Council Notes - September 3rd, 2019

Council Notes - September 3rd, 2019

Posted on September 03rd, 2019

Council Notes - September 3rd, 2019

Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework. Council gave second and third reading to Bylaw 2234 - Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICP). The bylaw was developed in conjunction with Yellowhead County and highlights areas that the municipalities are working together on, sets up an ICP committee, and outlines dispute resolution measures. This type of framework is mandated by the Province under the changes to the Municipal Government Act.

Public Notification Bylaw. First reading was given to Bylaw 2233, which provides for more methods, include electronic means, for advertising proposed bylaws, resolutions, meetings, public hearings and other items as required by section 606.1 of the Municipal Government Act. A Public Hearing has been set for October 1, 2019 at 7pm in Council Chambers. Visit www.edson.ca/bylaws for a copy of the proposed bylaw.

Signing Authority Update. Council has adopted the revised Signing Authority Policy, L-D-4. Changes were made to reflect the staffing changes and title changes made since the policy was last updated in September of 2017.

Meeting Cancellation. The September 24, 2019 Committee of the Whole meeting has been cancelled to allow for Council’s attendance of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Conference.

Next meetings - The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for September 10th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The next Council Meeting is scheduled for September 17th, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers.

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