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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…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

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…

May 9, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader M.D. council held the second ‘in the communities’ meeting in Smith on May 9, following one a month earlier in Flatbush. The idea is to make it easier for community members to…

May 8, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Beach clean-up: June 2 is the big day CAO Brian Vance’s report for council started off with the news that town and Provincial Parks people had met to talk about cleaning Devonshire…

April 30, 2018 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce welcomed four new members at its April 30 meeting: LivingWaters School Division, Big Fish Bay, Canwest Group Benefit Consultants and Sunlife Financial group. Riverboat…

May 1, 2018 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Update from the college Northern Lakes College President Ann Everatt made one of her regular presentations to council on “what we’ve been up to” at the college. The news included a decline…

April 24 meeting Callie Hermanson Lakeside Leader The April meeting of the Interagency group started off with a presentation on financial programs for seniors, presented by Bev Lavender-Marsh. She is a stakeholder engagement advisor for Seniors and Housing in the…