Highlights from Lacombe County council's Nov. 28 meeting

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2020 BRUSHING PROGRAM
Council was presented with the two-year 2020 Brushing Program. The brushing projects are maintained to deal with the issues of public safety, road maintenance and the movement of vehicles and equipment that may be hindered due to vegetation within road allowances accepted the plan for information.

POLICY RC(10) APPLICATIONS
Council approved a recommendation for Policy RC(10) – Operating Support of Historical, Cultural, Tourism & Visitor Information Facilities & Services 2020 Applications. Council approved the 2020 Policy RC(10) funding applications as follows:

  • Mirror & District Museum Association – $17,700.00
  • Alix Wagon Wheel Museum – $3,847.50
  • Bentley Museum Society – $10,000.00
  • Blackfalds & Area Historical Society – $10,000.00
  • Lacombe & Dist. Historical Society – $35,158.05
  • Lacombe Reg. Tourism & Marketing Assoc. – $44,756.00
  • Total: $121,461.55

NORTH RED DEER RIVER WATER SERVICES COMMISSION – 2020 OPERATING BUDGET
Council approved a resolution to receive the North Red Deer River Water Services Commission 2020 budget for information. A letter will be forwarded to the commission stating Lacombe County has no comments or concerns regarding the proposed budget.

NORTH RED DEER REGIONAL WASTEWATER SERVICES COMMISSION – 2020 OPERATING BUDGET
Lacombe County Council approved a resolution to receive the North Red Deer River Wastewater Services Commission 2020 budget for information. A letter will be forwarded to the commission stating Lacombe County has no comments or concerns regarding the proposed budget.

SYLVAN LAKE WATER SERVICES COMMISSION – 2020 OPERATING BUDGET
A resolution to approve the Sylvan Lake Regional Water Commission 2020 budget was received for information. A letter will be forwarded to the commission stating that Lacombe County has no comments or concerns regarding the proposed budget.

SYLVAN LAKE WASTEWATER SERVICES COMMISSION – 2020 OPERATING BUDGET
Council approved a resolution to receive the Sylvan Lake Regional Wastewater Commission 2020 budget for information. A letter will be forwarded to the Commission stating Lacombe County has no comments or concerns regarding the proposed budget.

HWY 12/21 WATER SERVICES COMMISSION – 2020 OPERATING BUDGET
Council received the Highway 12/21 Regional Water Services Commission 2020 Operating budget for information. A letter will be forwarded to the commission stating Lacombe County has no comments or questions regarding the proposed budget.

ALLOCATION OF FCSS FUNDING
Council approved funding for the following community programs in 2020 and ongoing annual funding, pending 1) the yearly review of each program to ensure that the program is operational and continues to be a valuable resource to the community and 2) there is sufficient funding available.

  • Alix FCSS $4,100
  • Bentley Community Society $9,785
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe and District $5,000
  • Blackfalds Camp Curious $4,000
  • Blackfalds In-School Social Program $4,000
  • Central Alberta Youth Unlimited $6,000
  • Eckville & Area Children’s Playgroup $1,500
  • Eckville and Community Youth Society $2,500
  • Eckville Recreation Board $2,000
  • Friends of Mirror Library Society $5,100
  • Lacombe and District FCSS $24,055

MAILBOX POLICY REVIEW
A motion to review Lacombe County Policy OP(35) Individual Roadside Mail Boxes was defeated.

FUTURE INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) AND INTERMUNICIPAL COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK (ICF) AGREEMENTS
Council directed the County Manager to advise Clearwater County, Red Deer County, Camrose County and the County of Stettler of Lacombe County’s desire not to proceed with the development of Intermunicipal Development Plans.

The next regular council meeting will be on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 9 a.m. at the Lacombe County Administration Building.

-Submitted by Lacombe County

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