Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Report

Wood Buffalo Culture Plan

Information

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Body

1.     THAT the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan, dated April 2019, be adopted as a guiding document to support and enhance arts and heritage initiatives in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo over the next ten years.

 

2.     THAT Administration work with the established community based advisory committee to transition from development to implementation and evaluation of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Meeting History

May 14, 2019 4:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Marc Fortais, Director, Public Works, and Nadia Power, Coordinator, Recreation and Culture, presented an overview of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Exit

Councillor S. Lalonde exited the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Bill Loutit and Bryan Fayant, Fort McMurray M├ętis expressed support in principle of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Dave Boutilier, Chair and Theatre Representative, and Liana Wheeldon, Executive Director, Arts Council Wood Buffalo, expressed support in principle of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Return

Councillor S. Lalonde returned to the meeting at 7:25 p.m.

Exit and Return

Councillor S. Lalonde exited the meeting at 7:36 p.m. and returned at 7:37 p.m.

Carmen Ramstead, Chair, and Roseanne Davidson, Executive Director, Fort McMurray Heritage Society, spoke in support of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Exit and Return

Councillor S. Lalonde exited the meeting at 7:46 p.m. and returned at 7:48 p.m.

Dango Gogo, President, and Therese Greenwood, Managing Director, Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo spoke in support of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Exit and Return

Councillor S. Lalonde exited the meeting at 7:58 p.m. and returned at 7:59 p.m.

Trent Keough, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keyano College, spoke in support of the Wood Buffalo Culture Plan.

Additional Motion

THAT Administration report back to Council Meetings bi-annually on progress.

Marc Fortais, Director, Public Works and Nadia Power, Coordinator, Recreation and Culture returned and answered questions of Council.

Exits and Returns

Councillor K. McGrath exited the meeting at 8:08 p.m. and returned at 8:15 p.m.

Councillor S. Lalonde exited the meeting at 8:15 p.m. and returned at 8:18 p.m.

Assuming the Chair

Mayor D. Scott vacated the Chair and Deputy Mayor P. Meagher assumed the Chair at 8:16 p.m.

Resuming the Chair

Mayor D. Scott resumed the Chair at 8:21 p.m.

RESULT:CARRIED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Krista Balsom, Councillor
SECONDER:Jeff Peddle, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Sheila Lalonde, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur
ABSENT:Bruce Inglis