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January 30, 2023
Council Highlights – January 24, 2023
Community Development Initiative Agreements approved by Greenview
For several years Greenview has provided funding to the Towns of Fox Creek and Valleyview through a Community Development Initiative (CDI) agreement. CDI agreements provide funding to the towns, demonstrating Greenview’s recognition and commitment to the well-being of its communities, environment, and high quality of life. Council authorized Administration to enter into a three-year (2023-2025) Community Development Initiative (CDI) Agreement with the Town of Valleyview in the yearly amount of $3,000,000 and the Town of Fox Freek in the yearly amount of $2,500,000 with funds to come from the Community Services Budget.
Rural Municipalities of Alberta’s proposed resolution gets Greenview support
Greenview Council voted unanimously to endorse the proposed Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) Resolution: “Negative Impact of Bill C-21 on Albertans,” with requested amendments to be provided to RMA.
Greenview to support 2024 Alberta Winter Games
The 2024 Alberta Winter Games are scheduled for February 16-19, 2024, in the MD of Greenview, County of Grande Prairie No. 1 and the City of Grande Prairie. Council approved a sponsorship in the amount of $100,000.00 to the Grande Prairie Alberta Winter Games Society for the 2024 Alberta Winter Games, with the condition that $75,000.00 is allocated for upgrading Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park to host the gravity sports and $25,000.00 for operating costs, with funds to come from the Community Services Grants and Sponsorships budget.
Greenview to explore grant funding and partnerships for communication towers on Highway 40
At the January 10, 2023, Regular Council Meeting, Reeve Olsen made a Notice of Motion that Administration explores opportunities for grant funding and partnerships for establishing communication towers on Highway 40 from Grande Cache to Grande Prairie utilizing fibre connection. Council moved to direct Administration to explore opportunities for grant funding and partnerships for communication towers to improve connectivity along this busy section of the highway.
Upcoming Events and Meetings
- February 1, 2023 – Agricultural Services Board Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
- February 14, 2023 – Regular Council Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
- February 20, 2023 – Statutory Holiday, All Administration Offices Closed
- February 21, 2023 – Committee of the Whole Meeting, Grovedale Public Service Building
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