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Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

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…

June 15, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader A big thank you Harry Barlett came to thank council at its June 15th meeting on behalf of the Widewater Athletic Association. “Our sports weekend on June 9th – 11th was a success with…

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This week’s town council notes come second-hand. The Leader was unable to attend the June 20 meeting, so we followed up with mayor Tyler Warman and got the highlights. Sidewalk repair contract…

June 13, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Town projects Town of Slave Lake Chief Administrative Officer Brian Vance gave council an update on Town projects at its June 13 meeting. “Multi-rec centre dehumidifiers and air conditioning are still on track…

June 6, 2017 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Complaints and concerns Councillor Joy McGregor had a longer-than-usual list of topics she’d been hearing complaints about and passed them on to town manager Brian Vance in the form of questions. For example:…

May 24, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Figuring out seniors’ housing foundation requisitions As requested by council, CAO Allan Winarski had a package of information detailing how seniors’ housing authorities come up with their requisition numbers for M.D. residents.…