Reading Time: 2 minutesIn a unanimous decision (excluding the absent Councillor Rob Ladouceur) Council has passed Councillor Stephen Dafoe’s motion to create a Terms of Reference for a new Community Services Advisory Board. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe plight of the Midstream Society and their thrift store will be on the May 10 Council agenda.
Council received a letter informing them that the Midstream Support Society and the Morinville Lions Club will be cooperating in a bid to construct a new building for both organizations to use. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteCouncil has unanimously passed First Reading of a new Area Structure Plan amendment (ASP) that will include a new Catholic elementary school and a shopping centre. The new Westwinds development is located between Petro-Canada and the No Frills Parking lot on the West side of 100 Street. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Rotary Club of Morinville received a $5000 cheque through the Town of Morinville’s Family and Community Support Services Department. Councillor Gordon Putnam made the presentation on behalf of the Town to Gordon Boddez on behalf of the Rotary Club.
Reading Time: 2 minutesA Bike Rodeo will take place at the Ray McDonald Sports Center parking lot May 12 at 6 p.m. The free event will run 90 minutes and offer children aged 6 to 12 an opportunity to get their spring and summer riding off on the right pedal. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesDuring their Apr. 26 meeting, Council – excluding the absent Councillor Rob Ladouceur – unanimously passed First Reading of Utility Bylaw changes that will no longer permit utility accounts to be in a tenant’s name.
The changes are intended to save the Town time and money, with the Town currently on the hook for tracking down missed payments and collections. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Town of Morinville is asking residents if they are ready for potential emergencies that could happen in the community and encouraging residents to put together their 72-hour kit.
Though the Town has no special inside track on potential emergencies that could happen tomorrow or into the future, they are taking part in Emergency Preparedness Week, a national event put on by Public Safety of Canada during the first week of May. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteMorinville taxpayers now know how the Town Budget will affect their own, with some clear numbers from Council on tax rates. Council has unanimously passed all three readings in one night from the 2016 Tax Bylaw that supports the 2016 budget. Ratepayers will be paying approximately $61.40 more this year, based on a home valued at $300,000 following the vote. […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesPlanter gardens are becoming very trendy for both homes and businesses. With the building of bigger houses and less yard space, planter gardens are a great way to add interest and colour to your yard where it’s just not feasible to have a regular style garden or to provide additional growing space in preferred areas. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesSunflower Community Resources is partnering with area Family and Community Support Services and the Alberta Caregivers Association to offer training for caregivers.
Sunflower Program Coordinator Amy Dribnenky said they had applied for a grant to fund two training sessions for caregivers.