Council Meeting Highlights, May 17, 2023

Wednesday May 17, 2023

In attendance: Mayor Fule, Deputy Mayor Wegener, Councillor Langmaid, Councillor Peterson, Councillor Mitzner, Councillor Montgomery, Councillor Wiley

At least evening’s Council Meeting, Council scheduled a Public Hearing for a Land Use Amendment regarding affordable housing development and they passed the 2023 Property Tax Bylaw.

  • Council approved MSI funds in the amount of $105,000 to complete the Aquatic Centre roof replacement. The Aquatic Centre roof replacement was approved as part of the 2023 capital project budget for the amount of $500,000. The projected project total is $603,000.
  • Council directed Administration to prepare a report regarding use of escooters and ebikes in Strathmore. The report is projected to be completed in time for the September 20, 2023 Council Meeting.
  • Council gave first reading to Land Use Amendment Bylaw 23-15. The bylaw proposes to re-designate land use for future attached housing, a portion of which will be affordable housing. A public hearing will be held on June 21 at 6:00pm.
  • Council amended the 2023 Operating Budget to increase the transfer to the general capital reserve by $202,100.
  • Council gave second and third reading to the 2023 Property Tax Bylaw 23-16.
  • Council gave first, second and third reading to the Council Procedure Bylaw 23-17.
  • Councillor Montgomery gave Notice of Motion regarding an amendment to the Animal Control Bylaw 18-18 that would escalate fines for nuisance cats.

Council Highlights provides a brief review of the information and discussion provided at Strathmore Town Council Meetings. Council Highlights are not presented as official minutes of the meeting. Official meeting minutes can be accessed on the relevant date on the Council Calendar.

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