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COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 21, 2021
via WEBCONFERENCE - ZOOM
CN Railways Delegation
Tyler Banick, Manager, Public Affairs/Corporate Services and Kyle Bennett, Officer Sr Public Works attended the Council meeting and discussed the following concerns/issues with Council:
- Whistle Cessation,
- Infrastructure improvements,
MNP Auditors – 2020 Financial Statements
Benji Waser and Tahner Bowers, Auditors, MNP LLP, attended the meeting and presented the Beaver
County 2020 Financial Statements.
Following the presentation, Council passed a motion to approve the 2020 audited financial statements as presented by MNP LLP.
2020 Assessment Presentation
Orest Golinowski, Senior Assessor, Beaver County, presented the 2020 Assessment Report.
2021 Budget and Mill Rate Bylaw 21-1106
Council approved the 2021 municipal budget in the amount of $27,540,626, and Council passed three readings of Bylaw 21-1106.
The 2021 municipal budget proposes a DECREASE in the total mill rate (municipal and 3rd party requisitions), including a 25% decrease in the mill rate applied to small businesses. It is anticipated that Tax notices will be mailed by mid-May.
Public Works Construction Schedule
Council accepted for information the planned construction schedule for 2021.
Economic Development Week
Council passed a motion proclaiming the week of May 9-15, 2021, as Economic Development Week in Beaver County. The resolution will remain in effect for five years to coincide with the International Economic Development Week set for each year.
Marking this week recognizes that Economic Developers efforts in attracting and retaining high-quality jobs, developing vibrant communities, and improving the quality of life in the Beaver County region.
The next Regular Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 5, 2021, commencing at 8:30 am, to be conducted via Zoom.
Live Streaming of the meeting is available on the day of the meeting via YouTube:
Please note that Council will be meeting via electronic means until the COVID-19 physical distancing requirement has been lifted.
For more information, contact Beaver County toll free at 1-866-663-1333 or 780-663-3730.
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