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.
Regular Council Meeting Notes
January 14, 2020
Child Care Services Program (00:00:00)
Council approved that the Child Care Services Program would stay in place and directed Administration to develop a business plan model to look at eliminating the Early Learning Child Care subsidy.
Our Places and Play, Beaumont Recreation, Parks and Facilities Master Plan (2:32:01)
Council approved Our Places and Play, Beaumont’s Recreation, Parks and Facilities Master Plan. The Plan provides strategic formalized direction to recreation, parks and facility services in Beaumont through to 2029.
Beaumont Municipal Library Board Re-appointment (2:47:51)
Council approved Robert Robinson to the Beaumont Municipal Library Board. Robinson has been on the Library Board since 2014 and this re-appointment will take effect immediately and expire on December 31, 2022.
Tour of the new Beaumont Sport & Recreation Centre (2:49:38)
Council approved that there would be a tour of the Beaumont Sport and Recreation Centre with key members of all of Beaumont’s recreation, sports, and arts user groups with a reception to follow in the spring when it is most practical.
Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes
November 19, 2019
Good Neighbour Bylaw (1:30)
The committee reviewed a draft communications plan for a proposed bylaw that would consolidate and update community standards. The bylaw, anticipated to be introduced in 2020, could provide rules for a range of issues such as RV parking and storage, animal control, bullying and panhandling.
The communications plan details how city administration will work with local groups and businesses to ensure residents have adequate opportunity to provide input and be fully informed about the proposed bylaw.
Recreation Facility Allocation (9:42)
The committee reviewed a proposed policy that would provide a consistent and transparent way to schedule access to the city’s recreation facilities for user groups and community organizations. The proposed policy outlines which groups would receive priority access, the process for cancellations and resolving conflicting requests, and other general guidelines.
The committee referred the policy to Beaumont’s Recreation, Parks and Culture Committee for further review and input.