Reports from Mayor, Council, Town Manager Mayor Mackin
– The Mayor reported a great turnout for the Cougar Statue installation, and reports that the Timber Kings episode is expected to air in March. He also offered thanks to Roger Roy for his contribution to the project.
Mackin reports the Harry Collinge Rec Centre Strategy feedback opportunity went well, and informed Council of his intention to visit Gerard Redmond Wednesday for feedback as well, saying the "Youth voice is important in rec centre".
The Mayor proclaimed November Family Violence Prevention Month in Hinton, and informed Council that the community is to receive an award in Edmonton the following Friday at Government House for the work done in establishing the awareness month 30 years ago.
Councillor Ostashek – Ostashek spoke to the Business awards gala, thanking Chamber and its directors for throwing the event, as well as offering Congratulations to all award winners.
Councillor Taylor – Taylor informed Council of plans to add rocks to make the Legacy Cougar Statue look even better.
Councillor Young – Young reports having recently attending a library board meeting as well as having toured the new library facility in Jasper. Young also reports the Library is to present its own budget to Council this year, and that they are preparing a five year budget.
CAO Schwirtz – Schwirtz informed Council he is continuing to receive good feedback on the Town's Legacy Cougar Statue project.