Council Notes - April 18th, 2017

Council Notes - April 18th, 2017

2016 Financial Statement Presentation. Council received a presentation on the Town’s financial statement from Shannon Barford of Mergeart, Barford, Williams, Joly & Starkevich. Following the presentation Council approved the Statements as presented.

SDAB Compensation. First reading has been given to Bylaw 2198, amending the Town of Edson Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Bylaw. As mandatory training sessions for Subdivision & Development Appeal Board members appear to be among the changes expected in the new Municipal Government Act, Council has approved the addition of compensation to the bylaw. The rates suggested are the same as rates recommended for the Assessment Review Board, at $250 for a full day meeting and $125 for a half day meeting.

FCM Legal Defence Fund. Council has approved the payment of $204.67 to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, representing 2 cents per capita, as the Town’s contribution to the FCM Legal Defence Fund.

2017 Deep Utilities Upgrade and Replacement / Street Paving. Council has awarded the 2017 Deep Utilities Upgrade and Replacement tender to High Mountain Hoe Services Ltd as the lowest bidder. The tender for the 2017 Street Paving and Related Works was awarded to Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd as the lowest bidder. The estimated cost for both projects is approximately $4.1 million.

West Yellowhead Regional Waste Management Authority. Council has approved the West Yellowhead Regional Waste Management Authority 2017 Capital and Operational Budgets as presented.

Next meetings - The next Committee of the Whole meeting will be held April 25th, 2017 at 10am. The next Council Meeting will be held May 2nd, 2017 at 7:30pm.