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Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Sept. 15, 2020 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The business of helping businesses improve business“Some local businesses are busier than ever,” Community Futures Lesser Slave Lake (CF) Business Analyst Robin-Lee Vance told council at its Sept. 15 meeting. That was in…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notes

Sept. 9, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader (Last week’s report on the Sept. 9 council meeting was unfinished due to a shortage of space. Here’s what’s left) Agricultural Service BoardCouncillor Sandra Melzer’s report on the latest meeting of the…
Regional Tri-council Notebook

Sept. 17, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Teaming up on the boat launch areaOn the tri-council agenda was the matter of the area around the weir on Lesser Slave River. M.D. of Lesser Slave River Reeve Murray Kerik, making…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Sept. 8, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Logos on the iceFirst question for the CAO following his opening report for council was from councillor Darin Busk. He wanted to know how the spat over logos on the ice in…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Sept. 9, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Atterberg Limits, etc.Council’s first meeting in a month kicked off with a presentation with a lot of new terminology in it. It was about something called ‘soil cement stabilization.’ Jesse Waddell of…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Sept. 1, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Advocating for the Boreal CentrePatti Campsall of the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation made the same plea to town council as she had to M.D. council back in August (See Aug. 19…
Slave Lake Homeless Coalition Council notebook

Aug. 27, 2020 Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Volunteers neededWhile people talk about vagrancy and homeless issues in Slave Lake, how many homeless people are there really? The Homeless Coalition received a grant to help answer this questions. It is for a…
Municipal Planning Commission approves reiki x 2, bin storage

Town of Slave Lake Municipal Planning Commission Notebook Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Municipal Planning Commission met on Aug. 24 to consider applications from three parties wishing to set up commercial enterprises that require permission from the town. In all…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Aug. 18, 2020 meeting Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader CAO reportTown of Slave Lake CAO David Kim gave a CAO report. The town is testing for lead in buildings built before the mid-1970s. This is a province-wide testing program and isn’t…
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Aug. 12, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Open spaces, and how the M.D. expects people to behave in themCouncil gave all three readings to a bylaw establishing regulations for use of public land “owned, leased or managed” by the…
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Aug. 12, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Groups get what they ask forThe M.D.’s Community Assistance Board met for the third time this year, prior to the council meeting. Chaired by councillor Brad Pearson, it considered requests for funding…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Aug. 4, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Sixty-three incidentsCAO David Kim’s report for council included the news that town peace officers had responded to 63 incidents in the previous two weeks. The total for 2020 so far is 416.…
Town of Slave Lake  Council notebook

July 14, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader PatchingIt’s great to see all the road patching happening, said mayor Tyler Warman in his opening remarks. This is work that typically gets a $100,000 budget annually, for smallish repairs to failing…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

July 8, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Roads, etc.Marvin Schneider’s road work status report for council included the news that the shoulder-pull program is “moving well.” The Old Smith Highway had been finished just the day before. As for…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

July 7, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader This was the first meeting for the town’s new chief administrative officer David Kim, who had started just the day before. He chose to observe the meeting, leaving the CAO report to…
Municipal Planning Commission notes

June 22, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Slave Lake’s Municipal Planning Commission had its June meeting on the 22nd of the month, with members participating from various remote locations as well as some in the town office. Most of…