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Archive: September

Posted September 29, 2017

New plantings part of lasting legacy at Broadmoor Lake Park

Strathcona County residents will enjoy more natural beauty at Broadmoor Lake Park, thanks to a partnership with Shell Canada and Tree Canada.

Posted September 21, 2017

Strathcona County wins international and national economic development awards

Strathcona County was recently recognized by two economic development organizations for economic development marketing and communications.

Posted September 20, 2017

Strathcona County takes steps to mitigate water disruption

Strathcona County has received advanced notification of EPCOR’s ongoing construction plans. 

Posted September 19, 2017

UPDATE: Candidate list

Ward 1 Councillor candidate, FRASER Janine, has filed a withdrawal of nomination.  The Returning Officer has accepted the withdrawal.

Posted September 18, 2017

Election 2017 - Nomination Day: Candidate list

The following individuals have filed nomination papers for the positions of Mayor and Councillors.

Posted September 14, 2017

Strathcona County Mayor Roxanne Carr statement on passing of Councillor Vic Bidzinski

Strathcona County Mayor Roxanne Carr statement on passing of Councillor Vic Bidzinski

Posted September 13, 2017

Council approves amendment to Agriculture, Intensive Horticulture

Based on public input, Council has approved an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 6-2015 at its September 12 meeting to move Agriculture, Intensive Horticulture from a permitted use to discretionary.

Posted September 12, 2017

Strathcona County joins Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination

Strathcona County has joined a network of 72 Canadian municipalities committed to taking action to combat racism and discrimination.

Posted September 10, 2017

Water ban lifted

The water ban in Strathcona County has been lifted effective immediately. Water reservoir levels have returned to normal. Truck fills are now open.

Posted September 8, 2017

Unplanned water ban to remain in place over weekend

(update as of 3:30 p.m.)
The following is an update to Strathcona County’s water ban.

Strathcona County continues to ban all non-essential water use over the weekend. An update will be provided on Monday, September 11.


Posted September 7, 2017

Unplanned water ban in place

Strathcona County is banning all non-essential water use effective immediately. The ban applies to residents in Sherwood Park, Ardrossan, Josephburg, Half Moon Lake, Collingwood Cove, Antler Lake and Fultonvale. Residents are being advised to use water for essential purposes only.

Posted September 7, 2017

Nomination Day is September 18

Nomination Day for the Strathcona County 2017 General Municipal Election is Monday, September 18. Anyone running for Mayor or Councillor must officially file nomination papers on this date, between 9 a.m. and 12 noon.

Posted September 6, 2017

Council approves new Municipal Development Plan

Strathcona County has a new Municipal Development Plan after Council gave Bylaw 20-2017 third and final reading.

Posted September 6, 2017

New bylaw focuses on responsible dog ownership

Nearly 2,000 residents provided input into the County’s new Responsible Dog Ownership Bylaw (37-2017), approved by Council on September 5, 2017. 

Posted September 5, 2017

Gallery@501 Exhibit inspired by stories from Strathcona County and across Canada

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present Quiet Stories from Canadian Places by Saskatchewan artist Heather Cline. The exhibit opens September 9 and runs until October 25, 2017.