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Archive: April

Posted April 30, 2019

Get loud about mental health!

Residents are encouraged to get loud about how to nourish mental health during this year’s Mental Health Week, May 6 to 12, 2019. Mental Health Week is a national initiative led by the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Posted April 26, 2019

Pitch-In and help beautify our community

Strathcona County residents are invited to show their community pride and “Pitch-In,” with waste removal from May 1 to 31. This annual campaign brings volunteers together to help remove waste left behind after the spring thaw. 

Posted April 17, 2019

Strathcona County continues to score high on overall community safety

In pursuit of its goal of becoming Canada’s most livable community, administration presented a review of Strathcona County’s security measures to Council members on April 16, 2019.

Posted April 12, 2019

Residential street sweeping starts Monday

Spring cleanup of roads in Sherwood Park is underway in order to enable safe travel for all modes of road transportation.

Street sweeping on main and arterial roads started this week, and County crews will start sweeping residential areas on Monday, April 15. It will take up to four weeks to clean all residential areas.

Posted April 8, 2019

Opioids exhibit relaunching April 30 – May 3

Due to high community interest, the Opioids Don’t Discriminate: An Interactive Experience will be relaunched to the public on April 30, running until May 3, 2019 in the Community Centre’s Agora (401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park).

Posted April 8, 2019

Library to re-open in the Community Centre - May 8

Strathcona County Library will re-open in the Community Centre on the morning of May 8, resuming its regular operating hours.

Posted April 3, 2019

Grants now available to support resident connections

Strathcona County residents are invited to apply for two types of Social Framework Community Seed Grants to support local events or projects that create positive community results.

Posted April 1, 2019

County re-examining job description for weed inspectors

In preparation for its annual spring job postings, Strathcona County will be re-examining its weed inspector job titles, following the federal legalization of cannabis this past October.