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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…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

June 24, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s June 24 meeting turned out to be a bit of a marathon – and that was just the open part of it. After six hours council went in camera, to deal…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

June 16, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No incidents!The CAO report that leads off every council meeting itself starts off with the weekly safety report. Often there is a ‘near miss’ or two reported, usually without details. This time…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

June 10, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Help on the wayThe M.D. hopes to have a new director of transportation and utilities sometime fairly soon. CAO Allan Winarski told council an offer would be made shortly to the preferred…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

June 9, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Inching into re-openingNews from the interim CAO was that just because rec facilities had been cleared for re-opening on June 12, it wouldn’t be happening quickly. Gordon Lundy told council facility managers…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

June 2, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Crime downRCMP Staff Sgt. John Spaans started his report to council with a piece of good news. There was a 13 per cent decrease in reported crimes for the reporting period. In…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council Notebook

May 28, 2020 Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Sewer pumpsPeople throughout the M.D. have had trouble with sewer pumps, said CAO Allan Winarski. Brian Vance has been using his technical knowledge to check out other brands of pumps and options. These…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 19, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Outdoor funeralsSomething different about running a municipality these days is the weekly conference with the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). Interim CAO Gordon Lundy told council. New from the latest phone call…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

May 13, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Re-launchRegarding the M.D.’s response to the province’s call for a phased ‘re-launch’ of normal activities, the M.D. is not going to rush into anything. For one thing, the provincial generalities have to…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 12, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader GarbageCouncil heard via the CAO report that the community clean-up program was “wrapping up slowly.” The town will still encourage residents to “do their part,” and will continue to provide bags and…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 5, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Pool closure With rec facilities being closed, admin. was asked what the plans would be for re-opening, when that becomes possible. It takes two to three weeks, explained community services director Garry…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

April 21, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Clean-up week?“It’s pretty obvious we need to do something.” That was Garry Roth the town’s community services director, answering a question from councillor Julie Brandle. She wanted to know if there are…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

April 22, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader ‘Full court press’ on advertisingCouncil gave first reading to a bylaw that will allow the M.D. greater scope in doing statutory advertising: I.e. the advertising it is required by law to do.…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

April 14, 2020 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader No town fire ban for now The Town of Slave Lake won’t be mimicking the province’s ban on fires on Crown land in the Forest Protection Area and parks. Introducing the topic,…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Wednesday, April 8 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader For the second time (and not the last) the M.D. council meeting was held via tele-conference technology, with councillors and staff members taking part from homes or offices. Councillor Brian Rosche was the only…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Tuesday, April 7 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Town council held its first ‘e-meeting,’ with all councillors participating from remote locations and some staff members at the town office. Members of the public were able to tune in via the…