Bow Island town council approved the MSI (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) funding program for the airport intersection of Highway 3’s resurfacing at its April 8 meeting.
The motion approved was for the town to cost share with Alberta Transportation on improvements to Highway 3 and Range Road 105 intersection, which is to be made under the MSI Funding for the town’s share of $262,500.
An application made under the MSI program was made with council’s approval for the town’s share of the airport’s rehabilitation project for $240, 328 (25 per cent).
Airport rehabilitation engineering
Council voted that MPE Engineering provides services for preliminary investigation and design for the Airport Rehabilitation project.
Council approved to put $45,000 aside for sidewalk replacement around town.
Airport lot prices
Council voted in favour of tabling the subject of airport industrial lot prices to a future meeting as they wanted more information on the size of the property lines.
Recreation Energy Conservation Program
Stantec, as per council’s approval, will carry out a scoping audit of the Servus Community Arenas under the Recreation Energy Conservation Program, and include all costs under the 2019 Capital Budget.
The province recently announced a new program for upgrading recreation facilities to reduce energy use. The town submitted an expression of interest and had been advised to proceed with a scoping audit.