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Saturday , 3 December 2022

City of Cold Lake

City of Cold Lake begins issuing 2023 pet licences

The City of Cold Lake will begin to issue 2023 pet licences at City Hall and online today.   There will be no charge for 2023 Cold Lake pet licences as the City transitions to operating the municipal animal control services out of the new Animal Care and Control Centre, located …

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City of Cold Lake receives National Public Works Week award

The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) has selected Cold Lake as the winner of the CPWA 2022 Nation Public Works Week (NPWW) award. This is Cold Lake’s fourth time receiving the award, competing against other Canadian municipalities with a population under 25,000. Cold Lake received the honour in 2016, 2017 …

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City looking to increase support for Ukrainian refugees

In response to unique challenges presented to Ukrainian refugees arriving in Cold Lake, City Council has taken steps to provide additional support to the displaced Ukrainians who have fled the war in their home country.  Council passed the Ukrainian Arrival Temporary Assistance Policy at its October 25 council meeting. The …

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City wins two backup transit buses at auction

The City of Cold Lake was able to modernize its backup transit fleet after two buses similar to Cold Lake Transit’s newest models came up for auction. After staff determined that the buses were in working condition and could be integrated in the fleet, a budget was allocated for the …

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Council takes steps to curb safety concerns posed by vagrancy

Cold Lake City Council passed several motions directed at safety issues caused by an increase in vagrancy, panhandling, unpermitted camping and unpermitted fires within the city.  Council took steps to curb loitering in commercial laneways, directed peace officers and local law enforcement to heighten the enforcement of safety concerns related …

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Cold Lake John Howard Society granted $100K for mobile outreach

Cold Lake City Council approved a $100,000 grant to the Cold Lake John Howard Society to establish a mobile outreach program to assist Cold Lake’s vulnerable and unhoused population. The City of Cold Lake’s Social Inclusion and Infrastructure Grant Program allows for grants of up to $100,000 annually to organizations …

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Council allocates $625,000 to establish shelter program

Council dedicated a total of $625,000 to speed up work to establish a facility that can be used to provide a shelter program for homeless and unhoused people in the City of Cold Lake. With winter fast approaching and local social service providers unable to complete a facility in the …

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Wireless water meters improve utility systems’ efficiency

A utilities project completed nearly two years ago is paying dividends for the City’s residents, helping catch water leaks and reducing the need for estimated bills.   Over the course of a five-year period, from 2016 to early 2021, the city worked to install wireless communication meters on all existing residential …

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Cold Lake to raise electrical franchise fee by 1.5%

The City of Cold Lake will increase its electrical franchise fee from 4.25 per cent to 5.75 per cent in order to recoup the cost of switching to LED street lights. The franchise fee is charged and collected by ATCO for the exclusive right to provide electrical distribution in the …

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