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Council Notes - September 21st, 2021

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Council Notes September 21st, 2021

Outfall Piping Replacement Project. Council has approved a $500,000 increase to the Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Pipe Replacement project. The project is to replace the failed section of outflow pipe that conveys treated wastewater from the treatment plant to the McLeod River, approximately 3km away.

Following the tendering process, it’s estimated that the total project cost will be just under $1.5M. $1M has already been allocated to the project from the Provincial Government’s Municipal Stimulus Program. The extra $500,000 will be funded by a transfer of $200,000 from the Infrastructure Reserve and $300,000 from the Degas Wellhouse Project Budget.

Evergreens Foundation Support. Council has confirmed its support for the Evergreens Foundation’s Strategic Plan and development of new seniors’ supportive housing in Wildwood and Victor Lake.

Meeting Schedule Review. Council accepted a report and survey details regarding municipal meetings as information. The report is a starting point for discussion around Edson’s Council and Committee meeting schedule moving forward.

Cancellation of Meetings. Council has cancelled the October 19th Regular Council Meeting due to the municipal election taking place the day previous. The swearing in ceremony and Organizational Meeting will take place October 26th, 2021.

Next meetings - The next Council Meeting is scheduled for October 5th, 2021, at 7:00 pm.

While the Council Chambers remains closed to the public at this time, public and media are able to register for virtual attendance. Registration links and agenda details are normally available Friday afternoons on the Town of Edson website or Facebook Page.

Agenda/Information package HERE

App users view the video HERE