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Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Public Works Foreman The recently appointed Public Works Foreman, Marc Turcotte attended the March 8 Girouxville Council meeting to introduce himself to council members and give them a general overview and to discuss priorities. Municipal…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs During their meeting on March 10, the council for the Town of Falher passed a motion to host a meeting regarding the baseball diamond reserve. Those to be present at that meeting include the municipality’s…
Reports from M.D. council

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Director of Operations During the M.D. council meeting on March 14, Kevin Cymbaluk gave his director of operations report. Cymbaluk noted that Smoky River Fire and Rescue has moved into the new regional fire hall,…

Express Staff February 8 meeting: . Motion passed to open a non-profit organization chequing account for the Musée Girouxville Museum at the Vision Credit Union. . Motion to approve the AUMA’s Risk Management Services’ revised lift station valuation estimate of…
M.D. of Smoky River implements new garbage collection process

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Beginning in mid-March, the M.D. of Smoky River is implementing a new residential waste collection system. Participation in the new system is mandatory and all residents will be provided with a new garbage cart with…
Watershed Council shares resources

By LSWC Staff Thanks to the TD Friends of the Environment Grant the Lesser Slave Watershed Council has been able to provide five schools within our watershed with interactive magnetic boards that highlight different activities happening in our region; including…

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Smoky River Regional Economic Development Budget A motion was approved for Smoky River Regional Economic Development’s 2017 budget. The Village of Girouxville requisition remains the same as 2016 at $4,656.00. Purchase of 2011 GMC Sierra…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Interim Budget Council approved the 2017 Interim Operating Budget. Chief Elected Official  (Mayor) A motion put forward by Councillor Gary Fisher to have administration prepare a Bylaw authorizing Council to appoint the Mayor was defeated. Therefore,…

Mayor Donna Buchinski Town of Falher Though the economic climate has been turbulent, the Town of Falher has been able to hold the line on finances, and decrease the mill rate for 2016. Capital expenditures in 2016 saw the resurfacing…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Dec. 12, council for the Town of Falher approved the municipality’s 2017 interim budget. Municipal support for next year’s Honey Festival turned down Council will send a letter to the Honey Festival…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Oct. 12, council for the M.D. of Smoky River approved a power line extension. It’s located at NW 3-78-23-W5M, southwest of Girouxville, and is for Rene Blanchette. Council also approved two power…