Council Notes - December 3rd, 2013

Council Notes - December 3rd, 2013

Talisman Naming Rights Agreement. Representatives of Talisman were on hand to discuss a new agreement that has been negotiated between the Town of Edson and Talisman for the naming rights to the Edson and District Leisure Centre. Council voted unanimously in favor of the deal which sees The EDLC renamed in exchange for $100,000 per year as well as certain promotional and business rights. The deal is for 20 years with an option to review after 5 years. Talisman and the Town of Edson will work together to choose the new name early in the new year.

EDLC Naming Rights (Dec 3rd, 2013)

Pine Avenue Lane Closure. Council gave three readings to a Road Closure Bylaw for two sections of laneway along Pine Avenue, located off of Golf Course Road. Once the lane is officially closed the land will be offered to adjacent landowners.

Meeting Cancellations. Council has cancelled the following meetings over the holiday season.

Regular Council meeting scheduled to be held on December 24, 2013 at 1:00 P.M.

Regular Council meeting scheduled to be held on January 7, 2014 at 7:30 P.M.

Natural Gas Contract. Council has agreed to renew the Town of Edson’s natural gas contract with Enmax for a period of 5 years at a fixed rate of approximately $3.84/Gj, based on the rate at the time of signing. This is a considerable savings as the current contract was based on a block price of $8.78/Gj

Law Seminar. Council approved all Council members to attend the upcoming “Emerging Trends in Municipal Law” seminar in Edmonton if they so choose.

Management Salary. Council has approved Town of Edson Management Salaries as presented.

The next Council Meeting is scheduled for December 10th at 1:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Edson Civic Building.