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Archive: March

Changes in waste collection starting April 4

March 31, 2016

Approximately half of Sherwood Park residents will have a new waste collection day starting the week of April 4, 2016.

Street sweeping begins April 4

March 31, 2016

Spring is here! It’s time for some spring-cleaning in Sherwood Park.

County moves forward with Bremner for growth

March 23, 2016

Council has endorsed the Urban Reserve (Bremner) as its next area for urban development, following an extensive review of growth management strategies for both the Bremner and Colchester growth nodes. 

Beaver Hills designated a UNESCO biosphere reserve

March 23, 2016

Strathcona County is pleased to congratulate the Beaver Hills Initiative on the designation of the Beaver Hills as a UNESCO biosphere reserve. 

Working together to reduce false fire alarms

March 8, 2016

As part of its commitment to fast, efficient emergency response, Strathcona County emergency responders are educating residents and businesses on how to prevent false fire alarms. If necessary, fees may be charged for repeat false alarm calls.


Calling all side-kicks and superheroes!

March 1, 2016

Like superheroes, adult mentors are dedicated, generous and committed to making a difference in the lives of their mini sidekicks. Any student from Kindergarten to Grade 12 is invited to nominate their favourite adult superhero who lives or works in Strathcona County for a High Five Award.