Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 09:38 AM
Tonight's Oct. 4 Special Council meeting will not be broadcast on our YouTube channel, as the meeting is taking place solely in camera. The item on the agenda is "Letter of Support - King's Counsel Nomination." Special Council meetings are called to discuss only the item(s) on the agenda, and do not allow for any additions or public question periods, unlike a regular council meeting. What does in camera mean? In camera is a term that means "in private" and used to cover confidential information....
Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 03:06 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake blossomed to the fullest and took home first place in Communities in Bloom nationally.
Across Canada, municipalities were judged, and Cold Lake’s Kinosoo Beach Enhancement Project was awarded with a “Five Blooms – Silver” rating, putting it in first place for areas with less than 20,000 population.
“We’re so proud of our staff and community,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “The work that is put in to making our city stand out is a year-round effort, and this put us on the...
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:28 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The doors to the Animal Care and Control Centre (ACCC) have been closed to the public for the past week, as an outbreak of distemper in the community has been made its way into the facility.
In an effort to control the spread of the disease, which was unknown at the time, staff closed the doors to the public, and took extra precautions when caring for the animals inside. Animals were checked for several diseases, including Parvo, which came back negative. Further testing...
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 10:06 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Wearing helmets while operating off-highway vehicles (OHV) in the city was a topic of discussion at the most recent Corporate Priorities Committee meeting.
Council members were briefed on current provincial laws, as well as city bylaws regarding helmet and OHV use, and asked for feedback regarding city staff requirements, increased fines for residents not following bylaw, and potential exemptions to the bylaw.
“We’ve been asked by some members of the public to consider following...
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 08:50 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Over 100 cats and 100 dogs have been brought to the Animal Care and Control Centre since the beginning of this year.
In an update to council on Sept. 19, city administration presented information on animal intake, care, licensing, and other factors the ACCC has seen since January.
“Some of these animals are repeat offenders, in that they have been picked up at large more than once,” said Planning, Development, and Regulated Services Manager Andrew Jabs.
Of all the animals entering...