By Kenyon Stronski
Westwind Weekly News
The following are selected briefs from the Jan. 4 Stirling town council minutes.
A budget report dated for Dec. 30, 2022 passed through Stirling councillors hands at their Jan. 4 regular meeting. The budget report was discussed before being accepted as information.
A cheque was brought forward to council for approval, marked accounts payable cheque No. 20230039. The cheque was approved, however Coun. Matthew Foss abstained from the decision.
Items for Discussion:
It came time to appoint a representative to the Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, to which Karla Mather-Cocks was picked to be the second Stirling representative to sit on the board. This decision was passed and communicated to the person along with their appointment to the Oldman River Regional Services Commission.
Two new policies passed through council’s hands for approval as well. One being a charitable donation policy that was carried, and another relating to the payroll and benefits policy. This new policy was approved while the previous policy in place was repealed, however all schedules will remain the same.
Excitedly, Stirling’s administration was directed by council to enter into a sponsorship agreement with Flaman Sales LTD. which according to their highlights will directly benefit the Stirling Fire Department.
Nothing was reported by councillors or Mayor Trevor Lewington at the meeting with their meetings just getting back on-track after their Christmas break. The council also wanted to highlight that their meeting was highly efficient – only lasting from 7:00 P.M. to 7:34 P.M..