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Council Notebook: Interagency

March 30, 2021 Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Interagency is a monthly meeting of ‘helping’ agencies and companies in Slave Lake. Slave Lake Adult Education Slave Lake Adult Education has online courses and some in-person courses. On April 17 and 18 it…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

March 24, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Mother Hemp Kili Osadchuk of Widewater let council know about her plans for an industrial hemp business in the area. It was similar to a presentation she made earlier to Town of Slave…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

March 16, 2021 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader 12 St. SE re-zoning passes Councillor Rebecca King maintained her opposition to this change in zoning for a lot on 12 St. SE, but it failed to sway her council colleagues. King’s concern was…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

March 9, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Going reasonably well at the MRC Councillor Darin Busk’s had a question for town staff: how is it going with the hockey practices that have been happening the past few weeks after the…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

March 10, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Procedural wrangles For the second straight meeting, council spent more than an hour talking about how it carries out its business. A new bylaw on it is in the works. A draft version…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Mar. 2, 2021 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Back together again – sort of For the first time in a year or so, councillors were back meeting in the same room and sitting at their usual places. Allowing this to happen is…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader (Some of the notes from the Feb. 24 council meeting did not make it into last week’s Leader) Provincial police force Councillor Sandra Melzer had taken part in a Rural Municipalities Association (RMA) discussion on the pros…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Feb. 24, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader School board elections Council made the necessary motion to authorize the M.D.’s returning officer to look after voting in various school board elections this fall. Or rather to enter into agreements with the…
Habitat looking for local volunteers to help with fifth SL house

Slave Lake InteragencyCouncil NotebookFebruary 23, 2021 Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader The helping organizations in Slave Lake meet monthly to discuss upcoming events, services, and for support. Habitat for HumanityTanya Edison, with Habitat for Humanity in Edmonton, announced that construction of a…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Feb. 16, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Good job on Frost Fest Depending on your point of view, this year’s Frost Fest was pretty much non-existent, or it was a big success under the circumstances. Councillor Rebecca King is firmly…
Watershed council reaching out to teachers about environmental ed

Lesser Slave Watershed Council February 11, 2021 meeting Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Teacher surveyThe LSWC and Lesser Slave Lake Forest Education Society often do education programming together. Many of these programs are connected with local schools. The groups plan to send…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council Notebook

Feb. 10, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Assistance Board helps out Council started out by convening as the Community Assistance Board, chaired by Brad Pearson. The CAB had just one request for funding to deal with. It was from…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Feb. 9, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Partial opening for MRC looking likely at this point As expected, partial re-opening of the town’s MRC (Multi Rec Centre) was mentioned in the CAO’s report for council. Recently announced changes in…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

Feb. 2, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Summer jobs Council heard the town has applied for a federal program that covers up to half of the minimum wage for summer employees. CAO David Kim’s report said positions could be…
Some kind of regional council

Town of Slave LakeCouncil notebook Jan. 19, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Mayor Tyler Warman spoke about an effort that may result in the town, the M.D. and various First Nations in the area having regular meetings. It’s an…
Slave Lake Interagency Council Notebook

January 26, 2021 Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Interagency council is made up of representatives from ‘helping agencies’. Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) FCSS is updating a community directory.“This directory will include community programs, sports organizations, support/emergency…