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Town of Slave Lake Council Notebook Nov. 6, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council was informed of three new additions to the town staff – one in community services, one at the pool and one equipment operator. CAO Brian…

Chamber of Commerce Notebook Oct. 30, 2018 Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Chamber of Commerce welcomes two new chamber members AE Realty and Pyramid Mechanical. Small Business week Small business week happened from October 15 to October 19. The Chamber of…

October 30, 2018 Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Slave Lake Adult Education Executive Director Karen Plourde with Slave Lake Adult Education attended the meeting with a special presentation about the program and what they do and to talk about some upcoming…

Town of Slave Lake Council notebook Oct. 16, 2018 meeting Callie Hermason Lakeside Leader Council congratulated and welcomed Brandon Clarke and Mathew Piper to the town team as the two take on positions as the new equipment operators with the…

Oct. 10, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Flood mitigation A trio of Marten Beachers appeared before council to offer to work with the M.D. on a flood mitigation project for the hamlet. Acting as a sub-committee of the Marten…

Oct. 2, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Crossfit seeks new digs Council dealt with an application by a downtown fitness business to relocate into an industrial area. It would require a change to the Land-Use Bylaw, which was why…

Sept. 25, 2018 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Multi-Recreation Centre (MRC) Stacye Bjornsson, with the Slave Lake Multi Recreation Centre, said the MRC is starting up pickleball come November 1. Bjornsson Pickleball will take place on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m.…

Sept. 26, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Wildfire Legacy Corporation Following up from a recent meeting of the Regional Tri-Council, M.D. council had to figure out the M.D. role in dealing with the operating deficit of the Legacy Centre…

Sept. 17, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader News from the medical response front Tri-council members heard from a couple of AHS ambulance reps on something they call the ‘Medical First Response’ (MFR) program. This offers first aid and other…

Sept. 18, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Please reconsider that setback distance Heather and Harry Bartlett of Slave Lake made a presentation to council on the results of their research on setback distances for cannabis stores from schools, etc.…

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…