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Sept. 12, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Let’s start with baseball!’ With that remark, mayor Tyler Warman welcomed representatives of two local baseball teams that had a lot of success in 2016. The Junior ‘AAA’ Heat were provincial champions and…

Sept. 5, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Only good news’ Council received another update on what’s happening at Northern Lakes College, from its president Ann Everatt. She started her presentation by promising only good news. “The place is packed,” Everatt…

Aug. 23, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Adding to scope on paving Council was informed that a developer was adding six approaches off Poplar Lane, just ahead of the paving project. The timing is such that paving these approaches is…

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Waiting on paving In his CAO report, Brian Vance referred to an item that had come up a week earlier – that of a protruding storm drain fixture at 6th Ave and…

Aug. 23, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Ongoing and visible’ In his CAO update for council, CAO Allan Winarski let his written report speak for itself, except for the Poplar Lane paving project, which he felt deserved a bit more…
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Aug. 15, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Size matters in waterline The town’s Main St. North waterline replacement project is “well into the engineering phase,” reported CAO Brian Vance. Mayor Tyler Warman had a question: With the M.D. just recently…

M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook Aug. 9, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Extension may be granted An application for an extension on a subdivision agreement in Wagner turned into a lengthy discussion on drainage and the difficulties it…

July 11, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Cemetery bylaw gets an update The town’s bylaw that governs the operation of the cemetery needed updating, council heard. For one thing, the new cemetery needed to be brought into the bylaw. For…

July 12, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No thanks on signs As much as the M.D. may agree with the message and intent in a couple of lakeshore sign proposals, it prefers not to take on more work and more…

July 4, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No refund on redevelopment levy In one of several resolutions with a split vote, council turned down a request from a local company for a refund of an off-site levy. Phasar Investments had…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Chronic disease management Lisa Gall of Alberta Health Services (AHS) Chronic Disease Management told attending agencies about two upcoming programs happening this summer and fall. ‘Better Choices Better Health’ starts on July 11th and runs until…

June 28, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Membrane issues in Smith Drinking water quality issues in Smith were being dealt with, council heard. Water filtration membranes in the treatment plant were being looked at and replaced as needed. Water was…