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Sept. 12, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Sept. 12 meeting took place at the Mitsue Fire Hall, thanks to renovation work on the M.D.’s main office building in Slave Lake. Judging by the discussion on the condition of…

Sept. 4, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader CAO report Town manager Brian Vance, updating council on various items, informed them the airport would be shut down for a couple of weeks for resurfacing, starting on Sept. 10. Councillor Darin…

Aug. 21, 2018 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Progress on the HM Inn CAO Brian Vance, in his update for council, said “progress is being made,” in the matter of the Highway Motor Inn. Whether the progress has to do with…

Fire chief makes pitch for replacement of breathing equipment Aug. 14, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Town council was back in session after almost a month off. The agenda covered a variety of topics, from cannabis regulations to the…

Aug. 15, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council heard from no fewer than five delegations at its first meeting in about a month, in a session that ran from 10:00 a.m. to about 5:30 p.m. “Why do you need…

July 18 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader With council’s blessing Council approved a request from the regional library board for the M.D. to cover the mileage cost for an M.D. member of that board to attend a library conference in…

July 10, 2018 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Northern Lights Aquatics Centre CAO Brian Vance in his regular report for council mentioned the chipped tiles in the hot tub are soon to be repaired. He said in the meantime pylons…

Council turns down request for funding special event Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Town council discussed a request from the Wounded Warriors Weekend organizers for municipal assistance at its July 3 meeting. “They’re looking for some sponsorship,” said mayor Tyler Warman,…

July 3, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Breastfeeding awareness Pam Hahn of Natural Strength Birth Services made a pitch to council to proclaim Breastfeeding Awareness Week in Slave Lake. Providing some background on the issue, she spoke about barriers…

June 21 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Pine beetle First on the agenda was a mountain pine beetle program update from Jennifer MacCormick of Alberta Ag & Forestry. It was brief; MacCormick said x number of infected trees had been…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. of Lesser Slave River council has endorsed the nomination of Sheila Willis of Smith for the 2018 Alberta Historical Resources Foundation’s Heritage Award. The motion was passed unanimously at the June 27 council meeting, after…

June 27 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Holding the third of its ‘in the community’ council meetings – this time in Widewater – council started off by fielding questions and hearing concerns from community members. There were several. Swimming area?…

Town of Slave Lake council notebook June 19 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Movement on the CN front Town manager Brian Vance reported that the sidewalk damage at two CN Rail crossings in town should be fixed soon. He’d been on…

Regional Tri-Council Notebook June 14, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Tri-council members got an update on the regional water line project from Town of Slave Lake Project Manager Doug Baird. The newsiest bit was that due to the recent…

June 13, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Good working relationship’ The M.D. has been working with SHARA on three developments proposed by that organization, reported rural services director Russell Jassman. These are the sea can storage by the school,…
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Council notebook June 13, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Request to waive tax penalty Council accepted a recommendation to allow the owners of the Flatbush Store to set up a payment plan for property taxes, rather than having to…

Town of Slave Lake Council notebook June 5, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader “We need to do something out there,” said Slave Lake Mayor Tyler Warman, leading off a late addition to the June 5 town council agenda on…