DRAFT Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan (SLASP) Review – We are looking for your Input!
The project to review the SLASP began in June 2018, and since then, several key milestones have been reached to aid in the preparation of a revised draft as of June 2020. After previous citizen panel engagement and council review, the Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan has been updated. The Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan encompasses future development around Sturgeon Lake and the surrounding area.
Provide your feedback through our Online Survey. The deadline for the survey is September 30, 2020 at Noon.
UPDATE: Power has been restored and the community of Little Smoky has water again! Thanks everyone for your patience while our crews fixed the generator issues.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to a power failure and an operating issue with the back up generator, Little Smoky is without water pressure. Crews are on site and working on the problem. We will post updates as we receive them.
TWP RD 713 and RGE RD 212 will be closed periodically Monday, September 14 to Wednesday, September 16, 2020 (from approximately 9:00 am to 1:00 pm each day) while work is done to replace 3 culverts, weather permitting.
The Little Smoky Truck fill is once again open for use! We thank you all for your patience as our crews worked hard to complete the necessary repairs.
The wildfire danger in the Edson Forest Area is VERY HIGH. There are currently no active wildfires.
Since March 1, 2020, there have been 42 wildfires in the Edson Forest Area burning approximately 2.63 ha.
Edson Forest Protection Area Update August 18, 2020
The fire danger is HIGH for the Grande Prairie Forest Area.
Carry out any forest activities with caution. The wildfire danger rating is determined by factors such as the relative humidity, temperature, precipitation and wind speed.
Grande Prairie Forest Protection Area Update August 18, 2020
Download the Off-Highway Vehicle Wildfire Prevention Tips here: OHV Wildfire Prevention Tips
August 6, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Concern for Impacts of Proposed Assessment Model Changes
Earlier this year, the Provincial Government of Alberta began an assessment model review for regulated oil and gas properties, including wells and pipelines. While the Government of Alberta describes the review as a plan to “modernize” the assessment model and enhance the competitiveness of the oil and gas industry, Greenview is deeply concerned with the cost to municipalities, citing the viability of some municipal stakeholders will be jeopardized.
The Province is considering four different scenarios. The impacts of each of those scenarios would have a different financial impact on those with oil and gas assessments in their municipality. Greenview will perhaps see a 12% decrease in annual revenue, depending on which model the Government chooses to adopt.
“Greenview remains optimistic that the Province will find a balance in this review; one that will incentivize the oil and gas industry and maintain sustainability within Municipal Government,” states Reeve Dale Smith.
Greenview has engaged Accurate Assessment to assist Administration in forecasting long-term impacts that the Province’s Assessment Model Review may have on our municipal tax revenue. Administration and Council are concerned with the uncertainty this review is creating. We are working to quickly gain knowledge on the long-term impacts the Government’s model review would cost Greenview in the immediate years and further out five and ten years and beyond. “The need to provide municipal services to our residents and businesses, including the oil & gas sector, will not diminish. We are just going to be expected to do the same with less; this simply doesn’t add up. The only realistic option will be to provide less because we will have less,” says Chief Administrative Officer, Denise Thompson. (more…)
Pharmasave in Valleyview is excited to announce that they have been approved to provide COVID-19 Asymptomatic testing.
In order to be tested by a pharmacist, the presenting patient must be asymptomatic, not travelled in the last 14 days, and cannot have had a positive test in the last 14 days. Non-qualifying patients will continue to be referred to 811 to be tested by Alberta Health Services.
Please contact the pharmacy directly with any questions or concerns – 780-524-2183
Read the full release here: PHARMASAVE Release
UPDATE: JULY 22
Swan Lake Road is once again open to the public. Thank you for your patience.
Greenview would like to inform residents that a culvert replacement on Swan Lake Road, will begin on Wednesday, July 22 – from approximately 9:00 am to 11:00 am. After this time, our Road Crews will ensure that the road is passable for local residents. Please obey all posted signs, and watch for workers and equipment on the roadway. We thank everyone for their patience while our crews make these needed repairs.
Media Release: Greenview Fire-Rescue Services to Host Grain Entrapment Rescue Training and the Canadian Premiere Screening of Feature Film SILO
July 15, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greenview Fire-Rescue Services to Host Grain Entrapment Rescue Training and the
Canadian Premiere Screening of Feature Film SILO
Greenview Fire Rescue Services will be hosting a BeGrainSafe Firefighter Grain Entrapment Rescue training for first responders in the region, in conjunction with two Canadian Premiere Drive-In style screenings of the independent film, Silo, on Friday, August 7, at 9:30 PM and again on Saturday, August 8, at 9:30 PM at the Cranberry Lake Rodeo Grounds in DeBolt, AB, for a weekend of community education and awareness.
The public is invited to observe first-responder live rescue simulation training with the BeGrainSafe Mobile Silo Bin on Sunday, August 9, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the DeBolt Public Service Building in DeBolt, AB. Greenview is committed to public safety, so all AHS recommended guidelines for outdoor entertainment gatherings will be followed.
SILO is the first-ever feature film about a grain entrapment, a possible tragedy that agricultural communities face every day. Inspired by actual events, SILO tells the story of Cody Rose, an 18-year-old who falls victim to a grain entrapment incident in a small American farm town. As grain turns to quicksand, family, neighbours, and first responders must put aside their differences to rescue Cody from drowning in the crop that has sustained their community for generations. (more…)
NOTICE is hereby given that the following public hearing will be held on:
July 13, 2020 at 9:15 am
in the Municipal District No.16 Administration Building, Valleyview.
The public hearing will be held to hear:
Bylaw No. 20-839 – Synod of Diocese of
Athabasca Church of Canada