Council approved the establishment of a council compensation review committee, as well as the terms of reference in their regular meeting of February 11. This committee will review the remuneration and benefits paid to Council members and recommend a process to approve increases. A report is expected by the end of June. Council approved in-kind support to the Banff Greenhouse Gardening Society for a second greenhouse to be located on the roof of Cascade Plaza parking lot. The new managers of the plaza have donated the space as well as $25,000 in funds, and the society has received a further $10,000 grant from Alberta Health Services- Thrive on
Council received the Banff Community Social Assessment (2012) draft report. They received a delegation from Melanie Cortez regarding the closure of the obstetric ward at Mineral Springs Hospital, in particular the issue of transportation to Canmore.