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
July 13, 2021
Lakeview Redistricting (3:43)
Council approved changes the designated use of portions of land within the Lakeview neighbourhood.
Beaumont Library Annual Report (28:38)
Beaumont Library Director Laura Winton provided a report to council detailing the library’s activities in 2020, including how it adjusted operations to continue services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Age-Friendly Strategy (49:05)
Council approved a strategy and actions to make city policies, services and programs more accessible and inclusive of elderly residents.
Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes
June 15, 2021
Affordable Housing Strategy (1:05)
Committee members reviewed a draft version of the city’s Affordable Housing Strategy that identifies needs in the community along with actions to support the development of affordable housing. The strategy will be available for public comment in late June and early July before returning to council for approval.
Curbside Waste Service (55:27)
Committee members received a report examining service delivery models for curbside waste collection. The report concluded that it would be more cost-effective to continue contracting curbside waste service.
Taxation Policy (1:10:52)
Committee members reviewed a draft policy establishing guidelines and standards for taxation by the City of Beaumont and principles for oversight of taxation. The committee referred the policy to council for approval.
Purchasing Policy (1:26:33)
Committee members reviewed a draft policy that would set standards and principles for the procurement of goods and services for the City of Beaumont. The committee directed administration to bring back options regarding opportunities for Indigenous peoples and local businesses for consideration at a future Committee of the Whole meeting.