Town Council Update – January 27, 2020

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Town Council Update – January 27, 2020

Minutes

The Minutes of the January 13, 2020, Regular Meeting of Council were approved.

Presentations

Obsidian Energy Gold Sponsorship of the Baytex Energy Centre

Staff from Obsidian Energy attended Council to present a cheque for $5000 as a donation to the new Baytex Energy Centre.

Unfinished Business

Grants to Organizations

Council approved the following grant allocations.

  • Peace River Winter Swim Club – $1500
  • North Peace Performing Arts Club – $3000
  • Carnaval de St Isidore – $1000
  • Curl for a Cause MS Funspiel – $500

New Business

2020 Operating and Capital Budget

Staff presented the first draft of the 2020 operating and capital budget for review by Council. More details including the presentation, a full copy of the proposed budget, and a timeline of public budget deliberations are available on our budget page linked below:

Municipal Budget

Briefing Note re: Airport Referendum Update

Council reviewed a briefing note regarding the airport and the on-binding referendum.

Tax Exemption for Air Cadets

Council voted to consider the application for property tax exemption after the Air Cadets had signed a lease on their new facility.

Alberta 55+ Games Regional Bid

Council was enabled to attend a tour of regional facilities as part of a regional bid to host the Albert 55+ Games.

Reports

Staff, agency, or board 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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