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August 19, 2019

City Council through Administrative Committee received for information the tender recommendation MW 19-83: Storm Sewer Rehabilitation Program. This was brought to the Committee on July 17, 2019. Tender was awarded to the best evaluated bid meeting specification: BYZ Enterprises Inc. in the amount of $1,393,450.

City Council approved a recommendation brought forward through the Administrative Committee on July 24, 2019, to cancel the 2019 property taxes related to properties identified as per the Resolution for Farm Land & Non-Residential Class Assessments, where the increase for 2019 exceeds $5,000 and is at least 100% more than the 2018 total taxes.

Through Administrative Committee, Council received for adoption the realignment of the City’s organizational structure to establish an Economic Development and Land Department and to bring Legal Services (including City Clerk) under management and leadership of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) as discussed at the meeting on July 31, 2019. Council also received for information the tender recommendation MW 19-98: Roadway Mill and Pave. Tender was awarded to the lowest bid meting specification: AECON Transportation West in the amount of $622,600.

City Council through the Development & Infrastructure Committee approved the tender recommendation MW 19-84: Storm Sewer Cured In-Place Pipe Program. This was brought to the Committee on August 7, 2019. Tender was awarded to the sole bidder: Insituform in the amount of $1,680,987.50. Council also approved the proposed sale and lane closure at the former Riverside School.

The Administrative Committee referred the Sale of 401 Southlands Boulevard SE to Newrock Developments Inc. to Council for Adoption on August 8, 2019. Council approved the proposed sale on the general terms and condition as presented, subject to an agreement satisfactory to the Chief Administrative Officer and City Solicitor.

Public Services Committee recommended to Council that the two year Family and Community Support Services contract funding be approved as detailed from the meeting held on August 12, 2019. Council adopted the recommendation. Council also received for information a debrief on the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games.

City Council received for information the minutes of the Medicine Hat Police Commission Meeting from June 20, 2019.

City Council received for information the minutes of the Municipal Planning Commission Meeting from June 6, 2019.

City Council approved first reading of Bylaw #4595 to close roads in the City of Medicine Hat. This pertains to the proposed sale and lane closure at the former Riverside School.

Bylaw #4596, a Bylaw of the City of Medicine Hat to amend Bylaw #4168, the Land Use Bylaw was also approved for first reading. This change will allow administration to implement policies and concepts identified within the Airport Area Structure Plan.

More Information

Next City Council meeting to be held in City Hall Council Chambers
            Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:30 PM


City Council Meeting Highlights is an informal summary of the information presented to, and decisions made by, Medicine Hat City Council at its regular meetings. Click here to view official meeting minutes.