January 12, 2023

Council Highlights – January 10, 2023

 Valleyview, Alberta

Greenview Council Approves Firearms Restriction Bylaw in Hamlet of Grande Cache
In February of 2021, Council directed Administration to draft a bylaw prohibiting the use of firearms and bows within the Hamlet of Grande Cache (Ward 9). After map updates and amendments, Council approved Bylaw 21-870, and Greenview is awaiting approval by the Minister of Environment and Protected areas, as a requirement noted in the Municipal Government Act.

Northwestern Alberta Sport Excellence Awards Event Sponsorship Gets Greenview Support
Council approved a Red Carpet sponsorship in the amount of $750.00 to the Grande Prairie Regional Sport Connection to host the 2023 Northwestern Alberta Sport Excellence Awards on March 3, 2023, at Evergreen Park, with funds to come from the 2023 Community Services Grants and Sponsorships budget.

Greenview to Provide Heart River Housing Foundation with a Letter of Understanding
Heart River Housing’s Board of Directors is increasing the capital requisition starting in 2024 to provide coverage for their mortgage commitments while replenishing the capital reserve to support housing requirements in Valleyview and the Greenview region. Council moved to direct Administration to sign a letter of understanding to support Heart River Housing’s direction and investigate assisting Heart River Housing with possible options for debt financing of capital projects.

New Name Chosen for the New Common Area in the Fox Creek Iosegun Manor Senior Living Complex
Heart River Housing was awarded 2 million dollars from the MD of Greenview to be put towards a common area in the Fox Creek losegun Manor capital project that is to be completed in January 2023. Council approved the name “Greenview Great Room” for the new common area and directed Administration to inform the foundation of their chosen selection.

Grande Cache Recreation Centre Custodial Services Contract Awarded
Council directed Administration to award a 3-year contract agreement for the Grande Cache Recreation Centre Custodial Services to Hines Facilities Services Ltd. for the annual sum of $135,612.00 plus GST to be funded from the 2023 Recreation Services – Grande Cache Facilities Operations budget.

Upcoming Events and Meetings

  • January 17, 2023 – Committee of the Whole, DeBolt Public Service Building
  • January 24, 2023 – Regular Council Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
  • February 1, 2023 – Agricultural Services Board Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
  • February 14, 2023 – Regular Council Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers

Media inquiries may be directed to:

Stacey Sevilla | Manager, Communications & Marketing | Direct: 780-524-7625

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