Council Notes from the Regular Meeting Monday, December 18, 2023 | DrumhellerMail
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Council Notes from the Regular Meeting Monday, December 18, 2023

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council Regular Council Meeting
Monday, December 18, 2023

Drumheller Mayor Heather Colberg opened the meeting and passed the floor to Councillor’s Tom Zariski and Crystal Sereda who both extended their many thanks to the students and communities for taking part in the Senior’s Christmas Dinner and the Rails to Trails Community Christmas Party.
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Councilman Pat Kolafa was sworn in as Deputy Mayor for the months of January and February, taking over from the previous Deputy Mayor Stephanie Price.
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Council approved the December 4th, 2023 regular council meeting minutes as presented and the 2024 Council and Committee meeting schedule.
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Mayor Colberg presented the request for a decision that the Town of Drumheller continue to participate in the creation of a Mid-Size Towns Mayor Caucus. It will be made up of Mayors of small towns such as Olds, Carstairs and Three Hills. This is for these communities to explore joint opportunities and help each other out and share ideas. The Mayors Caucus Initiative was carried.
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Council moves to give second and third readings of North Drumheller Berm ‘C’ Grove Plaza - MR Removal Bylaw. This is the berm behind the Travelodge, and part of that land is on municipal reserve. This motion was carried.
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Council approved a motion to approve the resolution and expropriation and notice of intention to expropriate portion of a lot in Nacmine for flood mitigation.
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Council passed third reading of its 2024 Capital Budget and 10 year capital plan. The budget includes 33 projects exceeding $4.5 million, of which approximately $1 million will be funded by the capital grants from the federal and provincial government initiatives. Council also passed its 2024 Utility Rate Bylaw.
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Motion was passed by council to purchase a new loader for $306,200 excluding GST.
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Council continues debates for the Paid Parking Pilot Review with more on going discussions that need to take place.
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Complete minutes from council meetings can be found on www.drumheller.ca once they have been adopted.


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