Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023 10:05 AM
Cold Lake, AB – At a special council meeting held last week, Cold Lake City Council voted to support grant requests from two businesses that are hosting major events this summer.
The grant requests came to council after changes were made to the Community Recreation, Art, Culture and Heritage Investment Grant Policy. These changes allowed for-profit business to apply for event grants, but required that the decision would come directly to Council, rather than being reviewed and recommended by the...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 02:22 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The 2023 summer road construction season will be a busy one, after the City awarded a contract for just over $1.96 million for roadway improvements throughout the community.
The annual Capital Road Improvement Program repairs and extends the life of asphalt on roads deemed to be high-priority areas, as determined by road analytics software. The program uses data collected about the condition of the roadways on a regular basis. It then determines the highest priority areas for...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 11:04 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake purchased two steers at the Bonnyville 4H District, held at the Cold Lake Agriplex on June 2.
Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland and Councillor Bill Parker attended the event to bid on cattle raised by members of the Ardmore 4H Beef Club. In April this year, Council voted to support the group after representatives from the club made the request at a delegation to Cold Lake City Council.
“It was excellent to see our area’s youth learn about raising livestock,”...
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 03:48 PM
Cold Lake, AB – City Council will be providing support to the Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce in the form of sponsorship for this year’s Bonnyville Oil & Gas Show (BOAGS).
During the May 9 regular council meeting, Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Serina Parsons, presented to council the opportunity to support this regional event, which aims to showcase the local Oil and Gas industry. The BOGAS allow local oil and gas companies to promote their services,...
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 02:30 PM
Cold Lake, AB –.During the May 23 regular meeting, City Council voted unanimously to set the 2023 municipal tax rates, resulting in an average increase of 3.55 per cent.
The 2023 residential tax rate was set at 8.4948, down from 8.7765 in 2022, the multi-family residential tax rate was set at 9.0819, up from 8.9312 and the non-residential tax rate was set at 13.1707, up from 12.7760 in 2022. These tax rates allowed City Council to impose only a minimal average tax rate increase, while still...