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Mayors unite for regional event

A State of the Region Address with Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn and St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse was held Wednesday morning with Morinville Mayor Lisa Holmes acting as emcee.

The event, held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, had more than 135 in attendance from across the region. […]

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Minimum tax for Sturgeon County discussed

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council heard there are currently 903 Sturgeon County properties that paid less than $50 in property taxes last year, many of that number paying as little as $3.26 in municipal taxes each year.

Administration delivered a detailed report to County Council in response to a request from County Councillor Tom Flynn… […]

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Election 2010

County Council sworn and appointed

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Six councillors and Mayor Don Rigney were sworn into their respective offices of County Council Tuesday morning. Morinville Staff Sergeant Mac Richards performed the honours of taking the oath from councillors and mayor.

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County severs agreement with St. Albert

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Despite eleventh-hour protestations from St. Albert Council, Sturgeon County withdrew from a nearly decade-long municipal planning agreement with the neighbouring municipality June 22.

Council voted unanimously on all three readings of a bylaw to repeal their participation in the intermunicipal development plan (IDP) it has shared with St. Albert since 2001, an alliance that governed how developments were handled along the two municipalities’ shared border.

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