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PAGE 4 THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
Town likely to partner in A.H. Dakin




gymnasium despite County declining




by Adrienne Tait The Town of Edson is considering a partnership Edson Mayor Greg Pasychny said the opportunity to
opportunity with the GYPSD that would see the gym partner on the expansion “would be a win. It would
During the Yellowhead County committee of the in the new school be built to three times the size of a immediately put an additional feature into the town
whole meeting on July 21, the council declined a regular elementary school gym. The new project that residents could use.”
request to join with the town of Edson and Grande could also include an indoor running track. Pasychny said that when town council looked at the
Yellowhead Public School Division to construct a Positive points to the county partnering with such a gymnasiums around town the larger ones are booked
community venue (gymnasium) at the proposed new project included the GYPSD's ability to maintain the solid while the smaller ones are not.
A.H. Dakin School. facility thereby reducing operational costs, and the While public consultation such as open houses and
economic savings from partnering with the school surveys would have been preferred, concerns were
division, province, and town to build a larger facility raised that the lengthy process could mean the
with fewer dollars. opportunity is missed. Any feedback the town has
Several concerns were raised including the lack of received has noted the running track as one of the
community consultation, potential access restrictions priorities and town council felt the new school
to the public as a result of the facility being located provided an opportunity to provide that feature.
within a school, and the quick response time required Despite the decision from the county Mayor
make a decision in order to meet the GYPSD's Pasychny said, “We will most likely move ahead. We
M & M Meats Franchise September 1 deadline. The uncertainty as to where see it as an opportunity.”
this project would fit into the town's long term plans
For those of you who would enjoy retail combined was also cited as a concern.
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both your passions. The opportunity to earn the first three concerns represent how I'm feeling.
$84,000+/- in cash flow is there. With as little as This also brings back memories of the snap answer
$45,000 down, you could be well on your way to required for the running track.” CONTRACTING
achieving that goal.
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There will be rides on Main Street from 1st to 6th Ave.


W W W W W W W Silent Auction - Stop by the Silent Auction - All Day Silent Auction- All Day
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Friday August 14
Thursday August 13
Saturday August 15
RETURNING Chamber booth and bid on Jail & Bail- All Day Jail & Bail- All Day
items from various businesses.
Kiddie Land- All Day
Ping Pong Drop- ages 3-12
Jail & Bail- All Day Event
Kiddie Land- All Day
11:45 for Ping Pong Drop at
Kiddie Land - hosted by the
noon
Edson Daycare Society, geared meet at the Chamber booth by
toward kids too little for the
rides, bring the kids for crafts
and the bouncy house 11 am - NEW THIS YEAR: A family favorite, Bumper Cars
4 pm.
Treat yourself to an ice cream from the ice cream truck
or indulge in one of the many fair food favorites
elephant ears, cotton candy, mini donuts.


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