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The Town of Falher’s New Year’s message

Mayor Donna Buchinski Town of Falher 2018 was a busy year for the Town of Falher. Main Street Improvement and additional road improvement projects were successfully completed, on schedule, and well below budget. Council and staff would like to again…
Town of McLennan 2018 Year in Review

Mayor Michele Fournier Town of McLennan Another year has come and gone! The McLennan Leisure & Recreational Society paved a portion of the walking trails on the lakeshore. The McLennan Local Recreation Board received grant funding to assist with the…
McLennan Council Notebook – December 10, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Fire Hall Renovations Council awarded the contract for the fire hall renovations to Nathan Wilson for $3,030. Highway Truck Parking Residents have complained to the Town about trucks parking overnight along the highway near the Social…
December 10, 2018 Council Meeting Summary

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Holiday Schedule for staff was approved by council. Hours for Administration Office to be open will be Closed Monday Dec 24, 2018, Tuesday (Christmas Day) Dec 25, 2018 and (Boxing Day) Dec. 26th, 2018.…
Town of Falher increases utility rates for 2019

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on December 10, the council for the Town of Falher agreed to increase utility rates for 2019. All subsidies are withdrawn, except for the five per cent water loss and refuse bin subsidy.…
Village of Girouxville Council Notebook – November 7, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Absence at Regular Meeting Motion to allow for Councillor Dion’s absence at the November 7, 2018 regular council meeting. Assessment Services Agreement Motion to accept Compass Assessment Consultants Inc. proposal to renew the Assessment Services Agreement…
Town of McLennan Council Notebook – November 13, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Delegations Northern Alberta Railway Museum A delegation for the Northern Alberta Railway Museum consisting of President – Julien Gervais, Roger Bruneau and Gilbert Demeule, discussed the train station they propose moving from Falher to McLennan. The…
New member for the Town of Falher council

Mac Olsen Express Staff James Bell has joined as Falher council’s newest member. Bell swore the oath of office at the start of the council meeting, held during the evening of November 13. Bell replaces Geoff Turnquist, who resigned from…
Richard Simard is the new reeve in Big Lakes County

Richard Froese For Smoky River Express A former McLennan business owner and resident has become the new reeve for Big Lakes County in the High Prairie area. Joussard Councillor Richard Simard was elected reeve by council during its organizational meeting…
Village of Girouxville Council Notebook – October 10, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Be a Part of History Moved by Councillor Ewing that the Musée Girouxville Museum and the Village of Girouxville advertise in the “2018 Commemorative Pictorial Directory” and send a letter on behalf of council congratulating the…