New Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Hardisty held its regular council meeting on September 6, 2012 and passed a motion to appoint Sandy Otto as Interim Chief Administrative Officer effective September 14, 2012.
Feasibility assessment
Council approved a request by Alberta Justice and the Solicitor General to do a feasibility assessment for the installation of Alberta First Responders Radio Communications System at no cost to the town.
Public Library
A CIP Grant from the provincial government and funds from the Friends of the Library have helped to refurbish the library.  The Grant was used to purchase most of the new furniture, an air conditioner and vacuum. Councillor Donna Bouelow reported the Friends of the Library raised money for new surveillance equipment. Most of the painting has been completed and the library will be ready for its September 12 Community Registration Night.

The Town of Hardisty have three items they wish to discuss at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Convention in Edmonton on September 27. They are:
1. Highway 881 roadway lighting within the town of Hardisty.
2. Consideration of speed restrictions on Highway 13 from two kilometres west to five kilometres east of Highway 881.
3. Consideration of the installation of overhead flashing warning lights on Highway 13 on each side Range Road 95.
Heritage Survey
A motion was passed to make an application for 50 per cent funding from the Municipal Heritage Partnership Program to conduct a Heritage Survey and Inventory Proposal.

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