Council Notes from the Regular Council Meeting Monday, June 28, 2021 | DrumhellerMail
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Council Notes from the Regular Council Meeting Monday, June 28, 2021

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council Regular Council Meeting
Monday, June 28, 2021

Council approved the minutes of the June 14 regular council meeting.
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Council approved the council summer meeting schedule. They will be cancelling the Committee of the Whole Meetings during July and August, and also the August 3 Regular Council Meeting.
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Director of Protective Services Greg Peters provided a COVID-19 Update. Currently, there are zero active cases in the valley and he recommended council repeal the mask bylaw. Council repealed Bylaw 2020, that masks be worn in public spaces to limit the spread of COVID-19, effective July 1.
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Council gave second and third reading to the Election Bylaw 12.21. This updates the last bylaw passed in 1998, and allows voting subdivision and stations.
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Council gave second and third reading to the Election Signage Bylaw 13.21. This is to govern how election signs can be used in the upcoming municipal election.
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Director of Infrastructure Services Dave Brett introduced the amended Water and Wastewater Bylaw. One change they are considering is allowing multiple water services on one property to allow alternative development methods. The second change is to allow dedicated services waterline to be sent to commercial and industrial users that have a significant amount of processed water that does not get returned to the sanitary system. Council passed the first reading of the Bylaw set a public hearing date for July 12.
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Moves that the Town of Drumheller commits to both the Government of Alberta and the Drumheller Housing Association the Hunts housing development shall be operated as social housing indefinitely. The town recently paid off its 50-year mortgage on the 24 unit project. By making this motion means the property will remain social housing. The provision of Assisted and Affordable housing has been a Strategic Priority for the Town of Drumheller for many years.
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That Council gave first reading to Bylaw 14.21 as presented and sets a Public Hearing date for July 12. This is to change the zoning of parcels in the Rosedale industrial area that were incorrectly zoned during the changeover from the previous land use districts to the new districts. The owner is looking to consolidate three parcels to Employment District.
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Council moved to approve the cancellation of the 2021 Municipal Tax levied against Roll No. 04029906 (Drumheller Housing Administration) in the amount of $11,164.75. This has been a long-time agreement between the Town of Drumheller and the Drumheller Housing Administration. This is only for the municipal portion of taxes. Councillor Hansen-Zacharuk recognized the work of Councillor Jay Garbutt for his years of dedication to the Drumheller Housing Administration.
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Council held a public meeting on Bylaw10.21, the Downtown Revitalization Program. It is an outcome of a provincial grant to come up with a long-range sustainable plan to develop downtown. O2 Planning and Design worked on the plan. The goal is to provide tangible outcomes with short, medium, and long-term goals for developing the core. There was one written submission from Travel Drumheller and Julia Fielding appeared to speak on behalf of Travel Drumheller.

Complete minutes from council meetings can be found on www.dinosaurvalley.com once they have been adopted.


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