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, November 28, 2023

Beaumont and District Heritage Society 

The Beaumont and District Heritage Society presented an update on restoration of the St. Jacques Heritage House at 31 Avenue and 49 Street and requested $50,000 to complete the project. 

Third Quarter Financial Update

Administration presented an update of the city’s finances as of the third quarter of 2023. Council also approved a capital allocation to fund office furniture for leased space in Centre-Ville.

Loud Vehicle Noise

Council reviewed a report on options to address loud vehicle noise and approved a motion for Administration to monitor the issue and collect more data, install signage in problem areas, and conduct an awareness campaign.

Additional Dwelling Units

Council approved a motion by Coun. Nathan Netelenbos for Administration to prepare a report on options to collect fees on properties with additional dwelling units.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Notes

November 21, 2023

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

Community Financial Sustainability

Committee members received a presentation outlining a project to engage residents on their priorities for service and amenities and discuss how those priorities could be financed or resourced.

Arts Resourcing 

Committee members received a report on options for additional resources to support the arts in Beaumont.

Child Care Services Business Plan

Committee members received a report detailing options to reach full cost recovery for the City’s early learning child care and school aged site programs.

Planning and Development Department Update

Committee members received a report on the status of initiatives underway in the Planning and Development department.

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