Highlights from November 14, 2017 Council Meeting
Kindersley Integrated Children’s Services (KICS) representative Arlene Goosen presented the group’s Children’s Charter, requesting that Council endorse the document and display it in Town facilities. The charter outlines the rights of children, which include the right to basic needs, to be safe and protected from discrimination, to be loved, and to contribute to their community.
Brenda Burton, representing the Field of Opportunities grant program, attended Council to provide additional information about the arts, culture, and recreation-based community projects that have benefited from the program’s funding. Council subsequently approved a tax abatement request for the Field of Opportunities crop growing land for 2017 in the amount of $2,760.61.
Mayor Rod Perkins and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Bernie Morton were directed to enter into a Certified Operation and Maintenance Agreement with Saskatchewan Water Corporation (SaskWater) for operation and maintenance services associated with the treatment of water for the Town of Kindersley.
Council authorized Administration to transfer the Waste Water Project funds from the 2017 Council-approved capital budget in the amount of $1,250,000 to the Utility Reserve.
Council set the dates for its 2018 Regular Meetings as follows:
- January 8 and 29
- February 12 and 26
- March 12 and 26
- April 9 and 23
- May 14 and 28
- June 11 and 25
- July 16
- August 20
- September 10 and 24
- October 9 and 22
- November 13 and 26
- December 10
November 18 to 26, 2017 was proclaimed Saskatchewan Multicultural Week in recognition of the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan and its efforts to promote, foster, improve, and develop multiculturalism in the economic, cultural, and political life of Saskatchewan while working to achieve equality of all residents. Kindersley residents are encouraged to consider how the community benefits in welcoming people from many culture, and to participate in educating themselves about multiculturalism at www.mcos.ca. The theme of this year’s Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is “Who’s Your Multicultural Superhero?”
Date Updated: November 15, 2017 - 11:50 AM