Take Note: Upcoming town info

Here is what is going on in the Town of Morinville in the near future.

Employment opportunities
The Town of Morinville has openings for the following positions:
Preschool Teacher Assistant
Community Bus Driver

For further details, please go to Job Openings at www.morinville.ca

Back to School Supply Request
Back to School is an expensive time of year. Many local families struggle to get the required school supplies for their children due to financial difficulty. If you are able purchase a few extra school supplies to help out local families, that would be appreciated. Some ideas of much needed supplies include lined, blank and graph paper, pencils and erasers, earbuds, and dividers, although all donations are appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at the Community Services office located in the Community Cultural Centre at 9502 100 Ave., at the Morinville Food Bank, or the Midstream Society.

For more information please contact Melonie at 780-939-7833.

Harvest is upon us
Incredible Edibles Lettuce, herbs, silver beet, beetroot, raspberries, cabbage, beans and zucchini are ready to harvest and eat. Tomatoes are also starting to ripen and should be ready soon. You can find veggies and herbs as part of the Incredible Edibles program outside the Town office (front and back), at Public Works, in many of the aggregate planters on main street between 100 – 104 street, at the east and west Town signs, and along the walking trail. These edibles are for ALL residents, so please help yourselves.

Morinville is hosting an Amazing Race
On Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Town of Morinville will be hosting an Amazing Race. Physical challenges and mental challenges
will combine throughout Morinville to present your family an opportunity to be called the fastest family in Morinville.

The Start and Finish lines are at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Cost is $20/per family team and there is a minimum of two participants per team.

To register call Community Services at 780-939-7839.

speedsignBack-to-School traffic info

SPEEDING – Maximum is 30 km/h from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on school days

CROSSWALKS – Pay close attention around crosswalks.

U-TURNS IN SCHOOL ZONES – U-turns are prohibited in schools zones and between intersections, plan ahead and use an appropriate route

PARKING ZONES – parking is restricted in school zones to allow for proper access for children, pay attention and abide by all parking signs

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PASSING SCHOOL BUSES – all vehicles must stop and remain stop when bus lights are flashing

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Last week for splash park
The Morinville Splash Park is scheduled to close for the season after the Labour Day weekend. If the weather is forecasted to drop in temperature and become colder, the Splash Park may close sooner. For additional information, please call Public Works at 780-939-2590.

Town updates website and launches on social media
The Town of Morinville has launched their redesigned website at www.morinville.ca.

Social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, have also been launched and will be monitored Monday to Friday from
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Follow the Town of Morinville on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ townofmorinville and through Twitter – @TownMorinville

Council planning an Eat and Greet
Mayor and Council are inviting residents for a barbecue at the Lakes Playground Sept. 7 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Details in the advert below.

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