Inside Council Chambers: Aug. 12, 2019

Regular City Council Meeting

Meeting Summary


Bylaw C-1080-19 – Land Use Bylaw Amendment – 17 Golden Spike Road – Public Hearing, Second and Third Readings

A public hearing was held for Bylaw C-1080-19, which proposed to redistrict 6.25 hectares of land within the East Campsite Business Park Area Structure Plan from Urban Reserve District to General Industrial District. Later in the meeting, Council gave second and third readings to the bylaw, approving the redistricting of this land.

Spruce Grove Public Library Board 2020 Budget Presentation

Representatives from the Spruce Grove Public Library Board provided an update of the library’s activities and made their 2020 budget request.

2019–2021 Corporate Plan Implementation Update

Administration presented a status report on the implementation of the 71 initiatives that were approved for 2019 by City Council in the 2019–2021 Corporate Plan.

2019 Second Quarter Financial Statements

Administration presented the 2019 second quarter financial statements and major capital projects report, which allows for routine monitoring of financial activities.

Bylaw C-1078-19 – Off-site Levy Bylaw – Second and Third Readings

Council gave second and third readings to Bylaw C-1078-19, approving the City’s Off-site Levy Bylaw. The City conducts an annual review of the off-site levy rates and have updated the rates for 2019 using the CORVUS model.

Bylaw C-1087-19 – Borrowing Bylaw Local Roads Projects 2019 – Second and Third Readings

Council gave second and third readings to Bylaw C-1087-19, approving the borrowing of up to $1 million for local roads projects in 2019.

Bylaw C-1086-19 Fees and Charges Bylaw Amendment – First Reading

Council gave first reading to Bylaw C-1086-19, which proposes amendments to the Fees and Charges Bylaw. The bylaw will return to council for second and third reading at a later date.

Adult Drop-in Sport Activities

Administration provided council with information regarding adult drop-in sport activities coordinated and delivered by Recreation Services. An interim delivery plan for the continuation of programming for the 2019–2020 season was received as information.

2019 Tax Recovery Public Auction Reserve Bids and Terms and Conditions

Council approved the reserve bids and terms and conditions for the 2019 tax recovery public auction that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 6, 2019.

Conversion Therapy Ban

Council directed Administration to research the potential to ban the practice of conversion therapy in Spruce Grove. Administration is expected to present a report to council by Oct. 15, 2019.

Various Board and Committee meeting minutes

Council received the following board and committee meeting minutes as information: