Council addressed the following items in the February 26, 2019 Council meeting:
Borrowing Bylaw 552
Council endorsed final reading to Borrowing Bylaw 552 that authorizes the Town of incur indebtedness by the issuance of debentures in the amount of $1.5 M for the purpose of revitalizing Main Street (4800 Block of 47th Street) which is to include sanitary sewer mains, pavement, sidewalks, light fixtures and other landscaping items.
Sedgewick Public Library Bylaw 553
Council endorsed Sedgewick Public Library Bylaw 553.
Records Retention Bylaw
Council endorsed Records Retention Bylaw 554.
Flagstaff Intermunicipal Partnership (FIP) 2019 Budget
Council approved the 2019 FIP budget which results in a $5,653.93 requisition for the Town of Sedgewick.
Public Works – Joint Employment Opportunity
Council directed Administration to move forward in a partnership with the Town of Hardisty to jointly hire a third Public Works employee with the Town of Sedgewick being the lead employer and a 2019 budget of $30,000.
Lot Prices on New 54th Avenue Residential Subdivision
Council endorsed a motion that the 54th Avenue Phase I residential subdivision lots be priced at $5/square foot and that as an incentive Council agrees to cancel all property taxes owed to the municipality in 2019, 2020 and 2021 for individuals who purchase a lot before December 31st, 2019.
March Council Meeting Postponement
Council rescheduled the March 21st Regular Council meeting from a 6:00 pm start to 7:00 pm.