Town Council Update – February 25, 2019

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Town Council Update – February 25, 2019

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Minutes

The minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on February 11, 2019, were approved. Tap or click the title above to view them.

Presentations

InVision Chartered Professional Accountants – $5,000 Donation to Peace Regional Recreation Centre

Thank you to Robert Hoy and InVision Chartered Professional Accountants for their sponsorship of $5000.

Robert Hoy of InVision Chartered Professional Accountants attended to the Council meeting to present Council with a cheque for $5000 towards the new Peace Regional Recreation Centre. Details on donations and sponsorships for the Peace Regional Recreation Centre are on our website.

P.E.A.C.E. Foundation

Members of the board of directors of the P.E.A.C.E. Foundation presented to the council regarding the goals and services of the foundation. Council referred the P.E.A.C.E foundation to the Planning and Development Department to assist with the permit process.

Bylaws

Fees and Charges Bylaw

The fees and charges bylaw sets the rates for municipal services, the bylaw is typically updated annually. This year the bylaw included information on fees and charges related to the new Peace Regional Recreation Centre, which will open in the fall of 2019.

New Business

Briefing Note: Conseil Scolaire du Nord-Ouest Council Request

A memo written by Town Staff detailed a review undertaken by the Town of Peace River regarding possible capital project alignments between the Town and Conseil Scolaire du Nord-Ouest. None were identified at this time.

Briefing Note: Peace Regional Recreation Construction

Council reviewed a briefing note from staff on the progress of the Peace Regional Recreation Centre.

As February draws to a close, some major elements of the building have been completed, such as the front building panels, internal concrete stairs, exterior masonry, some tiling, most drywall, and hot water heaters and boiler systems have also been installed.

A delay in concrete availability slowed progress on the arena slab. Due to the extreme cold at the beginning of February concrete was not available, and so the pouring of the arena slab had to be postponed. It is expected to be completed in early March.

Moving into March focus is continuing on internal parts of the building. Tiling will be taking place in the change rooms and showers, drywall is expected to continue, and painting will take place in some areas.

Attendance at Northern Heat Conference

Council was enabled to attend the upcoming Northern Heat Fire Training Conference which takes place in Peace River in May.

Reports

Staff reports sent to Council.

Information

Includes information, news, and letters sent to Council that does not require a formal Request for Decision.

Audio Recording of the Council Meeting

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