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County of Forty Mile council briefs- Feb. 14

Posted on February 20, 2018 by 40 Mile Commentator

By Justin Seward


The County of Forty Mile held their first meeting of February on Valentine’s Day and passed motions to contribute to operational costs for the up keeping of the Foremost cemetery and airport, while talking about the ongoing Highway 3 and Range Road 105 concern and obtaining the services of Reynolds Mirth Richard and Farmer to assist filing the proof of loss claim.

Foremost cemetery and airport

The county will contribute to $3,500 to the village’s airport for operational costs and to the cemetery for operational and maintenance costs.

Manitok/Raimount Energy
The services of Reynolds Mirth Richard and Farmer will be obtained to assist in filling the Proof of Loss Claim and to represent the county through the bankruptcy proceedings

Highway 3 and Range Road 105 intersection
CAO Dale Brown and Reeve Steve Wikkerink attended a meeting with the Town of Bow Island on the concerns of the Highway 3 and Range Road 105 intersection.
The town completed an engineering study on the intersections that provided a couple of options and costs estimates.
The town had originally requested Alberta Transportation undertake the improvements, but were advised that the increased traffic volume at this location was a result of the subdivision that Bow Island had recently completed. As a result, the intesection improvements would be at their cost and should be recoverable through the sales of the lots.
Alberta Transportation had recommended a three-way cost share in improvements.
Council voted to receive for information.

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