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Archive: April

Posted April 28, 2014

Upgrade improves 911 response time

A new system upgrade will result in faster 911 response times from RCMP stationed in Strathcona County.

Posted April 25, 2014

County's newest fire station already making a difference

Since taking its first dispatch call on May 15, 2013, Strathcona County’s newest fire station, Fire Station 6, has already met its response improvement targets for ambulance and fire calls.

Posted April 23, 2014

2014 municipal tax rate approved

2014 municipal tax rate approved.

Posted April 22, 2014

Online CountyWorks construction map gets the green light

CountyWorks, the online construction map, has been re-launched to keep residents informed during another busy construction season.

Posted April 22, 2014

Residents asked to reduce water use

Residents who receive piped water including Sherwood Park, Ardrossan, Josephburg, Josephburg Co-op, Half Moon Lake, Collingwood Cove, Antler Lake and the country residential areas of Strathcona County should reduce their water use between April 29 and May 1.

Posted April 17, 2014

Get Prepared, Strathcona!

Get Prepared, Strathcona! event on Sunday, April 27. Learn about emergency preparedness, including what to do in an emergency.

Posted April 1, 2014

County moves forward with plans for triple-decker buses

Happy April Fool's Day! - Strathcona County today announced plans to purchase triple-decker buses to add to its public transit fleet.