Firefighters be compensated
as per Fire Chief Smith, pending clarification of deductions. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
(Councillor Johnson returned at 9:04)
13. COUNCIL REPORTS
- New Principal at Wembley Elementary School, Erika Walsh
14. ROUND TABLE
- Getting 3D printer tomorrow
- Attended Ag Society Golf Tournament
- Grande Prairie Regional Tourism News (Regional Director has resigned)
- Fall Fair August 24, 2019
- Museum requested use of the blow-up Dinosaur for Canada Day Parade in Grande Prairie
- Business Support Network
- Attended Wayne Drysdales retirement party, June 12, 2019
- Attended Aquatera Shareholders Meeting, June 18, 2019
- Attended Candidate Forum on June 19, 2019
- Attended Grande Prairie Chamber Golf Tournament
MOTION # 2019-0194
Moved by Councillor Guimond to go into a closed session at 9:15pm CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Moved by Councillor Johnson that the meeting be adjourned at 9:34pm.