Council voted in support of renaming the lookout tower at the Beaver Boardwalk, the Rocky Morin Wildlife Tower in recognition of the outstanding contribution to our community, and in particular the Beaver Boardwalk.
Capital Budget – Replacement of Custodian Vehicle
Council approved the purchase of a vehicle to replace the 2001 Dodge quad cab truck used by the custodial department.
Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre Strategic Vision and Direction
Council voted to approve the amount of $150,000 to fund the consultant’s fee to engage in a 10-year Strategic Plan for the Dr. Duncan Murray Recreation Centre. The plan will include a full evaluation to determine life cycle of the existing infrastructure, and consultation with community stakeholders will support Administration in providing Council with a strategic plan. To view the full direction request click here.
Council passed a motion that Councillor Currie put forth to rescind a motion which was carried on July 15, 2014, that all councillors attending the annual AUMA Conference will charge a meeting fee rate of $108 per day, the equivalent of 4 hours. Councillor Currie noted that the AUMA conference runs longer than the 4 hours per day, regularly lasting 8 hours or longer.
Mayor Mackin made a proclamation that September 2015 be recognized as Muscular Dystrophy month. For more information on Muscular Dystrophy, please click here.
Mayor Mackin put forward a direction that Administration to send a report to Council regarding current sponsorship requests put out to the community. A further direction was put forward for administration to draft a sponsorship policy for Council to review by the end of December. Council voted in favour of both.
Council passed a motion put forward by Councillor Barrow for administration to bring back to Council a conceptual design and budget for a comprehensive Beaver Boardwalk map/brochure, to be included in the 2016 budget.
CFWY and the Chamber invited Council to participate in a business walk-through in September. Council directed administration to continue with the planning process for the Oct. 20, 2015 Business Walk.