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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.

Council Notes from the Regular Council Meeting Monday, May 6, 2024

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Council Overview
Information from Drumheller Town Council Regular Council Meeting
Monday, May 6, 2024

Drumheller Mayor Heather Colberg opened the meeting and announced a Special Meeting will be held on Monday, May 13, at 4:30 PM for reading of the 2024 Property Tax Bylaw 14.24.
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Council moved to approve two Certificates of Approval and Resolution for Expropriation pertaining to two parcels of land for berm construction at 724 Hunter Drive, Nacmine, and 215 8 Street, Nacmine.
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Council gave first and second reading to Property Tax Bylaw 14.24. The Bylaw will levy approximately $14 million to meet revenue requirements, including $3.48 million in provincial requisitions. The bylaw calls for a four per cent tax increase.
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Council moved to establish a Task Force to form a Sports Council. The Town of Drumheller is looking for sports partners to participate in the Task Force to provide advice, recommendations and feedback on the formation of the new Sports Council.
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Council moved to approve the additional expense of $636,000 for a pump upgrade at the North Drumheller Lift Station. To raise the funds council moved to transfer $300,000 from the water reserves; $200,000 from the sanitary reserves and $200,000 from the Michichi Creek Sanitary crossing project, to complete the project.
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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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