Council Meeting Highlights: April 23, 2012


Automated Traffic Enforcement Technology (Photo Laser)
Council received as information a presentation by Richard Kracher, general manager of Global Traffic Group, regarding the possible use of photo laser technology to supplement and enhance traffic safety enforcement in Lacombe.

Cemetery Services

Cemetery Bylaw and Policies
Council provided second and third readings to Bylaw 356.1, a bylaw to amend Bylaw 356, to regulate and control cemeteries operated and maintained by the City of Lacombe, as amended.

Council also approved a number of related cemetery polices.

Other Public Health

2012 Lacombe Foundation Requisition
Council passed a resolution to approve payment of the 2012 municipal requisition from the Lacombe Foundation in the amount of $100,373.

Streets and Roads

Local Improvement Plan – 49 Avenue
Council passed a resolution to adopt the Local Improvement Plan for the 49th Avenue Sanitary Sewer Service re-linings, as presented.

Financial Services

2012 Property Tax Rate
Council passed a resolution to adopt the proposed budget adjustments to the 2012 operating budget as presented.

As well, Council gave first reading to Bylaw 376, a bylaw to set a rate for the levy on assessed value of property subject to taxation for the 2012 financial year, as presented.

Accounts Receivable
Council authorized Administration to write-off a number of Utilities Accounts totaling $18,864.97 in 2011 and $323.31 in 2012 that have been identified as delinquent and unrecoverable

Council and Legislative

Request for Proposal
Council defeated a resolution to enter into a one-year contract with The Raspberry Patch to provide food and beverage service at City functions for a cost of $12.00 per person, beginning May 1, 2012 and ending April 30, 2013.

Council reports were received as information.

Council moved In Camera to discuss a land matter.

Council went back into Open Meeting.

*The next scheduled Council Committee Meeting will be on May 7, 2012 at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting will be on May 14, 2012 at 5 p.m.

*The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting will be on May 28, 2012 at 5 p.m.


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