Business

Tarnawsky’s term extended

Sturgeon County Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Peter Tarnawsky’s appointment has been extended five years. Tarnawsky, one of the region’s longest-serving CAO’s has been in the position since November of 2011. […]

Local News

Council goes its own way on organizational review recommendation

Council has decided to delay endorsing administration’s recommendation that the town seek the consulting services of Keldar Leadership’s Darel Baker to develop a CAO-Council Relationship Framework. The goal, identified in last year’s organizational review, was to “create clearer expectations in the individual roles which contribute to fostering a respectful and effective relationship between Town Council and the [CAO].” […]

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Sturgeon County

Tarnowsky appointed Sturgeon County CAO

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – After several months of searching, recruiting and interviewing, Sturgeon County Council has ended up with a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who has been performing the job in an interim capacity since November of 2011. Council voted 4-3 in favour of appointing Peter Tarnowsky as CAO Tuesday morning. Mayor Don Rigney and Councillors David Kluthe and Don McGeachy, long opponents of his being hired, voted in opposition to Tarnawsky receiving the post… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun

From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun
– Chief Administrative Officer

The future is bright for businesses in the Sturgeon Region! Come spend this Thursday afternoon May 17, with key influencers & successful busines s owners to gain insight on what is happening in the region and explore opportunities. .. […]

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Morinville

New CAO looking forward to continuing her work

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After reviewing nearly 50 applicants, narrowing it down to a field of 12 and conducting in-depth interviews with four finalists, Morinville has a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Morinville Town Council announced at their Feb. 28 regular meeting that Debbie Oyarzun was the successful candidate… […]

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Local News

Morinville Town Council briefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The lateness of Tuesday night’s council meeting did not allow us time to file full stories on what was discussed at the Feb. 28 meeting; however, here are some updates on what transpired. Our full stories will be published throughout the day Wednesday… […]

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Morinville

Tarnawsky back as Sturgeon County CAO

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two weeks after the resignation of County Commissioner Chris Micek and the appointment of Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Ian McKay, Sturgeon County has once again changed its top administrator. Former Manager of Public Services Peter Tarnawsky, who had been fired by Micek a couple weeks earlier, returned to work Monday in Micek’s position… […]

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Local News

Sturgeon County CAO resigns

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council accepted the resignation of County Commissioner Chris Micek Tuesday afternoon, that resignation effective the same day. The news of Micek’s departure was sent to media by way of a press release Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m… […]

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Morinville

Council finalizes CAO business

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Councillors met briefly Wednesday night in a special meeting of Morinville Town Council to conclude necessary business resulting from the July 14 dismissal of then Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Edie Doepker… […]