Town of Carlyle and R.M. No. 63 announce Capital Creation & Culture Funding Program

Capital Recreation & Culture Funding Program

            The Town of Carlyle and R.M. of Moose Mountain No. 63 have each contributed $25,000 to a Capital Creation & Culture Funding Program.

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            The program is available to any Town of Carlyle recreation or cultural organization who is interested in obtaining funding for capital projects. The program consists of two components, an annual limited matching grant and a larger long-term matching grant. Application deadlines are March 31 and September 30 of every year. Funding is limited and applications will be reviewed by the Recreation and Culture Foundation.

            Further information and application forms are available from the Town of Carlyle or R.M. of Moose Mountain No. 63 municipal offices.

Bylaw(s)

            Carlyle Town Council passed Bylaw 2015-12 regarding public disclosure(s) at its Wednesday, Dec. 3 meeting. This bylaw is in response to changes to the Municipalities Act in which mayors and members of council throughout the province must disclose any or all potential conflicts of interest regarding corporations, partnerships or any other positions they or their families hold.

Dickens Village Festival

            Acting Deputy Mayor Jenn Sedor conveyed council's appreciation to Carlyle's Dickens Village Festival volunteers, saying: “On behalf of council, I want to recognize all of the hard work and dedication of each and every Dickens volunteer. This event is a huge boost to our local economy and council really appreciates all of the effort they put forth on behalf of the community.”

Outdoor skating rink

            Staff from the Town of Carlyle's Public Works Department will be flooding an outdoor skating rink in a location by the Carlyle Sports Arena.

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

            As a cost-saving measure, the Town of Carlyle will not be renewing its 2016 membership in the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

Water well tender

            Arcola's JJ Trucking was the successful tender for upcoming work on Water Well #7. Their quote was $196,000.

Rusty Relics Museum

            Councillor Jenn Sedor will be the town's representative on the Rusty Relics Museum board.

Next meeting

            Council's next meeting will be held Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Town Office.

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