The following are highlights from the December 9, 2019 regular meeting of council.
CAO Report – Doug Griffiths and Heather Thomson
The CAO report included information about a meeting held November 28 at which Town Council and Administration, along with members of the Innisfail Chamber of Commerce and the Destination Innisfail group, participated in discussions with Heather Thomson from the University of Alberta and Doug Griffiths of 13 Ways Inc. The discussion focused largely on retail and community revitalization. On December 9, 2019, Council accepted the CAO report as information.
Final deliberations took place regarding the Town of Innisfail’s 2020 budget. This budget was originally presented at a special meeting on November 26, 2019. Following the initial presentation, deliberations took place, followed by further discussion at meetings held on November 27 and December 2, 2019. Each of these meetings were open to the public. On Monday, December 9, 2019, Council passed the final budget with amendments.
Special Meeting of Council – December 2, 2019
A special meeting of Council was held on December 2, 2019. Items discussed at this meeting included 50 Street gateway landscaping, Council committee appointments, and 2020 budget deliberations.
Regular Meeting of Council cancelled – December 23, 2019
Council approved a motion to cancel the December 23, 2019 Regular Meeting of Council.