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Archive: December

Posted December 29, 2022

Snow route parking ban declared

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 6 a.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park. 

Posted December 21, 2022

County statements on former employee charged with theft and fraud

The following statements are in response to the RCMP news release (attached at the end of this release for reference).

Posted December 19, 2022

Strathcona County proud to host 2023 Tour de France event for amateur cyclists

Strathcona County is honoured to be selected as host of a Tour de France event for amateur cyclists, August 12 and 13, 2023! Registration is now open for L’Étape Canada by Tour de France. We welcome participants and spectators alike to find their adventure here.

Posted December 14, 2022

Millennium Place all aglow in more energy efficient lighting

Recreational facilities play an important part in the fabric and connection of a community.

Thanks in part to a Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC) grant of approximately $645,000, lights in the ice and soccer arenas and in other areas in Millennium Place have been replaced with energy efficient lighting to reduce the building’s electricity consumption. With the County’s contribution, the project totalled over $915,000.

Posted December 12, 2022

Ring in 2023 at Broadmoor Lake Park

Ring in 2023 with free, family-friendly festivities on Saturday, December 31 starting at 4 p.m. The evening will wrap up with spectacular fireworks at 8 p.m., early enough for even the youngest of festival goers to enjoy. The fun will take place at Broadmoor Lake Park (2025 Oak Street, Sherwood Park) and includes activities at Festival Place and the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre.

Posted December 6, 2022

2023-2026 Strategic Plan sets the way forward

Just weeks away to a brand new year, Council approved the 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, complete with goals, priorities, and indicators to move Strathcona County forward in its vision of becoming Canada’s most livable community.

Posted December 5, 2022

Gallery@501 members’ exhibits add creative spark to the festive season

Strathcona County is pleased to present two new exhibitions, featuring the diversity and skilled artwork of Gallery members. The exhibits open at Gallery@501 on December 9 and show until January 21, 2023.