December 13, 2021 Council Highlights
The following is a summary of decisions made by Town Council during its December 13, 2021, Regular Meeting. For an audio recording of this meeting please check the bottom of this page. The agenda and attachments are available here: Peace River – Document Center (civicweb.net)
Council appointed Larry Hyrniuk and Garrett Tomlinson to the assessment review board for a term from December 14, 2021 to December 14, 2024.
Council directed Administration to provide the Town of Peace River response to the Bylaw No. 6/2021 and Bylaw No. 7/2021 referral to the Municipal District of Peace No. 135 as drafted.
Council repealed Policy # P-23-1985-01 “Public Meeting Areas without Sprinklers”.
- The 2019 National Fire Code – Alberta Edition supersedes any local policy, unless that policy contains requirements which exceed the minimum safety requirements contained within the code. This policy (Policy # P-23-1985-01) does not contain any requirements which exceed the minimum safety requirements contained within the current code and is, therefore, no longer required.
Council enabled the Mayor or designate and a Councilor to attend the Peace River and County of Northern Lights Fire Departments Annual Awards on December 21, 2021.
Council directed to provide a letter of support to WJS for their proposal to Children Services North Region, for Family Intervention Services and Therapeutic Foster Care.
Council appointed Councilors Good, Carr, and Shannon to the Public Engagement Plan working group.
Council approved the 2022 Interim Operating Budget in the amount of $10,882,485 based on 50% of the Approved 2021 Operating Budget as detailed in Appendex l.
Council enables its members to attend the meeting with the Peace River School Division’s Board of Trustees on February 2, 2022.
Council supported the application of the Peace Region Hockey Tour Society in the amount of $5,900.00 from the Council Grants to Organizations program.
Request for Decision re: Grants to Organizations – Northern Sunrise Rural Crime Watch Association Symposium Sponsorship
Council provides a $1000 sponsorship to the Northern Sunrise County Rural Crime Watch Symposium.
January 4, 2022, Governance and Priorities Committee Meeting cancelled.
Request for Decision re: Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework with MD Peace No. 135 (document amended December 10, 2021)
Council approved the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Agreement between the Town of Peace River and the MD of Peace No. 135 as presented.
Mayor Manzer and Councilor Carr appointed to the IFC Committee with MD Peace, with Councilor Shannon as the alternate.
Council supported the request to Proclaim January 2022 as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.
Request for Decision re: Community Crime Prevention Training and Symposium (amended December 10, 2021)
Council enabled up to five Councilors to attend the virtual training sessions as presented.
Letter to Council from National Police Federation regarding proposed Alberta Province Police Service
An audio recording of the meeting is available below.