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Father-Daughter Gala planned for Feb. 16

by Deanna Mitchener Following dinner, dads and their daughters will granddaughters, and nieces.
be invited to have a dance and spend some "We are selling tickets here in Community
A Father-Daughter Gala is coming to town for quality time with one another. "We believe that Services at the Town of Edson Office and
its first time. the relationship between fathers and daughters is Galloway Station Museum is also selling tickets.
FCSS Manager Tanya Byers and Recreation crucial for the development of young girls, They are $10 each," says Broda.
and Culture Programmer Ali Broda have been especially when it comes to their sense of self," The event has received very positive attention
working hard putting the night together, which is says Broda. so far and they are looking forward to selling out
set for February 16. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and concludes by tickets very soon.
Broda says, "We will be having a seated supper 8p.m. at the Galloway Station Museum. "We encourage anyone interested to buy their
where dads and their daughters will be served a Fathers, uncles, and grandfathers are tickets soon and to come out and enjoy that
yummy chicken dinner and dessert." encouraged to bring their daughters, relationship together," says Broda.

Town approves purchasing policy

with consideration to local suppliers

by Adrienne Tait which were passed unanimously, in relation to the Development Plan, which was adopted in January
town beautification plan. The first rescinded the of 2016. No specific or mandated times are given
During the January 17 Town Council meeting, former Town of Edson Highway Beautification but tasks have been prioritized and arranged in 1-
council unanimously approved a purchasing plan which was originally adopted in 2005. 2 year, 3-4 year, and 5 years+ categories. The
policy intended to enhance the accountability for The second adopted the new Town of Edson tasks range in scope from reviewing and
town personnel when dispersing funds. The Streetscape Beautification Grant. The changes to preparing various policies and identifying
policy established a framework of procedures the grant include extending the service area to properties not serviced by water and/or sewer, to
designed to ensure a “competitive, expedient, and include not only the highway but 50th street the Master Trails plan and evaluating the
cost effective procurement.” The policy allows for between 1st and 7th avenues, and 3rd avenue development of a multipurpose regional facility.
some preference to be given to local suppliers from 48th to 52nd streets as well. Proclamation Policy
offering a “price preference discount” for smaller The third motion saw town council resolve to Town council adopted a proclamation policy
purchases and that, all else being equal, a local commit a maximum of $50,000 per year to the which will better define the application process
company would be chosen over a non-local Streetscape Beautification program. The funds and criteria required to obtain a proclamation for
supplier for purchases over $25,000 and under are to be taken from the beautification reserve. a special day/week/month by council.
$75,000. The New West Partnership Trade Municipal Development Plan Implementation Flag Policy
Agreement prohibits discrimination in favour of Tasks Town Council has adopted a flag policy, which
local businesses on purchases over $75,000 for Council adopted the Municipal Development Plan clearly defines the circumstances under which the
goods and services. Implementation Tasks policy. The policy Town of Edson will lower the flags to half-mast
Streetscape Beautification prioritizes the tasks needed to complete, and assist and the length of time for which they will be
Town council approved three motions, all of in budgeting for, the proposals in the Municipal flown at half-mast.

EDSON FAMILY DENTISTRY Traffic collisions top


NEW list of RCMP calls

PATIENTS January 9 to 15 saw 87 calls for service by the local

in our new RCMP detachment.
Topping the list of calls was 18 Traffic Collision. Other
location calls include Theft Complaints 15, Suspicious Persons or

5020 6th Ave. Vehicles 12, Traffic Complaints 9, Alarms/False Alarms
6, Assault 3, Assistance Calls 3, Mental Health Act 3,
780-723-5221 Trespassing 2, Impaired Operation Motor Vehicle 2,
along with various other requests for service.
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