County grants funds to Millet Historical Society

Sum of $824 is granted to tamper resistent panels project

The County of Wetaskiwin approved a recreation funding request from the Millet area during council’s regular meeting Sept. 26.

A request for Zone 5 recreation funding was brought to council by Geoff Lynch, director of Parks and Recreation.

“On September 10th, 2019 the Zone 5 Recreation Committee reviewed the submitted grant applications for 2019,” stated Lynch in his memo. “The Committee meets approximately twice a year, determined by the number of requests received.

“Currently the 2019 Zone 5 allocation for grants to organizations is $9,554; as Council approved allocating $2,000 from the $11,554 budget to the Millet and District Historical Society at the April 23, 2019 Council General meeting.

“There is currently $72,020.17 in Zone 5 Operating Reserves and $54,000 in Zone 5 Capital Reserves.

“Facility Operations As per Recreation Facility Operational Grant Policy #72.0.3 states: “the financial assistance available will be in the form of an annual grant as follows: A Maximum 50% of eligible Recreation Facility operating costs with GST being excluded from the amounts awarded (annual maximum is contingent on Council’s final approval) for: Sewer servicing (e.g. septic tank servicing, outdoor toilets), Electricity Natural Gas, Propane, Oil, Custodial Costs, Parking lot maintenance (e.g. snow removal, grading, gravel, etc.), Landscaping maintenance (e.g. grass cutting, tree removal, etc.), Out-Door Arena Maintenance (snow removal, ice maintenance, etc.), Curling Arena Maintenance (e.g. ice installation, maintenance, etc.) and insurance Costs”.

Lynch went on to state, “The following grant application was received and is in compliance with the Facility Operations per policy: Millet and District Historical Society: Project: Safe Electrical Project – Tamper Resistant Receptacles/Panel Circuit Verification.

“Total Requested: $2,471.24.” However, Lynch recommended $824 be granted to the project.

“If approved, the remaining amount of $8,730.00 in the 2019 Budget allocation would be transferred to operating reserves,” added Lynch.

Councilors approved the $824 grant.

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

Just Posted

Two adults, two youths from Maskwacis charged in ATV, gun theft

Wetaskiwin RCMP Investigate Break, Enter & Theft and Weapons Offences - Arrests

The importance of pregnancy checking the cow herd

Knowing which cows are pregnant can help with strategic selection of the herd

Two holiday cake recipes

Cranberry Orange Cake the perfect recipe for after Christmas dinner

Millet discussed natural gas in 1946

A Look At Millet In 1946, 1947 and 1948

VIDEO: Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

Demand for more highway protection escalated after seven elk were killed by a semi-trailer near Canmore

Rebels win two straight heading into Christmas break

Two third period goals give Red Deer 3-1 win over Swift Current

Five things of note from Trudeau’s mandate letters to his ministers

Some marching orders come from the Liberal Party’s campaign, while others are new additions

Scheer’s resignation tips party into internal war over school tuition payments

The Conservatives have a Toronto convention already scheduled for April

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP assist after police vehicle stolen

Indigenous mother wins $20,000 racial discrimination case against Vancouver police

Vancouver Police Board ordered to pay $20,000 and create Indigenous-sensitivity training

‘He was good for the West:’ Sadness, surprise in Saskatchewan over Scheer

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and his predecessor, Brad Wall, both thanked Andrew Scheer

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

Conservative Party wins 365 seats in the House of Commons

Couple who bought $120k banana duct-taped to wall say artwork will be ‘iconic’

Pair compared it to Warhol’s ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans,’ which was initially ‘met with mockery’

Most Read