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Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 18, 2021Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Council’s point man on bad roads is councillor Darin Busk, and he was back on the attack, asking CAO David Kim for updates on a couple of matters he’d raised at previous meetings. One was…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

May 12, 2021 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Campgrounds: stampede for spots Director of recreation and culture Angie Lightning updated council on preparations for the season at a couple of M.D.-operated campgrounds. The Lions Campground in Wabasca is due to have portable…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

May 12, 2021 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Community Assistance Board Council convened as the Community Assistance Board for starters, discussing the second round of applications for funding from community groups this year. They were more numerous than usual, with nine organizations…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 11, 2021 meetingJoe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Isolating CAO David Kim’s update for council included the news that two town employees are in isolation due to contact with a person or persons with COVID 19. In related news, the town office…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

May 4, 2021 Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Nervous about burning Councillor Darin Busk made a point of praising the communication efforts of the forest service when it comes to hazard-reduction burning that has been going on around the community lately.“We are…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

April 28, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader May is census month Reeve Murray Kerik started off council’s ‘committee of the whole’ meeting with a statement about the upcoming federal census. It’s important to be counted, he said, for a variety…
Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Council Notebook

April 26, 2021 meetingPearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Old business Shop Slave Lake – the board will look at various online platforms and bring a recommendation to the next members meeting, said Kimberly Hughes, Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce executive…
M.D. of Opportunity Council notebook

April 28, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader The Leader attended (remotely) an M.D. of Opportunity council meeting last week for the first time – maybe not the first time ever, but certainly the first time in a very long time.…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

April 20, 2021 Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Policing agreement approved RCMP Staff Sgt. Don Racette’s presentation to council was billed as a ‘yearly report,’ but was mainly sharing the news that a new, five-year Municipal Police Services Agreement (MPSA) was completed…
Town of Slave Lake Council notebook

April 13, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Recognition Volunteer firefighter Jim Meldrum received special recognition for his many years (35!) of dedication to the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Fire Service. Chief Alex Pavcek made the presentation of two awards. One…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

April 14, 2021 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader CAO report Barbara Miller, having completed her first full quarter at the helm, presented council with a progress report. It began with what she considers her “fundamental responsibilities as CAO,” and carried on…
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…
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…