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Town's new CAO looking forward to being part of the team

something I really in taking on the new looking forward to
believe in and am role will be the time being part of the team
passionate about. That required to establish and wants to be part of
guides my actions as an new relationships and k e e p i n g t h e
administrator. What's build trust. Mike said community “happy,
best for the community as a public servant, healthy, and moving
has always got to be “My interest is in the forward.”
first. And then it's g o o d o f t h e On a personal level,
about balance of c o m m u n i t y . Edson appealed to the
different groups and Hopefully that will family for a number of
i n t e r e s t s , ” s a i d shine through when reasons including as a
Derricott. w e ' r e t r y i n g t o place to put down
R e l a t i o n s h i p implement programs roots and grow,
building, problem and services and make proximity to Jasper,
solving, and finding tough decisions that and the opportunity to
new ways to improve will pay off down the enjoy an active
on programs and things road.” lifestyle.
that are already in the I n f r a s t r u c t u r e While they will miss
community are all c h a l l e n g e s a r e the people, family, and
aspects of the role to expected and are seen r e l a t i o n s h i p s i n
which Mike looks across the country. P i c t u r e B u t t e
forward. “There are always Derricott said his wife
Mike Derricott Edson’s new Chief Administrative Officer. Derricott had the more road, water, h a s b e e n “ v e r y
opportunity to take part s e w e r , a n d supportive and is
by Adrienne Tait Officer in Picture Butte “For me, one of the in the recent town i n f r a s t r u c t u r e excited to come and
for the past three and a things that attracted me council retreat where he challenges than there is j o i n a n e w
Edson town council half years and was in to local government met not only with the money in the bank.” community.”
has officially appointed Ponoka as part of the was the personal current council but The key, according to Mike Derricott's
Mike Derricott as the municipal internship satisfaction I get out of senior staff members as Derricott, will by to position with the
n e w C h i e f program prior to that. community building. well. The retreat gave clearly prioritize the Town of Edson is set
Administrative Officer From a professional Helping communities him a “feel for what needs, ensure good to start on January 5.
with the position standpoint Derricott progress and move town council has as a plans are in place, and His wife and their four
effective January 5. said he is looking forward and building v i s i o n f o r t h e that funds are used children will join him
Derricott has been the f o r w a r d t o t h e safe, and happy, and community and their prudently. once their house in
Chief Administrative opportunity to expand clean communities for priorities.” Derricott said he is Picture Butte has sold.
professionally. families to live in is One of the challenges


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