Drumheller Town Council
Regular Council Meeting
Monday, November 27, 2017Council passed the first reading of the Utility Rate Bylaw. This bylaw if passed will dictate the 2018 utility rates and will come into effect on January 1, 2018.
Consultant Bob Jenkins will be coming to the next council meeting to provide a detailed presentation, answer questions and concerns and give some advice on how the rates should be set up in time for the new year.
Council Policy C-04-14, Remuneration and Expense Allowance for Mayor and Council, was amended and passed.
An independent committee of Drumheller residents will review this policy and report back to council with recommendations. This committee’s report shall be completed within one year of the general municipal election.
Council appointed applicant Dennis Harder to one of the two seats available on the Heritage Arts and Culture Committee. One position still remains open.
Sheila Krueger was appointed to the Drumheller Public Library Board for a term of three years. One seat is still vacant.
Jim Decore was appointed the lone available seat on the Drumheller Policing Committee for a term of one year. The town received a large amount of applicants than positions available.
Brendon Huntley was appointed for a three year term on the Drumheller Housing Administration board. Two applicants came forward.
A request for decision was made for the approval of the new Economic Impact Task Force and Terms of Reference
Council will choose the seven most qualified applicants as a steering committee. They will then appoint remaining applicants to appropriate subcommittees. This task force is open to Drumheller and surrounding area.
The deadline for applications will be December 11 and council will review these applicants beginning on December 18.
A form is available online at Dinosaurvalley.com in the form of a volunteer application which can be easily downloaded.
A special meeting was created for sorting out the process and appointing members of the new task force. This meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Applications are to be reviewed by council once the application period has ended.
The motion was carried to approve the Economic Impact Task Force.
Meeting Adjourned at 5:24 p.m.