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Council Highlights – March 27, 2023

Mar 28, 2023 | 0 comments

The following are highlights from the Monday, March 27, 2023 Regular Meeting of Town Council.


61 Avenue Special Tax Bylaw #1708-2023

In 2020, Council awarded the contract for the 61 Avenue Improvements, directing Administration to prepare a Special Tax Bylaw in April of 2021 to recuperate 15% of the paving cost. This cost was broken out over 15 years starting in 2021. Administration determined that the $587,564 paving portion would be included in the calculations of the Special Tax, which must be approved annually. On March 27, Council carried motions accepting the 61 Avenue Special Tax Bylaw #1708-2023 and giving it all required readings.

37 Street Special Tax Bylaw #1707-2023

In 2021, 37 Street Reconstruction was completed. In 2021, Council directed Administration to bring back a Special Tax Bylaw in 2022 with the Tax Mill Rate Bylaw to recuperate 15% of the paving cost, broken out over 15 years starting in 2022. Administration determined that $500,455 (the paving portion) of 37 Street would be included in the calculations of the Special Tax, which must be approved annually. On March 27, Council carried motions accepting the 37 Street Special Tax Bylaw #1707-2023 and giving it all required readings.

Town-Sponsored Lunch – Health Care Career Day, Innisfail High School

A health care-oriented career day at Innisfail High School is planned for May. On March 27, Council carried a motion to have the Town sponsor a lunch for the students and volunteers at this event.


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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