Council Notes - November 6th, 2018

Council Notes - November 6th, 2018

Council Code of Conduct Bylaw. Second and Third reading of Bylaw 2228, amending the Council Code of Conduct Bylaw, was approved by Council. The amendments include the addition of an informal complaint process and adjusts the formal complaint process.

Financial Reporting Policy. Council has adopted Financial Reporting Policy F-FR-1 as presented. The policy outlines how Administration will report financial matters to Town Council. Following discussion at committee, the policy was adjusted to lower the trigger amount for capital project reporting from $1,000,000 to $500,000. The reporting trigger for legal services was also lowered from $10,000 to $7,000.

Recreation Complex Demolition Request for Proposals (RFP). Council has awarded the RFP for the demolition of the Edson and District Recreation Complex to Visco Demolition Contractors Ltd. In the amount of $330,500.00. Visco’s proposal provided the best overall value and was lowest in price of the bids submitted. The company is currently in the process of completing demolition of the Evergreen School and expects to begin work at the Recreation complex in the next few weeks. Estimated completion time for the demolition is the end of March 2019.

Evergreens Foundation Letter. Council has accepted a letter from the Evergreens Foundation as information. The letter outlines the group’s plans to consolidate with the Pembina Housing Authority and incorporate 51 additional housing units into their operations.   

Next meetings - The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for November 13th, 2018 at 5:00 pm. The next Council Meeting is scheduled for November 20th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.