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Whitecourt Town Council Update - May 28, 2024

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Whitecourt Town Council has awarded $30,000 in funding under the 2024 Enhancement Grant Program.  Recipients include:

  • The Woodchuckers – Whitecourt Cornhole League – Scoring Towers: $1,440.00
  • Whitecourt Indigenous Friends Society – National Truth & Reconciliation Day: $8,144.02
  • Whitecourt Minor Baseball Association – Diamond and Equipment Enhancement: $6,894.18
  • Whitecourt Slo-Pitch Association – Graham Acres Diamond Additions: $13,521.80

Council has adopted/amended the following policies related to the Community Safety Department:

  • Policy 23-005 – Emergency Vehicle Response Operations
  • Policy 23-012 – FireSmart Home Incentive Program
  • Policy 23-016 – Body Worn Cameras and In-Car Video Systems

Council has awarded $3,500 to the Whitecourt Blue Dolphins to host the Whitecourt Provincial Swim Meet on June 8, 2024.  The Sports Hosting Program provides support to community organizations hosting sporting events in the community, which in turn has a positive impact on the local economy.

Council has awarded $5,200 to the Whitecourt Isga Tourism Association to support the development of the Tee-Pee Village project.  The Association has constructed authentic Nakota encampments for day-use and overnight stays in Carson-Pegasus Provincial Park.  

Whitecourt has accepted a bid from Commercial Truck Equipment Co. to supply a 2024 Freightliner Model 114SD and attachments for $345,552 plus GST.

Council has rescheduled the next Regular Meeting from Monday, June 10 to Tuesday, June 11, 2024.