Take Note: Upcoming town info week of Oct. 6

Here is information on upcoming Public Hearings, employment opportunities and events happening in Morinville, taken from this weeks Town of Morinville ads and other information gathered in the community.

Take the Healthy Eating Challenge

The Town of Morinville and Sobey’s 21 Days Healthy Eating Challenge takes place from October 6 to 26, 2014 for the purpose of encouraging families to eat at least one healthy, home-cooked meal together each day for 21 days. With the idea it takes 21 days to form a habit, this challenge focuses on bringing families together and encouraging them to eat healthier meals whenever they can, wherever they can.

Families can register at http://arpaonline.ca/program/choosewell/events/ to win great prizes at the completion of the program. It is important to register to have the complete numbers of families counted from our area.

Calendars and dry-erase pens are available at the Community Services Office located within the Community Cultural Centre at 9502-100 Ave. or at the Morinville Sobeys.

They are hoping people find the 21 Days to Healthy Eating Challenge to be a simple and effective way of promoting healthy eating in your family.

Anyone with questions regarding the program contact Melonie Dziwenka at 780-939-7833.

Development Permit – Public Notice

Take notice that the following Development Permit(s) listed below have been approved in accordance with Morinville Land Use Bylaw 3/2012.

DP204/2014 – Change of Use (Veterinary Clinic), 10406-100 Avenue (Lot 11, Block 4, Plan 946Q) – Discretionary Use (C-2 District).

For further information or to arrange for an appointment to view the above development permit(s) or plans, please contact the Planning & Development Department at 780-939-4361 or visit www.morinville.ca/planningnews.

Persons wishing to appeal the above noted decision(s) of Morinville’s Development Authority must do so by filing a “NOTICE OF APPEAL”, along with payment of a $200 non-refundable fee to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 22, 2014.

Appeals can be filed with the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board by calling 780-939-4361.

Appointment of Residents to Boards / Committees

The Town of Morinville invites applications from residents who are interested in serving on the following Committees for the Town of Morinville:

• Assessment Review Board (ARB) (1 vacancy)

The ARB meets on an as needed basis following Municipal Tax notices.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2014

Application forms and information are available at the Morinville Town Office, 2nd Floor, 10125-100 Avenue, or on our website at www.morinville.ca.

Please submit your applications to Jennifer Maskoske, Legislative Officer.

Reuse It or “Loose” It

Residents are invited to set “loose” items no longer wanted or needed (but still useable) by bringing them to a central location for others to browse through and take home FREE OF CHARGE on a first come first served basis. This event lessens our environmental impact by sending less to the landfill, while at the same time giving local families access to items they might otherwise not be able to afford.

Additionally, the event clears space in our garages and keeps our community cleaner. The Town provides a removal service for residents with disabilities or mobility issues. For additional information call Public Works 780-939-2590.

October 18 & 19, 2014 • 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Skyline Ball Diamond 10510 – 107 St

Hazardous Waste Round Up

Morinville and Sturgeon County are partnering up to host the annual Household Hazardous Waste Round Up! This event is free of charge and will divert hazardous substances from the landfill. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the event to rid your homes of hazardous materials requiring special handling, disposing of them in an environmentally friendly manner. Hazardous Waste includes products that are corrosive, flammable, explosive, toxic or poisonous. For safety purposes and identification, please keep all materials in their original containers.

If the container is cracked or broken, place it in a leak-proof package and label it.

For additional information call Public Works
780-939-2590.

October 18, 2014
Sturgeon County Centre 9313 – 100 St
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Waste Pick-Up Reminder

Organics are collected weekly from May to October. November to April organics will be collected monthly. For detailed information, download the waste collection schedule at www.morinville.ca.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Enbridge Community Information Session
MORINVILLE, LET’S TALK
Enbridge would like to invite you to an information session where you can learn more about the Northern Gateway Project conditions and plans relevant to your community, and provide them with your feedback.

You can review all of the Project conditions that will be discussed at the information session by visiting gatewayfacts.ca/engagement

They hope you will find this to be a great opportunity to talk with our team and other community members about the plans and conditions relevant to you. Bring your questions and feedback, and let’s continue the discussion about Northern Gateway.

They look forward to seeing you there.

Tuesday, October 14
Morinville Community Cultural Centre
9502-100 Avenue Morinville, AB
4:00 to 8:00 pm
For more information, contact them at info@northerngateway.ca or 1-888-434-0533

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