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Council Highlights – June 10, 2024

Jun 11, 2024 | 0 comments

The following are highlights from the Monday, June 10, 2024 Regular Meeting of Town Council.


Alberta Municipalities Award Nominations

At the June 10, 2024 Meeting, Council carried a motion to nominate the Town’s leadership team for upcoming Alberta Municipalities awards.

Community Box on Town Lands Policy

On May 27, 2024, Administration presented a draft of the Community Box on Town Lands Policy 2024-002. After receiving feedback, Administration revised the policy. At the June 10 Meeting, Council carried a motion approving the revised policy.

Town of Innisfail First-Quarter Financials

Throughout the year, Administration presents quarterly financials for Council to review and approve, On June 10, Administration presented the 2024 first-quarter financials, spanning from of January 1 to March 31, 2024. Council then carried a motion approving the first-quarter financials as presented.

2024 Budget Adjustment

At the April 22, 2024 Council Meeting, Council approved the allocation of the 2023 surplus, with $34,135 allocated to the RCMP reserve, $259,225 to the operating reserve, and $500,746 to the facility reserve. The $259,225 allocated to the operating reserve must be transferred to the 2024 operating budget by completing budget adjustments. On June 10, Council approved the budget adjustments as presented.

Water Conservation Policy – Rebate Programs

At the April 22, 2024 Council meeting, Administration brought forward a report regarding water conservation rebate options. Council then directed administration to bring back a draft Policy expanding the toilet rebate program to include new water conservation rebate options. On June 10, Council approved Policy 2024-003 Water Conservation Rebate Programs as presented.

Local Government Fiscal Framework (LGFF) Memorandum of Agreement

The LGFF – which replaced the Municipal Sustainability Initiative in 2023 – is Alberta’s primary funding mechanism for providing local governments with financial support. Funding is allocated annually to eligible recipients based on a funding formula. At the June 10 Meeting, Council carried two motions, authorizing the Town’s Chief Elected Official and the Chief Administrative Officer to sign the LGFF Capital Program Memorandum of Agreement and the LGFF Operating Program Memorandum of Agreement.

Municipal Development Plan Community Engagement Survey

The Town is developing a new Municipal Development Plan (MDP). As part of this process, Administration has conducted surveys, accepting feedback from the community. At a previous meeting, Council asked Administration to report some of the findings; on June 10, Administration presented a report regarding this feedback. Council then carried a motion to receive this report as information.

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) – Multi Municipality Agreement

In May, 2024, members of the Red Deer & District FCSS Board and Red Deer Municipal Administration presented to Council regarding the Multi Municipal Operating Agreement, due for renewal in December 2024. The delegation indicated that the new agreement may include provisions for inclusion of new members. At the June 10 Meeting, Council directed Administration to continue to explore opportunities to engage and collaborate with regional FCSS partners outside of the Red Deer & District FCSS Multi Municipal Operating Agreement.

Land-Use Zoning – Bylaw 1470-82 First Reading

An application has been submitted to amend the land-use zoning of a property. On June 10, Council gave first reading to Bylaw No. 1470-A82 to amend the land use zoning of the property from Residential Multi-Family District (R-3) to Residential Single Family District T (R-1B). Council then established July 8, 2024, as the date to hold a public hearing to receive input on the bylaw.


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.

The full meeting is available to view on YouTube (click here)

Visit www.innisfail.ca/council to review full meeting agendas and minutes.

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