Highlights from May 7, 2018 Special Meeting of Council

Council approved Kindersley’s 2018 municipal budget at a Special Meeting of Council held on Monday, May 7 at 8:30 a.m. The $23.1 million budget will accomplish Council’s priorities of smart spending, building bridges, and making projects happen, and aims to do so without an increase in taxes.

In addition to completing the Kindersley Aquatic Centre, Western Regional Landfill, and construction of a new Fire Hall, the 2018 Budget also includes increased spending on parks throughout Kindersley, fulfilling Council’s desire to improve irrigation and the overall appearance of the Town’s green spaces.  

The proposed 2018 Mill Rate will be brought forward to Council for approval later this month.

Council also listened to a presentation by Glen Smith and Scott Kerr of Eco-Growth who attended the meeting to discuss the potential of developing a biofuel energy program for Kindersley’s indoor aquatic centre that would enable the Town to divert organic waste from the landfill to heat the pool.

Administration was authorized to process and pay all certified progress payments and certified invoices related to the construction of the new aquatic centre when they become payable, in accordance with provisions set out in Bylaw 35-91.

Council will make a formal request to the Kindersley Regional Park Authority that the Authority apply to the Minister of Parks, Culture, and Sport (as per Sections 10 and 11 of the Regional Parks Act, 2013, and Section 10 of The Regional Parks Regulations 2015) to alter the current boundaries of the Kindersley Regional Park to remove lands known as the West Central Events Centre grounds, and that these lands which are currently maintained and operated by the Town of Kindersley are formally reverted back to the Town’s jurisdictional responsibility. In addition to the Town of Kindersley, the request is supported by the RM of Kindersley 290 and the RM of Newcombe 260.

The 2018 Recycled Concrete and Asphalt Crushing project was awarded to Southern Coring and Concrete as the successful proponent of the recent tender. Mayor Rod Perkins and Chief Administrative Officer Bernie Morton were directed to enter into an agreement with the company in order to proceed with this year’s project work.

Date Updated: May 7, 2018 - 2:24 PM