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Council Notes from the Regular Council Meeting Monday, June 3, 2024

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council Regular Council Meeting
Monday, June 3, 2024

Deputy Mayor Crystal Sereda opened the meeting.
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Council accepted as information the minutes from Drumheller and District Seniors Foundation Regular Meeting, minutes from Thursday, April 18, as presented.
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Council gave third readings to Bylaws 16.24 and 17.24, New Castle West lot 1 PUL and 2 PUL, and Newcastle West lot 4 PUL and 5 PUL, respectively. This designates the undeveloped parcels used in the Berm Project to Public Utility Lots.

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Council approved the Resolution for Expropriation of a partial parcel for berm construction at 287 1 St, Nacmine.
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Council approved the Certificate of Approval and Resolution for Expropriation pertaining to the parcel of land, Title # 201 030 219, 92 Railway Avenue.
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Council directed Administration to abandon the Notice of Intention to Expropriate a partial parcel of land Title # 061 036 718 +1 and a new Certificate of Approval for Expropriation will go before council for a full parcel of land pertaining to the property.
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Council tabled the second reading of Safety Codes Bylaw 15.24 so that changes and corrections can be made by Administration.
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Council gave third reading to Land Use Amending Bylaw 12.24, which reflects changes made to align with the Municipal Development Plan and the Drumheller Valley Housing Strategy.
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Council adjourned the meeting.

Correction: In the May 21 Regular Council Meeting notes that appeared in the May 29 edition of the Mail, it was stated that Councillor Stephanie Price opened the meeting. It was in fact Deputy Mayor Crystal Sereda who chaired the meeting.

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


Council Notes from the Regular Council Meeting Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Deputy Mayor Stephanie Price opened the meeting.
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Council approved the minutes for the Monday, May 6, Regular Council Meeting as presented.
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Council approved the minutes for the Monday, May 13, Special Council Meeting as presented.
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Council was presented with a Request for Decision and gave first reading to Safety Codes Bylaw 15.24. A complete rewrite of Safety Codes Bylaw 01.12 was done in an effort to update policies and to ensure all statutory documents align with current practices.
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Council moved into a closed session.
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Council came out of a closed session and held a Public Hearing to amend Land Use Bylaw 12.24 and gave first and second reading. An Open House was held on Tuesday, May 7. Changes to the Bylaw align with goals set forth by the Municipal Development Plan and the Drumheller Valley Housing Strategy.
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Council adjourned the session.

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

Council Notes from Committee of the Whole Meeting Monday, May 13, 2024

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council
Committee of the Whole Meeting
Monday, May 13, 2024

Drumheller Town Council Special Meeting

Drumheller Mayor Heather Colberg opened the meeting.
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Council held a Special Meeting and gave third reading of the Tax Rate Bylaw 14.24. The Tax Rate bylaw reflects a 4 per cent increase in the budget (See story on page 2).

Drumheller Committee of the Whole Meeting

Council accepted as information the Drumheller and District Seniors Foundation Regular Meeting minutes from Thursday, March 28, as presented.
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Council received a presentation from RCMP Staff Sergeant Robert Harms about their quarterly report. Indicators are reflecting trend of crime decreasing. He noted tis coming year’s priorities include crime reduction, community engagement, substance abuse and traffic safety.
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The Dino Arts Association presented to the council on the work it does to maintain and preserve the dinosaur statues throughout the town, as well as add and improve the collection. They hinted at a new dinosaur this coming year.
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Midlandvale Community Hall Association regarding the new outdoor rink currently under development. The association has been raising funds for the project, including a CFEP grant for over $650,000. Work has commenced on the site.
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Council was briefed by Drumheller Fire Chief Derian Rosario about the Fire Chiefs Association Day at the legislature. 25 fire chiefs from across Alberta sat with Alberta Ministers to discuss issues such as pensions and tax credits for firefighters.
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Council moved into a closed session before adjourning the meeting.

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


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