Jane Dauphinee, Senior Planner with Municipal Planning Services (2009) Ltd. presented the draft Intermunicipal Development Plan between the County and Village of Waskatenau.
A recommendation to proceed with the First Reading of the Intermunicipal Development Plan between Smoky Lake County and the Village of Waskatenau was made.
A Joint Public Hearing for the Intermunicipal Development Plan is scheduled for Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Village of Waskatenau.
A Public Hearing was scheduled for June 15, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. to obtain public input on the proposed un-designation of Municipal Reserve (Plan 1039CL, Block R) within the Hamlet of Bellis.
The Bylaw 1290-16: Intermunicipal Development Plan with Smoky Lake County and the Village of Vilna was given third and final reading.
Farm Cats Contracting Inc. of St. Paul, Alberta was awarded the tender contract for the 2017 Road Construction Project C1725 on Range Road 182 between Township Roads 604 and 603A.
Smoky Lake County, as managing partner applied to the 2017-18 Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) Grant Program for a Business Diversification Action Plan project.
Associated Engineering Alberta Ltd. was approved to design, prepare and release the Tender for Bridge File 79279, located on Range Road 133A, near Whitefish Lake; funded under the Alberta Government’s Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP).
Smoky Lake County is submitting an application for funding through the Alberta Disaster Assistance program for Road Recovery to gravel and repair damages due to extreme high levels of precipitation in the fall of 2016 and spring of 2017.
Private/Public Gravel Haulers’ gravel pick up service at White Earth Creek Gravel Pit will now be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning June 1st to September 30th of each year.
County Council nominated Sharon Boychuk for the Government of Alberta’s Recreation Volunteer Recognition Awards acknowledging volunteers who have made significant contributions to recreation development at the community level.
Executed an amending Memorandum of Agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by the Minister of Municipal Affairs to increase the Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) funding commitment from nine (9) years to eleven (11) years.
Sponsored an additional $700.00 toward the Vilna and District Agricultural Society, for the Vilna Boomtown Days Children events scheduled for August 18 and 19, 2017
Sponsored $500.00 toward the 2017 National Aboriginal Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday June 24, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Metis Crossing.
Sponsored $200.00 towards the Smoky Lake Lions Dog Walk for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides held on May 28, 2017.
Declared Seniors’ Week 2017 from June 5 to 11, 2017, in honour of the contributions of the seniors of this community and throughout Alberta.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed all delegates to Ottawa in his opening speech.
3517 representatives were register for the convention in celebration of Canada’s 150 Birthday.
Four resolutions were passed including one in support of the Immigration Case Processing Centre remaining in the Town of Vegreville, with 91% in favour.
Town of Vegreville Councillor - Tanee Rudyk was appointed to the FCM Board of Directors, representing Alberta.
The next Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference is slated to be held in Halifax.
Policies that were reviewed and recommended to be forwarded to a County Council Meeting were:
A Procedural Bylaw 1303-17 was also reviewed and recommended.
Jane Dauphinee, Senior Planner with Municipal Planning Services (2009) Ltd. was a delegation to discuss the Victoria District Area Structure Plan.