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Posted: April 23, 2020

Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the April 21 District of Sparwood council meeting.

DELEGATIONS

Audited Financial Statements

David Adams of Adams Wooley Chartered Professional Accountants provided council with an overview of the district’s financial position prior to their acceptance of the Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2019. The financial statements will be included in the 2019 Annual Report when it is published in June.

BYLAWS

Financial Plan Bylaw

Financial Plan (2020-2024) Bylaw No. 1268, 2020 was given three readings. The Financial Plan sets out the objectives and policies of the municipality for 2020- 2024 for each funding source, the distribution of property value taxes and the use of permissive tax exemptions. The Plan also sets out the proposed expenditures by the municipality, funding sources and transfers between funds. The bylaw will be considered for adoption at the Regular Meeting of Council on Tuesday, May 5.

Tax Rates Bylaw

Tax Rates Bylaw No. 1269, 2020 was given three readings. The bylaw will be considered for adoption at the Regular Meeting of Council on Tuesday, May 5.

BUSINESS

Whiskey Jack MDA Agreement

Council directed Staff to prepare a modification to the Whiskey Jack Master Development Agreement (MDA) to permit Whiskey Jack to modify and expand the area called Adult Villas by 0.14 ha for a proposed development without increasing the density of development.

FJ Mitchell Elementary PAC

Council approved a grant-in-aid in the amount of $7,500 to the FJ Mitchell Elementary Parent Advisory Commission (PAC) for their playground project. The proposed playground is planned to enhance the existing play space at FJM by incorporating 12 new swings, a platform play structure, and giant stride.

OTHER INFORMATION / ANNOUNCEMENTS

Notice of Meeting Cancellation

TAKE NOTICE that the Committee-of-the-Whole meeting of the District of Sparwood council scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, has been cancelled.

UPCOMING DISTRICT MEETINGS

The following meetings will take place at 6 pm in council chambers at 136 Spruce Avenue.

  • Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 5.
  • Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 19.

District of Sparwood


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