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Archive: April

County launches Municipal Development Plan update process

April 30, 2015

Strathcona County launches Municipal Development Plan update process.

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

April 29, 2015

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011.

Tax rates set to deliver on 2015 priorities

April 29, 2015

Tax rates set to deliver on 2015 priorities.

Use extreme caution when burning outdoors

April 28, 2015

While a fire ban is not currently in effect for Strathcona County, residents are reminded to use caution when burning outdoors.

Update: Emergency crews remain on scene of two Strathcona County fires

April 23, 2015

Update as of 3:30 p.m. Emergency crews remain on scene of two Strathcona County fires.

Emergency crews remain on scene of two Strathcona County fires

April 23, 2015

Update as of 8:30 a.m. Emergency crews remain on scene of two Strathcona County fires.

Strathcona County fires monitored through the night

April 22, 2015

Update to Strathcona County Emergency Services response to two separate brush fires (as of 9 p.m.) The two fires are being monitored throughout the evening. Further updates will be issued Thursday, April 23, 2015 in the morning.

Strathcona County continues to fight two rural fires

April 22, 2015

The following is an update to Strathcona County Emergency Services response to two separate brush fires in northern Strathcona County. (Update as of 7:45 p.m.)

Strathcona County responding to two rural fires

April 22, 2015

Strathcona County Emergency Services is currently on-scene and responding to two separate brush fires in northern Strathcona County.

Census 2015 to start May 1

April 21, 2015

Strathcona County is conducting a municipal census in May and encourages households to complete the census online between May 1 and May 15.

Ban on non-essential water use lifted

April 16, 2015

Strathcona County’s water ban was lifted at 9 a.m. Construction on the main water line into Strathcona County is now complete and reservoirs are replenished.

Evening update: ban on non-essential water use

April 15, 2015

Evening update: Strathcona County’s water ban continues while its reservoirs are now replenishing. 

Update: ban on non-essential water use

April 15, 2015

Update : ban on non-essential water use. Strathcona County’s reservoirs are at acceptable levels after the first 24 hours of its water ban. However, water consumption during the early evening of April 14 was not as low as it could have been.

Get Prepared, Strathcona!

April 13, 2015

Get Prepared, Strathcona! During an emergency, every moment counts. As part of its commitment to emergency communication, Strathcona County will test its emergency notification system (SC Alert) by sending out an alert on April 23, 2015 to nearly 7,000 subscribers.

Street sweeping is underway

April 10, 2015

Spring is here! It’s time for some spring-cleaning on County roadways.

Report a pothole

April 8, 2015

Find a pothole? Help us out by reporting it.

Ban announced for non-essential water use

April 7, 2015

Strathcona County is banning all non-essential water use on April 14 and 15. The ban applies to residents in Sherwood Park, Ardrossan, Josephburg, Half Moon Lake, Collingwood Cove, Antler Lake, and Fultonvale. Country residential areas must also reduce their water use.

County installs dance-activated pedestrian crossings

April 1, 2015

Strathcona County plans to pilot dance-activated pedestrian crossings at select Sherwood Park intersections.