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This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.
Note: Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

 

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Archive: April

Posted April 30, 2015

County launches Municipal Development Plan update process

Strathcona County launches Municipal Development Plan update process.

Posted April 29, 2015

Strathcona County position on enforcing Animal Control Bylaw 18-2011

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

Posted April 29, 2015

Tax rates set to deliver on 2015 priorities

Tax rates set to deliver on 2015 priorities.

Posted April 28, 2015

Use extreme caution when burning outdoors

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

Posted April 23, 2015

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

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

Posted April 23, 2015

Emergency crews remain on scene of two Strathcona County fires

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

Posted April 22, 2015

Strathcona County fires monitored through the night

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.

Posted April 22, 2015

Strathcona County continues to fight two rural fires

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.)

Posted April 22, 2015

Strathcona County responding to two rural fires

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

Posted April 21, 2015

Census 2015 to start May 1

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

Posted April 16, 2015

Ban on non-essential water use lifted

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.

Posted April 15, 2015

Evening update: ban on non-essential water use

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

Posted April 15, 2015

Update: ban on non-essential water use

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.

Posted April 13, 2015

Get Prepared, Strathcona!

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.

Posted April 10, 2015

Street sweeping is underway

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

Posted April 8, 2015

Report a pothole

Find a pothole? Help us out by reporting it.

Posted April 7, 2015

Ban announced for non-essential water use

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.

Posted April 1, 2015

County installs dance-activated pedestrian crossings

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