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Local News

Petition Bylaw receives First Reading

by Calli Stromner

Morinville – Under the watchful eye of approximately a dozen town residents, Council gave First Reading to Photo Radar & Red Light Camera Bylaw 1/2014, eliminating the use of photo radar or red light camera enforcement and ensuring all traffic enforcement within town limits is carried out by RCMP or Community Peace Officers. The bylaw was triggered by a petition submitted by Morinville resident Cliff Haryett on Nov. 15. That petition was deemed valid by Administration and was formally received by Council on December 10…. […]

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Morinville

Second quarter sees low visit-to-ticket ratio

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town’s Community Peace Officers (CPO) issued 18 tickets in 398 bylaw calls between April and June of this year. Administration presented the community’s second quarter report during the Aug. 28 Council meeting, Council’s first scheduled meeting since June… […]

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Morinville Sports

Bike rodeo pedals into summer on the right path

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A rodeo was held at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre parking lot Thursday night, and although there was no barrel racing or steer wrestling going on, children had the opportunity to learn the ropes on bicycle safety. The bike rodeo, put on by Morinville’s Community Peace Officers, drew about 35 children and their parents for an evening of educational fun. Children rotated through a number of stations… […]

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Morinville

Few bylaw tickets being issued in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – First quarter statistics released at the May 8 meeting of Morinville Town Council show peace officers responded to 65 per cent more bylaw matters than in the last quarter of 2011. During the quarter peace officers dealt with 370 bylaw-related issues but issued only eight tickets … […]