News & Announcements

Notice of Decision – ATCO Electric ltd.

Notice is given that on September 3, 2019, ATCO Electric Ltd. was issued an Approval to temporarily disturb 0.062 ha of water for the purpose of installing distribution power line at SW 17-068-24 WM.

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Council Meeting Highlights – September 9, 2019

PUBLIC HEARING 
Bylaw 19-824 IDP MD of Greenview/MD of Smoky River 13 
A Public Hearing was held.  The Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 and the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 initiated a project to develop an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) between the two municipalities. The project was driven by the new Municipal Government Act legislation that requires IDPs to be developed between neighbouring municipalities to ensure cooperation and communication when considering servicing, land use, environmental protection and future development. 
 
BYLAWS 
Bylaw 19-815 Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership Area Structure Plan 32 
Council gave second and third reading to Bylaw 19-815, for the Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership Area Structure Plan. The Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership (TMIP) is a collaboration between Greenview, the County of Grande Prairie and the City of Grande Prairie to establish a heavy industrial district. 
 
Bylaw 19-824 IDP MD of Greenview/MD of Smoky River 71 
Council gave second and third reading to Bylaw No. 19-824, an Intermunicipal Development Plan between the M.D of Greenview and the M.D of Smoky River. 
 
Bylaw 19-830 ICF MD of Smoky River/MD of Greenview 75
Council gave first reading to Bylaw 19-830, an Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework between the MD of Greenview No. 16 and the MD of Smoky River No. 130.
 
Bylaw 19-832 Re-Designate from Agricultural One District to Country Residential One District 97
Council will schedule a Public Hearing for Bylaw No. 19-832, to be held on October 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. for the re-designation of a 3.72 hectare ± area from Agricultural One (A-1) District to Country Residential One (CR-1) District within SE-10-71-23-W5.
 
BUSINESS 
DeBolt RV Sani-Dump 105
Council accepted Administrations update on the DeBolt RV Sani-dump for information, as presented.
 
Bottle Depot Letter of Support
That Council direct Administration to provide a letter of support to Mr. Kulwant Seehra, supporting his application to the Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) to open and operate a beverage container recycling facility in the Hamlet of Grande Cache.
 
Road Closure Request 
Council directed Administration to continue the Road Closure process for the Sturgeon Heights Community Club on the south side of SE 25-70-25 W5 with the $1,500 application fee waived and to allow a variance on portion SE 25-70-25 W5M for the purpose of fencing adjacent to Sturgeon Heights Cemetery.
 
Violence Threat Risk Assessment Training – Sponsorship Request 
Council authorized Administration to host Level one Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) Training on October 1 and 2, 2019 in Valleyview, Alberta at a cost of upset limit of $20,000.00, with funds to come from Community Services Miscellaneous Grants.
 
Grande Spirit Foundation’s Harvest Dine & Dance – Sponsorship Request 
Council approved sponsorship in the amount of $550.00 to the Grande Spirit Foundation for the Annual Harvest Dine and Dance to be held October 5, 2019 in Grande Prairie, AB., with funds to come from Community Services Miscellaneous Grants.
 
Fox Creek Chamber of Commerce 2019 Small Business Awards Gala – Sponsorship Request 
Council approved sponsorship in the amount of $500.00 to the Fox Creek Chamber of Commerce for the 2019 Small Business Awards Gala to be held October 18th at the Fox Creek Community Hall, with funds to come from Community Services Miscellaneous Grants.
 
MD of Greenview Organizational Chart 
Council accepted the MD of Greenview Organizational Chart for information, as presented.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS AND MEETINGS
• Greenview Clay Shoot Tournament at the Shot Shell Sporting Clays near Valleyview:  September 12, 2019
• Committee of the Whole: September 16, 2019 in Grande Cache
• Green View FCSS Board Meeting: September 18, 2019  
• Agricultural Services Board (ASB): September 25, 2019
• Regular Council Meeting September 23, 2019
Unless otherwise specified, all meetings (except FCSS meetings) take place in the Council Chambers at the Administration Building in Valleyview beginning at 9:00 am. Committee of the Whole Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. ASB and FCSS meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. FCSS meetings take place at the Green View Community Resource Centre. 
 
Please note that agenda item schedules may be subject to change. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
 
Media inquiries may be directed to: 
Stacey Sevilla, Manager, Communications and Marketing
Stacey.sevilla@mdgreenview.ab.ca  or 780-524-7625

Accepting Board & Committee Member Applications

The MD of Greenview is seeking applications from MD residents for members to serve on various boards and committees as outlined below. Remuneration and coverage for expenses will be provided in accordance with Greenview policies.
Your role will be to act in an advisory or decision-making capacity (depending on the board or committee) for the board or committee.
All appointments below will serve until the next Organizational Meeting which will be held in October 2019. Appointees may apply annually to have their appointment extended.
Council may appoint the same person to more than one board, so please indicate all boards and committees you would be interested in serving on.
Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

Board or Committee Name

No. of Members

No. of Meetings per month

     

New Fish Creek Cemetery Committee

2

1

Sunset House Cemetery Committee

1

1

Grovedale Cemetery Committee

1

1

Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

1

1

If you are interested in serving on any of the noted boards or committees, please complete the “Application Appointment to a Municipal Board/Committee” form that is available on our website at http://mdgreenview.ab.ca/reeve-council/boardscommittees/

Please send your application to the MD of Greenview (Attention: Lianne Kruger)

By mail:     MD of Greenview, Box 1079, Valleyview, AB T0H 3N0

By e-mail: lianne.kruger@mdgreenview.ab.ca or

By fax:        780-524-4307

For more information, please contact Lianne Kruger, Executive Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Tel: 780-524-7600 | Toll Free: 888-524-7601 | Direct: 1-780-524-7627

MD Offices & Facility Closures for September 17 & 24, 2019

Please be advised that the following Greenview offices and facilities will be closed during the following times for Staff functions:
 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
■ Grande Cache Administration Office – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Green View FCSS, Grande Cache – Closed 12:00 – 1:00 pm
■ Grande Cache Landfill – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Grande Cache Operations Office – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Grande Cache Recreation Centre 
      ▫ Fitness & Facility Centre – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm 
      ▫ Hot Lunch Program  Facility – Open for Hot Lunch Program only
      ▫ Aquatics Lane Swim & Family Swim – Cancelled from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
■ Grande Cache Tourism & Interpretive Centre – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
■ Greenview Administration Building – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Green View FCSS, Valleyview – Closed 12:00 – 1:00 pm
■ Operation Building, Valleyview – Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Field Services Office –Closed 12:00 – 2:00 pm
■ Grovedale Sub Office – Closed 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
■ Greenview Regional Landfill – Closed 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
          
For more information, contact:
   Phone:      780.524.7600
  Toll Free:   1.888.524.7601
 
For emergencies contact: 
   24/7 Dispatch: 1.866.524.7608

Public Sale of Land

PUBLIC SALE OF LAND
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT
DIVISION 8
RECOVERY OF TAXES RELATED TO LAND
MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF GREENVIEW NO. 16

Notice is given that the following properties have been adjourned from the September 18, 2019, public auction.  They will now be up for Public Auction on September 30, 2019, at 1:30 pm in the Valleyview Administration Building Council Chambers.  

LEGAL PLAN BLOCK LOT C OF T RESERVE BID
NW-34-56-8-W6 0925042 Unit 1   092149498 $30,000
NW-34-56-8-W6 0925042 Unit 2   092149498001 $40,000
NW-34-56-8-W6 0925042 Unit 3   092149498002 $55,000
NW-34-56-8-W6  0925042 Unit 5   092149498004 $40,000
NW-34-56-8-W6  0925042 Unit 6   092149498005 $40,000
NW-34-56-8-W6  0925042 Unit 8   092149498007 $50,000
NW-34-56-8-W6  0925042 Unit 9   092149498008 $50,000
NW-34-56-8-W6 0925042 Unit 10   092149498009 $80,000

 

 

The following lands will still be offered for sale, by public auction on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in Council Chambers, as per the notice below.

Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 will offer for sale, by public auction, in the Council Chambers of the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 Administration Building, 4806 – 36 Avenue, Valleyview, Alberta, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:15 P.M. Mountain Standard Time, the following lands:

LEGAL PLAN BLOCK LOT C OF T RESERVE BID
NW-16-71-22-W5       902172754001 $165,000
SW-16-71-22-W5       902172754001 $120,000
NE-16-71-22-W5       902172754 $120,000
SE-32-56-08-W6 0728033 Unit 12   112081815 $5,000

Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title.

These properties are being offered for sale on an “as is, where is” basis and the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to the adequacy of services, soil conditions, land use districting, building and development conditions, absence or presence of environmental contamination, or the developability of the subject land for any intended use by the Purchaser.  No bid will be accepted where the bidder attempts to attach conditions precedent to the sale of any parcel.  No terms or conditions of sale will be considered other than those specified by the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16.  No further information is available at the public auction regarding the lands to be sold.

The Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of land that is not sold at the public auction.

TERMS:    10% down payment at public auction; balance within 30 days of the date of the Public Auction.  All payments must be made by Cash or Certified Cheque.

Redemption may be effected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time prior to the sale.

Dated at Valleyview, Alberta   August 23,  2019

DENISE THOMPSON, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Land Sale PDF

Notice of Decision – Ducks Unlimited Canada

Notice is given that on August 30, 2019, XTO Energy Canada Ltd. was issued a licence renewal to use 1,250 m3 of water annually for the purpose(s) of industrial (camp) use.

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Speed Change on Highway 666

We wanted to inform residents of the upcoming speed change from O’Brien Park to the top of the hill on Highway 666.  As per Alberta Transportation, the speed will be reduced to 50 km/hr within the next week or two.

Please be aware of the upcoming speed reduction and obey the posted signage for your safety, and others.  If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to Alberta Transportation at 780-538-5310.

Join Us! Register for the 2nd Annual Charity Clay Shoot!

 The event will take place on September 12, 2019, at Shot Shell Sporting Clays in Valleyview, AB.  Your $80.00 registration fee will include lunch, the shoot, and a supper and prize ceremony.  All monies raised during this event will be donated to the Fox Creek Food Bank, Valleyview Food Bank, Grande Cache Food Bank, and Grande Prairie Food Bank.  Must have pre-registered for the event.

For more information on this event, or to RSVP please contact communications@mdgreenview.ab.ca

Click here to download the Clay Shoot Invitation and Registration Form

Council Meeting Highlights – August 26, 2019

PUBLIC HEARING
Bylaw 19-815 Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership Area Structure Plan
A hearing for Bylaw 19-815 Area Structure Plan for the proposed Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership (TMIP) was held.

BYLAWS
Bylaw 19-827 ICF County of Grande Prairie/ MD of Greenview 419
Council gave second & third reading to Bylaw 19-827 County of Grande Prairie-M.D of Greenview Intermunicipal Collaborative Framework.

BUSINESS
Policy 4022 Commercial Waste Bins
Council approved the Commercial Waste Bins policy as presented. 

Grande Cache Business Retention and Expansion Action Plan – Internet Service Delivery
Council authorized Administration to work with interested internet providers to develop a report outlining the options available for potential internet service delivery to the MD of Greenview.

Proposed Recreation Area at the Narrows
Council directed Administration to investigate the feasibility and cost of upgrading the existing facility at NE 33 70 24 W5M.  Council directed Administration to investigate the feasibility of all recreation potential on Greenview lands within the Narrows.

Boss Bridgeworks Inc.
Council approved Administration to award BF71667 to Boss Bridgeworks Inc. in the amount of $144,450.00, with funding to come from the 2019 Capital Budget.

Conditions of three-digit provincial roads
That Council direct Administration to investigate, with Alberta Transportation, the conditions of three-digit provincial roads in Greenview and possible solutions.

Grande Cache Minutes
Council accepted the minutes of the December 12, 2018 Grande Cache Council Meeting for information as presented. With the dissolution of Grande Cache as of January 1, 2019, the final meeting minutes of the Town of Grande Cache have not been adopted or approved. To rectify this, Administration contacted municipal affairs for direction. A member of the viability review team recommended that Council accept the minutes for information.

Philip J Currie Dinosaur Sponsorship
Council approved to sponsor three tables of eight of $3,500 per table, with funds to come from the 2019 Community Services Miscellaneous Grants.

Louis Delorme Memorial Sponsorship
Council approved a donation of $5,000.00 to the Louie Delorme Memorial Committee, with funds to come from the 2019 Community Services Miscellaneous Grants.

Hide-A-Way Camp
Council will take no action with regard to purchasing Hide-A-Way Camp.

Upcoming Events and Meetings
     • Agricultural Services Board (ASB): September 25, 2019
     • Greenview Clay Shoot Tournament at the Shot Shell Sporting Clays near Valleyview:
        September 12, 2019
     • Green View FCSS Board Meeting: September 18, 2019  
     • Municipal Planning Commission Meeting:  September 10, 2019
     • Regular Council Meeting September 9 & September 23, 2019 
     • Committee of the Whole: September 16, 2019 in Grande Cache

Unless otherwise specified, all meetings (except FCSS meetings) take place in the Council Chambers at the Administration Building in Valleyview beginning at 9:00 am. Committee of the Whole Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. ASB and FCSS meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. FCSS meetings take place at the Green View Community Resource Centre.

Media inquiries may be directed to:
Stacey Sevilla, Manager, Communications and Marketing
Stacey.sevilla@mdgreenview.ab.ca  or 780-524-7625

Outdoor Recreation Open Houses

Recreation Open Houses

Our outdoor recreation team will be hosting an Open House in your area! Now is the chance to provide feedback about your community recreation needs.  Everybody is welcome to attend.

Want to stay up to date with current recreation news?  Follow the Greenview Outdoor Recreation facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/greenviewoutdoorrecreation/