Morinville Council has approved up to an investment of $300,000 over three years into a new regional economic development corporation with other municipalities in the capital region. The initiative puts Morinville in a three-year contract to provide up to $50,000 in the first year, $100,000 in the second, and $150,000 in the third. The new corporation will be set up and directly owned by the municipalities that approve the new program. […]
The Capital Region Board will be reduced from 24 members to 13, a drop of 11 municipalities in the Capital Region. Additionally, the Board heard Thursday at its regular meeting that some form of regional service delivery and regional economic development will be added to its mandate in 2017. […]
The Metro Mayors Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a commitment to plan, decide, and act as one Edmonton Metro Region on regionally significant issues Monday morning. The Alliance say the MOU is “the first step in a process recommended by the Advisory Panel on Metro Edmonton’s Future.” […]
The Capital Region Board (CRB) table will be a “jumping off point” for the development of a new regional economic development entity.
At the CRB’s Mar. 10 meeting, the Board of 24 municipalities in the Capital Region decided against having the Board oversee economic development in the region itself. Instead, the Board opted to “direct administration to facilitate a first meeting of interested parties.” […]
Minister of Municipal Affairs Danielle Larivee yesterday confirmed the Government of Alberta’s commitment to supporting regional partnerships in her first address to the Capital Region Board (CRB).
Legal Council held their Mar. 16 meeting at Town Hall under an unfinished peaked roof. The Town is currently having a peak roof put on the building. The project, including stucco and black roof covering, is not to exceed $20,000 and is in the 2015 operating capital budget. […]
by Morinville News Staff
Edmonton – Beaumont Mayor Camille Berube was elected to a two-year term as Chair of the Capital Region Board’s (CRB) Governance, Priorities and Finance Committee Monday in a secret ballot at the Committee’s inaugural meeting Monday. Councillor Phyllis Kobasiuk of Parkland County was elected as Vice Chair at the same meeting. The CRB represents 24 municipalities in Alberta’s Capital Region, including Morinville and Sturgeon County… […]
Morinville – Although the infrastructure beneath its streets positions Morinville to provide water and sewer for a population of 30,000, a document worked on by the Town’s Planning and Development Department has been seeking to position the community to handle double its current population of approximately 8,500 residents. That document, Morinville’s Municipal Development Plan… […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – Although the infrastructure beneath its streets positions Morinville to provide water and sewer for a population of 30,000, a document worked on by the Town’s Planning and Development Department seeks to position the community to handle double its current population of approximately 8,500 residents.
Morinville’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) was recently approved by the Capital Region Board (CRB), a government-sanctioned body of 25 municipalities in and around Edmonton that work on long-term planning for the region… […]
By MorinvilleNews.com Staff
Gibbons – Town Council has decided to send a letter to Sturgeon County Council advising them that they will not be participating in a proposed regional park and ride and transit facility at or north of the St. Albert boundary on Highway 2 … […]