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

May 10, 2022

Triomphe Estates Outline Plan Amendment (6:56)

Council approved an amendment to the Triomphe Estates Outline Plan that provides guidance for land development in the neighbourhood. The amendment eliminated an alley connection and incorporated a walkway to improve pedestrian connections.

Community Grant Program Recipients (16:46)

Council approved four grants totaling $24,500 to local organizations for events and projects in Beaumont. Community grant applications are reviewed by a volunteer committee and recommended to council for funding approval.

Satellite Food Bank and Thrift Centre (23:07)

Council approved three-year funding for a satellite food bank in Beaumont. The initiative is being organized by local volunteers in partnership with the Leduc & District Food Bank. Funds will be allocated from the fiscal stabilization reserve to provide $60,000  for the first year, $40,000 for the second year, and $20,000 for the third year.

Local Transit Planning (57:05)

Council directed Administration to undertake a study of potential ridership for local transit service within Beaumont. A report and potential funding options for a pilot project will be returned to Council by the end of the year.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

May 17, 2022

Clean Energy Improvement Program (3:31)

City Administration provided an overview of the Clean Energy Improvement Program that offers property owners a low-interest loan through municipalities to make energy efficient upgrades to their home or commercial property. The Committee received the report as information and Administration will work on proposal for Council’s consideration to introduce the program in Beaumont.

Capital Budget Planning Process and Council input (42:29)

City Administration presented a process for long-term planning of the City’s capital projects and collecting input from Council. The Committee received the presentation for information.

2021 Annual Report to the Community (1:13:11

City Administration presented a draft of the 2021 Annual Report to the Community highlighting accomplishments and activities of the City of Beaumont in the last year. The Committee received the report for information. The report will be translated and posted to the City’s website.

Department Overview Report: Legal and Legislative Services (1:25:10)

City Administration updated Committee of the Whole about activities in the Legal and Legislative Services department. Committee of the Whole received the presentation for information.

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