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Dissolution of community services

board passes first reading

by Adrienne Tait once per year for all community groups.
9.The board invites the FCSS director to obtain
Community services board member Jacqui Currie feedback.
attended the December 15 council meeting where Currie said she felt the implementation of those
she addressed council asking them to consider suggestions could lead to a board with strong
restructuring rather than dissolving the community advocacy, a direct link to council, assurance of
services board. accountability, and fair representation.
Currie presented the council with a list of Community services board members had expressed photo Adrienne Tait
suggestions for their consideration. “I agree the concerns about a potential loss of funding at both the Northern Metallic's Brian Drysdale presented
current structure of the board is not benefitting the committee of the whole and council meetings. Krystal Baier from the Kinette Club of Edson with a
community to the best of its ability,” said Currie who Councillor Trevor Bevan said the town of Hinton cheque for $500 in support of the Kinette's
went on to outline a number of ways she believed does not have a community services board and has Christmas hampers. Drysale said that most years
THE WEEKLY ANCHOR the board and council could work together to make not had one for quite some time without a loss of the staff at Northern Metallic bring food platters to
the board more effective.
funding. “I did sit on that board for a long time and
their corporate customers but opted to spend that
Those suggestions included:
Custom T-Shirts! A d i D n yone Say... 1.That council become responsible for the screening at one point it was useful but it hasn't been money on something that would benefit the
productive for a long time.”
$19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer
discounts available of board members. Councillor Wilkinson echoed those same community this year.
All Full COLOUR! RIDE? 2.The board chair attend all committee of the whole sentiments and said, “I was on that board years ago Beautiful
Bring your pictures & Ideas! meetings. and then again recently and it isn't functioning Stella is a six
3.The board chair take an active part in creating the
No additional cost agenda. Councillor Boyce spoke in favor keeping the board year old
blind view GOLF 5.The agenda be reformatted. but implementing some of the suggestions. blonde
The council passed first reading to repeal bylaw
6.The agenda include a section of council requests.
window FORCED TO DON’T TELL ANYONE 7.The board itself takes the lead on reviewing and 1939, the establishment of the Edson and District German
rewriting the current policy.
Community Services Board.
Shepherd X.
8.The board hosts a consultation, with a facilitator,
fashions G a r d eners She’s a
CEREAL happy girl
KILLER! Bailey murder trial plea reserved who is
July 20 Spread the Best Dirt by Adrienne Tait Bailey is charged with two counts of first degree always
smiling and
August 10 5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 It was standing room only at the Edson court house murder in the deaths of Roxanne Berube and very talkative.
Jazmine Lyon and one count second degree murder

She loves attention, is good with
August 31 THE WEEKLY ANCHOR on December 15 when19 year old Mickell Clayton in the death of Daniel Miller. dogs after the initial introduction and
Bailey was court ordered not to have any contact
Bailey was scheduled for his first court appearance.
September 21 Bailey did not attend as he is still in Alberta hospital. with a number of people. good with cats and kits too.
Judge Norheim presided over the proceedings.
The reading of the charges was waived and the
October 12 Custom T-Shirts! A d i D n yone Say... plea reserved. The case was held over until January 5. Visit
for more information.
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November 23 All Full COLOUR! RIDE? Municipal development plan approved with changes Satellite TV sales, installs, service
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a g r e e m e n t w i t h
December 14 ESCAPED by Adrienne Tait performance.” Boyce municipalities which Yellowhead County. Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm
covered the property
said with the exception
At the final council
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! meeting for 2015 town of the mayor's position, taxes.
Utility Rates
which he believed to be
No additional cost council approved the underpaid, the old Utility rates in the THIS WEEK’S FEATURE
third and final reading of system was working. town of Edson will be
the new municipal Councillors Chouinard increased by 2.7% from Mint Homes Ltd.
BORN development plan. and Bevan spoke in $1.80 per cubic meter of
Nearly all of the changes
water to $1.85. The
favor of the change and
utility rates were last
that were requested at
said they believed
GOLF the public hearing were councillors would be reviewed and amended
in 2014.
held accountable be the
i m p l e m e n t e d o r
Property Appraisals
addressed in the final
boards and residents
The town of Edson
“As a whole we do
exception of keeping the
WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE document with the they serve. Bevan said, obtained appraisals for
word “city” in reference
attend our meetings. the two properties
to Edson in the 2040 We're not in it for the purchased in partnership
vision plan.
with the Yellowhead
money. If you are not
G a r d eners Remuneration showing up then you County for future
expansion of the fire
Council approved
shouldn't be re-elected –
A bungalow for the city or country . A great looking bungalow. The false gables set on the cottage
CEREAL ESCAPED changing the format of you're not doing your h a l l . W i t h t h e your right you have the dining room which features a trayed ceiling and a railing to separate it from
termination of the fire
councillor remuneration
roof, the wide trims & corners really make this home stand out. From the veranda enter the
dropped front entry and you will see how open this plan is. Step up into the living room and on
services agreement the
to a twelve equal
Social Housing
With the elimination of
the dropped front entry. An open stairwell up against the kitchen wall will take you to the
KILLER!! payment honorarium as the municipal grant for Yellowhead County was space. A lunch bar is also available. The breakfast nook is open to everything around it. A double
basement. The uniquely designed kitchen features a walk-in pantry, ample cabinet & counter
entitled to their share of
opposed to the former
per meeting format.
the property value. The
property taxes paid to
garden door leads you out to the covered rear deck. The family room has a gas fireplace with book
T h e p o l i c y w a s housing bodies passed in appraisal of the two shelves on each side. Next to the den there is a 2-piece 2-piece bath. Across from the kitchen is the
adopted as amended the 2015 budget, the properties showed the laundry/mudroom which gives access to the 2-car garage. Next are 2 large bedrooms with a 3-piece
Spread the Best Dirt with a clause for special town of Edson wrote-off c o u n t y i s o w e d bath between. The master bedroom also has a double garden door leading out to the rear deck. A
sitting area at the rear of the room. His & Hers walk-in closets, a private toilet room is along the
way to the 4-piece ensuite. A custom 60" shower, corner spa tub & two sinks make this room
5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 consideration pay for the property taxes for $128,500 for their share. perfect. A plant ledge with a window adds natural lighting. The basement is undeveloped except
The amount will be paid
events or seminars
5520 5 Ave, 5238 5Ave,
for the mechanical room. A double garden door will take you to the covered rear patio area and
which do not fall within and 1233 Westhaven out of unrestricted than to the backyard. A great floor plan. Plan 2011597
the typical council Drive. Social housing is surplus.
schedules or duties. not subject to municipal Revenue Sharing Member of National Home Warranty Program
Councillor Brian taxation. In previous Council officially Phone: 780-723-2330
Boyce opposed the years the province approved the signing of
remuneration policy and provided a grant to the revenue sharing Fax: 780-723-5068
said, “I believe in pay for Email:
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