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

January 12, 2021

CCBCC Advisory Committee (2:39)

Council voted to direct Administration to review the Terms of Reference of the CCBCC Advisory Committee and bring back recommendations to Council.

Recreation Facilities Update (8:16)

Council received an update on recreation facilities, including measures taken to comply with mandatory provincial health measures. Council voted on and approved Administration’s first recommendation: to keep all ice sheets in, status quo and evaluate once more direction is provided from the province.

Le Rêve Area Structure Plan (28:46)

Council approved the first reading of the area structure plan for approximately 260 hectares (four quarter sections of land) in the northeast portion of Beaumont’s annexed lands also known as Le Rêve.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

December 15, 2020

St. Vital Land Lease (1:59)

Committee members discussed an offer to the city to lease property next to St. Vital Church as a space for recreation, culture and other community events. The land, owned by the church, is currently undeveloped and used by residents for tobogganing in the winter. The committee referred the matter to council for a decision.

Election Campaign Policy for Candidates (19:39)

Committee members discussed a proposed policy that would clarify the use of city resources during municipal election campaigns. The committee suggested revisions to the policy and referred the policy to council’s special meeting on December 17.

Temporary Face Covering Bylaw Extension (24:15)

Committee members discussed extending the city’s face covering requirement to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The committee referred the matter to council in January for a decision.

Special Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

December 9, 2020

Council Governance Manual (1:57)

Committee members reviewed a proposed manual for council that details an orientation process for councilors and clarifies their roles, responsibilities and relationship with city administration. Committee members referred the manual back to administration for revisions as discussed during the meeting.

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