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Archive: January

Posted January 31, 2020

Strathcona County's Smeltzer House turns 100!

Built in 1920, Smeltzer House stands as a charming reminder of the early days of settlement in Strathcona County. As 2020 marks the 100 anniversary of this historic house, the County is marking this milestone with the Smeltzer House Centennial Celebration.

Posted January 30, 2020

Choose kind

This February, County residents are invited to Choose Kind to build a supported, safe and connected community. Small acts of kindness are easy, take little effort and provide instant personal benefits, as well benefiting others and the community.

Posted January 24, 2020

Residential street snow removal begins Tuesday, January 28

County crews will start removing snow on residential streets starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28. 

Residents are asked to watch for large orange signs that state “Residential Street Snow Removal in Progress” that include dates for snow clearing in the area when parking is not permitted. 

Posted January 20, 2020

Planning underway for new skateboard park in Ardrossan

On Wednesday, January 29, the public is invited to attend a design workshop for the new skateboard park in Ardrossan, planned for the green space adjacent to Memorial Hall. The workshop will be held in the Aspen Room at Ardrossan Recreation Complex (80-1 Avenue, Ardrossan), from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Posted January 20, 2020

Snow route parking ban effective Wednesday, January 22

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Wednesday, January 22 at 7 a.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park.