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THE WEEKLY ANCHOR


THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
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Inter-Municipal Development Plan enacted


Town accepts presentation by Golf Club regarding Recreation Complex, in-camera

A Public Hearing was held for Bylaw 2200, servicesNext meetings: The next Committee of the Council Meeting scheduled for October 11th, 2017
updating the existing Inter-Municipal Development Whole meeting scheduled for October 10th has been at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers.
Plan (IDP). The plan was previously adopted in cancelled. The next Council Meeting is a Special
2007 and was updated this year following much
public consultation. Representatives of Lovatt Taking Action in Evansburg – Thrive Wellness Committee
Planning Consultants gave a brief presentation on and a grand opening will take place in the spring of
the changes, which includes updates required under submitted Nancy Dinsdale 2018.
the proposed changes to the Municipal Government Learn more about the healthy communities approach
Act. Council then gave second and third reading to Did you know that Albertans can reduce their risk of and how people in Alberta are working together to
the bylaw, enacting the changes. cancer? Up to 45% of cancer is caused by factors we prevent cancer by visiting the Alberta Healthy
Land Sale: Following an in-camera session, can influence. With this in mind, communities have Communities Hub. This newly launched on-line
Council accepted a presentation by the Edson Golf a huge part to play in cancer prevention. How our resource is designed to help you connect, share,
Club regarding the Recreation Complex as communities are designed, and how we support learn about and take action on building healthier
information. individuals within our communities affects the communities.
Tax Exemption: Council gave approval to a tax choices people make. *Alberta Prevents Cancer is working to improve the
exemption for the Lions Club building, located in Thrive Wellness Committee is made up of caring health of all Albertans through leadership,
Lions Park in accordance to Alberta Regulation and involved community members from Evansburg collaboration and community development that will
number 281. This exemption status is effective for and Entwistle. The goal of the committee is to take address the common risk factors and health
the 2018 tax year, and will be allowed for a action towards creating supportive community inequities that contribute to chronic disease.
maximum of three consecutive years under this environments that promote health and wellness.
decision. Supportive environments may include: healthy
Trails Master Plan: Council has adopted the eating options in schools, encouraging walking to
Trails Master Plan and directed Administration to work, policies around health and wellness options or
begin implementation. The plan assesses current smoke free spaces. With the help from a grant
pedestrian infrastructure (with a primary emphasis provided by *Alberta Prevents Cancer, the Thrive
placed on the trails system) and establishes measures Wellness committee chose to focus on healthy eating
by which it can be improved in the short and long and worked on creating a community garden this DUCT CLEANING
terms. The Trails Master Plan can be viewed on our summer.
website at http://www.edson.ca/residents/parks-and- Local junior high school students were tasked with Furnace & Water Heater
facilities/parks-and-walking-trails building raised planters. Nine planters were
Community Services Strategic Plan: Council completed and placed by volunteers in the old Lion's Repairs & Replacements
has adopted the Edson and Yellowhead County Park located across from the new fire hall. Local Financing Available OAC
Community Services Strategic Plan. This study was gardeners signed up to tend to their own plots over
a joint effort between the Town of Edson and the summer. The county provided garbage bins and 780-728-4584
Yellowhead County to generate a non-biased, picnic tables. The Lutheran church supplied water.
evidence-based analysis of facilities and services Volunteers maintained two planters and the produce www.freedomfurnace.com
provided by the Community Services' Departments was donated to the local WEE food bank to provide Conveniently located to serve
in our region. Council also directed administration to healthy options for the hampers.
formulate an action plan based on the findings. The A facebook page was created for the “Thrive Edson, Niton Junction, Runs October 9
full report is available for public viewing on our Community Garden”. Photos and events were posted Wildwood, Evansburg,
website at throughout the year to engage members to getting Mayerthorpe, Entwistle
http://www.edson.ca/departments/community- involved. More planters will be built over the winter


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