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to partner by Adrienne Tait revenue decreases by more than receive $5,131,623 in 2015 as per 2015 year totalled $6,260,765.
in Dakin Recent changes to the well $1 million. the revenue sharing agreement. The combined total of disbursed
Clause 8 of the agreement Those funds, as set out in the funds in the Yellowhead County
gymnasium... d r i l l i n g e q u i p m e n t t a x states, “This agreement will agreement, are able to be used at 2015 budget released in March
regulations and an anticipated terminate immediately and the town's discretion. was $11,392,388. This was Vanier grade one class
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see page 4ge 4 decrease in industrial activity in without payment in the current The revenue sharing capital is in uncharacteristically high as
the region means the County year if in the sole opinion of the addition to funds allocated for approximately $4 million of that show their
stands to lose approximately $2.3 county there are provincial cost sharing. Cost sharing total was allocated for the west
GOLD DUST million in revenue in 2016. initiatives, legislation or initiatives include agreements for end sewer project which is dance moves
According to the terms of the regulation changes that operation and capital expenses for c o n s i d e r e d a o n e t i m e
Hanging on! Gold Dust between the Yellowhead County municipal taxes or grants airport, bylaw, and historical and The total revenue sharing
revenue sharing agreement negatively affect revenues, or the fire, sewer, solid waste, FCSS, expenditure.
and the municipalities of Hinton collected within the county by culture facilities and programs. budget for the towns of Hinton,
and Edson, the county has the more than one million dollars.”
The cost sharing budgeted funds Edson, and Parkland County was
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The Town of Edson is set to for Edson from the county for the just over $14.3 million.
right to revisit the agreement if
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Edson Cycling Edson Wildcats PeeWee C team
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on Wilmore Head to Playoffs!
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GO CARTS! High note at
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Championships...
GRINCHY Parkland Senior’s Winter



see page 9 Lodge holds: Olympics!


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'Edson and County residents will get to see a world class event up close’ of The sooner
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Rotary Sunday in the Park see page 6 photo Deanna Mitchener Parkland students Katelyn Brook, Shayla Kootenay, Breann Palmer, Shelby Biro, Sara McFarlane, and Tenise Yakimchuk hold up a
banner they created to encourage friends and classmates to stand up to bullies and know that they are not alone. Photo Adrienne Tait
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