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Town Community Services plans upcoming months


by Adrienne Tait Desautels said there are ongoing issues that the service to low income and vulnerable
need to be addressed at both Repsol Place and residents. “This year we just don't have the
The Town of Edson community services the Rec Complex including new ice pumps for capacity. We are trying to figure out how to
department delivered a review of the past year, Repsol Place and new lighting in the Rec provide the service because we don't have the
outlined ongoing concerns, and a plan for the Complex. One of the ongoing challenges the volunteers or the expertise we have had in
upcoming months to Town Council during their department faces is the age of the facilities can previous years,” said Byers. The program was
Committee of the Whole meeting on January 10. make it difficult to obtain the necessary parts. spearheaded and run by previous town
Community services director Jim Desautels “For example the elevator at the Rec Complex, employees. The town is looking for volunteers
said last year brought a lot of changes to his they don't make parts for that anymore so we had with accounting or income tax experience who
department with long time employees retiring to fab it up.” are willing to help out but Byers warned that the
and others moving but the department is FCSS director Tanya also provided council application process takes time and in order to be
established and “ready to move forward.” with a review of the past year and is looking to approved, volunteers need to come forward as
Some previous strategic plans are now ready to build on the successful events as well as how soon as possible.
move onto implementation such as the Trails they will address the parent link funding Exercise, youth, seniors, and special events
Master plan while the department continues to reallocation. programs will continue to be offered including a
look for ways to improve current service delivery Byers said one of the more immediate concerns “concert of hope” on February 24 and “Random
including trails clearing and maintenance and for the department is the volunteer income tax Acts of Kindness Week” from February 12-18.
smoother outdoor ice. program. In previous years the Town has offered
Public consultation and community
engagement for projects like the park in
Hillendale phase 2 will be coming soon. EDSON DRY CLEANERS
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The town plans to put out a request for proposal
for a Wilmore Park caretaker again this year and P INSTALLATIONS P
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after receiving feedback from residents, 10% * Furnaces Replacement
administration is planning to make the position off * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
full time once again. “We expect more traffic
with the bike park, trails, snow shoeing, etcetera F/R Coveralls * Residential Heating Packages
and the feedback has been that we need a full * Electronic Air Cleaners
time caretaker,” said Desautels. 15% off * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
Mayor Greg Pasychny questioned if anyone has
considered putting in stairs at the toboggan hill * Sheet Metal Work
or looked into phone service for the park. F/R Insulated FREE ESTIMATES
The heating system for the Centennial change $135 Remaining www.readsheating.ca
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the heat coming in is not sufficient to counter-act Nomex Coverall
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EDSON FAMILY DENTISTRY



ACCEPTING * Furnaces Replacement

NEW * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
* Residential Heating Packages
Thank You to everyone who made the
Thank You to everyone who made the
PATIENTS * Electronic Air Cleaners
“Secret Santa for Seniors” possible.
“Secret Santa for Seniors” possible.
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Sheet Metal Work
in our new FREE ESTIMATES
So many people donated their time as well
location So many people donated their time as well
as gifts for this event, that it is impossible to
as gifts for this event, that it is impossible to
5020 6th Ave. name them all. We had enough gifts to put
name them all. We had enough gifts to put
smiles on the faces of 100 seniors. THANK
780-723-5221 smiles on the faces of 100 seniors. THANK
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