Below are the highlights for the City Council meeting held April 5, 2021:

Delegations

A representative from the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation presented an update on the progress of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, and how the City and Foundation can partner together for the Key to Care Capital Campaign.

2021 Business Improvement Area Assessment & Tax Bylaws C-1431, C-1432 and C-1433

Council passed the Business Tax & Assessment Bylaw and the Downtown Business Improvement Area Business Tax Rate Bylaw.

2021 Council Advocacy Priorities

Council approved the 2021 Advocacy Priority list.

The list highlights to the public where Council will focus its resources when advocating to other orders of government.

Priorities for 2021 include:

  • Policing
  • Covid Response
  • Health/Education
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development
  • Affordable/Social Housing
  • Provincial Budget
  • Justice
  • Airport
  • Environment

Read more details by viewing the outline in today’s agenda package here.

Correspondence

Council received a response from the Alberta Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation in response to the letter Mayor Clayton wrote to the Premier on January 29, 2021 regarding Alberta’s relaunch efforts.