Council Notes from the Regular Meeting of Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | DrumhellerMail
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Council Notes from the Regular Meeting of Tuesday, August 4, 2020

 

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller
Town Council Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Mayor Heather Colberg reminded residents of the Downtown revitalization survey which is currently online. This is to provide feedback and direct improvements to the core.
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Council accepted a Request for Decision to approve $5,000 from the operating budget for a mask-wearing promotion. The Town would provide Dino Bucks to retailers in an effort to reward customers who are wearing masks in public. The promotion will be run for seven weeks.
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Chief Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Officer Darwin Durnie and Matt Knapik of 02 Planning presented an overview of the Master Engineering Design and Assessment of Planning Impact. Its goal is to update the Municipal Development Plan, Land Use Bylaw, and Downtown Area Revitalization Plan to reflect that Drumheller is a flood community. This will guide future development of the Town. Changes to the MDP to include placing the Red Deer River at the heart of the plan, present a vision to inspire investment, and link the valley through open spaces. See story on Page 3.
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Council Awarded the Concrete and Asphalt Crushing and Stockpiling contract to McKnight Enterprises for $459,700 from the 2020 Capital Budget and further moved that additional required funding of $110,000 be transferred from Transportation Reserves.
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Council held Public Hearing for Bylaw14-20 to amend the Land Use Bylaw 11-08 to change a portion of the Future Land Use Map ‘6 Rosedale to Cambria” from Industrial Development to Industrial Development/ Compatible Commercial Development.
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Council held a Public hearing for Bylaw 15-20 to amend Land use Bylaw 10-08 by changing the Land use classification of three parcels in the Rosedale area from Medium Industrial District to Direct Control District.
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Devin Diano, senior planner of Palliser Regional Service presented a report for the above Public hearings. The changes are to make way for a potential development that includes a 1,640 square foot art space, a storefront, and plans for “glamping” and kid’s cabins. Palliser recommended that Council make these amendments. The Public Hearing was closed.
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Council adopted the Town’s Turf Management Policy. This is to regulate the maintenance and protection of greenspaces.
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Council gave second and third reading to Bylaw14-20 to amend bylaw 11-08 to change the Future Land Use Map. Council also gave second and third reading to Bylaw 15-20 to amend Land use Bylaw 10-08 by changing the Land use classification of three parcels in the Rosedale area from Medium Industrial District to Direct Control District.

Complete minutes from council meetings can be found at
www.drumheller.ca once they have been adopted.


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