Town of Canmore

Council Clips – March 1, 2022

Lawrence Grassi Middle School Area Redevelopment Plan

After today’s public hearing, Council gave unanimous second and third reading to the Canadian Rockies Public Schools Lawrence Grassi Middle School Area Redevelopment Plan. Council heard the public’s concerns and weighed them against the community benefit of having 33% of the project proposed as non-market housing. For details and next steps, visit https://canmore.ca/municipal-services/residents-development-planning/current-planning-applications/lawrence-grassi-middle-school-site-redevelopment   

 

Appointment of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Today, Council officially appointed Sally Caudill to the role of CAO. Sally was most recently the General Manager of Municipal Services and replaces Lisa de Soto, who retired after 25 years with the Town of Canmore

 

Council also:

  • approved two bylaws formalizing the approach to two property tax exemptions (decided at their Feb. 1, 2022 meeting) for the 50% municipal property tax exemption for the Canmore Golf and Curling Club and an 85% one-time reduction as a transition for the Calgary Scope Society
  • granted a one-year extension to Silvertip Block 9 and Block 4
  • approved changes to the Community Grant Policy and details on the program will be updated here shortly https://canmore.ca/residents/awards-grants/community-grants
  • appointed Mayor Sean Krausert as the General Chair of the Assessment Review Board (ARB) until Dec. 31, 2024. To learn more about the ARB, visit https://canmore.ca/town-hall/boards-committees/assessment-review-board
  • approved the submission of an Expression of Interest for the 2022 Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta (FRIAA) grant 

To watch the full webcast of today's meeting, visit https://canmore.ca/town-hall/town-council/council-minutes-agendas

 

 

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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