Highlights from June 11, 2018 Council Meeting
Council has approved West Central Events Centre ice rates for the 2018-19 regular season. As recommended by Administration, there will be no increase to fees, with the exception of the primetime spring ice fees, which will increase from $170/hour to $200/hour plus tax and capital fees. The non-local adult fee was also eliminated in favour of one regular adult rate. The 2018-19 ice rates take effect immediately.
Mayor Rod Perkins and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Bernie Morton were directed by Council to enter into an Easement Agreement with SaskEnergy Incorporated for land located in the Brookhollow Estates residential development.
For the purpose of carrying out a flood mitigation strategy and constructing a storm water retention pond, Council resolved to acquire the land (or an interest over the land) described as Lot 5, Block 4, Plan 63-S-09696-1 at 701 13thAvenue East and Lot 4, Block 4, Plan 63-S-096961 at 705 13thAvenue East. Being unable to acquire the land by agreement with the landowner, Camoloy Investments Ltd., Council will proceed under the provisions of The Municipal Expropriation Act to acquire the property.
Council tabled a decision regarding tax abatements for 2018 and instead directed Administration to develop a draft policy framework for tax abatements by taking into consideration what other like-sized communities in Saskatchewan have in place and the nature of non-profit organizations in Kindersley. This draft policy is to be submitted to Council for consideration and debate at the June 25, 2018 Regular Meeting of Council.
Council accepted the audited financial statements for the Town of Kindersley year ending December 31, 2017 as prepared by MNP LLP.
Councillor Dean Galbraith was appointed to the Western Regional Landfill Board as a replacement for Deputy Mayor Shaun Henry who requested he be excused from this commitment.
The Mayor and CAO were also directed to enter into an agreement with the Minister of Highways and Infrastructure for the Community Airport Partnership.
Council voted in favour of the temporary installation of septic tanks for the new Rocky Mountain Equipment facility located at NE 11-29-23-W3 Ext. 1.
First reading was given to Bylaw 07-18, A Bylaw to Amend Zoning Bylaw 04-14. The bylaw includes a new clause related to location of accessory buildings in the RA district, and removal of a condition for truck parking in the C3 district.
Date Updated: June 12, 2018 - 2:10 PM