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Cardston County meeting briefs

Posted on October 6, 2022 by admin

By Kenyon Stronski
Westwind Weekly News

Vendor Cheque Register Report

At the Sept. 12 regular meeting of Cardston County council, a list of 80 cheques culminating in $607,293.80 was presented to council.
There was $10,000 paid to STARS for their annual fee, $121,156.50 was paid to UFA for fuel, and $58,107.84 was paid to Waybest Tower for internet use. The largest cheque written was to Headwater Equipment, who was paid $256,096.05 for uses such as hydro and excavator.

Request for Decision

Another date was suggested for the Oct. 10 meeting of council which falls on Thanksgiving Day, and it was moved by Deputy Reeve Cam Francis to move the new council meeting to Friday, Oct. 7 which was carried.
Council discussed a road allowance for TR 30 and Range Road 262, which they moved to have administration write a second letter outlining their concerns about the allowance. Discussion relating to access to a County Road Allowance was moved to the next meeting on Oct. 7.

Bylaws

Proposed Bylaw 805.2022 passed through council’s hands relating to Division 5 within the county. According to the minutes, the purpose of the application is to rezone 41 acres of land zoned as agriculture to Rural Recreation and another three acres of land to Single Lot Residential. The purpose of the rezoning is to support plans for a future subdivision and campground.
While it was moved by Coun. Roger Houghton to give the bylaw its second reading, but the motion was defeated.
Proposed Bylaw 806.2022 arrived shortly after, relating to Division 1 of the County, with the writer wishing for another 14.5 acres of land zoned as Agriculture to be rezoned as Rural Recreation for a campground.
A second reading was moved by Coun. Wayne Harris but was defeated.
Proposed Bylaw 807.2022 for Secondary Suites, according to the minutes, is to add the Use of Secondary Suites as permitted use in the Agriculture and Rural Small Holdings districts as well as for Discretionary Use in Grouped Country Residential.
Francis moved to give the first reading to the bylaw, and a public hearing will be held at 10 a.m at their Oct. 7 council meeting.

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