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Archive: July

Posted July 13, 2015

Voluntary water restriction lifted

The voluntary water restriction in Strathcona County has been lifted, effective immediately. The water stored in our reservoirs has returned to normal levels.

Posted July 10, 2015

Voluntary water restriction in place

Effective immediately, Strathcona County is asking residents to reduce water consumption. 

Posted July 6, 2015

Gallery@501 presents _after by Laara Cassells, July 10 to August 30

In collaboration with Esplanade Art Gallery of Medicine Hat, Alberta and The Thames Art Gallery of Chatham, Ontario the Gallery@501 is pleased to present _after by Laara Cassells.

Posted July 2, 2015

Parking lot closure in Centre in the Park

The temporary public parking lot ─ situated just northwest of Festival Lane, across from the Community Centre and the Strathcona County Library in Centre in the Park ─ will close on July 6, 2015.

Posted July 2, 2015

Photo contest encourages youth involvement in Municipal Development Plan update

Strathcona County is holding a photo contest designed to involve youth in the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) update. The theme of the contest is “What’s your favourite place in Strathcona County?”