Council Minutes - Feb 23, 2015
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
of the Town of Wembley, in the Province of Alberta
held in the Wembley Municipal Office
this 23rd day of February, 2015.
1. CALL-TO-ORDER Deputy Mayor Moncrieff called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
CAO Lori Parker
Councillor Anaka arrived at 7:15 p.m.
Regrets: Mayor Turnmire and Councillor Johnson
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION # 2015-0039
Moved by Councillor Jones that the agenda be adopted as presented.
3. ADOPTION OF MINUTES
MOTION # 2015-0040
Moved by Councillor Robichaud that the minutes of the regular meeting held on February 9, 2015 be adopted as presented.
Tanya Lamouroux and Pam Decker representatives of the Wembley and District Agricultural Society appeared before Council to present their 2015 Budget and 2015 Business Plan. Annette Krisa joined the delegation via telephone. Improvements to the Rec Centre were also discussed.
5.1 MOTION # 2014-0041
Moved by Councillor Holler that the accounts payable, as identified in Schedule "A", cheque # 20150119 to cheque # 20150154 totaling $179,520.81 be ratified.
6. PUBLIC HEARING
8. CAO REPORT
8.1 The CAO reported that the Tax Sale scheduled for March 5, 2015 has been cancelled as the tax arrears on the property have been paid.
MOTION # 2015-0042
Moved by Councillor Robichaud that the following reports be accepted as information:
9.1 Minutes of the Parks and Recreation Committee meeting held on February 17, 2015.
9.2 Minutes of the Wembley Fire Department meeting held on January 7, 2015.
9.3 Minutes of the GPREP Planning and Coordinating meeting held on
January 20, 2015.
9.4 Minutes of the GPREP Planning and Coordinating electronic meeting held on February 6, 2015.
9.5 Minutes of the Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region meeting held on
November 13, 2014.
11. NEW BUSINESS
11.1 Public Works Department 2015 Capital Budget was reviewed.
11.2 Legal matter.
MOTION # 2015 - 0043
Moved by Councillor Anaka that the Council adjourns from the order of business and move in camera.
MOTION # 2015 - 0044
Moved by Councillor Holler that the Council reconvene the order of business.
A legal issue was discussed in camera.
12. COUNCIL REPORTS
Councillor Holler advised that the SPARC committee did a promotional video of the Beaverlodge Clinic on February 19, 2015. The video will be displayed on their new website.
Councillor Jones advised that at the Wembley Fire Department Association meeting the members would like to work with other community boards to organize events for the community. A possible event may be a Canada Day celebration.
13. ROUND TABLE
The CAO reported that Ron Emslie and Matt Howard will be attending the AWWOA annual conference held in Banff in March.
MOTION # 2015-0045
Moved by Councillor Robichaud that the meeting be adjourned at 8:20 p.m.