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EDUCATION at Go Kit 4902-5th Ave, Edson Seniors may be eligible for the Alberta Blue Cross Seniors Benefit Program 'We would never stand someone down if we still need them': Jack Ramme
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IN ACTION! Derby... Sunday in Association of the Year 2009 Award Winner the Year 2010 Canadian Joseph A. Nagy photo: Adrienne Tait
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14th Annual Run of Hope town, county... Cheques for $5.03 million to portion of the 2015 revenue sharing agreement should their agreement and make any changes
it deemed necessary.
revenues be negatively affected
sharing agreement. The
No changes to the funding
set for October 4 see page 3 Edson and $1.9 million to Hinton agreement underwent a review by more than one million dollars. formula, dates, or assessment Vanier grade one class
from Yellowhead County “went
That clause remains.
due to changes in provincial
in the mail yesterday,” said legislation that negatively The changes made by the base were made but new show their
COUNTY county CAO Jack Ramme at the impacted county coffers. Under province to the drilling well tax provisions to the accountability dance moves
portion of the revenue sharing
September 22 council meeting.
provided the county with the
the agreement the county had the
Hanging on! County Yellowhead County council on
agreement were adopted by
September 22.
developing
The payments made by the
capital
strategy policy Tonnes of county to the municipalities of OFFICERS
Hinton and Edson are, “in
Edson Cycling and plan... Electronics! addition to any existing and ON THE SCENE Edson Wildcats PeeWee C team
future agreements in place
Assoc. focuses see page 4 between the County and the
on Wilmore Pembina Valley Daze begin August 7 Town,” said Ramme. Head to Playoffs!
The County is asking the towns
trail expansion HOPE to agree “to acknowledge the
county in any promotional continued on page 3
materials/signage or social
GO CARTS! 14th Annual media/print media releases with
Run of Hope respect to operational expenses
or capital projects undertaken
set for with the funding assistance
October 4... provided by the county,” the Parkland Senior’s Winter
agreement states.
see page 7 The county is also requiring Lodge holds: Olympics!
annual accounting of how the
revenue sharing funds were
allocated prior to May 1 of the
Tour of Alberta preparations underway Tip COMMENT subsequent year.
One of the key changes to the
'Edson and County residents will get to see a world class event up close’ of Building agreement is the clause which
states, “Any town community
the
interest groups seeking
the Hat Foundation... operational funding will apply to
the town and any funding
approved by the town would be Photo Ana Manning Photo Adrienne Tait
Rotary Sunday in the Park see page 6 deemed to have been allocated by photo Deanna Mitchener
both parties, and no additional
featuring Aboriginal Day funding will be provided by the
REAL ESTATE county.” Local community stepped up in a big way to help the program
The reason behind the clause
Like Edson and regarding community groups
our Facebook Page: Areas was “to alleviate the small
weeklyanchor Best amount dollar requests coming EDSON
Source from groups that could amount to Photo Adrienne Tait
one big lump,” said Mayor
for Real Estate Gerald Soroka. And to “avoid Pioneer Cabin
-Look inside to see playing each side against the STAMPEDE continued page 3
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the best in real estate other,” said Ramme. Valentine’s Tea
Councillor David Russell
AUCTIONS and agents in our area. photo Adrienne Tait pointed out that the agreement, ONE OF A KIND!
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