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Saturday , 26 September 2020

City of Cold Lake

Highway lights in Cold Lake to be replaced

City to enhance lighting on Highway 28. The City is improving street lighting along Highway 28 between Cold Lake North and Cold Lake South by installing energy-efficient LED light fixtures. The current high-pressure sodium (HPS, also known as high-intensity discharge, or HID) lights were installed during the twinning of the …

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Cold Lake not considering mandatory mask bylaw

As municipalities across Alberta continue to discuss the use of masks and face coverings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cold Lake is not considering a mandatory mask bylaw. The Corporate Priorities Committee of Council this week was presented with information on mask bylaws being implemented …

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New Cold Lake signage goes up

The City of Cold Lake has installed updated, colour-coordinated signage in nineteen City parks and public spaces. The new signs will help residents and visitors easily identify City parks and provide a consistent design and theme for all parks in the city. The updated signage features the name of the …

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Wing Commander hopeful solution is upcoming for CLGWC

Cold Lake’s Wing Commander is hopeful that a solution can be reached with the City to keep the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club running beyond the end of the month. Since the City voted to stop operating the CLGWC in March as of Sept. 30, conversations about what’s going …

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City uses grant to retrofit Energy Centre with LED lights

Energy Centre will be lit differently saving the City $15,000 a year, they estimate. The Cold Lake Energy Centre has retrofitted its old lights to new, energy-efficient LEDs that will provide an anticipated annual utility savings of almost $15,000. The Energy Centre lighting retrofit project replaced the existing fluorescent lighting …

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City council to bring gun-ban resolution to FCM

Surrounding communities interested in following suit. Cold Lake City Council will forward its resolution opposing the federal gun ban to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) for consideration by its membership. “We have an initial showing of strong support from municipalities in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and we’ve been receiving …

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Energy Centre ice being made for upcoming season

Cold Lake prepares facilities for winter-sports season. Ice is being made at the Energy Centre in preparation for the upcoming winter-sports season. Users at the city’s facilities are reminded that due to the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, rules and guidelines are subject to change. The City of Cold …

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Wastewater treatment plant grant covers 30% of project

Two critical wastewater projects received grant funding from the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership. The grants were approved after submissions were made by the Cold Lake Regional Utility Services Commission (CLRUSC). The commission, chaired by Councillor Bob Buckle, is comprised of members from the City of Cold Lake, M.D. of Bonnyville, …

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Cold Lake Meals on Wheels cuts price by half

The Cold Lake Meals on Wheels program is offering a 50-per-cent discount to help its clients through challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Until the end of 2020, the cost of meals will be $5 for a full-course hot meal, and $4 for a frozen meal. The Meals on Wheels …

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Beginner trails added to Cold Lake Bike Park

There are now beginner trails at the Cold Lake Mountain Bike Park with plans for more advanced trails to be made by the end of this year’s construction season. The most recent work had mountain bike park designer and builder Jay Hoots of Hoots Inc. return to Cold Lake to …

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