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Richard Froese For Smoky River Express Potential opportunity to locate an industrial hemp processing facility in the High Prairie or Falher areas was presented at an information meeting April 17 in Triangle. Residents and farmers were updated about the Northern…

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Regional Asset Management Project Council moved to award the contract to Beairsto & Associates Engineering Ltd. as consultants for the Regional Municipal Asset Management Project. Smoky River Transportation Council will send a letter to…
PIC – Clubroot discussion at the M.D.

On April 9, canola producers attended a meeting at the M.D. office to express their concerns about the M.D.’s clubroot policy of a 1-in-4 crop rotation, versus the 1-in-3 rotation they want. Council listened, but has decided to keep the…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs Council Code of Conduct Bylaw Council passed the Council Code of Conduct Bylaw in accordance to the new Municipal Government Act. It is mandatory for all municipalities to have the Code of Conduct Bylaw…

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Summary of March 19th, Regular Meeting for the Village of Donnelly and March 28th, 2018 Special Meeting held to complete items tabled at the March 19th meeting. ATCO Electric was in to present to…

Submitted by the Town of McLennan Town of McLennan Library Board Librarian, Maureen Fisher provided Council with a tour of the library, then returned to the Council Chamber to present their 2017 year in review report. The library continues to…
Village of Donnelly February 12th, 2018 Council Meeting Summary

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Audited Financial Statement Council was presented their annual audited financial statement by Jean Sylvain, of Sylvain and Company. Council approved the audited financial statement as presented. Copies of the AFS will be available shortly…
McLennan Council Notebook – February 13, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Bulk Water Rates Council approved raising the water rate at the truck fill from $6.34/m3 to $7.00/m3. AUMA Convention & Trade Show Council approved sending four Council members to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Convention…
Engineering study begins for Old High Prairie Bridge

Mac Olsen Express Staff An engineering study has begun for options related to the Old High Prairie Bridge. Kevin Cymbaluk, the director of operations for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130, discussed this as part of his report to…
M.D. council approves mowing equipment purchase

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Feb. 14, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved Martin Deerline’s bid for all of the M.D.’s mower and sidearms for the amount of $92,916.80. Council also approved…
Village of Girouxville Council Notebook – February 14, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Smoky River Tourism Council passed a motion to contribute $1.00 per capita to “Smoky River Tourism” for Girouxville’s 2018 membership. Smoky River Emergency Plan Council passed a motion to approve the Smoky River Emergency Plan…