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
August 25, 2020
RCMP Quarterly Report (6:41)
RCMP Staff Sgt. Jeff Egan provided an update on the detachment’s activities between April 1 to June 30, including crimes and other offences reported to the RCMP.
Beaumont Night Market (38:53)
Council received a report from Empowering Women Entrepreneurs regarding the Beaumont Night Market, including long-term plans for the event.
Transportation Master Plan (51:17)
Council approved Our Connectivity, Transportation Master Plan. The plan guides development of transportation systems in the community for the effective movement of people, goods and services.
Drainage Assessment (4:59) [PART2]
Council received the results of a review of drainage in the northwest corner of Range Road 243 and Highway 625, following concern about high water levels in the area earlier this year. Council also directed administration to return with potential solutions for council’s consideration this fall.
Threat Risk Assessment Protocol (48:25) [PART 2]
Council approved the renewal of Beaumont’s participation in the Leduc and Area Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol. The protocol brings together school and community-based partners to respond to threats of violence in schools.
Municipal Election Signage, and Signature and Deposit Requirements (0:29) [PART 3]
Council discussed a motion by Mayor John Stewart to consider signage rules for municipal elections, along with the number of signature required for nomination and deposits by candidates. Council agreed to discuss the matter further during a Committee of the Whole meeting in September.
Assessment of Intersection (22:46) [PART3]
Council discussed a motion by Coun. Bill Daneluik directing administration to conduct a traffic assessment of the intersection of Township Road 510 and Range Road 243. Council requested additional information from administration for consideration at the September 8 regular meeting of council.
Special Council Meeting Notes
July 21, 2020
COVID-19 Measures for City Hall (0:48)
Council approved renovations to city hall that will enable adequate physical distancing and reduce touch points for staff and the public. The renovations will also include temporary barriers in council chambers to separate councillors during in-person meetings.
Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes
August 18, 2020
Public Participation Policy (2:33)
The committee reviewed a proposed policy that sets out principles, roles, responsibilities and approaches for the city to engage the public. If the policy is approved by council, the next step will be to develop a detailed manual for public engagement.
Coat of Arms (47:33)
The committee received an update on the process to develop a Heraldic Emblem (Coat of Arms) for the City of Beaumont. Committee members heard that next steps in the process include engaging with the public and stakeholders to ensure the emblem accurately represents the community.