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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

M.D. of Bonnyville

2018 Flood Mitigation Report

The photo is of coconut matting that was installed at Crane Lake. Photo credit: Municipal District of Bonnyville. After a wet two years, there are a number of areas throughout the Municipal District of Bonnyville experiencing flooding. Staff from Transportation and Utilities, as well as Agriculture and Waste, have spent …

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M.D. stresses need for people to stay off Lessard Bridge

Despite many warnings, including a photo of the state of the Lessard Bridge’s structure, people continue to move barricades and put themselves in danger. Only a week after the M.D. issued warnings that the bridge was not safe, and that fines will be given to people moving the barricades, not …

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Stay Off Lessard Bridge

The Municipal District of Bonnyville is warning everyone to stay off of the Lessard Bridge. That includes vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Located on Range Road 452, between Highway 55 and Township Road 624, the bridge has been closed to all traffic since high water levels and ice breakup damaged the …

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M.D. of Bonnyville passes 2018 Final Budget

The Municipal District of Bonnyville Council approved a $136,925,122 balanced 2018 budget (excluding non-cash items and depreciation) at its meeting today. The 2018 budget will be funded through $64.2 million in municipal taxes, $8.4 million in government grants and contributions, $14.6 million from general revenues, such as fees, equipment replacement …

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M.D. Reeve Champions Regional Cooperation

Municipal District of Bonnyville Reeve Greg Sawchuk said the recent all-day meeting with City of Cold Lake Council is the first step of many to increase regional cooperation and strengthen the region. Sawchuk said M.D. Council spent eight hours touring Cold Lake facilities to gain a better understanding of the …

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Coyote reduction program reinstated

The Municipal District of Bonnyville has reinstated the Coyote Reduction Program on the recommendation of the Agricultural Service Board (ASB). In September, the previous M.D. Council suspended the program in the belief that coyote numbers had been reduced. Reviewing the decision at its December meeting, the ASB agreed that the …

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M.D. of Bonnyville awarded CARES Grant for regional mapping

he Municipal District of Bonnyville recently received approval from Alberta Economic Development and Trade for its Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program grant application to create a publicly accessible mapping system. The M.D. of Bonnyville is the host and managing lead partner on the Regional Geographic Information System (GIS) …

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M.D. of Bonnyville passes 2018 Interim Budget

The Municipal District of Bonnyville Council approved a $90.4 million interim, balanced budget (not including school and lodge requisitions) at its meeting on Wednesday. With economic drivers and community support at the forefront of the M.D.’s new Council, the interim budget delivers Council priorities in the following areas: Holds municipal …

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M.D. of Bonnyville hosting Regional Crime Forum

The Municipal District of Bonnyville is hosting a Regional Crime Forum on Friday, December 1 at the Bonnyville Senior Citizens’ Drop-In Centre’s Pioneer Room (4813-47 Avenue) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. M.D. Council is inviting area residents to be a part of the discussions regarding crime issues facing the region …

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Please vote in the municipal elections October 16th

Vote. Please. On October 16, 2018. Citizens across Alberta will be voting in municipal elections on Monday, October 16. In the past, voter turnout for municipal elections has been low. The M.D. of Bonnyville wants to encourage voters to turnout for this year’s municipal election by offering increased voting options. …

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