12 December 2017

Council Highlights December 12, 2017

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Council Highlights December 12, 2017


2018 Interim Budget / Bylaw 14.17 Passed / Bylaw 17.17 First Reading


2018 Interim Budget – Council for Yellowhead County adopted the 2018 Interim Budget, as presented in the total amount of $147,738,380. The 2018 Interim Budget will remain in effect until replaced by the 2018 Final Budget once assessments are completed. This interim budget includes a 1.71% tax rate increase that is specific to the interim budget only. The final tax rate cannot be determined until the 2018 Final Budget is brought forward in the spring.

Bylaw 14.17 Passed –Bylaw 14.17 that rezones a property south of Chip Lake from Rural District to Country Residential Limited District was passed by Council. The subdivision allows for the creation of a third parcel from the quarter section. No concerns were brought forward by the public during the November 28 Public Hearing.

Bylaw 17.17 – Council gave First Reading to Bylaw 17.17 that would rezone a property located west of Edson Estates from Rural District (RD) to Country Residential District (CR). The rezoning would allow the property owners to move ahead with their application to subdivide their property into 5 separate Country Residential parcels. A Public Hearing will be held on January 9, 2018.

The next scheduled Council Meetings are January 9 & 23, 2018. The next scheduled Goals & Priorities Meeting is December 19, 2017. All meetings start at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers.

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