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Archive: September

Reducing fire risk in Sherwood Park

September 29, 2016

As part of continuing efforts to reduce fire risks in Strathcona County, staff assessed 62 parks and stormwater management facilities within the urban area of Sherwood Park as part of a Reserve and Parkland Wildfire Risk Assessment.

Reach Out. Speak Out: Don't be a silent witness

September 28, 2016

The Silent Witness Exhibit consists of several large, red, wooden silhouettes placed in public facilities throughout the County during the month of October.

Celebrating your child's first 2,000 days

September 22, 2016

Parents of preschool children are invited to attend a fun, free and interactive festival celebrating the first 2,000 days of childhood at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex (80-1 Ave, Ardrossan) on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Residents welcome to provide input on draft urban agriculture strategy

September 20, 2016

Residents are invited to attend one of three open houses for an in-depth look at the draft urban agriculture strategy, and an opportunity to provide feedback. Those unable to attend will be able to complete an in-depth online survey.

SC Alert to go out September 21 to all subscribers

September 14, 2016

As part of its commitment to emergency communication, Strathcona County is issuing its annual system-wide alert (SC Alerts) to nearly 9,000 subscribers on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

Municipal election candidates must register prior to accepting campaign contributions

September 13, 2016

In Alberta, municipal election candidates ‒ running for either Mayor or Councillor ‒ are required to register with the municipality prior to accepting campaign contributions, under the Local Authorities Election Act.

Ward boundary changes approved

September 13, 2016

Strathcona County Council today approved a bylaw to change municipal ward boundaries, the areas from which Councillors are elected. 

New interpretive trail is a biodiversity experience

September 9, 2016

Strathcona County today celebrated the official opening of the Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail, along with partners in the Beaver Hills Initiative.

Grand opening celebration of Emerald Hills Sports Pavilion

September 7, 2016

Residents are invited to join the grand opening celebration for the Emerald Hills Sports Pavilion, Strathcona County’s brand new multipurpose facility.