Committee of the Whole Meeting of Monday, February 13, 2017
After Mayor Terry Yemen opened the Committee of a Whole, Darwin Durnie and Bob Jenkins, present council with Stantec’s Asset Management System.
Durnie went over the Asset Management System and the process of creating a Multi Year Infrastructure Plan. Jenkins and Durnie spoke to council about the Capital Budget, Reserve Fund Policy and predicted future reserve balances. Jenkins presented council with the Debt Management Policy. They also discussed future equipment, transportation, storm drainage, and upgrades to the water system.
Director of Infrastructure, Darryl Drohomerski updated council on snow routes in response to Councillor Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk’s request for information.
Councillor Sharel Shoff updated the town on Business Attraction, Economic Development Task Force Update, and Film Commission Request. Councillor Shoff challenged council to look into how Drumheller is attracting businesses. Councillor Shoff said this is of interest especially after the closing of Drumheller’s Co-op. Councillor Shoff brought forth a few items of interest that have come up within the Economic Development Task Force.
Councillor Jay Garbutt provided council with an update on the Affordable Housing Project.
Council switched over to in camera matters.