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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 [...]

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 [...]

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