Inside Council Chambers: Nov. 25, 2019

Regular City Council Meeting

Meeting Summary

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Outstanding Achievement Presentation

Council presented Warrant Officer Marc Hall with a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement for receiving the NATO Allied Command Operations Military Member of the Year award held June 21, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

KMPG 2019 Audit Plan

Caitlyn Cox and Mairi Kenyon with KPMG LLP presented Council with the plan and process for the audit of the 2019 financial statements.

Yellowhead Regional Library Board Update

Councillor Rothe provided Council with a brief update on the Yellowhead Regional Library’s recently approved 2020 budget.

2020 to 2022 Corporate Plan

Council approved the 2020-2022 Corporate Plan.

Bylaw C-1092-19 – Traffic Bylaw Amendment – Third Reading

Council gave third reading to Bylaw C-1092-19, an amendment to the Traffic Bylaw C-911-15 proposing to provide increased clarity of sections of the Bylaw that describe homeowner responsibilities for landscape developments and landscape maintenance within roadway rights-of-ways and alleys.

Bylaw C-1093-19 2020 Fees and Charges Bylaw – Third Reading

Council gave third reading to Bylaw C-1093-19, which outlines the proposed 2019 fees for water, wastewater and waste management, transit, cemetery and Tribute Park, fines and penalties and other administrative services.

Single-Use Items Reduction Strategy

Council approved Administration to proceed with the implementation of the Single-Use Items Reduction Strategy to support waste and litter reduction through a complete ban on the distribution of retail plastic bags, plastic straws and polystyrene cups and take out containers from retail and food establishments. .

Specialized Transit Service Merger

Council approved merging Stony Plain’s HandiBus Program and the Spruce Grove Specialized Transit Service to establish a single Accessible Transportation Service (ATS). The ATS will be operated by the Town of Stony Plain in collaboration with the City of Spruce Grove.

2020 Council Social

Council directed Administration to plan a mayor and council levee to be held in early 2020.

Various Board and Committee Meeting Minutes

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