Thursday , 15 April 2021


MD of Bonnyville Committee and Council Highlights

Speed Limit Changes – Council accepted new Speed Limit recommendations as information and directed Administration to bring back a new map to reflect the requested changes, as well as to look at signage for 90-degree corners. Administration recommends all subdivision roads  (not including arterial roadways) be reduced to 40 km/h …

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Victim Services Unit receives funding from Lac La Biche County

A funding request from the Lac La Biche Victim Services Unit (VSU) to continue to assist victims of crime was approved by Lac La Biche County. On April 6, elected officials passed the decision to approve $12,000 from the Community Development Fund for the organization which will help support volunteers …

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St. Paul Chamber welcomes new executive director

Diane Ellis is taking over as the executive director of the St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce, following the departure of Linda Sallstrom for the STEP (St. Paul Elk Point) Economic Development Alliance. Ellis is coming out of retirement for the position. While she’s already started at the Chamber, …

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Partial Fire Ban implemented in the County of Vermilion River

Due to dry conditions, the County of Vermilion River (CVR) issued a partial fire ban last Friday. Under the current ban, only recreational and incinerator fires are permitted. Upon completion, these recreational and incinerator fires must be contained, supervised and fully extinguished. “Since April 1, the CVR has had eight …

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M.D. and Town of Bonnyville sign Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework

The Municipal District of Bonnyville and Town of Bonnyville Councils recently adopted a joint Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) Agreement that directs intermunicipal communication and cooperation on services used by residents of both municipalities. Municipalities that share a common boundary had to create an ICF by April 1, 2021, as per …

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