Media Releases2020-09-16T15:33:55-06:00

MEDIA RELEASE: Breaking Out the Big Guns Again at the 2021 Annual Greenview Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser

September 8th, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Homepage News|

September 8, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Breaking Out the Big Guns Again at the 2021 Annual Greenview Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser The Municipal District of Greenview Council is thrilled to hold its fourth annual 2021 Greenview Charity Clay Shoot on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The event will be held at the Shot Shell Sporting Clay Range near Valleyview, AB. Sporting clay shooting is often described as “golf with a shotgun.” Unlike trap and skeet shooting, which are games of repeatable [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Sign Out an Experience: A Day at the Philip J. Currie Museum

August 17th, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Homepage News|

August 17, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sign Out an Experience: A Day at the Philip J. Currie Museum (Valleyview, AB) - As everyone begins safely venturing out following Alberta’s reopening, families located within the Municipal District of Greenview are seeing added incentives to explore some exciting yet still local experiences. Creating memorable and educational experiences for visitors of the Grande Cache Tourism Interpretive Centre was part of the initial goal in January 2019, when the MD of Greenview entered into [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Volunteer Fire Chief Tom Burton of DeBolt Fire & Rescue Retires

August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Homepage News|

August 4, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greenview Volunteer Fire Chief Tom Burton of DeBolt Fire & Rescue Retires After almost 30 years of serving his community, DeBolt Fire-Rescue Volunteer Fire Chief Tom Burton is stepping down to devote more time to his wife Alisa, family and concentrate on his public service commitments to Greenview.  Along with leading his fire crew, he also represented at the provincial and federal levels on numerous fire service committees always looking for an opportunity to increase the level of safety for all [...]

Council Highlights – July 27, 2021

August 3rd, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grande Cache Recreation Centre Ammonia Refrigeration Equipment Tender Awarded The Grande Cache Recreation Centre is equipped with an ice arena and a four (4) sheet curling rink initially constructed in 1970. Since then, the artificial ice plant has seen several upgrades, including conversion from R22 refrigerant. During a routine seasonal shutdown inspection, a brine leak was discovered in a portion of the refrigeration equipment. Council awarded the Grande Cache Artificial Ice Plant Ammonia Refrigeration Equipment Tender [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Declares Agricultural Disaster

July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Agricultural Services, Media Releases, Homepage News|

July 29, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Greenview Declares Agricultural Disaster (Valleyview, AB) – Greenview Council declared an Agricultural Disaster at the Regular Council Meeting on July 27, 2021. Greenview Council made this declaration to address and bring attention to the consequential drought conditions that have significantly impacted Agricultural Producers within multiple areas of Greenview. Greenview spans a large geographical area, and while crop conditions vary throughout the municipality, some areas are seeing alarming impacts on their yields. A prolonged record-breaking [...]

Council Highlights – July 13, 2021

July 23rd, 2021|News & Announcements, Council Highlights, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan Approved After a lengthy review of the Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan, Council gave First Reading to Bylaw 20-865 on December 9, 2020. A Public Hearing was held on February 9, 2021, where Council heard both written concerns and concerns from affected parties in attendance regarding the draft plan. Administration, along with the Consultant Dave McRae of ISL Engineering & Land Services, revised the draft Sturgeon Lake Area Structure Plan as follows: [...]

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce to Host State of the Region with City, County and MD of Greenview

July 7th, 2021|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Homepage News|

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce to Host State of the Region with City, County and MD of Greenview The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce will host the first-ever State of the Region with City of Grande Prairie Mayor Jackie Clayton, County of Grande Prairie Reeve Leanne Beaupre and Municipal District of Greenview Reeve Dale Smith. The interactive virtual event takes place on July 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 [...]

Greenview Cooling Centres Setup in DeBolt, Grovedale, and Grande Cache June 29 & 30

June 29th, 2021|News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases|

Due to the elevated temperatures forecast on June 29 and June 30, 2021, the MD of Greenview will establish Cooling Centres in DeBolt, Grovedale, and Grande Cache to help mitigate the health effects of the heatwave.  These are air-conditioned facilities for general public use, bottled water will also be available.  Current Alberta Health Services COVID-19 protocols must be adhered to at all times while in any Greenview Cooling Centre. WHEN: June 29, 2021 - From 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM [...]

Council Highlights – June 22, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Forestry Trunk Road Phase 5 Construction Tender Awarded Administration posted Forestry Trunk Road Phase 5 tender on May 26th and closed on June 9th. This contract consists of clearing of right of way, excavation and placement, installation of culverts, erosion control measures, gravel surfacing and clearing of next phase. Council directed Administration to award the Forestry Trunk Road Phase 5 Construction Project to Acre Prime for $4,355,316.80, with funds to come from the 2021 Roads Capital budget. [...]

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 [...]

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