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MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Renews State of Local Emergency May 23, 2023

May 15th, 2023|Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Emergency News|

MD of Greenview Renews State of Local Emergency May 23, 2023 Valleyview, Alberta: Due to the ongoing developments with wildfires in the area, the MD of Greenview has renewed the State of Local Emergency in the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16. The public is advised that for the duration of the emergency, Greenview may take any action it deems necessary to deal with the situation. Residents should use the Government of Alberta Wildfire website as their primary source [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Declares State of Local Emergency

May 6th, 2023|Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Emergency News|

MD of Greenview Declares a State of Local Emergency Valleyview, Alberta: Due to the ongoing developments with wildfires in the area, the MD of Greenview has declared a State of Local Emergency in the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16. The public is advised that for the duration of the emergency, Greenview may take any action it deems necessary to deal with the situation. Residents should use the Government of Alberta Wildfire website as their primary source of information [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Non-Residential Tax Rate Returns to 2016 Level

May 3rd, 2023|Media Releases, Uncategorized, News & Announcements|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 3, 2023 Non-Residential Tax Rate Returns to 2016 Level Valleyview, Alberta: Council approved Greenview’s 2023 property tax rates at their meeting on April 25, 2023, including a small increase to the non-residential rate. The approved non-residential tax rate of 7.335 mills is a 0.65 mills increase over 2022, removing a reduction in taxation put in place to assist industry during tough economic times. There will be no increase in residential tax rates. Greenview Reeve [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Fatal House Fire in Grovedale

November 15th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2022 Fatal House Fire in Grovedale Valleyview, Alberta On November 15, 2022, at approximately 2:20 AM, Greenview Fire-Rescue Services STN #32 - Grovedale responded to a house fire with a report of an occupant inside. Fire crews made entry, removing the individual from the house as well as extinguishing the fire with the assistance from County of Grande Prairie firefighters. Efforts to revive the victim failed despite valiant efforts by the attending fire crews [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: MD of Greenview Re-Elects Reeve and Appoints Deputy Reeve

November 9th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2022 MD of Greenview Re-Elects Reeve and Appoints Deputy Reeve Valleyview, Alberta The Municipal District of Greenview Council is pleased to announce the re-election of Ward 9 Councillor Tyler Olsen as the Reeve and appointed Ward 8 Councillor Bill Smith as Deputy Reeve for the municipality at the annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. Reeve Tyler Olsen’s background includes hands-on experience in the industrial and commercial trucking industry. A long-time resident of [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Peace Region Home to “Unprecedented Collaboration” say Regional Officials

October 27th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2022                                                                                                                             PEACE REGION HOME TO “UNPRECEDENTED COLLABORATION” SAY REGIONAL OFFICIALS CALGARY, AB, October 26, 2022 – At an event held in Calgary, the City of Grande Prairie, County of Grande Prairie, and MD of Greenview highlighted the unprecedented collaboration between municipal governments that has allowed the Peace Region to become a leader in traditional energy and emerging energy technology and innovation. “Alberta’s Northwest is a leader in traditional energy and emerging energy [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Fire Rescue Services Launches Green Light Pilot Program

October 17th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2022 Valleyview Greenview Fire Rescue Services Launches Green Light Pilot Program On November 1, 2022, Greenview Fire Rescues Services (GFRS) will launch the Volunteer Firefighter Green Light program, which will enhance public safety and awareness by identifying Greenview Firefighters who are in the process of either mustering to the station for an emergency or responding directly to an emergency incident in their personal vehicle. The use of a flashing green light will provide motorists [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Industrial Gateway identified as forerunner for Alberta’s clean energy future

September 27th, 2022|Media Releases, Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Greenview Industrial Gateway identified as forerunner for Alberta’s clean energy future Valleyview, Alberta: In a recent article in Site Selection magazine, Greenview Industrial Gateway (GIG) was highlighted, along with Alberta’s Industrial Heartland as being the forerunner of clean energy manufacturing for Alberta. GIG Executive Director Kyle Reiling indicated the importance of this recognition. “Being recognized in this prestigious publication is a significant recommendation. Investors and industry leaders in energy production are really [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: 5th Annual Greenview Charity Clay Shoot a booming success

September 16th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2022 5th Annual Greenview Charity Clay Shoot a booming success Valleyview, Alberta The Municipal District of Greenview Council held its 2022 Greenview Charity Clay Shoot on Thursday, September 9, 2022, at the Shot Shell Sporting Clay Range in Valleyview, AB., with 102 sports shooters registered along with the support of 36 corporate sponsors. This year's event raised $46,802, with all proceeds going to the 5 Food Banks that serve the MD of Greenview. "We [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview Enforcement Services launches positive ticket program

May 19th, 2022|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Media Releases, Homepage News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2022 Valleyview Greenview Enforcement Services launches positive ticket program Greenview’s Enforcement Services Department has launched a Positive Ticket Program to recognize youth who are positive influences in our communities. Tickets can be issued for many positive “infractions” from young people caught doing great things, such as wearing a helmet while riding, properly putting away garbage, helping a community member, lending a hand to those in need, or other actions which bring positive changes to [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Strategic plan establishes Council priorities for the next four years

May 12th, 2022|Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Media Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2022 Valleyview, AB Strategic plan establishes Council priorities for the next four years MD of Greenview Council worked with Administration to develop and approve a four-year strategic plan in early 2022. This high-level plan provides a long-term vision for the municipality, establishing clear priorities, and strategies that will guide Council and Administration’s activities over the next four years. Reeve Tyler Olsen spoke on behalf of Council in acknowledging the importance of this document in [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Cerilon GTL Inc. to expand the Greenview Industrial Gateway Development

April 13th, 2022|Public Notices, Media Releases, Uncategorized, News & Announcements|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 13, 2022 The MD of Greenview signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Cerilon GTL Inc. to expand the Greenview Industrial Gateway development Valleyview, Alberta MD of Greenview Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Cerilon GTL, a subsidiary of Cerilon Incorporated, to purchase approximately 200 acres (81 hectares) in the Greenview Industrial Gateway (GIG) during their April 12 meeting. Cerilon intends to construct a $2.8 billion dollar facility on the site to manufacture ultra-low sulphur [...]

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