Town of Canmore

Council Clips – July 2, 2019

Railway Avenue Design

Council accepted a comprehensive Concept Design Brief for underground utility work and above-ground design changes on Railway Avenue South and directed staff to go ahead with detailed design and construction. This project is the first phase of a larger project that will see improvements made to the entire length of Railway Avenue.  For more information visit https://canmore.ca/projects/transportation-projects/railway-avenue

New Snow and Ice Control Policy Approved

Things have changed in the 17 years since Council approved the Town’s snow removal policy, so today they approved a modern snow and ice control policy to address changes in transportation infrastructure, Town resources, and environmental sustainability.

Council also approved:

·         Adding the manager of IT to the list of designated officers,

·         Charging Three Sisters Mountain Village a fee of $4,300 to process a subdivision application to consolidate their parcels in the resort centre area into a single parcel,

·         Addition of temporary admin support in the economic development department and an in-house project coordinator for the Transportation Improvement Program 2020 (TIP20), and

·         A shift to how recreation fees are determined.

To read reports in the meeting agenda package or watch a video of the 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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