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Archive: March

Posted March 31, 2022

County inviting non-profit partner to operate cat shelter, as part of pilot initiative

Strathcona County is inviting a non-profit animal rescue organization to operate a cat shelter in Sherwood Park, as part of a 12-month pilot project.

Posted March 29, 2022

County inviting non-profit partner to help enhance supports and services for seniors

Strathcona County is inviting eligible non-profits who serve seniors to submit a proposal to partner with the County to enhance senior supports and services in the community. The invitation to apply is the next step in Strathcona County’s Seniors Supports and Services Project work to ensure seniors are supported throughout the community.

Posted March 28, 2022

Strathcona County seeking artwork from local artists

Each year, Strathcona County purchases artwork through its Annual Art Acquisition Program and Salon Exhibition. Local artists and those with a significant connection to Strathcona County are encouraged to submit their artwork for consideration. The application deadlines are April 14 for those living outside Strathcona County, and April 29 for artists residing within the County.

Posted March 25, 2022

Stay safe: beware of thin ice

As a result of the warmer temperatures, a significant amount of melting is affecting the strength of the ice on bodies of water in Strathcona County.

Posted March 21, 2022

Census 2022 – My household counts!

Starting May 1, Strathcona County will be conducting a municipal census. A census PIN letter will be mailed to every household in the County with instructions to complete the census online.

Posted March 17, 2022

Community leaders sign groundbreaking protocol to support resident safety

Leaders from across Strathcona County gathered in council chambers on March 16 to sign the Violence, Trauma and Suicide Prevention (VTSP) Protocol, committing to work together to support resident safety.

Posted March 7, 2022

Residential street snow removal starts Tuesday

Snow route clearing is almost complete, and County crews will start removing snow on remaining residential streets overnight.

Posted March 4, 2022

Snow route parking ban declared; residential clearing scheduled next

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Sunday, March 6 at 7 a.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park. 

Posted March 2, 2022

Residents invited to share thoughts on ‘pay as you throw’ waste system

Guided by its Waste Management Roadmap, Strathcona County is starting a journey to change how we think about and manage our waste. 

Posted March 2, 2022

County sets new strategic focus for the next four years

On March 1, Council approved new strategic plan goals and priorities to guide Strathcona County for the next four years, toward its vision of becoming Canada’s most livable community.

Posted March 1, 2022

Reminder: register or renew your dog’s annual licence

Dog owners are reminded to register or renew their annual dog licence by March 31, 2022. All dogs residing in Strathcona County are required to have a valid dog licence, renewable each year.