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Dec. 20, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Getting onto the same page, re: South Shore sewer South Shore resident Barry Massell appeared as a delegate and read a prepared statement for council on various aspects of the M.D.’s program…
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Dec. 19, 2023 Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Request to name a street Brian Persson spoke to council on behalf of his family, on the subject of their late father Emil Persson. The family would like a street in Slave Lake…
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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Dec. 12 meeting lasted one hour and 48 minutes and started off with presentations from two delegations. Five councillors were present, with councillors Ali Mouallem and Steve Adams absent. Children’s Resource Council This High Prairie…
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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Dec. 13, 2023 meeting saw Councillor Sandra Melzer attending remotely for the second meeting in a row. The open portion of the meeting was quite brief – not much more than an hour-and-a-half, after which…
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Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Council’s Nov. 15 regular meeting was held at council chambers in Wabasca, with all members of council present. Added to the agenda at the start of the meeting were the following items: Wabasca Desmarais Housing issue, Santas…
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Dec. 5, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Swearing in Council’s Dec. 5 meeting began with the swearing in of its newest member, Andrew Achoba. Achoba was elected in the Nov. 28 byelection. Doing the swearing-in honours was Braeden Reynolds of…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Dec. 6, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader ATCO, on hazard reduction, etc. ATCO Electric sent three reps to the meeting to answer questions from councillors – mainly about the company’s hazard-reduction program along power lines. The main issue that had…
M.D. of Lesser Slave River Council notebook

Nov. 29, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council chambers were overflowing with people – mainly there for a public hearing due to start at 10:15 a.m. To kill a quarter hour, council dealt with a couple of Brad Pearson…
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Oct. 24, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Oct. 24 meeting was held at the community hall in Chipewyan Lake, with Reeve Marshall Auger and nine of the 10 councillors present. Leo Alook missed the meeting. Four items were…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Nov. 21 meeting was notable for three things: it was chaired by deputy mayor Shawn Gramlich, Calvin Couturier was sitting in the CAO’s seat, and it only lasted 15 minutes. That might (or might not)…
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Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 Organizational meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Chief elected official The first item of business was for council to appoint a reeve for another year. Marshall (Marcel) Auger was the only one nominated, and returns to the…
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Nov. 14, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Stage North Council’s first piece of business was to listen to a presentation by representatives of the Stage North Association. After explaining what Stage North does (brings concerts and such to the…
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Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s Nov. 14 committee of the whole meeting consisted of a series of discussions about proposed policy updates, plus one bylaw – that being the one that includes the slippery and obstinate matter of water and…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Andrew Achoba Diversity and inclusion in Slave Lake are important things to Andrew Achoba. He works in the field of social services and sees ways the community could be more socially inclusive, more welcoming, etc.Take the…

Leader staff Slave Lake town council meets three times per month. But that’s just the start of it. Each councillor also has a portfolio of appointments to various boards, commissions, authorities and committees.Each October, council has an organizational meeting, at…

Nov. 7, 2023 meeting Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Council’s first meeting in November saw five council members attend in person and one from a remote location, via teleconference technology. That was Shawn Gramlich, who appeared on a big screen. Contract…