• Town Council

Council Highlights

February 15, 2017

Council Meeting Highlights are provided for the benefit of residents with the intent of providing a short, informal report on what occurred at Council meetings.  For the official record, please refer to the Adopted Minutes.

Council Meeting Highlights are provided for the benefit of residents with the intent of providing a short, informal report on what occurred at Council meetings.  For the official record, please refer to the Adopted Minutes, available on the Town website (okotoks.ca) after the next Regular Council Meeting. 

Okotoks Midget AA Oilers Donation Request – Council approved a rental fee waiver to host the 2017  Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships. 

Foothills Country Hospice Society Donation Request – Council approved a rental fee waiver to host the Hike for Hospice event.

The Creamery Site Reuse Study – The Performance Park option was approved with an analysis of flood proofing, underground parking and noise attenuation, and all associated costs, to be brought back to a future Council meeting.

Brand Leadership Taskforce Terms of Reference – The Terms of Reference for the Brand Leadership Taskforce was approved.

2016 Operating and Capital Completed and Continuing Projects Reports – These reports were received as information.

Bylaw 13-17 – Bylaw 13-17 to establish election protocols for the 2017 general election was passed.

Bylaw 11-17 and Bylaw 12-17 – Bylaw 11-17 and Bylaw 12-17 to amend the Land Use Bylaw to redesignate lands identified as Phase 1 of the proposed D’Arcy Neighbourhood were given first reading. A public hearing for these Bylaws will be held February 27, 2017.

Okotoks Chamber of Commerce – Representatives from the Okotoks & District Chamber of Commerce presented their 2016 year in review report.

Freedom to Read Week Proclamation – February 26 to March 4, 2017 was proclaimed as Freedom to Read Week in Okotoks.

Lemonade Day Proclamation – June 10, 2017 was proclaimed Lemonade Day in Okotoks.

Rowan House Emergency Shelter Donation Request – In support of the 2017 Hope and Healing Gala, Council approved the purchase of 4 tickets and donation of a local artwork piece.