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New council faces REMINDER Blind View BRAND 2016 FORD FOCUS
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EVENT
NEW!
FULL
SE HATCHBACK
Recreation Complex issue Winter Wonder Window Fashions WARRANTY! SE HATCHBACK WAS 56,995 #17249A WAS 23,995 #17136A WAS 17,995 #17188A
Willmore
continued from front Family Fun... NOW $52,900 NOW $20,900 NOW $15,900
expenses when renovations were when it was built. I think it would November 19
halted. be inappropriate for our from 12 p.m. until Custom Window Treatments 2015 FORD F350 CREW CAB 4x4 2016 FORD ESCAPE SE 2016 FORD F-350 LARIAT 4X4
After community consultation, community to dispose of that asset 2 p.m. since 1988
DIESEL
conversations with stakeholders, to a private buyer if the Golf Club Sponsored by 1 OWNER 6 SPD LOW KM’S
and a special public meeting the is interested in taking it over.” Bannister GM DIESEL AUTO
previous council voted to defeat Councillor Wilkinson wondered
the sale to the prospective buyer. if, in light of the recent study, a and The Weekly 780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember
CAO Mike Derricott said public term of the agreement could be that Anchor! 780.542.0898 blindvw@gmail.com
feedback indicated there were should the facility need to be
more concerns about the process turned back over to the town, it be #17369A #17192A WAS 63,995 #17363A
NOW $18,595
than about the concept of moving returned demolished. W NOW $18,595 #161 WAS 48,995 WAS 25,995
WAS 25,238 AS 25,238
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away from the asset. When asked what would prevent SANTA NOW $45,900 NOW $22,900 NOW $60,900
At the November 7 Council the Golf Club from selling the 0 Down; $125 b/w0 Down; $125 b/w
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meeting administration informed complex privately should
council that although two other ownership revert back to them, NEEDS
private parties made inquiries no Mayor Zahara said, “That is an
other formal proposals were issue that would be addressed JERRY FORD SALES LTD.ERRY FORD SALES LTD.
received. The Edson and District during the negotiation process. A RIDE!!!
Golf Club did submit a letter of There will be terms and conditions
intent expressing interest in taking on both sides for sure. I think from
BID NOW
over ownership of the complex. the Golf Course point of view, I BID NOW
The Golf Club has stated they are don’t think they would have an for a chance to have SANTA Where Pleasing You Comes Naturally!
SANTA
not in a position to subsidize the interest in doing that unless they for a chance to have
on your float at this year’s
Curling Club. had control of the property.” on your float at this year’s
CAO Derricott said the initial CAO Derricott said, “We would SANTA CLAUS PARADE!!!
SANTA CLAUS PARADE!!!
buyer has indicated to probably just keep doing a dollar FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK! 5908 - 4th Ave., Edson Ph: 723-4441
(Santa is provided)
administration that they would be swap. We would probably ask for (Santa is provided)
THERE IS ONLY 1 SANTA IN THE PARADE!
interested in learning what the Right of First Refusal as part of the THERE IS ONLY 1 SANTA IN THE PARADE!
process would be to purchase the deal.” WWW.JERRYFORD.COM
building but “are not willing to When asked if further subdivision Starting bid is $100;
Starting bid is $100;
wait forever.” of the parcel to ensure a larger
minimum bid increments of $25.
Councillor Chouinard said he is parking area and road way was minimum bid increments of $25.
Bidding is only done through the Chamber Office
in favour of returning it to the Golf considered, CAO Derricott said Bidding is only done through the Chamber Office
Club for the same amount for there is already a road right of way Monday to Thursday from 9 am until 3 pm.
Monday to Thursday from 9 am until 3 pm.
which it was purchased –one there. JERRY FORD
Bidding ends Monday, November 20 at 2 pm.
dollar. When asked if, because there has Bidding ends Monday, November 20 at 2 pm.
Councillor Wilkinson opposed now been an offer thereby creating
selling the facility back to the Club potential market value which
ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS YEAR
for a dollar and said based on previously did not exist due to ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS YEAR November 6, 20
public feedback she would be zoning, there were concerns that
ARE GOING TO
more in favour of listing the selling the property for a dollar ARE GOING TO
property for sale. Councillor created a negative perception, THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB!
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB!
Wilkinson said she believed the Mayor Zahara said, “From my
Golf Club had been, “less than point of view this is a repurchase
stellar in sharing information” and of this property as they originally
in their communications with the donated the land and they are a
town. community organization with
Councillor Currie expressed members from both Edson and
concerns regarding where Yellowhead county so there is still
functions such as grad would be a community use there. From my 211-55th Street, Centennial Park, Edson, AB * T7E 1L5 * edsonchamber@gmail.com
held. Councillor Bevan said in point of view they should be given Phone: 780-723-4918 * Fax: 780-723-5545
other communities functions are the first opportunity.”
often held in
gymnasiums. Mayor
Zahara said in
completing a similar
process and addressing
similar concerns in
Athabasca the
community found the
hockey area, large
event tents, and other
facilities to be
acceptable venues.
Councillor Bevan
asked what assurances
would be in place if a
private buyer decided
to resell in the future,
that the facility would
be run as the
community required.
CAO Derricott said
Council will have to
determine if they wish
the process to be one
of a proposal or a
simply sale.
Mayor Kevin Zahara
said the facility has its
challenges for usage.
“The Golf Cub donated
the land [for the
Recreation Complex] A RIDE!!! NEEDS SANTA
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