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M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader (Report is compiled from the draft minutes, I.e. not officially approved, from the June 22, 2022 meeting, held at the Peerless Trout First Nation administration boardroom) Workshop in Osoyoos Council approved a Councillor Louis A. Cardinal motion…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

June 22, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Staff Sgt. Al checks in Westlock RCMP Staff Sgt. Al Baird presented one of his status reports to council, which included crime stats for the first several months of 2022. Those raised some…

June 21, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Land acknowledgement he meeting started with something new for town council – a land acknowledgement statement. According to mayor Tyler Warman, this will become “part of our culture as an organization,” from now…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

June 8, 2022 Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader (Compiled from the draft minutes.) Back to the drawing board on Calling Lake seniors’ homes Two weeks after rescinding one contract and awarding another for building seniors’ housing in Calling Lake, council did another…

June 14, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Ads getting noticed Something called the ‘Visit Slave Lake’ digital ad campaign seems to be working. Acting CAO Garry Roth told council the campaign, launched June 1, has already garnered 155,000 views. The…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

June 8, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Surprise new face on staff Council’s meeting began with the introduction of John McDermott, who for the next year will serve as the M.D.’s ‘manager of special projects.’McDermott is the deputy fire chief…

June 7, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Pathway purchase proposal A resident of 7th St. SW Slave Lake would like to buy an adjacent footpath from the town. It runs between his property and a neighbour’s, connecting the street out…
Slave Lake Interagency Council Notebook

May 31, 2022 Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Interagency is open to any group, organization, or business which is involved in the ‘helping’ industry. The Dragonfly Centre Amber Cook and Jessie Heisler did a presentation on The Dragonfly Centre. The presentation included…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

May 25, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader (Compiled from the draft minutes) Off to Jasper and Red Deer Councillor Leo Alook made a motion to authorize councillors to attend the 80th annual Alberta Forest Products Association conference in Jasper in…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

May 11, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader This report is based on the draft minutes of the May 11 council meeting. It’s fair to assume the information is accurate, but keep in mind none of it is official until the…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 17, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Downtown and Main St. Council received an update on the town’s Downtown and Main St. Area Structure Plan. It is council’s grand vision of how those areas would develop under ideal circumstances. The…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notes

April 27, 2022 meeting – Sandy Lake Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The April 27 council meeting was held at the Sandy Lake Community Hall. Deputy reeve Brendan Powell chaired the meeting in the absence of reeve Marcel Auger. Other councillors present…
M.D.  of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

May 11, 2022 Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Council’s meeting last week had three big items on it: Or maybe six, depending on how you count them. The most important one (consisting of three parts), was the approval of budgets and setting…
Town of Slave Lake  Council notebook

May 3, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Proceeding on potholes In the question-and-answer period of the meeting, councillor Kimberly Hughes asked how pothole repairs are coming along. “Continuing,” said acting CAO Garry Roth. As for details, he said work has…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

April 27, 2022 meeting Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Gravel haul tender “It concerns me that we only entertained two bids,” said councillor Brad Pearson, about the 2022 gravel haul tender. He asked admin if this was because they had put it…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

April 13, 2022 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader CAO report: projects proceeding, or not CAO Chad Tullis informed council that several capital projects are progressing; others may need ‘budget adjustments’ and a couple have yet to get off the ground.The ones…