Thursday , 13 May 2021

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Property values down, taxes up in St. Paul

While the assessed value of properties in the Town of St. Paul has dropped by $22 million since 2020, an increase to the mill rate means many property owners will see their tax bill stay the same or increase in 2021. The mill rates are set each year by the …

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Lac La Biche County Council approves 2021 tax rates

Lac La Biche County Council has set the tax rates for 2021. On May 4, at the regular council meeting, elected officials ensured continuity of services and programs with reserve funding. Lac La Biche County Council approved 2021 tax rates, keeping them the same as 2020. Rural non-residential rates are …

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Mayor of Cold Lake says speeding ATVs are a problem

The Mayor of Cold Lake is asking all-terrain vehicle (ATV) owners to slow down in the city and on the highway. During “The Morning After” interview with Lakeland Connect on May 4, Mayor Craig Copeland said speeding off-road vehicles has become a big issue in the city. “Some of the …

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New public health measures to stop the spike of COVID-19

Earlier today, the Emergency Management Committee of Cabinet approved a set of new public health measures to stop the spike of COVID-19 in our province. These stepped-up measures will take effect province-wide, with the exception of a few communities. “Starting this Friday, May 6, Kindergarten to Grade 12 will move …

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Steven Jeffery named CAO of St. Paul

The Town of St. Paul has selected its new Chief Administration Officer (CAO). “It is with great pleasure that I can announce this morning the appointment of Steven Jeffery as the new CAO of the Town of St. Paul,” confirmed Mayor of St. Paul Maureen Miller in a press release. …

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‘Growing the Ice Plant’ Continues for another season

The Vermilion Curling Club has secured a parcel of land for the 2021 cropping season to continue to raise funds for the ice plant improvement. Dean Jacula and Shawn Jacula will be providing the use of 70 acres of cultivated land for the initiative of raising funds towards Vermilion’s ice …

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