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City Council: meeting recap

October 3, 2023 12:55 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The following decisions were made at today’s City Council meeting.

Consolidation of Capital Jobs Re: SCBA Compressors (approved)

  • Administration asked Council to approve the consolidation and deferring of budget items in relation to the purchase, installation, and partial completion of the connection of electrical services for the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Compressor system at the Emergency Services Training Grounds.

  • There was no additional budget needed.

Council Recognition Policy (tabled):

  • Administration proposed an update to the Council Recognition Policy to provide more consistency and reduce the overall cost. The policy suggested a reduction in the incoming recognition amount and an increase to outgoing recognition amount – but resulting in an overall reduction in cost.

  • The Council Recognition Policy is to formally recognize Council for their service at the time of their election and upon their departure from Council.

  • The item was tabled and will come back to Council within 30 days with more information on total budget, and items for recognition.
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