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

February 9, 2021

St. Vital Land Lease Agreement (3:23)

Council approved a five-year agreement for the City of Beaumont to lease lands to south and east the St. Vital Church owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton. The agreement allows the site to be used for events and recreation.

Recreation Facility Update (11:06)

Council approved allowing the use of city recreation and community facilities for schools and organized activities as permitted by the Alberta government’s COVID-19 health measures.

Special Council Meeting Notes

February 18, 2021

Borrowing Bylaw for Beaumont Innovation Park (1:01)

Council approved a bylaw to borrow up to $10 million to create an Innovation Park in Beaumont, including the purchase of approximately 160 acres of land. The park would establish a location in the city for entrepreneurs and businesses focused on innovation in areas including research and technology.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

February 16, 2021

Discussion with MLA Brad Rutherford (1:56)

Leduc-Beaumont MLA Brad Rutherford joined the committee for on provincial government matters and answered questions about the province’s vaccination rollout, municipal funding and other topics.

Environmental Master Plan Update (34:48)

Committee members received a progress update on the development of a new Environmental Master Plan for the city.

Performing Arts Centre Study (1:19:27)

Committee members received a feasibility study for a performing arts centre. The study included options and costs for a performing arts centre to be built in Beaumont. The matter was deferred to give time for the Beaumont Arts Council to get established and provide input to the committee.

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