TOWN OF SMOKY LAKE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF SMOKY LAKE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Land Use Bylaw

Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, RS.A. 2000, Sections 230, 606 and 692, the
Council of the Town of Smoky Lake hereby gives notice of its intention to adopt:
Bylaw No. 007-18 Land Use Bylaw of the Town of Smoky Lake
The purpose of the Bylaw is to repeal and replace the existing Land Use Bylaw 011-06 and
approve a new Land Use Bylaw.
THEREFORE TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to Sections 606 and 692 of the
Municipal Government Act a public hearing to consider the proposed By-Law will be
held:

Date: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm
Place: Smoky Lake Council Chambers

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT anyone wishing to make a verbal or written
representation may do so at the hearing, or by providing the representation to the
Town’s Chief Administrative Officer before 12:00 p.m. on August 30th, 2018. It would
be beneficial for individuals to provide advance notice to the Town of Smoky Lake at
780.656.3674 of their intention to make a presentation at the hearing.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT a copy of the proposed Bylaw may be
inspected at the Town of Smoky Lake office during normal business hours.
To obtain more information regarding the proposed changes, please contact:

Adam Kozakiewicz, (CAO), Town of Smoky Lake – Phone 780.656-3674
OR
Jane Dauphinee, Principal/Senior Planner, Municipal Planning Services – Phone 780.486.1991
or Email j.dauphinee@munplan.ab.ca

eastlink discontinuation of services

August 24th, 2018

 

Dear Customer,

 

On behalf of Eastlink, we would like to thank you for being a customer. We regret to inform you that as of October 1st we will no longer be providing television services in your community.

 

Your billing will end in September, 2018. Although your television services may continue to work after October 1st, as we work to disconnect the service in your community, you will not be billed for any service past your September statement. Please note that if you have paid for services beyond the closure date, we will ensure you receive a refund.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience this causes and wanted to ensure that you were notified in advance, so that you can make alternate arrangements for your entertainment needs. If you have questions, please contact us at 1-888-345-1111.

 

Sincerely,

Krystina Colicchio

Sales and Marketing Manager, Eastlink

Eastlink Letter

 

Congratulations to the 2018 Heritage Days Parade Winners!

Congratulations to the 2018 Heritage Days Parade Winners and Thank You to Everyone who participated!!

Category A: Antiques
1st: Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department
2nd: Rudy Loffelbein

Category B: Agricultural
1st: McEwen’s Fuels & Fertilizers

Category C: Clubs/Associations
1st: Smoky Lake Pumpkin Growers
2nd: Smoky Lake Seniors Club

Category D: Commercial/Business
1st: Shane’s IDA Pharmacy & Old Fashioned Bread Bakery
2nd: Chomay Dental

Category E: Horse/Rider
TIE: Jamie Shapka & Jordan Pooke

Category F: Municipal/Towns/Villages
1st: Village of Andrew
2nd: Town of Redwater

Category G: Western/Wagons/Teams
1st: Guido Shapka, Kids & Grandkids

Category H: Novelty
1st: Victoria Settlement Provincial Historic Site
2nd: Andy Mercier

Category I: Farm Antiques
1st: Smoky Lake Museum

Best Overall Float: Smoky Lake Museum
Honorable Mention: Smoky Lake Pumpkin Growers

 

Congratulations to our Flower Power Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Flower Power Winners and Thank You Everyone for Participating!

Commercial:

1st Place: Park Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

                                                       2nd Place: Smoky Lake Parent Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residential:

 

1st Place: Theresa Taschuk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Place: Les Cherniwchan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Place: Eliz Rogoza

 

 

52 Avenue Paving Project deferred till the Spring of 2019

August 1, 2018

 

Re: 52 Avenue Paving Project deferred till the Spring of 2019

 

Dear Residents:

Please be advised that on July 4, 2018 at the Town of Smoky Lake’s Regular Council Meeting MOTION: 3393/18 was MOVED by Councillor Morton that the 2018 Surface Works Improvements Paving Project on 52 Avenue be deferred till the Spring of 2019 (weather permitting) to factor in ground settlement; and Administration write a letter to be distributed in the July 2018 Town Utility Bills advising the residents of this matter.

With the community being our main priority, council adopted recommendations of contractor, Nikiforuk Construction Ltd. to ensure best outcomes for this project.

 

If you have any further concerns, please call the Town of Smoky Lake Office at 780-656-3674.

 

 

Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26, RSA 2000 and amendments thereto, notice is hereby given advising of a Public Hearing, to be held on August 7, 2018 commencing at 4:00p.m.  in the Town of Smoky Lake Council Chamber located at 56 Wheatland Avenue, Smoky Lake, AB.

The purpose of the hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on proposed Bylaw No. 005-18 being a bylaw to amend Land Use Bylaw 11-06

The amendment is to redistrict Pt. Lot 5, Plan 772-3091 to Direct Control (DC) District from Urban Reserve (UR) District.

 

A copy of the proposed Bylaw No. 005-18 is attached and can also be reviewed at the Town of Smoky Lake Administration Office, located at 56 Wheatland Ave, during normal business hours (8:30a.m.-4:00p.m. Monday-Friday). The public may provide written comments to the Town of Smoky Lake Chief Administration Officer Adam Kozakiewicz at 56 Whatland Ave, until 4:00 pm on or before August 3, 2018 or may be in attendance to make comment at the Public Hearing.

 

To obtain more information regarding the proposed Bylaw, please contact:

Joan Prusak, Development Officer Town of Smoky Lake (780-656-3674)

Youth EPIC July 26 and August 8 Cancelled

Sadly we have canceled  the July 26th YOUTH EPIC as well as Aug 8th EPIC Trivia Night. We are looking at still holding the Aug 22nd one (bouncy houses and tie dye t-shirts).

So if you or a youth you know are interested in attending the event, please make sure that you register by contacting  Emilee at 780-656-0661.

Ages 10-19.

Free Meal included.

National Drowning Prevention Week Proclamation

NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION WEEK PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS the mission of the Lifesaving Society Canada is to prevent drowning throughout this great country, and even one drowning in Alberta is one too many; and

WHEREAS most drownings are preventable in a Water Smart community, and only through Water Smart education and a healthy respect for the potential danger that any body of water may present can we truly enjoy the beauty and recreation opportunities offered by these bodies of water; and

WHEREAS the Lifesaving Society urges Canadians and residents of the Town of Smoky Lake to actively supervise children who are in and around the water, to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages while participating in aquatic activities, and to wear a lifejacket at all times while boating; and

WHEREAS the Lifesaving Society Canada has declared July 15-21, 2018 National Drowning Prevention Week to focus on the drowning problem and the hundreds of lives that could be saved this year.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, I, Hank Holowaychuk, Town of Smoky Lake Mayor, do hereby proclaim July 15-21, 2018 NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION WEEK in the Town of Smoky Lake and do commend its thoughtful recognition to all citizens of our the Town of Smoky Lake.

Heritage Days Parade

On behalf of the Town of Smoky Lake I would like to formally invite you to participate in our annual Heritage Day Parade. This year the Annual Smoky Lake Heritage Day Parade will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The theme is “30 Years of Pumpkin Fair” in which the colors orange, white and yellow are encouraged. Your participation in this Parade would be very much appreciated.

The parade will start at the Smoky Lake Agricultural Complex with registration and assembly starting at 9:30a.m. The registration table will be set up by the East Entrance of the Complex. The judging will take place at the complex upon registration at and prizes will be awarded prior to commencement.

Thank you for your consideration in participating in our Annual Heritage Day Parade. Please return your entry form to The Town of Smoky Lake, Box 460, Smoky Lake, AB TOA 3CO or fax to 780-656-3675 or email accountingclerk@smokylake.ca before July 31, 2017.

For any questions or further information please contact us at the Town Office, 780-656-3674.

Parade Entry Form