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Council Highlights – June 8, 2021

June 10th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Council Compensation Review Committee Established with Bylaw 21-877 Council Committees are required to be established by bylaw. The Council Compensation Review Committee is a temporary committee whose mandate is to review the Council compensation package and related policies and compose a list of recommendations for Council consideration prior to the 2021 General Election. The Council Compensation Review Committee comprises 3 Members at Large who have served on Greenview or Grande Cache Council in the past. Council has [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Partners with Lightcatch to Support Digital Crime Prevention

June 10th, 2021|News & Announcements, Media Releases, Homepage News, Rural Crime Prevention|

(Valleyview, Alberta) – Starting today, sharing possible crimes in action with neighbours is easier in the Municipal District of Greenview. A collaborative partnership has been launched with Lightcatch to help reduce rural crime rates, increase community awareness and collaboration using the free Lightcatch app. Everyone who works or lives within Greenview will have the ability to report trouble and alert other app users nearby. The Lightcatch app is a crowdsource solution that is safe and easy for the public to [...]

Media Release: Greenview Fire-Rescue Services PTSD Awareness T-Shirt Campaign Launches

June 1st, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Emergency News, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Now, more than ever, bringing awareness and supports to those who have post-traumatic stress disorder is essential. Even though Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatments work, most people who have PTSD don't get the help they need. In support of those living with PTSD and to help them have access to the resources and support groups they require, the Greenview Regional Fire-Rescue Services department has designed a custom "Help Fight PTSD T-shirt" to build awareness and raise [...]

Greenview Fire-Rescue Supports PTSD Awareness With Custom T-Shirt

June 1st, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Emergency News, Homepage News|

June is PTSD Awareness Month. Help us spread the word that effective PTSD treatments are available. Everyone with PTSD—whether they are a first responder, a military veteran, frontline health worker, or civilian survivors of sexual assault, serious accidents, natural disasters, or other traumatic events—needs to know that treatments really do work and can lead to a better quality of life. Join Us During PTSD Awareness Month, and throughout the entire year, help raise awareness about the many different PTSD treatment [...]

Council Highlights – May 25, 2021

May 28th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greenview Awards Tender for Bridge and Culvert Replacement Work Council directed Administration to award Bridge Tender 77441-21 Culvert Replacement and other works for the removal and installation of a new 2000mm x 28m CSP under a local road over an unnamed tributary located 20 km northwest of DeBolt, to In-line Contracting Partnership for $204,650.00, with funds to come from the 2021 Bridges Capital budget. Greenview New Entrance and Hamlet Sign Design Concept Approved On March 9, 2021, [...]

Council Highlights – May 11, 2021

May 13th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greenview Approves Tax Rate Bylaw Council passed the 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets on April 27th, 2021. The Tax Rate Bylaw provides the authority to levy taxes to support those budgets. The Tax Rate By-Law is consistent with Council direction to maintain municipal tax rates at 2020 levels. Council approved the bylaw as presented with a 0% increase. A highlight summary of changes from 2020 to 2021 appears below: The Rural residential municipal tax rate is the [...]

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT: Regional Leaders Call on Community to Support Each Other During COVID-19

May 6th, 2021|News & Announcements, Media Releases, Homepage News|

May 6, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Regional Leaders Call on Community to Support Each Other During COVID-19 Response: Joint Statement From Mayor Clayton, Reeve Beaupre, Mayor Potter, Mayor Rycroft, and Reeve Smith City of Grande Prairie Mayor Jackie Clayton, County of Grande Prairie Reeve Leanne Beaupre, Town of Sexsmith Mayor Kate Potter, Town of Beaverlodge Mayor Gary Rycroft and M.D. of Greenview Reeve Dale Smith are calling on community members to be supportive in COVID-19 response as Alberta case numbers [...]

Council Highlights – April 27, 2021

April 30th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2021 Capital and Operating Budgets Approved by Council The 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets were adopted by Council.  Budget highlights are as follows:  2021 Operating Budget Greenview will pay the province an additional $25 million in 2021 in partnership with the twinning of Highway 40 Service levels will remain at a high standard, with no new major programs being introduced at this time Municipal tax rates will remain at 2020 levels Greenview service levels will continue at [...]

Council Highlights – April 13, 2021

April 19th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Road Maintenance Grading Service Contract for Sunset House/Sweathouse Awarded On Thursday, March 4, 2021, an RFQ was posted for grading services for a 3-year term service contract in the Sunset House/Sweathouse area upon the expiry of the contract presently in place. Four bids were received, and Council moved to award the contract to Rutt Busters Road Maintenance for three years beginning on May 1, 2021, with funds to come from the Operations Operational Budget. Greenview Approves Operational [...]

Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Hosting Free Drive-In Movie Event to Honor Local Volunteers

April 9th, 2021|Uncategorized, Media Releases, Homepage News|

Joint Media Release Area municipalities are showing their appreciation to volunteers in the community with a free drive-in movie event on April 23 and 24 brought to you by their Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) departments. The event is open to all residents in the region who have volunteered in some capacity at any organization over the past year. Volunteers can register for their ticket at https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/grande-sunset-theatre-8487141008. Registration is free and only requires indicating which organization(s) the attendee has [...]

Council Highlights – March 23, 2021

March 25th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greenview Pledges Support for Lemonade Day to Foster Youth Entrepreneurship Northern Alberta Lemonade Day is the perfect opportunity for communities to get engaged, demonstrate passion and show kids they care while training the next generation of entrepreneurs through a free, fun, engaging and empowering activity. From pre-kindergarten to high school, youth of all ages are encouraged to register and set up an official lemonade stand on June 19, 2021. Council voted to approve a sponsorship of $500.00 [...]

Council Highlights – March 9, 2021

March 15th, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grande Prairie Curling Club Gets Letter of Support to Host 2022 Provincial Men's Championship The Grande Prairie Curling Club is putting together a bid to host the 2022 Men's Provincial Curling Championship, February 9 -13, 2022, in Grande Prairie and is requesting a letter of support. Council moved to provide a letter of support as this event will positively impact the community and create nationally televised exposure for the region. Contract to Replace Greenview Highway Entrance and [...]

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