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CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE

CIty Council meeting

 

April 23, 2018 AT 6:30 PM

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

 

 

ATTENDEES

Mayor B. Given

Councillor J. Clayton

Councillor K. P. O’Toole

 

Councillor C. Blackburn

Councillor E. Friesen

Councillor W. Pilat

 

Councillor D. Bressey

Councillor Y. Minhas

Councillor C. Thiessen

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER

 

2.

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

3.

ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

 

3.1.

City Council Meeting - Monday, April 9, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minutes of the City Council meeting held Monday, April 9, 2018, as presented.

 

4.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

                             RECOMMENDATION

                             Council adopt the agenda as presented.

 

5.

DELEGATIONS

 

5.1.

2018 Alberta Summer Games - Lindsey McNeil

 

5.2.

Maurissa Hietland - Ban of Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

 

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

8.

REPORTS

 

8.1.

Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership - Memorandum of Agreement

 

8.2.

Council Strategic Plan 2019 - 2022

 

9.

COMMITTEE BUSINESS

 

9.1.

Community Living Committee Meeting - Tuesday, April 10, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minutes of the Community Living Committee meeting held Tuesday, April 10, 2018, as presented.

 

9.1.1.

2018 Alberta Summer Games

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve utilizing anticipated Alberta Summer Games Legacy funds to make proactive facility improvements in advance of the 2018 Alberta Summer Games AND FURTHER direct Administration work with the Summer Games Committee to identify appropriate facility improvements for funding.

 

9.1.2.

Request for Transit Stop - Arbour Hills - St. John Paul II Catholic School

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve providing transit service for students in the Royal Oaks area as requested by the Grande Prairie Catholic School Board on a pilot basis for the months of May and June.

 

9.2.

Corporate Services Committee Meeting - Tuesday, April 10, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minutes of the Corporate Services Committee meeting held Tuesday, April 10, 2018, as presented.

 

9.2.1.

Bylaw C-1380 - 2018 Property Tax Bylaw

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve a 2.0% municipal tax rate increase.

Council:

1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1380, being the 2018 Property Tax bylaw;

2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1380;

3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1380 at this meeting; and

4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1380, being the 2018 Property Tax bylaw.

 

9.2.2.

City of Grande Prairie 2017 Unaudited Financial Statements

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve transfer of the 2017 operating surplus of $2,605,000 to the Financial Stabilization Reserve, as per Policy 338.

 

9.2.3.

City of Grande Prairie 2017 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council approve the audited consolidated financial statements of the City of Grande Prairie for the year ended December 31, 2017.

 

9.2.4.

Bylaw C-1381 - 2018 Special Recreational Services Tax - Pinnacle Ridge

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council:

1. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1381, being the 2018 Special Recreational Services Tax bylaw for Pinnacle Ridge;

2. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1381;

3. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1381 at this meeting; and

4. Give third reading to Bylaw C-1381, being the 2018 Special Recreational Services Tax bylaw for Pinnacle Ridge.

 

9.3.

Arts Development Committee Meeting - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minutes of the Arts Development Committee meeting held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, as presented.

 

9.4.

Infrastructure & Protective Services Committee Meeting - Tuesday, April 17, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minute of the Infrastructure & Protective Services Committee meeting held Tuesday, April 17, 2018, as presented.

 

9.4.1.

Tender T-02-552-18 - 2018 Road Rehabilitation & Overlay Phase 2

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council award T-02-552-18 to Wapiti Gravel Suppliers Ltd., for $2,714,399.78, exclusive of GST, as the lowest, qualified bidder meeting City specifications.

 

9.4.2.

Tender T-14-552-18 - 2018 Road Rehabilitation & Overlay Phase 3

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council award T-14-552-18 to Knelson Sand and Gravel Ltd., for $2,201,577.50, exclusive of GST, as the lowest, qualified bidder meeting City specifications.

 

9.4.3.

Tender T-07-552-18 - 2018 Catchbasin Manhole Repairs

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council award T-07-552-18 to Reco Construction (2010) Ltd., for $656,219.24, exclusive of GST, as the lowest, qualified bidder meeting City specifications.

 

9.4.4.

Subdivision Time Extension Policy

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council:

 

1. Rescind first and second reading of Bylaw C-1325A;

2. Rescind first and second reading of Bylaw C-1323A;

3. Give first reading to Bylaw C-1323B, being an amendment to the Subdivision Authority Bylaw;

4. Give second reading to Bylaw C-1323B;

5. Have third reading of Bylaw C-1323B at this meeting; and

6. Give third reading of Bylaw C-1323B, being an amendment to the Subdivision Authority Bylaw;

7. Adopt Subdivision Time Extension Policy 620.

 

9.5.

Pursuit of Excellence Committee Meeting - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Council receive the minutes of the Pursuit of Excellence Committee meeting held Wednesday, April 18, 2018, as presented.

 

10.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

11.

DELEGATION BUSINESS

 

12.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

13.

COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS

 

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

Combative Sports Commission

Community Advisory Board on Homelessness

Community Enhancement Advisory Committee

Community Futures of Grande Prairie & Region

CKC Steering Committee

Disabled Transportation Society

Downtown BRZ Association

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Francophone & Francophile Cities Network

Grande Prairie Area Recreational Board

Grande Prairie Airport Commission

Grande Prairie Library Board

Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association

Grande Prairie Sports Council

Grande Prairie Youth Council

Grande Spirit Foundation

ICF Negotiating & Steering Committee

Inter-City Forum on Social Policy

Joint Regional Recreation Master Plan Committee

Local Immigration Partnership Council

Mid-Sized Cities Mayors' Group

Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance

Nitehawk Recreation Area Board

Northern Alberta Elected Leaders

Peace Library System

Regional Emergency Management Committee

S.C.O.R.E.S.

South Peace Regional Archives Society Board

Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership

 

14.

ROUND TABLE

 

15.

ADJOURNMENT