Council Notes - January 14th, 2014

Council Notes - January 14th, 2014

Minister of Environment and SRD Presentation. The Honourable Robin Campbell, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, gave a brief presentation to Council outlining some of the changes as he moves into his new portfolio. He also gave updates on pipeline progress, caribou habitat and the new Edson hospital. He also plans to meet with Council in the near future to discuss plans for the old hospital site.

Elected Official Course. Council gave approval for Councillor Wilkinson to attend an Elected Officials Course through the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association. The approval was given for this course only and any future requests still need to come through Council.

Library Invoice. Council accepted for information the Yellowhead Regional Library Membership invoice, which is already included in the 2014 Interim Budget. The per capita rate has not changed and the Town’s cost is $37,177.80 for the year.

The next Council Meeting is scheduled for January 21st at 7:30pm in the Council Chambers of the Edson Civic Building.