White­court Town Coun­cil briefs

Sept. 2 meet­ing

The McLeod River Post - - Front Page - White­court Town Coun­cil thanks all of those that pro­vided input on the 2019 Bud­get at last night’s Pub­lic Input Ses­sion and through writ­ten sub­mis­sions. Your feed­back will be re­viewed by Town Coun­cil dur­ing bud­get de­lib­er­a­tions which be­gin next week. Earl

open house in the new year.

Coun­cil is re­cruit­ing for pub­lic ap­point­ments to Coun­cil Com­mit­tees. Share your voice and help shape our com­mu­nity by ap­ply­ing to serve on a Coun­cil Com­mit­tee. In­for­ma­tion on pub­lic ap­point­ment va­can­cies can be found on our web­site at www.white­court.ca.

Coun­cil has ap­proved a new ATCO Gas and Pipe­lines Ltd. Fran­chise fee rate for 2019 ef­fec­tive Jan­uary 1, 2019. The new rate has been ap­proved at 23.26 per cent, which equates to an av­er­age an­nual in­crease to res­i­dents on their gas bill of $13.24. Every year Coun­cil has the op­por­tu­nity to re­view the fran­chise fee charged for the de­liv­ery of gas to town res­i­dents.

Sag­itawah RV Park has been ap­proved for a five-year ex­emp­tion to the Park op­er­at­ing sea­son al­low­ing the Park to op­er­ate year round from Oc­to­ber 16, 2018 to May 14, 2024. White­court Town Coun­cil is host­ing its an­nual Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Re­cep­tion for Coun­cil Com­mit­tee Mem­bers on Oc­to­ber 17. This event pro­vides Coun­cil and Ad­min­is­tra­tion the op­por­tu­nity to thank mem­bers of the pub­lic that vol­un­teer their time and share their knowl­edge on Coun­cil Com­mit­tees. Re­minders on the street clo­sures will be posted to mo­torists and res­i­dents closer to the event date.

Per­mis­sion has been granted to East­link Park to ac­cess funds from the cap­i­tal re­serve that was es­tab­lished by the mu­nic­i­pal­ity while East­link Park was be­ing de­vel­oped. The $32,000 re­quested will be used to fund pump and hill re­pairs, snow cat re­pairs, and to pur­chase an ad­di­tional snow gun.

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