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Hinton Council

Three new town positions approved

Council approved a $72,477 increase to resources for the remainder of 2019 for three new administrative positions.

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IDP approved by Yellowhead Council

Yellowhead County council gave second and third reading to the IDP on July 23, while Hinton council is yet to give third reading of the IDP on Aug. 20.

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HMBA backs new skatepark proposal

Hinton’s youth could be taking advantage of a second skatepark in the future, one that proponents say is fully integrated into Hinton’s natural sites and modern in its design.

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ISL agreement with the town ends

A service contract between Hinton and ISL Engineering came to an end on June 26 and the town is not planning on renewing their agreement with ISL.

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IDP approval process postponed until August

Edits were made to the draft Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) and agreed upon between Town of Hinton and Yellowhead County administration.

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Two rec centre concepts presented

Council members displayed their commitment to involving the community in the concept and design of the new aquatics facility.

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Council approves three admin positions for 2019

Three new positions for the Town of Hinton were recommended for approval by council to maintain existing service levels, requiring an increase of $99,447.

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Half million tax surplus in 2019

Property tax revenue for the Town of Hinton will be approximately $510,870 higher than originally calculated, with a total of $13,198,722 in 2019, due to a larger number of reassessments that took place in 2018.

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Beaver Boardwalk Committee set to meet in July

July will see the first meeting of the Beaver Boardwalk Committee (BeBo Committee) to discuss the future of the Beaver Boardwalk project.

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Bridge costs continue to ramp up

Council discussed concerns over the estimated cost of ramp access to the Maxwell Lake bridge at the June 18 standing committee after hearing from administration that costs could escalate more than fifty percent of the original budgeted amount of $400,000.

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