Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 03:29 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council passed amendments to its Land Use Bylaw that streamline the rules for advertising on public and private property using A-board signs.
There will be no cost or permit required, provided that the provisions of the Land Use Bylaw governing their placement are followed.
“These signs are often used by not-for-profits, sports organizations and local businesses to get the word out about events, products and services,” Mayor Criag Copeland said. “We get a lot of the...
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 01:22 PM
Cold Lake, AB – As concerns about housing and the rental market in the face of expected growth continue to focus the City’s efforts, Council will consider reintroducing an updated Multiunit Rental Housing Incentive Program.
Such a program was introduced in 2013, resulting in 318 new rental units being built in the community before the policy was rescinded in 2017 after the crash in oil prices slowed demand throughout the region.
“In smaller communities, far from large urban centres, it is very...
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:16 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council will be considering plans to compartmentalize spaces at the Cold Lake Energy Centre to limit public access during the day and improve overall security at the facility.
The discussion began at Council’s Corporate priorities meeting on Feb. 20, 2024, after several fights in the hallways and washrooms, and reports of continued vandalism throughout the facility. Most of the incidents occur in the daytime hours, during the weekdays. The latest instance of...
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 09:37 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council made changes to the City’s Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw that allow people accessing the city by OHVs greater access to amenities.
The new bylaw allows OHV drivers to access and park at businesses providing short-term living accommodations such as a hotel, motel, or a bed and breakfast. Operators may also park their vehicle on a designated OHV trail for up to three hours, provided they do not obstruct other vehicles from using the trail.
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:23 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Seven residents were awarded a Community Beautification Award for the efforts made to their properties in 2023.
“We are so proud of the work and dedication that our residents put into their residences and businesses to help keep Cold Lake looking as beautiful as it does,” said Mayor Craig Copeland.
The seven award winners were: Jennifer Hetherington, Leeland Hiebert, Thomas Isenor and Hannah Penn, Matthew Luxmore, Samantha Macken, Robert Ofstie, and Twyla Rettman. Each winner was...