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The lunch room was full as seniors gathered at the Edson Recycle Depot on Seniors Day. Seniors had help with their items that needed to
be sorted into recycle bins, and they were treated to a free lunch. photo Deanna Mitchener
January 4, January 25 $17 million Waste Water Treatment Upgrade to move ahead

February 15 by Adrienne Tait awarded the town a grant of $6,426,350 in borrowing capacity.
Mayor Greg Pasychny has long fought
order to assist with the costs. A portion of that
grant has already been received.
Edson Town Council passed all three readings
against borrowing for the upgrade and said, “It
Councillor Brian Boyce said, “This is a
March 7, 28 to approve the borrowing of $10,324,990 from requirement of the government who changed would have been nice if the grants would have
been the same for all the municipalities.” Rural
the Alberta Capital Finance Authority in order
and urban municipalities fall under differing
the regulations. We are required to modify and
to construct the Edson Wastewater Treatment
Plant at their September 20 council meeting. have an extra treatment stage down at the pay structures for the provincial grants.“In
April 18 required due to a change in provincial lagoon,” and remarked that the cost has order to meet the requirements for capital
The estimated cost of the upgrade, which is
finance this has to be done now,” said
escalated since first being brought forward.
The debenture will be amortized over a 20
regulations, is $17,572,740. The province has year period and will affect the Town's Pasychny.
Under the Municipal Government Act the
May 9, 30 Parkland Pacer volleyball debenture is not able to be petitioned by the
public because the upgrade is mandated by
June 20 player turns professional provincial regulations and considered a piece of
core infrastructure.
July 11 Former PCHS volleyball player leaves to play pro in Sweden

Jackson Maris flew
August 1, 22 out of Calgary on Sept
20th to Stockholm,
Sweden. He will
Sept. 12 immediately start his
professional volleyball
career with the Tierp
October 3, 24 Volley team. He has a
one season contract to
play in the national
Swedish volleyball
November 14 league (10 teams). The
regular season ends in
March with playoffs to
December 5, 26? follow in April.
Jackson's extensive
volleyball background
has made it possible for
him to first sign with an
agent out of the
Netherlands, then
receive a Pro contract
from this Swedish
team. Jackson Maris turns professional volleyball player.
After graduating
from PCHS in 2011, from U of C. After extensive
Jackson spent one year “Over the past several summer conditioning,
playing for the Red years, I have enjoyed which included training
Deer College Kings. He coming back to my old back at the University
was then recruited to high school and running of Calgary, Jackson
play for 4 more years as camps for young feels ready for the
the starting setter of the volleyball players. upcoming Pro season.
University of Calgary Unfortunately, I could He hopes this is the start
Dinos. He received full not fit any Edson of many pro contracts in
athletic scholarship for Camps in this year, as I Europe, but is focusing
all 5 years of Post- was heavily committed on leading his team and
Secondary, graduating with Camps in Calgary b u i l d i n g f o r t h e
last spring with a and the Okanogan,” playoffs.
Kinesiology Degree said Jackson.
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