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Barry Kerton

Barry Kerton

Recent Work by Barry

Promoting individual businesses not the municipality’s role

Promoting individual businesses not the municipality’s role

A business owner asks council, through a councillor, to consider subsidizing the cost of billboard advertising
Council signs-off on Barrhead Cares survey

Council signs-off on Barrhead Cares survey

Asking residents what they would like an all-wheel park to look like
Barrhead aquatics centre and Agrena Walking track to open in Stage 3

Barrhead aquatics centre and Agrena Walking track to open in Stage 3

The delay will help parks and recreation complete repairs as well as rehire and recertify staff
Improving Peanut Lake

Improving Peanut Lake

County of Barrhead councillors agree to partner with the Alberta Conservation Association for Peanut Lake aeration project
Council approves new non-residential tax exemption bylaw

Council approves new non-residential tax exemption bylaw

County of Barrhead councillors hope individuals and businesses will be enticed by potential large tax breaks to expand or improve their properties
Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Barrhead resident and daughter and granddaughter of residential school survivors Tiara Yiu disheartened that someone would remove the memorial she started
County takes on the responsibility for the school trustee election

County takes on the responsibility for the school trustee election

Two County of Barrhead councillors suggest the municipality and PHSD should split the election training and facility rental cost evenly regardless of the situation
Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Barrhead resident and daughter and granddaughter of residential school survivors Tiara Yiu disheartened that someone would remove the memorial she started
New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

Karen Gariepy comes to the Barrhead and District Family Community Support Services after nearly 30 years in municipal government
Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Town of Barrhead councillors approve policy that would make businesses and not-for-profit organizations eligible for an up to $3,000 grant