Morinville News

Municipalities have new rules to follow

For the first time in more than two decades, the province has made significant changes to the Municipal Government Act (MGA), legislation that sets the rules for how local governments function and provide services to residents. Those wholesale changes to the MGA have now been proclaimed as law […]

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CAO says decision to wave fines based on legal recommendation

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – In a joint press release issued Apr. 10, Champion Petfoods and the Town of Morinville announced they had found some common ground on odour mitigation. In consideration for Champion staying the course on their odour mitigation efforts, the Town would wave $5,400 in tickets Champion had been issued prior to making progress on reducing odour from the local plant.

Over the past week there have been questions raised by residents wanting to know just who on Council made the decision to wave the fines… […]