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September 29, 2022
Council Highlights – September 27, 2022
Public Hearings for Bylaws 22-921 and 22-919 Scheduled
Council gave first reading to Bylaw 22-921, being a Land Use Bylaw Amendment to redesignate a ±4.86-ha (12.0-ac) area within Plan 1024120; 1; 1 (Part of SW 5-70-6-W6) from Agricultural Two (A-2) to Direct Control (DC) to accommodate a Manufacturing Plant, Small Scale.
Council directed Administration to hold a Special Meeting of Council to allow a public hearing for Land Use Bylaw Amendment 22-921 which will be held at the Grovedale Public Service Building, located in Grovedale, AB, at the Committee of the Whole meeting on October 18, 2022 at 9:00 am to allow local members of the public to comment on the proposed redesignation to Direct Control District.
Council gave first reading to Bylaw 22-919 “Off-Site Levy Repeal Bylaw” as presented and further directed Administration to schedule a public hearing for this Bylaw. The Public Hearing will be held on November 22, 2022 at 9:00 am at the Valleyview Administration Building in Council Chambers.
Land Sale Approved for Mountain Métis Nation Association
Council moved to offer the sale of the property identified as Plan 9722089; Block 34; Lot 14 in Grande Cache, AB, to the Mountain Métis Nation Association (MMNA) for the appraised fair market value of $424,000, subject to a three-year timeline to build. The sale of this lot at the appraised value to MMNA will meet the direct sale requirements of the Municipal Government Act and allow Mountain Métis Nation to proceed with grants, design, and construction.
Mozart Mission 3D Surgical System Gets Greenview Support
The Mozart Mission is a non-profit fundraising for an upgraded breast surgery system at the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital. Council approved a grant of $25,000 to the Mozart Mission to purchase a 3D Surgical System in addition to a donation in-kind up to $500 for the Mozart Mixer on October 1, 2022, at the JP Events Centre in Grande Prairie, with funds to come from the 2022 Community Services Grants and Sponsorships budget.
Greenview Approves Violence Threat Risk Assessment Level II Training Support for Valleyview
Council approved a sponsorship of up to $9,000.00 to the Northern Gateway Public School Division for the Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) level two training on November 1 and November 2, 2022, at the Burnside Performing Arts Centre in Valleyview, with funds to come from Community Services Miscellaneous Grants. VTRA utilizes a multi-disciplinary team activated when there is a direct, clear, and plausible threat to the schools or individuals.
Sponsorship Approved for Professional Bull Riding Canadian Cup Series in Grande Prairie
Council approved a sponsorship in the amount of $5,000 to the City of Grande Prairie, AB, for the Professional Bull Riding event at the Bonnett’s Energy Centre in Grande Prairie on September 30 and October 1, 2022, with funds to come from the Community Services Miscellaneous Grants budget.
Upcoming Events and Meetings
- September 30, 2022 – National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Administrative Offices Closed from 1-3 PM for staff education
- September 30, 2022 – National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
- October 10, 2022 – Thanksgiving Statutory Holiday, All Administration offices closed
- October 11, 2022 – Regular Council Meeting, Valleyview Council Chambers
- October 18, 2022 – Special Meeting of Council: Public Hearing for Bylaw 22-921, 9:00 am, Grovedale Public Service Building
- October 18, 2022 – Committee of the Whole Meeting, Grovedale Public Service Building
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