Council Highlights November 1 2021

Medicine Hat’s 2021-2025 City Council was officially sworn into office on Monday evening. City Clerk Angela Cruickshank administered the Oath of Office for Mayor Linnsie Clark, Councillor Robert Dumanowski, Councillor Cassi Hider, Councillor Darren Hirsch, Councillor Allison Knodel, Councillor Andy McGrogan, Councillor Ramona Robins, Councillor Shila Sharps and Councillor Alison Van Dyke.

The swearing-in ceremony at Council Chambers was attended by family and guests of incoming Council members and was supplemented with a public viewing at the Esplanade where guests watched the livestream together. The event was also broadcast on Shaw Spotlight and streamed on the City’s YouTube Channel where it remains for viewing anytime. A special highlight video is also available on YouTube.

Rondi Korven, executive assistant to the Corporate Services division, performed O Canada.

Following the swearing-in ceremony, Council determined committee and partnership appointments and confirmed the committee meeting schedule.

Administrative and Legislative Review Committee
Councillor A. McGrogan, Chair
Councillor A. Knodel, Vice-Chair
Councillor R. Robins 

Audit Committee
Councillor D. Hirsch, Chair
Councillor S. Sharps, Vice-Chair
Councillor A. McGrogan

Corporate Services Committee
Councillor R. Dumanowski, Chair
Councillor S. Sharps, Vice-Chair
Councillor C. Hider

Energy and Infrastructure Committee
Councillor A. Van Dyke, Chair
Councillor R. Dumanowski, Vice-Chair
Councillor A. McGrogan 

Public Services Committee
Councillor R. Robins, Chair
Councillor A. Van Dyke, Vice-Chair
Councillor A. Knodel

Special Appointments

Civic Functions: Councillor A. Knodel
Community Futures Entre-Corp: B. Mastel, Managing Director Public Services
Highway 3 Twinning Association: Councillor D. Hirsch
Regional Drainage Committee: Councillor A. Van Dyke

The City also maintains representation on a number of other boards, committees and commissions as follows:

Canadian Badlands
Councillor C. Hider
Councillor S. Sharps
Kelli Ireland, Marketing Specialist, Invest Medicine Hat 

Chamber of Commerce
Councillor A. Knodel 

Cypress View Foundation
Councillor D. Hirsch
Councillor R. Robins 

Friends of Medalta
Councillor A. Knodel 

Intermunicipal Committee
Councillor R. Dumanowski
Councillor S. Sharps 

Medicine Hat Community Housing Society
Councillor R. Robins 

Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede
Councillor A. McGrogan

Medicine Hat Public Library
Councillor R. Robins

Municipal Names Committee
Councillor C. Hider 

Municipal Planning Commission
Councillor D. Hirsch, Chair
Councillor A. McGrogan 

Police Commission
Councillor A. Van Dyke
Councillor S. Sharps 

Shortgrass Library System
Councillor A. Van Dyke 

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Councillor C. Hider
Councillor R. Dumanowski (alternate)

Tourism Medicine Hat Committee
Councillor C. Hider

Council will now continue their orientation process and reconvene at the first official Council meeting of this term taking place on Monday, November 15.


Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes
www.medicinehat.ca/AgendasMinutes

Watch City Council meetings live at:
https://www.youtube.com/citymedicinehat