The following are highlights from the May 25, 2021 Regular Meeting of Council.
Innisfail Kinsmen Club: Proposed Disk Golf Course
A representative from the Innisfail Kinsmen Club provided Council with an update on the plans for the proposed disk golf course being developed as part of the amenities at Centennial Park. A preliminary course has been marked out and has undergone trials, and a number of local businesses have committed to providing financial support. Council was told that minimal maintenance of the facility would be required of the Town. Council directed Administration to work with the club to finalize details on the project.
Parkland Foundation Housing for Seniors – 2020 Audited Statements
The Parkland Foundation Management Body is mandated to administer and maintain a portfolio of comfortable and affordable residential housing units for the benefit of citizens to whom various individual social housing programs are targeted. On Tuesday, an audited report prepared by MNP LLC was presented to Council. MNP found the financial statements to be in accordance with Canadian accounting standards for not-for-profit organizations. Council accepted the statements as information.
Dodd’s Lake Recreation Plan
After extensive public consultations with landowners and the wider community over the last several months, Stantec Consulting Ltd. prepared a draft Dodd’s Lake Area Recreation Plan. The plan consists of an outline of the approach, applicable legislation and feedback results along with design concepts for four distinct areas on the lake with associated cost estimates. At Tuesday’s meeting, Council reviewed and approved the plan as presented by Administration.
Innisfail Town Council strives to maintain a level of openness with its residents. The highlights only briefly touch upon the exchanges and decisions reached during the most recent Council meeting. To find full details on the proceedings, visit www.innisfail.ca/council-meeting. Meeting agendas and minutes are available for review.