Council adopts Bill 6 resolution

At the Regular Council Meeting of December 8, 2015 members of Athabasca County Council adopted the following resolution regarding Bill 6 which is currently being considered by the Government of Alberta:

“To support the AAMDC position that safety is important in all of Alberta’s workplaces including farms, and that the Provincial Government should only proceed with passing Bill 6 following thoughtful and extensive consultation with Alberta’s farming and ranching community.”

The motion was made by Councilor for Division 9, Warren Griffin and was unanimously adopted by all members of Council. The motion was passed in advance of Council’s attendance at a Bill 6 Information Meeting in Athabasca on Wednesday, December 9, 2015.