Council Notes - November 20th, 2018

Council Notes - November 20th, 2018

Delegation. Council received a presentation from STARS outlining their operations and future plans, including fleet replacement. The organization also recognized the Town of Edson for their financial contributions. Since 2016, Edson has budgeted $2.00 per capita for STARS Air Ambulance.

Financial Disclosure and Accountability Policy. Council has adopted Financial Disclosure and Accountability Policy F-FR-2 as presented. The policy establishes a clear framework for financial accountability and reporting for essential public services provided by third-party organizations where the amount funded by the Town exceeds $100,000 per year.

Fees, Rates, and Charges Bylaw. Amendments have been approved to the Schedule A of the Fees, Rates, and Charges Bylaw. The adjustments reflect previous changes to utilities, and updates to the planning and cemetery sections.

Library Board. Council has approved the appointments of Gail Johnston and Cynthia Matsson to the Edson and District Public Library Board.

Meeting Cancellations. The December 18, December 25, and January 1 Council and Committee meetings have been cancelled due to the holiday season.

Next meetings - The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for November 27th, 2018 at 5:00 pm. The next Council Meeting is scheduled for December 4th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.