By Andrea Arnold

The first McBride Council meeting of the 2022-2026 term was called to order at Mayor Gene Runtz by 7:02pm. All new members of council were present: Councillor Glen Frear, Councillor Diane Smith, Councillor Peter Caputo and Councillor Joe Kolida.

 Beer garden application

Council passed the motion approving the McBride Elks & Royal Purple’s Application for Beer Garden Endorsement for Bung Bung Mixer on November 25, 2022.

 Election declaration

Council voted to receive the 2022 General Local Election Declaration of Election by Voting and Ballot Account Reconciliations for the offices of Mayor and Council

 In Camera

Council moved to an in-camera meeting for consideration of matters of the Community Charter related to Section 90 (1) (i) the receipt of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege including communications necessary for that purpose.

 The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:18pm.