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For Immediate Release | November 22, 2018

Council Briefs for November 19th

Council Briefs are provided for the benefit of community members with the intent of giving a short, informal report on what occurred at Council Meetings. For the official record, please review the Adopted Minutes, available on the City website. Webcasts of Council Meetings are available the day following a Council Meeting on the City website.

Sub Regional Storm Water Project

Council approved the following recommendations:

  • That the agenda report titled “Sub Regional Storm Water Project (Storm Project 5)" be received as information.
  • That the design and land acquisition for the Northeast Storm Outfall and pipe (Off-Site Levy Storm Project 5), in the amount of $1,000,000 be funded from the Off-Site Levy Recovery Fund.
  • That the plan to complete the Carrot Creek Regional Master Plan Drainage Plan in collaboration with Sturgeon County, Town of Morinville and the Province, in the amount of $200,000 be funded from the Stormwater Utility Reserve.

The purpose of this report was to receive support and direction to collaboratively work with the development industry and Sturgeon County to complete the preliminary, detailed design and easement acquisition for the Northeast Storm Outfall, as shown in the Off-Site Levy Bylaw. Funding to support this off-site levy stormwater project was requested through the Off-Site Levy Recovery Fund. Administration also asked for direction and funding to complete a Master Drainage Plan for the Carrot Creek Drainage Basin in conjunction with relevant stakeholders.

Council went in camera to discuss a legal matter. They also held dialogue with the City Manager, as well as themselves.

There was a continuation of the November 8, 2018 Budget Deliberation Meeting immediately following the November 19 Regular Council meeting.

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