• Town Council

Council Highlights

March 13, 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.

Friends of Westmount School Society Letter of Request – Council supported a request from the Friends of Westmount School Society and donated the Town’s portion of an annual facility family pass to the Okotoks Recreation Centre in the amount of $152.45 for a fundraising event.

Free Swim and Skate Program – Council will support the Free Swim and Skate Program at the Okotoks Recreation Centre until another sponsor or group of sponsors can be found.

Elected Officials Remuneration and Expenses Policy – Council requested that the Elected Officials Remuneration and Expenses Policy be referred back to the Corporate Governance Committee for further review.  This item will be presented back to Council at the first meeting in April.

Bylaw 10-17 – Bylaw 10-17 to establish Fire Services for the Town of Okotoks was passed.

Bylaw 15-17 – Bylaw 15-17 to amend the Land Use Bylaw to redesignate 26 Crystalridge Drive from Direct Control District to Business Industrial District, was given first reading. A public hearing is scheduled for March 27th.

Bylaw 16-17 – Bylaw 16-17 to make textual changes to the Land Use Bylaw was given first reading.  A public hearing is scheduled for March 27th.

Bylaw 17-17 – Bylaw 17-17 to make administrative changes to the Land Use Bylaw was given first reading.  A public hearing is scheduled for March 27th.

Habitat for Humanity – Representatives from Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta were in attendance to provide information to Council that they are seeking land in Okotoks for a Habitat build.

Foothills Regional Victim Services Association – Foothills Regional Victim Services was provided $1,220.00 to sponsor facility space for a proposed domestic violence conference in Okotoks.

Fibre Optic Utility Installation Notice of Motion – Councillors Rockley and Thorn provided a notice of motion for the installation of a fibre optic utility in Okotoks.