It was a 6-4 win for the Morinville Jets on the road Friday night. The club came back from a string of five losses and overtime losses to earn their first win in six outings.
Though the Jets found themselves scoreless in the opening period and trailing 2-0 after 20, the Junior B team bounced back in the middle frame to bring the contest to a 3-3 tie.
Council has approved a new remuneration policy that will see the honorariums of the next Council bump up 38 per cent for councillors and 34 per cent for the Mayor. Base honorariums will increase from $15,204.13 to $21,000 for Council and $31,272.49 to $42,000 for the Mayor. Simultaneously, per diem rates and new requirements on attendance mean their total pay may see a smaller percentage increase.
Council has accepted for information a slew of grant intakes as recommended by administration, with a total funding amount of $8,415.
Grant funding includes support for the Morinville Minstrels at $1,725, the Morinville Curling Club at $1,850, the Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps at $2,500, $1,485 for the St. Albert Bantam AAA Cardinals, and $855 for musician Justin Hogg.
The Town is moving ahead with a plan to initiate a new two-staged arena and rec facility, seeking support from Sturgeon County on the larger portion of the project. This project comes after years of consultations, committee forming, discussions with municipalities and a major recreation needs assessment, all culminating in a final site plan with construction slated to begin early next year.
More than 40 people attended the South Glens Green Spaces Open House held Wednesday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The majority of attendees were young families with children under the age of 14.
Family entertainer Norman Foote returns to Morinville Oct. 20 for a 7 p.m. show that will kick off the Morinville Community Cultural Centre’s 2016-2017 Kids’ Series of shows. The upcoming Halloween-themed performance, Foote’s second time at the venue, is a free performance under the Town’s Theatre Matters banner.
For more than 65-years, Morinville’s local Fire Department has been steadfast as it keeps a watchful eye over the town.
The Morinville Fire Department (MFD), which is regularly dispatched to fight fires, to attend to motor vehicle collisions, and to provide assistance at medical aids, is manned by a large group of volunteer members.