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Archive: December

Posted December 23, 2021

Strathcona County scales back New Year’s Eve Festival celebrations

With an emphasis on resident safety, Strathcona County has reduced the scope of New Year’s Eve Festival activities on December 31. Residents can still enjoy the fireworks display at 8 p.m., while all other interactive activities have been cancelled.

Posted December 17, 2021

Snow route parking ban declared

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Monday, December 20 at 7 a.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park. 

Posted December 16, 2021

Residents urged: don’t take a chance, choose a safer place for outdoor skating

With the recent drop in temperature, ice has formed on stormwater management facilities throughout Strathcona County. Residents are reminded that this ice is dangerous and unsafe for public use. 

Posted December 8, 2021

Honoured to serve the community for 65 years

Strathcona County is celebrating Emergency Services staff and commemorating the department’s 65 anniversary, with a video highlighting the high level of care and excellent service that keeps the community safe. 

Posted December 6, 2021

Strathcona County rings in the new year with family-friendly fun

Celebrate the arrival of 2022 with Strathcona County’s annual New Year’s Eve Festival! Round up the whole family and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, games, dancers, snacks and a fireworks show.

Posted December 2, 2021

2022 Budget addresses staffing and inflationary pressures

Council approved the 2022 Budget on December 2 that sees Strathcona County’s high quality programs and service levels continue while addressing operational and inflationary pressures.

Posted December 1, 2021

2021 Public Satisfaction Survey open December 1 to 19

People who live, work in or visit Strathcona County are invited to complete the 2021 Public Satisfaction Survey online to provide feedback on quality of life and some County services.