Lac Ste. Anne County Activity Report ActivityLSAC_QTLY_2018-19_WINTER_FINAL_SM - Page 12

LAC STE. ANNE COUNTY primarily responsible for the operations of the Darwell Public Library, Rich Valley Public Library and Sangudo Public Library. Each of these County service points has a society which, through agreement with the board, oversees the day to day operations of their specific library. Because County residents participate at libraries located within urban neighbour entities, the board also provides funding to the Mayerthorpe Public Library, Alberta Beach Municipal Library and Onoway Public Library. The board is mandated to meet five times per year with meetings typically established at the first meeting each year. logging replanting and pulp operations. This group also advises on forest management issues, reviews operating plans, and discusses a wide range of topics related to Millar Western’s forest and manufacturing operations. In addition to committee members and stakeholder representatives, these meetings are also attended by neutral facilitator; and Millar Western public relations, field and mill manager representatives. North 43 Lagoon Commission County and the Town of Onoway. Since forming the committee, the Inter-municipal Development Plan component has been created and is pending approval. Upon its approval, the subsequent Area Structure Plan and Cost-Sharing Agreement will be developed. Onoway Regional Medical Clinic Board of Directors Councillor Gelych The partnership of six municipalities that initiated the Onoway Regional Medical Clinic will soon be established as a municipally-controlled corporation. The clinic’s Board of Directors provides high- level strategic direction to the clinic. Terms of reference for this group are noted in the Pre-incorporation Agreement signed by all participating municipalities. Reeve Blakeman; Councillor Hoyda The Lake Isle, Lac Ste. Anne Water Quality Management Society is a non-profit society dedicated to promoting the protection of Lake Isle and Lac Ste. Anne. The society’s goal is to mitigate any future deterioration of the County’s water. Types of activities include outreach and education; planning, project and program development; and research and monitoring. Reporting to the members of the society, this committee typically holds ten meetings per year at the discretion of the Chairman. Reeve Blakeman; Councillor Vaughan The Board of Directors for the North 43 Lagoon Commission is comprised of Council members from Lac Ste. Anne County and the Summer Villages of Yellowstone, Ross Haven and Castle Island. This commission was established to manage the operation and maintenance of a sewage lagoon north of Lac Ste. Anne Lake. The commission meets every second month to discuss the maintenance and operation of the lagoon. Although the directors report back to each respective Council, the commission is empowered to operate with autonomy, making decisions regarding the lagoon’s management that are independent of any of the municipalities represented. Mayerthorpe Inter-municipal Development Committee North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance Committee Agricultural Service Board Provincial Committee Councillors: Gelych; Olsvik As the Watershed Planning and Advisory Council for the North Saskatchewan River Basin, this committee is involved in many aspects of watershed management, providing insight and advice to municipalities, government, stewardship groups and others. The board is comprised of eighteen directors; five of whom are municipal. Lac Ste. Anne County’s major role in the committee is its participation in the Sturgeon River Watershed Alliance as a sub-watershed of the North Saskatchewan Watershed. The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance Committee is one of eleven provincial Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils designated by Alberta Environment and Parks. Councillor Giebelhaus The purpose of the Agricultural Service Board Provincial Committee is to achieve a collective voice for Agricultural Services Boards (ASB) across Alberta that would facilitate and represent both the diversity and commonalities of regional Agricultural Services Boards. The outcome of this representation includes better sharing of information and communication between the ASBs and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry regarding current issues and government policy. Councillor Giebelhaus was appointed to this committee several years ago and is currently still appointed. Regional representatives are elected biannually at the ASB Regional Meetings and serve for a term of two years. Onoway Inter-municipal Development Committee Sturgeon River Watershed Alliance Lake Isle & Lac Ste. Anne Water Quality Management Society Councillors: Bohnet; Giebelhaus The Mayerthorpe Inter-municipal Development Committee was established to create an Inter-municipal Development Plan and Area Structure Plan between Lac Ste. Anne County and the Town of Mayerthorpe. Since forming the committee, the Inter-municipal Development Plan component has been created and is pending approval. Upon its approval, the subsequent Area Structure Plan and Cost- Sharing Agreement will be developed. Millar Western Advisory Committee Councillors: Bohnet; Giebelhaus The Millar Western Public Advisory Committee is composed of representatives of stakeholder groups including towns and counties, recreational organizations, other industrial forest users, contractors, aboriginal communities and area residents. Meeting quarterly and performing one field tour each summer, this committee monitors the company’s environmental performance in meeting government- mandated standards in Millar Western’s WINTER 2018/19 COMMUNITY REPORT Councillors: Gelych; Olsvik The Onoway Inter-municipal Development Committee was established to create an Inter-municipal Development Plan and Area Structure Plan between Lac Ste. Anne 780.785.3411 www. LSAC .ca Physician Recruitment Committee Councillor Gelych The Physician Recruitment Committee represents a joint initiative between the Town of Onoway, the Village of Alberta Beach, and other Summer Villages within Lac Ste. Anne County. Each municipality provides funding to support this initiative and to retain a physician in the east end of the County. Councillors: Gelych; Hoyda The Sturgeon River Watershed Alliance is an inter-municipal partnership with a mandate to protect and improve the health of the Sturgeon River Watershed. The Sturgeon River Watershed Alliance