Council Notes from the Regular Meeting Monday, January 8, 2024 | DrumhellerMail
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Council Notes from the Regular Meeting Monday, January 8, 2024


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Town Council Regular Meeting
Monday, January 8, 2024

Drumheller Mayor Heather Colberg opened the meeting with well wishes to everybody in 2024 and stated that she is looking forward to all the work going ahead for the new year.
Council adopted the December 18, 2023 minutes as presented.
CAO Drohomerski announced that Council will be starting the new year off with four road closures in Nacmine for Berm construction. The proposed closures will be in the Northwest end (1st and 3rd), 4th Street, 8th Street, and Hunter Drive. This was the first reading and no discussions were made. Council carried and set a Public Hearing date for Monday, February 5, 2024.
Council moved for the decision to approve the North Drumheller Improvements Tender Award. Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc, of Calgary, was awarded the North Drumheller Flood Improvements Contract in the amount of $9,407,195.25 excluding GST, beating out PME Inc, also of Calgary, bid of $9,817,469.04. This project involves the extension of the Hospital Berm, the Michichi Creek West Berm, Michichi Creek East Berm, the Michichi Creek Realignment, as well as the Michichi Creek Sanitary Lift Station.
Council also moved to approve the North Drumheller Berm construction services tender to be awarded to Kerr Wood Leidel, of Calgary, in the amount of $1,044,810.00 excluding GST. This work of engineers will supervise the construction of the berms through inspections as it goes on over the next year.
Council adjourned to a closed session.
Council came out of closed-camera and moved to write off taxes of $8,078.45 for the defunct Trident Exploration Corp and oilfield services company.
Council wrote off $318,167.60 in unpaid taxes for a property in Lehigh.
Council moved to write off $175,135.51 in interest on arrears in taxes dating back to 2012. The owner is required to pay the penalty of $18,495.66.
Council moved to increase the salary scale for CAO Drohomerski from step 4 to step 5.

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