Jun 24, 2019

Council Minutes Jun 24


REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL WEMBLEY TOWN OFFICE COUNCIL CHAMBERS June 24, 2019 @7:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Turnmire called the meeting to order at 7:03p.m.
CAO Noreen Zhang
Councillor Gunderson
Councillor McCallum
Councillor Johnson
Councillor Underwood
Councillor Guimond

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

(Wembley Terminal)

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

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. DELEGATIONS

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. FINANCE

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

6.1 None

7. BY-LAWS

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

9.1 None.

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. REPORTS

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. CORRESPONDENCE

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)

MOTION #2019-0192
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

Councillor Underwood

  •  New Principal at Wembley Elementary School, Erika Walsh

14. ROUND TABLE

Councillor Underwood

  •  Getting 3D printer tomorrow

Councillor Johnson

  •  Attended Ag Society Golf Tournament

Councillor McCallum

  •  Grande Prairie Regional Tourism News (Regional Director has resigned)

Councillor Gunderson

  •  Fall Fair August 24, 2019

Mayor Turnmire

  •  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

15. ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Councillor Johnson that the meeting be adjourned at 9:34pm.