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Kids enjoying the bouncy house at the Rotary Sunday Rockin’ the Park and Aboriginal Day held June 26. Rotary Sundays is a free summer
concert series that will be taking place at Centennial Park during the next few months. See story on page 8. photo Deanna Mitchener

Flags to Field House discussed at town meeting

Edson's town council held their would incorporate the new memorial to advertising benches on public property.
Committee of the Whole meeting on June bench program recently endorsed by the The motion to recommend was carried.
28th in council chambers. Representing town. Discussions were raised on moving
the Edson Royal Canadian Legion, Bobbi Administration felt this a more forward with the further investigation of
Foulds and Dave Velichko gave a functional and aesthetically pleasing potential enhanced recreational
presentation with respect to Flags of program that the existing advertising opportunities at the Edson and district
Remembrance and Veterans Voices benches which they feel are primarily recreation complex. CAO Mike Derricott
Canada. billboards disguised as benches. and Director of Community Services Jim
The committee was asked to recommend Councillor Gean Chouinard expressed Desautels met with the Field House
that the Legion be allowed to use the concerns that the benches were part of committee at their AGM recently.
Centennial Park border between 2 Ave. someone's business and was hesitant Discussed was the potential for
and 4 Ave. on 54 St. to place 130 flags just about uprooting them. Councillor Brian partnership in bringing recreational and
prior to October 1, 2016 until after Boyce expressed similar concerns. structural enhancements to the Rec
November 11th for the closing ceremonies Mayor Greg Pasychny excused himself Complex. One of the enhancements
of Remembrance Day. The flags are to pay from the discussions and subsequent discussed was creating an indoor
tribute to the men and women of the recommendation due to a conflict of playground in half of the current curling
Armed Forces and Veterans in a visually interest. rink. The Field House committee
stunning way. This multi-community event Councillor Janet Wilkinson moved that supported the idea and felt it was in
will also serve as Veterans Voices of the committee recommends to council keeping with their goals.
Canada's primary fundraiser with all that the town does not enter into an It was recommended to council that
money raised going towards the agreement with any business with respect further investigation into the next steps
organization for its goals including should be undertaken.
education and awareness.
Councillor Jim Gomuwka moved to In case of a Postal Strike You can pick up a copy
recommend to council for approval, which
was carried. of the Weekly Anchor at the following locations:
The committee also discussed the use of
advertising benches on public properties EDSON: EDSON:
Edson Post
Edson Post
as the current advertising bench Office Box Office Box Peers Food Mart Peers Food Mart
agreement expired in August of 2014. Independent Grocer
Independent Grocer
As part of the three year Community Shoppers Shoppers additional papers will be
Services Operational Plan, Administration Sobeys Sobeys available at all other
proposes to move forward with adding Tags North Tags North
new benches across public lands including Weekly Anchor Weekly Anchor pick up locations
park spaces, facilities, and trails. This office office

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