Town of Canmore

Council Clips - October 4, 2022

Bow Valley Connection Centre
On July 5, 2022, Council referred the Bow Valley Connections Centre’s (BVCC) request for interim Life Campus Space to administration for review and a recommendation. After administration reviewed municipal space and allocation processes, as well as other local activity spaces, Council accepted administration’s review of BVCC's request for interim Life Campus Space as information. To read more see agenda item #F-1 in the Oct. 4, 2022 agenda package

Borrowing Bylaw 2022-20 for Clean Energy Improvement Program
Council gave second and third reading to Borrowing Bylaw 2022-20. The bylaw is associated with the Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP) bylaw, which outlines the intent of the Town to borrow for the purpose of financing clean energy improvements. It also authorizes Council to impose, with respect to each clean energy improvement project, a clean energy improvement tax to pay the amount borrowed. Over the course of four years, the Town will borrow up to $1,500,000 to finance approved eligible clean energy improvements. To learn more about the Clean Energy Improvement Program click here.

2022 New Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta Grant Funded Projects
Council approved two new 2022 capital projects for a total of $30,000, using grant funding from the Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta, to update both the Vegetation Management Plan and Wildfire Preparedness Plan. To read more see agenda item #H-1 in the Oct. 4, 2022 agenda package.

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 Goodstoney 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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