canada day

As I do each month I am outlining how I spent my time on Council activities during the month of July, as well as providing a disclosure of those things I was paid to attend above and beyond my base Council remuneration.

July 1 Canada Day
4 hours
$000.00
Council attended the Canada Day ceremonies to serve hot dogs and cake

July 2 = MPC meeting
1 hour
$040.00
Regular meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission

July 9 = CRB prep
1.5 hours
$000.00
Met with Mayor and CAO to review Capital Region board agenda

July 10 = Capital Region Board
5 hours
$200.00
Regular Capital Region Board meeting in Edmonton

July 12 = Gibbons Parade
3 hours
$100.00
Attended Gibbons Parade with Mayor Holmes to represent Morinville

July 15 = Work Shop
1.5 hour
$000.00
Council held a workshop to get caught up on Organizational Review progress. We budgeted $100,000 this year to do a full efficiency review of the organization.

July 15 = Meeting with residents
1 hour
$000.00
I am always available to speak to residents on their concerns.

heritage 2 - july 15

July 15 = Heritage Lodge visit
1 hour
$000.00
I try to visit Heritage Lodge once a month to bring them up to speed on what is happening and what we are working on, also to listen to their concerns.

July 17 = Funeral Mayor Ouellette
4 hours
$000.00
Represented Council at the funeral of Mayor Albert Ouellette.

July 18 = Change of Command
3 hours $000.00
mileage was charged
Attended the Change of Command Ceremony for Western Division

July 22 = Review proposals
4 hours
$000.00
Spent the evening at home reviewing 16 consultant proposals for our Organizational Review.

July 23 = Danielle Smith talk
5 hours
$000.00
Travelled to Westlock with Councillor Fitzgerald to hear the leader of the opposition speak on a number of matters.

July 26 = Legal Fete Parade
2.5 hours
$100.00 per diem
Travelled to Legal with Councillor Fitzgerald to represent the community and Council at Legal’s 52nd Fete.

July 27 = Tour de l’Alberta
6.5 hours
$200.00 per diem
Attended as Deputy Mayor while mayor was on holiday to provide support and to launch some of the bike runs.

July 28 = Meeting Org Review
2 hours
$000.00
In the mayor’s holiday absence I met with CAO to discuss progress of our Organizational Review and on moving forward with selecting a consultant to do the project.

July 29 = Org Review References
5 hours
$000.00
In the mayor’s holiday absence I sat in with the CAO as she did reference checks on Council’s preferred two candidates for the Organizational Review.

July 30 = Best Gardens contest
4.5 hours
$000.00
Visited 17 gardens as Deputy Mayor along with other judges to select this year’s winners.

Total time commitment July 54.5 hours

Total per diems beyond base remuneration = $640
mileage charged for one event