MP Brian Storseth and his assistant Tim Banman were admitted to the Council Room at 9:05 a.m. to give a brief report on House of Commons activities and provide information on the following grants:
- Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF) - matching grant of 50/50, deadline is August 2nd.
- Social Development Partnership program, up to $250,000 available per year.
Councillors Fodness and Ockerman entered the meeting at 9:08 a.m.
Council informed MP Storseth that MuniCorr will be applying for funding through the CIIF program. They will be applying for $200,000.
Gas Tax Funding has been mandated into parliament; $330,000/year for the next 3 years.
They will be holding Ag Tours throughout the St. Paul area during harvest time.
MP Storseth requested that Council review the boundaries of the proposed new ridings and provide him with feedback.
Tim Banman and MP Brian Storseth left the Council Room at 9:45 A.M.
Reeve Upham recessed the meeting at 9:45 a.m. and reconvened the meeting at 9:55 a.m. with all members of Council present.