Council Highlights – August 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Council Highlights – August 24, 2020

Public Hearing Scheduled for Advertising Bylaw 20-855

Acknowledging the decline of local newspaper options, Administration presented Bylaw 20-855. This bylaw would allow for Greenview to advertise notices under Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act in other methods as prescribed to allow for the advertising of notices on the Greenview website and social media channels as well as making them available to ratepayers at Greenview Administration buildings. Council accepted the draft of Bylaw 20-855 for Advertising for information and moved to schedule a Public Hearing on September 14, 2020 at 9:15 am.

Greenview Council Approves Social Media Policy

Council moved to approve Policy 1036 Social Media. This policy, which applies to employees and members of Council, aims to serve as a guide for Councillors and Staff in using their personal or Councillor social media profiles in relation to Greenview business.

Letter of Support being sent for Grande Spirit Foundation

Greenview Council directed Administration to provide a letter of support for an addition to the new designated Supportive Living Facility in Spirit River. The letter will support the request to add 24  self-contained seniors units to be considered as part of the new build at Pleasantview Lodge to support alignment with the Government of Alberta mandate for seniors to age in-place.

Greenview Continues Support for Local Athletes with Sponsorship of Annual Bull Riding Event

In keeping with Greenview Council’s commitment to supporting local athletes and entertainment for residents in the region,  Council moved to approve a $10,000 sponsorship to the Grande Prairie Buckwild Association for their annual bull riding event, with funds to come from the Community Services Miscellaneous Grants budget.

Development Permit Approved in Grande Cache

Council moved to approve development permit application D20-360 for a commercial office to operate in a Direct Control (DC) District located on Lot 11, Block 38, Plan 0425096; 9811 Hoppe Avenue in the Hamlet of Grande Cache.  The existing home occupation, Rocky Mountain Roasters North would lease one of the two available bays for warehouse storage. 

Upcoming Events and Meetings

  • September 7, 2020 – Labour Day Statutory Holiday, Greenview Administration buildings closed
  • September 10, 2020 – Greenview 2020 Sporting Clay Shoot Stakeholder Event
  • September 14, 2020 – Regular Council Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
  • September 21, 2020 – Committee of the Whole Meeting, Grande Cache Public Service Building

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Media inquiries may be directed to:
Stacey Sevilla, Manager, Communications and Marketing
Stacey.Sevilla@mdgreenview.ab.ca  or 780-524-7625