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For Immediate Release | November 06, 2018

Council Briefs for November 5th

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.

Integrity Commissioner

Council approved a recommendation:

  1. That Council move in camera to discuss the Integrity Commissioner Appointment in accordance with the provisions of Section 17 (disclosure harmful to personal privacy) and Section 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  2. That the Confidential Administrative Report and details of the in-camera discussion remain confidential pursuant to Section 153(e) of the Municipal Government Act.

CSAC Recommendation: Outside Agency Operating Grant Program

Council approved a recommendation from the Community Services Advisory Committee (CSAC) for the following allocation of funding through the 2019 Outside Agency Operating Grant Program as part of the 2019 Municipal Operating Budget:

  • St. Albert Bereavement Fellowship: $5,472
  • St. Albert Housing Association: $53,375
  • St. Albert Seniors Association: $239,617
  • St. Albert Victim Services: $66,402
  • St. Albert Community Village & Food Bank: $73,763
  • Stop Abuse in Families: $46,592
  • Michif Cultural Connections: $9,560
  • St. Albert Community & Volunteer Info Centre: $29,491
  • St. Albert Family Resource Centre: $43,050
  • Visual Arts Studio Association: $27,378

Request for Funding for Public Participation

Council approved a recommendation that up to $15,000 from the Stabilization Reserve fund be used to support the public participation activity necessary to gain public input into Council’s decision-making as it relates to potential future amendments to the Smoking Bylaw.

LUB Amendment – Corridor Commercial (1st Reading)

Council approved a recommendation:

  1. That Bylaw 44/2018, being amendment 165 to Land Use Bylaw 9/2005, be read a first time.
  2. That the Public Hearing on Bylaw 44/2018 be scheduled for December 3, 2018.

Council Motion: Background Technical Study – Proposed Lakeview Business District and Badger Lands ASP

Council supported a motion that Council direct Administration to complete background technical studies for the proposed Area Structure Plan area that encompasses both the City owned portion of the Lakeview Business District and the Badger Lands, with $110,000 funded from Capital Funding reserves.

Council Motion: Closure of Coalmine Road

Council supported a motion that Administration initiate the closure of Coalmine Road at Eastgate Way N and have this completed by January 31, 2019, subject to Council passing the required road closure bylaw.

Council went in camera to have confidential discussions about Ray Gibbon Drive, Collective Bargaining and Dialogue with the City Manager.

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