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Archive: April

Posted April 28, 2017

Mother nature delays sport field openings

The cold hands of mother nature have delayed outdoor sport field openings in Strathcona County.

Posted April 26, 2017

Municipal tax dollar decrease for 2017

Property owners will benefit from a 2.62 per cent municipal tax decrease, approved by Strathcona County Council.

Posted April 26, 2017

Turning up the volume on mental health

Residents are encouraged to take note of their mental health during this year’s  Mental Health Week; May 1 to 7, 2017. 

Posted April 26, 2017

Come celebrate your child’s first 2000 days

Parents of preschool children are invited to attend a free, fun and interactive festival celebrating the first 2,000 days of childhood at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex (80-1 Ave, Ardrossan) on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Posted April 21, 2017

Citizens invited to complete strategic directions survey

Strathcona County is again seeking citizen input on the County’s strategic plan and priority-based approach to business planning and budgeting.

Posted April 11, 2017

Emergency medical service model examination complete

As part of its on-going commitment to provide emergency response in an efficient manner, Strathcona County Council received a report today providing an in-depth review of Strathcona County Emergency Services’ (SCES) operational model, with a focus on delivery of emergency medical services within an integrated system. 

Posted April 10, 2017

Election 2017 - Candidate Information Guide now available

The Election 2017 - Candidate Information Guide is now available for citizens considering running for office in the Strathcona County municipal election.

Posted April 6, 2017

Apply now for funding to boost your community connections!

As part of the County’s ongoing efforts to nurture community connection, residents are invited to apply for community small grants funding ($500 - $1,500) towards hosting neighbourhood gatherings/projects that promote a sense of belonging and connection amongst residents.

Posted April 5, 2017

Planning a northeast river crossing: information session

Residents are invited to a public information session for the Northeast River Crossing (NERC) Functional Planning Study. This study will identify a potential location for a proposed future roadway and bridge over the North Saskatchewan River, connecting Edmonton and Strathcona County. 

Posted April 5, 2017

It’s a green light for LED street lights

Strathcona County Council has given the green light on an initiative that will reduce power consumption and has potential to save dollars. 

Posted April 1, 2017

Horse lanes in Strathcona County neighhhhhbourhoods

Strathcona County plans to pilot horse lanes on select Strathcona County roads, as part of its campaign to highlight the benefits of being a specialized municipality.