Council Meeting Notes
Stay up to date with council decisions and discussions with the City of Beaumont’s Council Notes. These informal recaps help residents catch up with council meetings in just a few minutes.
Please note these summaries are not an official record of council meetings. Official minutes are posted online once they are approved during a subsequent meeting.
Council Meeting Notes
September 27, 2022
Council Strategic Plan (12:26)
Council approved the 2022-2026 Council Strategic Plan; Building Our Tomorrow, Today. The plan sets objectives and actions to guide the city’s growth.
Adaptive Programming (25:42)
Administration presented a report on current adaptive recreation programs available for individuals with cognitive or physical limitations, along with opportunities to expand programming. Council received the report for information.
Snow Clearing and Removal (34:13)
Administration presented a report regarding options to enhance snow clearing and removal in Beaumont. Council received the report for information.
Dressing Room Trailers and Washrooms for Outdoor Rinks (1:11:33)
Administration presented a report regarding options to add trailers with dressing rooms and washrooms next to boarded outdoor rinks. Council received the report for information.
Construction and Development Concerns (0:13) [Part 2]
Administration presented a report regarding measures to address citizens’ concerns about construction and development-related problems, including garbage and damage to trees. Council received the report for information.
Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes
September 20, 2022
Draft Digital Master Plan (4:03)
Committee members received a progress update on the City’s Digital Master Plan. The plan will guide the City’s work to use data and technology to enhance services to citizens and improve operations.
Beaumont Library Strategic Plan (22:56)
Committee members received a presentation regarding the Beaumont Library’s 2022-2026 strategic plan.
Traffic Safety Bylaw and Automated Traffic Enforcement Review (49:24)
Committee members received an overview of a review of automated traffic enforcement and the City’s Traffic Safety Bylaw, which governs RV parking, playground and school zones, dangerous goods routes, and other aspects of traffic in the City. Proposed changes to the bylaw and recommendations for automated traffic enforcement are expected to be presented to Council in November following the review and engagement with the public.
Community Standards Bylaw (1:05:50)
Committee members deliberated proposed changes to the Community Standards Bylaw that governs issues such as public behaviour and the maintenance of unsightly properties. The proposed bylaw will be amended based on the committee’s feedback and presented to Council at a later date for further deliberation and approval.
July 19, 2022
Department Overview: People Services (4:15)
City Administration updated Committee of the Whole about activities in the People Services department, which includes human resources and workplace safety. Committee of the Whole received the presentation for information.
Department Overview Report: Protective Services (16:18)
City Administration updated Committee of the Whole about activities in the Protective Services department, which includes Fire Services and Municipal Enforcement. Committee of the Whole received the presentation for information.
Community Standards Bylaw (47:38)
City Administration presented an overview of a proposed Community Standards Bylaw that consolidates existing bylaws governing litter, graffiti, unsightly properties, snow removal, smoking, and other issues. A draft of the new bylaw will be presented to the Committee in September.
Planning, Development & Engineering Service Review (0:55)
The Committee received the results of a third-party consultant’s review of the City’s planning, development, and engineering services. The review makes recommendations to improve services. Committee members received the report for information.