Hinton Council

No resources for short-term rental regulations

Discussions on regulating short-term rental (STR) units in Hinton continue despite there being no proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw or the Business License Bylaw yet.

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Waste Pilot Program coming to East Hardisty

The neighbourhood of East Hardisty will be testing out new garbage bins during the Solid Waste Management Pilot Program set to roll out before the end of February.

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BeBo committee seeks community input

The Beaver Boardwalk (BeBo) Committee will continue its work into 2020, after an extension of the committee was approved at the regular council meeting on Jan. 7.

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Bulk arena advertising fee remains

A reduction to the Advertising Fee section of the existing Facility Use Agreement between the Hinton Timberwolves Junior A Hockey Team and the Town of Hinton was denied by committee.

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2020 welcomes split assessment and notices

Hinton residents will receive their tax assessment and notices separately this year, rather than the previous single notice.

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Land Use Bylaw amendments spark debate

A handful of local residents voiced both their concerns and support regarding amendments being made to land use bylaw 1088-11 during the public hearing on Jan. 21.

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Grant covers Hinton Legion municipal taxes

A grant in the amount of $3,748.26 was approved by Council to the Hinton Legion as reimbursement for 2019 Municipal taxation owing on the organization’s bar portion.

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Hinton to hire municipal intern

After receiving approval from council on Dec. 17, the Town of Hinton can launch its intake process for the Municipal Internship Program in 2020.

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Interim budget for 2020 approved

An interim operating budget for 2020 was approved based on the operating expenditures from 2019 of $31,261,055.

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Funds for 2020 golfing society season approved

Operating funds for the Hinton Golfing Society to head into the 2020 season of $86,501.57 were approved by council under ongoing conditions, oversight and support by the Town of Hinton.

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