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Monday , 30 November 2020

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SPERD enrolment numbers on par with projections

St. Paul Education Superintendent Glen Brodziak said the enrolment numbers as of Sept. 30 are pretty much bang on with what was projected by division schools last spring. According to the report presented to the board on Wednesday, SPERD had 3,773 full-time students on Sept. 30, 2019 and 3,757 full-time …

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Fibre optic coming to Elk Point

Fibre op is coming to Elk Point, starting with the town’s office. At Monday night’s town council meeting council voted to approve a five year contract with Telus. The decision was made following a presentation to council by Telus explaining the particulars of how the phone system would work and …

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Elk Point franchise fees unchanged

Franchise fees charged in the Town of Elk Point will stay the same going in to 2021. According to information included in the agenda package, the town raised the franchise fee for ATCO Electric from 3.6 per cent to 5 per cent in 2019. Administration recommended against further increases “due …

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SPERD approves 2019-2020 budget with over $1.1 million deficit

The St. Paul Education Regional Division No. 1 Board of Trustees approved its 2019-20 budget projecting a roughly $1.2 million deficit at a meeting held June 26, 2019. The almost $57 million budget is based on the enrolment of 3,748 students. The projected deficit is in addition to approximately $1,000,000 …

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M.D. of Bonnyville passes 2019 Final Budget

The Municipal District of Bonnyville Council approved a $132,267,038 balanced 2019 budget, including operating and capital expenditures, on June 5. The total includes provincial school and Lakeland Housing requisitions. Council reduced the Non-residential mill rate to 14.50 from 15.00, bringing the M.D. closer to the 5:1 non-residential/residential mill rate ratio. …

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Budget suggests slight surplus for Elk Point in 2019

Council compensates for loss of tax exemption A balanced budget was promised for Elk Point, and that’s the goal town council sought in their annual budget meetings this November. The interim 2019 budget, passed at the December 10 council meeting, suggests a surplus of about $13,000 subject to assessments and …

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M.D. of Bonnyville passes 2019 Interim Operating Budget

The Municipal District of Bonnyville Council approved $49,143,000 for the 2019 Interim Operating Budget at its Council meeting on December 12th, 2018. The operating budget, which does not include capital budget items (with the exception of $143,000 for capital equipment replacement purchases for the Public Safety Department), is meant to …

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City of Cold Lake passes 2019 Budgets

Cold Lake City Council passed the 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets with just over $65.1 million in total expenditures, forecasting an average municipal tax increase of about 3.07 per cent. The 2019 operating budget was passed at about $52.2 million, including a transfer to the Capital Budget of about $9.3 …

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