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Council considering changes to remuneration STUDIO TOUR


by Adrienne Tait past any change or next meeting could last negatives. “There is Show and Sale
increase to wages was for three hours and will some accountability built
LOTS OF NEW STOCK
To w n c o u n c i l i s done prior to an election still be $100,” said Mayor into the system. You LOTS OF NEW STOCK
considering revising its and was therefore in Pasychny. have councillor reports,
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remuneration schedule place for the incoming When looking at other attendance can be taken. Handmade Glass Items
and adopting a set sum councillors. councils who charge per It is council's job to keep
Sat., Dec. 5 & Sun., Dec. 6
pay structure. Mayor Greg Pasychny meeting Mayor Pasychny councillors accountable Sat., Dec. 5 & Sun., Dec. 6
Currently the council is replied to councillor said the claims can add up between elections. Even
10 am - 5:00 pm
paid an honorarium per Boyce and said, “You are quickly, “This way if you unique situations such as 10 am - 5:00 pm
meeting attended. right we have addressed it are sitting next to a group the ARB training that
T h e p r o p o s e d during an election and it of volunteers you don't happens once every four DIRECTIONS (Watch for balloons):
honorarium is $3,000 per failed. This addresses it go home and claim $100 years can be addressed.” North on Hwy 748 approx 15 kms
month for the mayor and on an annual basis so it is t o s i t w i t h t h o s e After further discussion
$1,900 per month per addressed every year volunteers.” it was agreed by the left at Twp Rd 545 First drive on left
councillor. Those wages going forward. In the Councillors Wilkinson, majority of council that
were set by reviewing the past it became an election Chouinard, and Mayor administration should 780-723-5734
average earnings over the issue.” Pasychny all stated that develop a policy for a set blindvw@gmail.com
course of the past few M a y o r P a s y c h n y they believed the public sum pay structure which
years and did not include addressed the issue of w o u l d n o t i c e i f takes into consideration Julie VanEmber
wages for councillors accountability and councillors stopped unusual circumstances to No children please.
who were absent for compared the current and attending meetings and be brought to a future Live torch, Hot kiln, Sharp glass
lengthy periods of time or proposed models with functions and they would council meeting for a www.lampworkbyjulie.etsy.com
who had not served the other councils. The be held accountable at the decision.
full year (as in the case of mayor advised council he next election.
a by-election.) h a d s p o k e n w i t h Councillor Strang THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
Councillor Brian Boyce Yellowhead County expressed concern that
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recommendation and and was informed that the would not take into $19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer
said, “I don't like it. I move to a set salary was a account the additional discounts available
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accountability. I see a
county.
circumstances which
“The people will keep
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as there is no incentive to
she believes councillors
No additional cost
fashions go. I know the county are on council to collect should be paid. BORN
an honorarium you
went to this. It was a bad
CAO Mike Derricott
TO
idea for them and it is a
shouldn't be on council. said the recommendation
bad idea for us and there The special meeting was not being driven by GOLF
is no need to copy bad today is going to cost administration or payroll FORCED TO DON’T TELL ANYONE
WORK
YOU SAW ME
$100 per councillor and
ideas.”
and any change would
July 20 Boyce said that in the lasted 15 minutes. The have positives and G a r d eners
August 10 Offsite levy collection Bi-level with bonus room and 3-car garage. This home shown with clean roof lines, contrasting trim, and CEREAL
KILLER!
August 31 debated at town council front foyer featuring a large window above the door which also has 2 sidelites. From the large foyer you Spread the Best Dirt
window treatments gives this bi-level a very stylish appeal. Welcome your guests through the bright
can go down to the lower level, into the garage, or enter into the main living area. The open plan has a
vaulted ceiling over the great room, nook and kitchen. All these areas are bright with natural lighting
September 21 by Adrienne Tait and was advised that a there will be ample from all the large windows. This open plan allows for many options in furniture arrangement centered 5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787
three to five year time
around the gas fireplace with easy traffic flow. The double garden doors in the nook extend the
opportunity to collect in
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entertaining area outdoors via a deck which also leads to the rear yard. A china cabinet is in the nook.
October 12 application for Darcy's frame was reasonable t h e f u t u r e , ” s a i d the walk-in pantry. There are 2 nice sized bedrooms located on the main floor, accompanied with a large
MOM
A s u b d i v i s i o n
The kitchen features a layout to provide maximum counterspace, lunch bar, and a working island. Note
while projects further out
Derricott.
A d m i n i s t r a t i o n
November 2 Welding was reviewed at were often deferred. reminded council that the main both. The flex room has a vaulted ceiling with a large window. Up the main staircase, a landing
CAO Mike Derricott
leads to an attractive front master suite with its large picture window, convenient large walk-in closet
the town of Edson
and a t-piece ensuite that boasts a soaker tub and a larger-than-usual shower. A 2-sided fireplace
said of the offsite levy
committee of the whole
charges levied against the
November 23 meeting on November bylaw, “This has been an land would be those “of nestled between the bedroom and ensuite not only adds to the decor, but will provide some extra heat.
The basement area of this plan is not developed so you can design it the way you would like. The large
3-car garage will be Dad’s pride and joy. The single car section has a rear overhead door, handly for a
evolution. One of the
24.
the day” so as costs
lawn mower etc. With its fresh contemporary appearance, this 1894 square foot home will fit well into
While the application
December 14 THE WEEKLY ANCHOR was approved December things we have learned increase developers and Member of National Home Warranty Program
any development. Mix and match the trim and door colors to suit your fancy. Plan 2010518
administratively is that

landowners will pay
Design@edesignsplans.ca
the point at which offsite
17, 2013 one condition of
more in the future than
levies are applied is fluid.
the approval was the
they do now.
Offsite levies are to be
challenges in the west
payable on the 2.76ha
Custom T-Shirts! payment of offsite levies We're familiar with the reviewed annually and Phone: 780-723-2330
end and this will help free
northern parcel while the
Dechambeau said with
Fax: 780-723-5068
up development and help
levies would be deferred
regards to subdivisions,
A d i D n yone Say... on the remnant parcel. landowners in that end of “We may have to look at Email: minthome@telusplanet.net
$19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer The guiding principle town. We will create a these case by case.”
discounts available of the offsite levy bylaw more development
friendly environment.”
is that the levies are
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Diesel is a
Councillor Boyce said,
s u b d i v i s i o n o r
development places an
time of development.
additional burden on the collect levies is at the Rottweiler mix
who came from
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! municipal infrastructure. We've sterilized the Edson Savings & Credit Union Ltd. is committed the Edson
whole area. But levies
A s s u c h , A n n
No additional cost Dechambeau, the newly aren't just for sewer lines to assisting our members and community to pound.
appointed director of they are also for collector achieve financial well being. He is a very
planning for the town, roads and arterial roads.” Edson Savings and Credit Union Ltd. is currently friendly and
suggested to council that Councillor Gomuwka seeking nominations for positions on the board of playful boy who
BORN an additional criteria said, “When you talk to directors. Currently we have two positions is great with
available for nominations this year. Each of these
other municipalities
council could consider is
TO
about offsite levies one of
positions will be for a three year term.
when the burden is
dogs. Cats
GOLF expected to impact the the biggest problems is Directors, please drop in to Edson Credit Union to and kids are
If you are interested in serving on the Board of
that they didn't collect at
municipal systems.
unknown.
pick up your copy of the director's handbook and
the time of sale – they did
As the northern parcel
nomination forms at the reception desk.
it at the other end. One of
Diesel will be available for adoption soon.
of the Darcy's Welding
FORCED TO
There will be no call for nominations from the
collecting up front. I
expected to be tied into
WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE subdivision is not their failures was not floor at the Annual General Meeting in an effort to Watch our Facebook page for updates.
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provide all candidates with an equal opportunity to
urge caution when
water or sewer lines in the
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review the director's roles, responsibilities,
everything is said and
near future Dechambeau
liabilities and qualifications/eligibility prior to
difficult to collect.”
the condition as a
G a r d MOM recommended removing done it could be very accepting a nomination. from Nov. 26-30. Watch our FACEBOOK
page for the album on Nov. 26
eners
The Nomination Committee will meet with
CAO Derricott said he
r e q u i r e m e n t t o
prospective directors to answer any questions or
appreciated councillor
subdivision.
Dechambeau said Gomuwka's concerns and provide any information that is required. Please Visit edsonanimalrescue.com
CEREAL administration sought that one of the evaluation Edson Credit Union and an appointment can be CRYSTAL CLEAR ELECTRONICS
convey your interest to the reception desk of
for more information.
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factors when determining
guidance from other
arranged.
when to apply the levies
m u n i c i p a l i t i e s t o
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Applications will be accepted until December 11,
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practices are in use when
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undeveloped land and
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