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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…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Town of McLennan Organizational Meeting At the October 11, 2016 Organizational Meeting Councillor John Nairn was appointed Deputy Mayor. The appointment of members of Council to various boards also took place at the October 11 meeting:…

Tom Henihan Express Staff ATCO Franchise Fee Renewal Once a year, council has the discretion to change the franchise rate. In this instance, motion was made and carried for the franchise rate to remain @ 24% of distribution revenue. Electricity…