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. Each item has a link to the corresponding discussion from the YouTube recording of the meeting livestream.

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

Regular Council, September 12, 2023

Beaumont Chamber of Commerce – Business Signage

The Beaumont Chamber of Commerce proposed an agreement with the City to put up signage in the south end of Beaumont to promote local businesses. The proposal will be considered by Council during 2024 budget deliberations.

Leduc Regional Housing Foundation

The Leduc Regional Housing Foundation provided a presentation regarding its operations and activity in the past year and upcoming priorities.

Centre-ville Park Project Update

Council approved an additional $260,000 funding for the Centre-ville Park beautification project to include a shade structure, fire pit and other features.


Regular Council, September 5, 2023

Land Use Bylaw Review

Administration presented several proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw in response to resident concerns. Council approved a motion directing Administration to prepare amendments Bylaw that, if approved, would reduce the number of additional dwelling units permitted on a residential lot, and increase on-street parking for zero-lot housing developments.

By-election Date

Council approved adjusting the October 17 by-election date to October 23 to fill a second vacancy following the resignation of Coun. Ashley Miller. Advance votes will be held on October 18 and 19. 

Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

September 19, 2023

Reports and support material for agenda items, along with timestamped links to the corresponding segment of the meeting video, are available online.

Grant Program Review

Administration presented the results of a review of Beaumont’s grant programs and processes, along with recommended actions to improve the programs and better meet the needs of community groups. Council approved a recommendation that the City create a new operating and major grant program, refine the arts and community grants, and develop a new microgrant program. 

Second Quarter Financial Report

Administration presented a report on the City’s expenses and revenues for the first six month of 2023.

Protective Services Quarterly Report

Administration presented a report on the Protective Service department’s activities and related statistics in the second quarter of 2023. 

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