Bre­mer ap­pointed as County of Star­land Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer

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con­tin­ued from June 21

CAO Rawlusyk re­viewed the leg­is­la­tion in the Mu­nic­i­pal Gov­ern­ment Act (MGA) that au­tho­rizes Coun­cil to pass a by­law for the pur­pose of es­tab­lish­ing the po­si­tion of Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer and that in ac­cor­dance with Sec­tion 203 of the MGA, Coun­cil may del­e­gate any of its ex­ec­u­tive and ad­min­is­tra­tive du­ties and pow­ers and func­tions.

Moved that By­law No. 1127 to es­tab­lish the po­si­tion of Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer and to ap­point a new Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer for Star­land County, that be­ing Shirley J. Bre­mer, defin­ing the du­ties, pow­ers and func­tions of that po­si­tion be given First Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1127 be given Sec­ond Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1127 be pre­sented for Third Read­ing at this meet­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1127 to es­tab­lish the po­si­tion of Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer and to ap­point a new Chief Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer for Star­land County, that be­ing Shirley J. Bre­mer, defin­ing the du­ties, pow­ers and func­tions of that po­si­tion be given Third and Fi­nal Read­ing and Fi­nally Passed. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

The AAMDC for­warded the Spring 2017 Con­ven­tion High­lights for Coun­cil’s pe­rusal.

The Fed­er­a­tion of Cana­dian Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties An­nual Con­fer­ence is to be held in Ottawa, On­tario from June 13 to 14, 2017. A draft con­fer­ence sched­ule to­gether with trans­porta­tion and ac­com­mo­da­tion in­for­ma­tion was dis­trib­uted to Coun­cil for their ref­er­ence.

A copy of the AAMDC sub­mis­sion to En­vi­ron­ment and Climate Change Canada in re­gards to Species at Risk Poli­cies was re­viewed with Coun­cil. The im­pli­ca­tions of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) was iden­ti­fied as a pri­or­ity by AAMDC mem­bers through the en­dorse­ment of sev­eral res­o­lu­tions. The County of War- ner also pro­vided the AAMDC with a copy of their cor­re­spon­derce on this is­sue which in­cluded valu­able in­for­ma­tion.

CAO Rawlusyk re­viewed pro­posed By­law No. 1126, a by­law to au­tho­rize the County to bor­row funds on a short term ba­sis in 2017 for the pur­pose spec­i­fied in Sec­tion 256 of the Mu­nic­i­pal Gov­ern­ment Act. This by­law au­tho­rizes the County to bor­row up to $5,000,000.00 on a short term ba­sis, if nec­es­sary.

Moved that By­law No. 1126 be es­tab­lished, a by­law to au­tho­rize the County to bor­row funds on a short­term ba­sis in 2017 for the pur­pose spec­i­fied in Sec­tion 256 of the Mu­nic­i­pal Gov­ern­ment Act. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1126 be given First Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1126 be given Sec­ond Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1126 be pre­sented at this meet­ing for Third Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Moved that By­law No. 1126, a By­law of Star­land County, to au­tho­rize the County to bor­row funds on a short term ba­sis in 2017 for the pur­pose spec­i­fied in Sec­tion 256 of the Mu­nic­i­pal Gov­ern­ment Act be given Third and Fi­nal Read­ing. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Cor­re­spon­dence was re­ceived from Health Canada in re­gards to the pro­posed leg­is­la­tion that would pro­vide reg­u­lated and re­stricted access to cannabis and crack down on im­paired driv­ing. Leg­is­la­tion was in­tro­duced to le­gal­ize, strictly reg­u­late and restrict access to cannabis. In ad­di­tion to le­gal­iz­ing and strictly reg­u­lat­ing cannabis, the Gov­ern­ment is tough­en­ing laws around al­co­hol and drug im­paired driv­ing. Coun­cil re­viewed the in­for­ma­tion pro­vided in­clud­ing the pro­posed leg­is­la­tion and new of­fences as well as the new tools ‘ or po­lice to bet­ter de­tect driv­ers who have drugs in their body.

At 1:00 p.m., Pub­lic Works Su­per­vi­sor Pratt at­tended the meet­ing and re­viewed his Pub­lic Works Re­port with Coun­cil. High­lights of his re­port in­cluded the fol­low­ing: - Crews have been busy steam­ing and hy­dro-vac­c­ing frozen cul­verts, pump­ing water, break­ing up con­crete in the com­pound, haul­ing gravel to soft spots and other reg­u­lar main­te­nance items; - Me­chan­ics con­tinue with the reg­u­lar main­te­nance and re­pairs, re­mov­ing snow equip­ment, work­ing on the road crew equip­ment, CVlP’s; - Brenda has been is­su­ing permits, deal­ing with by­law com­plaints, mon­i­tor­ing a ma­nure haul, work­ing with Crime Watch at the Drumheller Spring Expo; - Gra­der­men have been main­tain­ing their gravel roads as well as some back roads and re­pair­ing some soft spots with gravel; - Al or­dered the new High­way Trac­tor unit; - He or­dered the grader blades from Wearpro; - Check­ing out trou­ble spots for steam­ing, pump­ing and/or hy­dro-vac­c­ing; - He at­tended the Road Tour with Coun­cil and Stan­tec on April 21.

At 1:30 p.m., Pub­lic Works Su­per­vi­sor Pratt de­parted from the meet­ing.

Cor­re­spon­dence was re­ceived from the Bad­lands Bucks and Bows Club re­quest­ing Coun­cil’s con­sid­er­a­tion of Amateur Team Grant fund­ing. They have 10 par­tic­i­pants in their group.

Moved that Star­land County award Amateur Team Grant fund­ing in the amount of $500.00 (10 x $50.00 each) to the Bad­lands Bucks and Bows Club. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

Cor­re­spon­dence was re­ceived from the Delia Mi­nor Base­ball re­quest­ing Coun­cil’s con­sid­er­a­tion of Amateur Team Grant fund­ing. They have 52 par­tic­i­pants in their group.

Moved that Star­land County award Amateur Team Grant fund­ing in the amount of $2,000.00 (Max­i­mum Amount) to the Delia Mi­nor Base­ball. CAR­RIED UNAN­I­MOUSLY.

At 2:00 p.m., Man­ager Riep, BRZ Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the com­pa­nies sub­mit­ting ten­ders for the Mun­son Fire Hall Project at­tended the meet­ing for the ten­der open­ing.

The low ten­der was re­ceived from Lear Con­struc­tion in the amount of $2,548,800.00. BRZ rep­re­sen­ta­tives will re­view this ten­der to en­sure all com­po­nents of the ten­der are in­cluded as re­quired. The ten­der rep­re­sen­ta­tives de­parted from the meet­ing at 2:15 p.m. and the BRZ rep­re­sen­ta­tives de­parted at 2:30 p.m., re­turn­ing at 2:45 p.m. The BRZ rep­re­sen­ta­tives noted that they would need the 30-day time pe­riod to con­firm var­i­ous por­tions of the ten­der in­clud­ing the al­ter­na­tive prod­ucts that Lear Con­struc­tion may use, and whether or not they can meet the Na­tional En­ergy Code Re­quire­ments.

Moved that Star­land County Coun­cil con­di­tion­ally award the ten­der for the con­struc­tion of the Mun­son Fire Hall to Lear Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment, Cal­gary, AB; the con­di­tions be­ing con­fir­ma­tion that the al­ter­na­tive prod­ucts they pro­pose to use meet the Na­tional En­ergy Code Re­quire­ments; the com­ple­tion of the top floor of the of­fice area, which was separately quoted; and sub­ject to the to­tal ten­dered price be­ing no more than $2,548,800.00. MO­TION CAR­RIED.

At 3:00 pm., the BRZ Part­ner­ship Ar­chi­tec­ture lnc. rep­re­sen­ta­tives de­parted from the meet­ing.

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