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Facilitator chosen for Council to Council meeting

by Adrienne Tait opinions. that deferring to the facilitator's recommendation
Councillor Jim Gomuwka said, “I would like the may be the best option. “We just want a successful
A facilitator has been chosen and a tentative date of public and media to attend. I don't see us discussing meeting,” said Ramme.
May 26 set for the council to council meeting anything that hasn't been discussed in the papers,
between the Town of Edson and Yellowhead County. coffee shops, and around town. This has been going
on for too long with all kinds of innuendo. I would
However, the agenda and whether or not the
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blind view meeting, or portions thereof, will be open to the like to see this done in the wide open.” Summers Drilling Water Well Drillingater Well Drilling
Councillor Boyce took the opposing view and said,
public have not yet been determined.
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
During Edson town council's committee of the “I do not want it to be open. If it is open to the Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
window whole meeting on March 22, the committee elected media and public you get too much political well repairs.
well repairs.
posturing. This needs open and free discussion
to recommend to council that Karen M. Trace be
appointed as facilitator for the meeting. The official
between councils” and added he did not feel the
fashions Conservative resolution will take place at a regular council level of frankness required could or would be
achieved with media there.
iews mediator, has conducted over 500 mediations, and formal determination. We may receive some
CAO Mike Derricott said, “There has been no
Trace has experience as both a lawyer and
facilitated meetings. Her background experience
feedback from the facilitator as to what setting is
Guest Column by Clyde Corser
includes conflict resolution, commercial,
employment, real estate, environmental and appropriate.”
It was noted that the county may not wish media to
January 4, January 25 mediations. When Mayor Pasychny asked if her be present and would have a say in whether the 4405 50 streeteet
4405 50 str
experience extends to municipal matters CAP Mike
meeting was open.
Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB
Derricott said he believed so but most commonly
Yellowhead County CAO Jack Ramme said, “Until
February 15 between a municipality and business interests. the agenda is set it is premature to say whether or RENTALS AND SERVICES
not the meeting will be open.” Ramme said county
When asked if the meeting would be open to the
public town council responded with varying
council has not made a formal decision but agreed
March 7, 28 iews Edson Firefighters receive SPACE FOR RENT
April 18 Guest Column by Clyde Corser hazardous materials training (108 50 Street)
May 9, 30 by Deanna Mitchener Responder training as materials that pass an Operations Level in Approximately 1,000 sq. ft.
what is called NFPA 472,
through town each day
part of their regular
T h e E d s o n F i r e firefighter development. by rail and highway Standard for competence $1,200/month
June 20 Department recently This particular training t r a n s p o r t . E d s o n of the responders to or call DAVID at 780-517-2727
firefighters train long
hazardous materials and
is a requirement for our
took part in Hazardous
w e a p o n s o f m a s s
hours to ensure the
members to receive their
Responder Training on
July 11 March 8. Class 3 Firefighter highest level of public destruction incidents," 108 50 Street, Edson
said Robinson.
Deputy Fire Chief
Qualifications within the
safety can be provided.
" I n a d d i t i o n 2 0
Edson Fire Department."
Tyler Robinson said,
There are literally
August 1, 22 "Members take part in hundreds of hazardous members will receive
National Certification to
Hazardous Materials
Sept. 12
October 3, 24
November 14
December 5, 26?

Members of the Edson Fire Department dressed in fully encapsulating haz-
mat suits on March 8 during a training evening. They are undergoing
decontamination after mitigating a mock haz-mat incident.
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