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Wednesday , 28 July 2021

Sandie Bishop

Santa’s Anonymous campaign is underway in Elk Point

The Community Lions of Elk Point have begun their 2020 drive for donations to Santas Anonymous. Run annually with the cooperation of County of St. Paul and Elk Point FCSS, the program provides Christmas food hampers and gift baskets to families in the Elk Point area who are facing financial …

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Elk Point provides COVID-19 relief

Elk Point Town Council has passed resolutions that will help ease financial concerns for residents in the face of COVID 19 restrictions. At their e-meeting held on April 14, council decided that: the last day for paying residential and non-residential property taxes without penalty will be delayed one month to …

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Elk Point closing town facilites until further notice

At a special council meeting held on Monday, March 16, Town of Elk Point councillors formalized the municipality’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. All town facilities will be closed to the public, including administration offices and public works buildings. As well, recreational and cultural facilities, that is the arena, the …

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Urban Hens project continues in Elk Point

A pilot project to allow hens in yards within the town limits was approved in May, with the condition that the project be reviewed in November. Two families built hen houses and runs according to specifications set out in a bylaw. In May, a group of town residents presented to …

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Grade six student becomes Mayor for the Day in Elk Point

Image: Left – CAO Ken Gwozdz (left) Duanne Rivera (right). Right – Mayor Lorne Young (left) Duanne Rivera (right). Cheque signing, town inspections, meeting attendance and proclamations were all part of the job for Mayor for a Day Duanne Rivera. Duanne joined Elk Point town council for their November 25th …

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Elk Point residents show frustration about rural crime

“Know your neighbours. Watch out for each other,” is the advice Sgt. James Morton, head of the Eastern Albert District Rural Crime Reduction Unit (EADRCRU) gave to residents of the Elk Point RCMP Detachment at a public meeting on Wednesday, November 20. About 80 people, including Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs, …

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Elk Point Town Council selects committees for 2020

Image: Terri Hampson sworn in as Deputy Mayor of Elk Point by Town CAO Ken Gworzdz New Deputy Mayor On October 28, Terri Hampson was sworn in as Elk Point’s Deputy Mayor, effective November 1. Councillors chose to take turns in the position, with Dwayne Yaremkevich serving in the first …

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In Elk Point Sept. 9: partnerships and taxes

Beneficial partnership The Town of Elk Point and the County of St. Paul are good neighbours who work well together. A Memorandum of Understanding was presented at both municipalities’ council meetings to formalize the mutual support that they already give. For example, they mow grass at jointly owned facilities, share …

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