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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…
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June 12, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No decision on enforcement order appeal Council heard an appeal of an enforcement order from Harry and Suzan Staab. It had to do with what the town calls a failure to install…

June 5, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Five parcels rezoned After nobody spoke up one way or the other at the required public hearing, council went ahead and rezoned five parcels of land. Two are owned by the town,…

May 29 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Parent Link Jaime Norberg with Parent Link said for the month of June Parent Link will be spending a lot of time outside. Parent Link will be closed on the afternoon of June…

May 28, 2018 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader Trade show recap Chamber vice president Josh Friesen said this was the first year for the new board to learn how to put the trade show event together. He said the board…

May 23, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Poplar Lane zoning Councillor Brian Rosche brought up this matter during CAO Allan Winarski’s report on strategic priorities. We need to get this settled, Rosche said, requesting it be put at or…

M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader (Notes from the May 9 meeting in Smith that didn’t make it into last week’s Leader) Street addresses A question arose about street addresses. “They don’t legally exist,” said…

May 15, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Thumbs down to zoning change Council voted unanimously against adding a couple of uses to what’s permitted in the C1A, or Mixed Commercial/Residential District. This was in response to the application of…