March 28, 2024 

Wembley & District Agricultural Society Annual Update – The Committee received an information report on the Society’s 2023 financial statements, operating grants, and activities. With escalating costs and a lack of fundraisers, the Society is looking to raise money to support increasing costs. The Committee directed the Society to bring a financial summary for funding consideration. 

County’s Ron Pfau Scholarship Update The Committee directed administration to bring a draft proposal to a future regular Council meeting for Council’s consideration. The new proposal would include new criteria, including potentially increasing the annual scholarship amount, broadening the scope of contribution level, and building a sustainable plan moving forward. Students can learn more about the award and apply online at www.countygp.ab.ca/RonPfau  

Beautification Mowing Service Levels – Administration wants to ensure that desired service levels regarding beautification mowing are achieved and is looking for direction from the Committee on possibly having a more streamlined schedule consistent with other hamlets they tend to. Both the Committee and Administration agreed that a communications plan be developed to prepare better for the following year. 

The next Regular Council Meeting will take place on April 8, 2024. The next Committee of the Whole Meeting will take place on April 25, 2024.  
 
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