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Archive: November

Posted November 30, 2022

Council approves six-hole disc golf course at Greengrove Park

Council approved the implementation of a six-hole disc golf course at Greengrove Park, following the review of a pilot five-hole disc golf course at this Sherwood Park location. 

Posted November 30, 2022

Integrated Transportation Master Plan update highlights community priorities

Council has approved an updated master plan to guide how the County manages and invests in its transportation network. The Integrated Transportation Master Plan (ITMP) update addresses significant changes in regional and County growth and planning since the plan was first developed in 2012.  

Posted November 25, 2022

Residents urged to choose a safe 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. Instead, head out to one of Strathcona County’s many outdoor skating options; boarded rinks, snow-banked rinks and skating pathways.

Posted November 25, 2022

Council digs deep to reduce tax burden for residents and businesses

In an economic climate of high inflation, increased energy costs, supply shortages, shrinking grant dollars and post pandemic recovery realities, Strathcona County Council dug deep to look at ways to lessen the impact of these challenges to keep property taxes as low as possible.

Posted November 24, 2022

CP Holiday Train rolls into Josephburg

On Friday, December 9, the CP Holiday Train will pull into Josephburg, stopping at the Moyer Recreation Centre from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Decorated for the holidays with thousands of Christmas lights, the festive train will feature an outdoor music concert with Tenille Townes and Aysanabee.

Posted November 21, 2022

Standard adult transit riders can now load, tap and go with Arc

The City of Edmonton and its six regional transit partners have marked an exciting milestone with Arc, the Edmonton region’s fare payment system. Standard adult riders can now use Arc cards to tap on and off transit buses and LRT across the region, including Beaumont, St. Albert, Spruce Grove and Strathcona County. Leduc and Fort Saskatchewan will offer Arc to riders in 2023.

Posted November 21, 2022

Get ready to Stuff-A-Bus!

Strathcona County Transit is honoured to support the Strathcona Food Bank through its 27 annual Stuff-A-Bus event. Stuff-A-Bus is the Strathcona Food Bank’s largest, and this year, only food drive bringing in almost half of their annual intake of donations.

Posted November 16, 2022

Proposed 2023 budget lessens high inflation impacts and maintains quality services

Strathcona County administration presented a recommended 2023 budget to Council today as a starting point to discussions in setting next year’s budget. 

Posted November 8, 2022

Snow route parking ban declared

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Wednesday, November 9 at 5 p.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park.

Posted November 7, 2022

Budget meeting begins November 16 – Public invited to share views at budget public hearing November 21

On November 16, Strathcona County administration will present Council with a recommended budget as a starting point for discussions in setting the 2023 multi-year budget. 

Posted November 2, 2022

Kick off the holiday season with the County’s annual Celebration of Lights

On Saturday, November 19, the community is invited to help kick off Strathcona County’s holiday season with the Celebration of Lights winter wonderland festivities at Festival Place.

Posted November 1, 2022

Family Violence Prevention Month: Reach Out. Speak Out.

Mayor Rod Frank has officially declared November as Family Violence Prevention Month in Strathcona County. Family violence is the attempt by one person in an intimate relationship to dominate and control the other. It may include a single act of violence, or several acts forming a pattern of abuse using assaultive and controlling behaviour.