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May 16 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Issues with sump discharge beign addressed Town council heard that action is being taken in cases where residents are draining their sumps over town sidewalks. Apparently this is not the approved method.…

May 9, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Breakthrough on regional waterline CAO Brian Vance shared news of a breakthrough on the raw water line project. “Big change there!” he said. “Alberta Environment approval was received. The bid packages will…

May 10, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Town requests M.D. participation in waterline upgrade Council heard the Town of Slave Lake plan for upgrading waterlines in the north end of town and into M.D. areas of Old Town Slave…

May 2, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Hard work on water clarity One item in CAO Brian Vance’s update on town activities for council had to do with “difficulties obtaining the proper water clarity,” at the water treatment plant.…

April 26, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Disaster services Council took a few minutes to reconvene as the M.D.’s Disaster Services Committee to review the Lesser Slave Regional Emergency Management Plan, as required by bylaw. CAO Allan Winarski reviewed…

April 12, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Speed signs in Flatbush It’s been so long since there were young children in Flatbush, said councillor Robert Esau, that people are used to not slowing down much when they drive through.…

April 11, 2017 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Missed amounts on bills The recent town utility bills were higher than usual. Two reasons, Town CAO Brian Vance explained to council. The billing period was longer (by six days) is one;…
Council passes balanced budget tax bylaw

Director of Finance Roland Schmidt Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Your town property tax bill may already be in the mail. Well… probably not that quickly, but the process was set in motion by Slave Lake town council last week, with…

Apr. 4 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Back to square one The town has to start over on a bylaw aimed at releasing a bit of environmental reserve for development. That means giving first reading to an adjusted bylaw and…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook Mar. 21, 2017

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Property re-zoning goes through Council went ahead with three bylaw changes necessary to re-zone a piece of property at Main St. and Caribou Trail. This followed the required public hearings on each one. The property…
Town of Slave Lake  Council notebook March 14, 2017

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader RCMP update Staff Sgt. Chris Murphy and Sgt. Marlene Brown gave Town council a Slave Lake RCMP quarterly update at its March 14th meeting. “We’re currently selecting priorities for the upcoming fiscal year and we’re getting…