Evergreen Centre for Resource Excellence & Innovation – Doug Kulba and Mike Head outlined the Centre for Council. Established in 2009, the Centre is a partnership between the private and public sector to develop innovative resource solutions to showcase best practices. The training, demonstration and research centre is located on a 14 acre plot in the west end of Evergreen Park. Council made a motion to nominate this project for the Emerald Awards.
Renovations to Council Chambers – Project Coordinator John Keating, Workun Garrick Partnership, presented Council with 3 options. Council made a motion to proceed with the recommended option and directed the committee to continue with developing the concept.
Highway 40X and Range Road 51 Bypass – Council made a motion to write a letter to Alberta Transportation requesting they fund a detailed design study for the proposed project located on Highway 40X to Highway 43 near RR 51 (connector from Highway 40 to Highway 43 south east of the City of Grande Prairie).
Range Road 85 – Council approved partnering with 3 local companies to surface this gravel access road from Secondary Highway 672 to their facilities. Public Works will include $441,200 in the 2012 budget to fund 50% of this project.