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Edson and County collaborate on community services plan

by Adrienne Tait services projects. and vice versa. “This will hopefully shine more
The strategic plan will include holding open houses light,” said Gomuwka.
Over the past several months the directors of for residents, developing priorities for the Derricott said the jointly funded initiative could
Community Service for both Edson and Yellowhead communities, and developing sustainable serve to align the priorities between the
County have been engaged in discussions as to how recommendations with regards to community service. municipalities and establish a shared vision so when
to best serve the programming and facility CAO Mike Derricott said, “The intent is to establish opportunities do arise the municipalities are better
blind view requirements for the residents of Edson and a joint plan including seeking feedback on facilities aligned.
and joint programming.” Derricott said one of the
surrounding area.
Councillor Boyce said the proposal “appears to be
At their Committee of the Whole meeting on April
possibilities discussed is the catchment area aligning
on a broader scope” than those done in the past but
window 12 town council discussed the proposal to work on a with the bus routes. hesitated at the thought of hiring another consultant
jointly funded survey which would ask residents
Councillor Jim Gomuwka said, “I have no concerns
and jested, “Once we do we can't seem to get rid of
opinions on topics such as programming, arts and
with this. I think this is actually long overdue.”
culture, recreation, and amenities.
Gomuwka said he has found himself in discussion
Council voted in favor of sending the engagement
fashions Conservative county could serve as a guide to future community with county residents who do not fully understand the process recommendation to a regular council meeting
The collaborative effort between the town and
input, or lack thereof, county residents have in town
for approval.
County backs Edson Community Safety Initiative
Guest Column by Clyde Corser
January 4, January 25 Yellowhead County Council's April 12 meeting, honour of Dr. Peggy Allan, aims to encourage health owner to waive the Yellowhead County subdivision
Council denied a request from a local property
and wellness through exercise and education, and
council formally declared their support for the Edson
February 15 Community Safety Initiative and agreed to become a promote the Hinton Hospital Foundation and the development standards. A report showed that the
suitability of the land for a subdivision did not meet
member of the group. The group was put together in
Hinton Cancer Clinic.
minimum requirements for sewage disposal,
response to the recent violent incidents that have
Evansburg Street Construction
basement construction, and road development based
taken place in Edson and nearby areas in Yellowhead
The contract for the 2016 Evansburg Street
March 7, 28 iews County. Rehabilitation was awarded to Rulam Contracting on high water tables levels.
The next Council Meetings is April 26, 2016. The
Rezoning Public Hearing
Ltd. at a total tender price of $2,573,046. The project
next Committee of the Whole Council Meeting is
No concerns were brought forward during a public
will proceed in 2016 with construction anticipated to
April 18 Guest Column by Clyde Corser presentation for a proposed bylaw that would rezone be completed this fall. April 19, 2016. All meetings start at 9:30 a.m. in the
an area on Highway 16 near Evansburg (SW of 19-
Council Chambers.
Subdivision Request
53-07-W5M) from Rural District to Rural Industrial
District. This rezoning would allow for the
May 9, 30 expansion of current industrial developments. The
bylaw will be brought back to a future council
meeting for further discussion.
June 20 Summers Drilling W from STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society),
Summers Drilling Water Well Drillingater Well Drilling
Council voted to not financially support a request
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
July 11 Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water following a presentation from the non-profit charity.
Although STARS is an emergency response service
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
that works with RCMP, local ambulance, fire
well repairs.
well repairs.
August 1, 22 services and Alberta health services it is a not for
profit service and independent from any municipal
or provincial rescue or emergency services.
Rosevear Bridge
The contract for the construction of the McLeod
Sept. 12 River Bridge was awarded to Trevcon Enterprises
Ltd. at a total tender price of $12,414,346. This
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