Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 10:45 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City council voted to extend the reach of its Community Event Incentive Grants to include events located in Ward 5 and Ward 6 of the Municipal District of Bonnyville.
The Community Event Incentive Grant is one of nine grant streams established by the City of Cold Lake’s Community Recreation, Art, Culture and Heritage Investment Grant Policy. It provides a grant of up to $10,000 for events that are expected to bring benefit to local residents and bring non-local participants...
Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:10 AM
Cold Lake, AB - Looking for something new and exciting to do this holiday season? Look no further than Holiday Dreams, A Spectacular Holiday Cirque! This amazing holiday show is coming to the Cold Lake Energy Centre’s Imperial Oil Place Arena on December 6, and features holograms, projection mapping, holiday music and incredible lasers, along with a cast of award-winning acrobats, daredevils and cirque-performers.
Created as a modern alternative to holiday shows, Holiday Dreams presents a fast-paced...
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 03:49 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake Council will consider potential updates to a policy that would govern parades, parade floats and set boundaries on messaging and the content that can be displayed during these public events.
Up to this point, parades were governed under several policies requiring that a permit be obtained, a road closure be applied for, fire and police services be consulted with on the route, and that general information about the organization hosting the parade and the event itself be provided.
Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022 12:25 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake will increase its electrical franchise fee from 4.25 per cent to 5.75 per cent in order to recoup the cost of switching to LED street lights.
The franchise fee is charged and collected by ATCO for the exclusive right to provide electrical distribution in the city. This fee is then passed on to the municipality. The increase will take effect at the end of the current franchise agreement’s term, on January 1, 2023, and is expected to cost the average household...
Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 10:37 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council decided not to proceed with lowering the speed limit on residential roadways from 50 km/h.
The decision came about after council was presented a report from the community engagement process that saw feedback from 900 residents living in and around the municipality. About 94 per cent of respondents were City of Cold Lake residents, with 54 per cent saying there was no speeding issue in the city, while 46 per cent said that they felt that there was a speeding...