Grande Prairie City Hall
Peter Shokeir / Daily Herald-Tribune
Might Peace DayCity council awarded $18,000 to the Mighty Peace Youth Society during a Monday meeting in support of the 2019 Mighty Peace Day.The funding comes from council’s Strategic Initiative Fund. Mighty Peace Day is a motivational youth event that takes place at Revolution Place on May 7.Meeting scheduleCouncil may amend its schedule of council and committee meetings for 2019 at the next council meeting May 7.“The proposed model is expected to improve the flow of decision making for council while ensuring public transparency and continued opportunities for public involvement,” the city stated.These changes would have council meetings begin at 3 p.m., recess at 5 p.m. and reconvene at 6 p.m. for public delegations and public hearings. Committees would take place at 9 a.m. on the Tuesday before the scheduled council meeting.If approved, the changes would go into effect starting May 14 on a trial basis. The changes would then be evaluated on Oct. 21.Additional itemsCouncil voted to close an existing road plan that is no longer required in order for the city to explore other uses of the land. This portion of the road is adjacent to two lots on 100 Avenue near 97 Street.Council authorized the destruction of a schedule of municipal records, which will be properly listed and incorporated into the minutes of council. A signed affidavit as to witnessing of the destruction will be included.Council also approved the 2018 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Grande Prairie.