Take Note: Upcoming Town info

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Here is some information of interest for the Town of Morinville, taken from the Town of Morinville’s print ads and social media.

West Edmonton Mall trip

JOIN Brian and Katie as we head out to West Edmonton Mall Monday August 18. The trip is for Morinville Youth between the ages of 11 and 17. The fee is free and Includes Transportation and Activity Pass.

Bring your own money for food.

Wear Your White Shirts to take part in Glow Bowling and Dragons Tail Mini Glow Golf/

Pick up 11:30am & Drop off 5:30pm at Morinville Community Cultural Centre

To Register contact Community Services at 780-939 7839

Pre-Registration is required.

Safe Summer ahead

All summer, Morinville RCMP and Community Peace Officers will be looking for youth exhibiting good safety practices by wearing helmets. Coupon rewards for ice cream and other treats will be handed out to youth that wear helmets while riding bikes, skate boards, scooters or other equipment this summer.

Severe Weather Info

Every household should have a 72 hour emergency preparedness kit in case of any emergency. A 72 hour kit should contain:

• Water: min 2 litres of water per person per day; include small bottles that can be carried easily in case of an evacuation order

• Canned food, energy bars and dried foods (replace food and water once a year)

• Manual can-opener

• Crank or battery-powered radio (and extra batteries) or Weather radio

• First aid kit

• Extra keys to your car and house

• Some cash in smaller bills, such as $10 bills

• A copy of your emergency plan and contact information

• Other items such as prescription medication, infant formula, and equipment for people with disabilities

For additional details on emergency preparedness kits, please go to www.morinville.ca.

Organics Program continues

The Town of Morinville and your local Home Hardware store have partnered together in promoting this enhanced organics program. Morinville’s eligible premises have the option to purchase an “under the sink” caddie to collect daily organics while receiving a promotional rebate. Simply purchase your caddie at Morinville Home Hardware, bring your receipt with proof of Morinville residency to the Public Works Shop on 107 Street to get your instant full rebate. Limit of one caddie per household. This new initiative only applies to eligible premises now receiving yard waste as defined in bylaw 7/2014.

2014 Toilet Rebate Program
The Town of Morinville is offering a rebate to residents, rental properties and business owners to encourage the replacement of old and inefficient toilets with low-flush or dual-flush toilets to reduce water consumption. For 2014, there is no limit to the number of toilets per property to qualify for the rebates. The program is retroactive to January 1st, 2014 and will be effective until the rebate funding is
depleted. First come – first serve, so act fast!

The program provides a rebate of $75 on the purchase of new “WaterSense” labeled low-flush or dual-flush toilets rated 6 Liters per flush (Lpf) or less. The low-flush/ dual-flush toilet must be a replacement unit.

Toilets installed in newly constructed homes or add-on bathrooms are not eligible as they should already meet these criteria. The toilet must be WaterSense labeled, indicating that it has been backed by a third party, independently tested and is built to WaterSense specifications of efficiency and performance.

For additional information on the program requirements or how to submit and access an application form, please visit our website at www.
morinville.ca or pick up an application on the second floor of Civic Place or visit the Public Works shop at 10310 – 107th Street.

Contest gone to the dogs

Submit a photograph of your beloved canine and be entered to win the cover spot on the Morinville Off-Leash Dog Park Brochure.

Please submit your photos to: tburke@morinville.ca

Include your name and phone number in the body of the email.

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Deadline for entries is 4:30pm on August 15, 2014

By submitting your photograph you are agreeing to the Municipality’s use of the photograph in publications, advertisements, newsletters, social media and displays intended for the general public. Photograph will be used by the Town of Morinville only.

While we welcome photos from Town of Morinville employees, they will not be eligible to win the contest.

Only one entry per family will be accepted.

Game On Summer Camp

Game On Summer Camp runs August 11 – 15 at a cost of $125/week.

Keep your child busy August 11 to 15 with the “Game On” Summer Camp. Program runs Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Bring your snack and lunch each day. Activities can include: crafts, games, field trips and a lot of fun!

Information handbooks are available at the Community Services Office, or call 780-939-7839 for more information!

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