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Council Meeting Highlights – January 13, 2020

Alberta cabinet minister attends Greenview council

Alberta’s Minister of Finance and Treasury Board, Travis Toews, was part of a delegation of provincial government officials in attendance at the regular meeting of Greenview Council, Jan. 13. Travis Toews, who also serves as MLA for the Grande Prairie-Wapiti constituency, joined Tracey Allard, MLA for Grande Prairie, and Mark Jacka, chief of staff for Transportation Minister Ric McIver to take questions from councillors on a range of MD-related matters.

Council greenlights Community Grants

A total of 15 community-based organizations in communities across the MD of Greenview will share in nearly $297,000 in funding as Greenview Council voted to approve the first round of 2020 Community Grants. Recipients represented a wide range of community services areas including social programming, seniors, recreation and culture. Among those organizations receiving support through the MD’s Community Services Grant program are the DeBolt and District Pioneer Museum Society ($29,104 in operational and capital funding), Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society ($35,000), Fox Creek Curling Club ($17,500), Grande Cache Cycling Club ($14,610) and Little Smoky’s Big River View Snow Club ($15,000). The deadline for the next round of Community Grant Program applications is April 15.

The complete recipient list for the first round of 2020 Community Grants can be found here.

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Greenview Gives Back

MD of Greenview Council presented two cheques totalling $2535.00 to the Kids with Cancer Society, and the Ronald McDonald House on behalf of the Fight for Hope Foundation at the January 13 Council meeting.  Money was raised by both Council and staff at the staff Christmas luncheons held in Grande Cache and Valleyview before the Christmas break.

 

Public Notice: Tony Creek Lagoon Gate

The Tony Creek Lagoon gate is not working until further notice.  Please call 780-524-4825 for further information.

 

 

Community Action Poverty Simulation

Please Note:  The Community Action Poverty Simulation has been cancelled due to cold weather.  This event will be rescheduled, please watch the website for future updates.

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Public Notice: Annual Assessment Inspections

Please note due to the extreme cold warnings the remaining property assessments have now been revised to the following dates:

Grovedale beginning January 20

Valleyview and DeBolt beginning January 27

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Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Hearings

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) has scheduled public hearings for the following development permit applications. Please click on the links for details.

Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.   D19-316 / Horizon North Camps & Catering (Appeal against refusal); SE-34-67-05-W6

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. D19-315 / XTO Energy Canada (Appeal against refusal); SE-10-60-01-W6

Media Release: Greenview Regional Multiplex Amalgamation

DECEMBER 30, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Regional Multiplex transitions to Greenview  

 Operations at the Greenview Regional Multiplex will now be administered by the MD of Greenview with the ratification of an agreement between the Town of Valleyview and Greenview.

Under the agreement, Greenview will assume management of the regional recreation and cultural facility located in Valleyview, allowing the Town of Valleyview to continue to focus resources and efforts within the community. Current Multiplex staff will become Greenview employees.

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Media Release: Greenview 2020 Interim Budget

DECEMBER 23, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Balanced approach and spending restraint:

Greenview Council approves 2020 interim budgets

Focusing on the development of critical infrastructure, maintaining and enhancing important community programs and services, and continued support of regional partnerships and collaborations, Councillors with the MD of Greenview have approved the 2020 Operating and Capital budget with no increase in the municipal mill rate.

Greenview’s combined 2020 operational and capital budget is $217.1 million which includes $52.4 million in project funding carried over from the 2019 budget. Projected revenues from all sources is estimated at $146.1 million including an anticipated $5 million in provincial funding through the Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI). Council has authorized a drawdown of $18.6 million from reserves to meet capital funding requirements. (more…)

Special Council Meeting Scheduled December 19, 2019

A Special Council Meeting has been scheduled for December 19, 2019, at the Valleyview Administration Building in Council Chambers at 11:00 am.  

Media Release: Greenview declares Agricultural Disaster

DECEMBER 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Greenview declares Agricultural Disaster

With more than 30 percent of cereal and oilseed crops and up to 40 percent of hay still on the fields, MD of Greenview Council voted to declare the municipality an agricultural disaster area at its regular meeting, Dec. 9. 

Extreme weather ranging from excessive rain and unseasonably cool temperatures over the spring and summer and early frost and snowfall at harvest have resulted in equally severe impacts on (more…)