Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 10:32 AM
Cold Lake, AB – A City policy that grants seniors a property tax rebate has been amended to expand the program’s eligibility and standardize the payments.
At its May 24 meeting, City Council voted in favour of the proposed amendments to the Seniors’ Homeowner Rebate Policy. The rebate is open to seniors who own their home and are eligible for the Alberta Government Seniors Monthly Cash Benefit Program. Prior to the policy amendment, eligible Cold Lake seniors who applied for the program would receive...
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 02:25 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Residents looking to the sky this weekend may notice an increase in personal aircraft flying over Cold Lake.
On Saturday, June 4, the Alberta Air Tour makes a stop at the Cold Lake Regional Airport (CEN5), bringing with it over 40 aircraft from across Alberta, including aerobatic, fighter, and racing planes.
“This tour gives us a chance to showcase our community to the rest of the aviation world,” said Mayor Craig Copeland.
Members of the public are invited to come out and watch the...
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 02:21 PM
Cold Lake, AB – City Council has committed $85,000 to the construction of a performing arts theatre in Bonnyville that looks to serve the entire Lakeland region.
The proposed venue is being developed by the Clayton Bellamy Foundation for the Arts, a non-profit organization founded by singer-songwriter and Bonnyville native Clayton Bellamy in 2021. The foundation presented its business plan and request for funding to City Council at its regular meeting on May 10.
“A purpose-built performing arts venue...
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 11:34 AM
Cold Lake, AB – City Council has found a home for the Cold Lake Sailing Association at Kinosoo Beach.
After hearing from the association about its future plans at a council meeting delegation, City Council directed administration to work with the group to identify a suitable location for the association to store its boats and equipment. The Cold Lake Sailing Association is planning to hold sailing lessons and requested a space where the boats, equipment and other supplies could be stored.
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 04:18 PM
Cold Lake, AB – At its regular meeting held this week, City Council set the municipal tax rates for 2022, which will result in an average municipal tax increase of 3.15 per cent.
The 2022 residential tax rate is set at 8.7765, down from 8.8555 in 2021, the multi-family residential rate is 8.9312, down from 8.9470, and the non-residential rate is set at 12.7760 from 12.7975. All qualified, annexed properties will be taxed at the rate set by the Municipal District of Bonnyville or the City of Cold...