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Tag Archives: Town of Elk Point

Municipalities make plans for spring clean up initiatives

Fees charged at County of St. Paul transfer stations for the removal of freon from old appliances will be waived during May as part of the annual spring cleanup initiative. Normally there is a $20 fee for freon removal. Freon is a gas commonly used in refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners …

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Elk Point hopes for two new doctors by fall

The Town of Elk Point hopes to have two new physicians in place in the community by the end of summer or the beginning of fall according to CAO Ken Gwozdz. Alberta Health Services is currently searching for physicians to fill three vacancies in Elk Point, following the departure of …

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Doctor recruitment interviews going well in St. Paul

Physician would need help with furniture and childcare. A new doctor could be installed in St. Paul by mid-march if appropriate lodgings are found for their family. In an update to Town of St. Paul council at the Monday meeting, Mayor Maureen Miller said she had a physician recruitment interview …

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Be mindful of restrictions: Director of Emergency Management

A Message from the Regional Director of Emergency Management  Since my last update on January 11, 2021, the Region of St. Paul most certainly experienced a significant increase in COVID-19 cases, when we saw 149 active cases on January 16th. This was the third-highest day since the pandemic began. Thankfully, …

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Municipalities expect M.D. Foundation requisition to double in 2021

Members of the M.D. of St. Paul Foundation have been told to expect significant increases to their requisitions in 2021 because of increasing costs to the Foundation. The Foundation manages subsidized apartments for low-income seniors who are still able to live independently, as well as a number of supportive living …

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Elk Point approves balanced interim budget

The Town of Elk Point passed its interim operating budget for 2021 following more than six hours of discussion on Nov. 16 and Nov. 18. According to CAO Ken Gwozdz, the updated document will be posted to the Town’s website sometime this week. In an interview after the Nov. 18 …

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Elk Point discusses sober living program

After being turned down by Bonnyville at the beginning of September, executive director of Residents in Recovery Tyler Lorenz made his pitch for a sober-living house to the Town of Elk Point. “If we could find a way to really help those individuals that are caught up in this cycle, …

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Elk Point trick-or-treat hours set

Cold Lake and Bonnyville are likely to follow provincial Halloween guidelines. The Town of Elk Point will be having Halloween following a discussion at the Sept. 28 council meeting of what neighbouring municipalities have planned. Dwayne Yaremkevich moved Halloween hours in the Town of Elk Point be from 4 p.m. …

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