Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 10:04 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake is proposing to update a number of bylaws to ensure that fines for bylaw infractions are in line with those seen in other municipalities across the province.
“This came up as a housekeeping item during Council’s 2022 budget deliberations because we have not had a look at where the fines in our bylaws stand, in relation to those seen in other, similar municipalities across the province,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “Without regular work to keep these updated, bylaws...
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 09:24 AM
COLD LAKE – Cold Lake Fire-Rescue is excited to have four new thermal imaging cameras in its possession.
The cameras and their charging stations were ordered in December after Cold Lake Fire-Rescue received $7,500 from the Enbridge Fueling Futures Grant in order to purchase the equipment.
“These cameras are very valuable to our operations,” said Fire Chief Jeff Fallow. “They allow us to look for hot spots in walls or vehicles, where we can’t normally see, to help make sure any fires are out completely.”
Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 11:51 AM
COLD LAKE – Residents requiring a criminal record check may have noticed a new system in place, requiring them to head to City Hall to pay a fee before heading to the RCMP Detachment for the check.
This change comes after a review of the program, where Council approved a small fee to be implemented moving into early 2022. Research showed that the City’s RCMP clerks were processing an average of 140 criminal record checks every month; that a significant number of these were not being picked up, and...
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 03:11 PM
Cold Lake, AB – An area of land down 69 Avenue has been busy as tree and brush clearing begins for the new Public Works Operations Centre.
“This new operations centre has been in the plans for a few years now,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “This year we’re finally going to see clearing and construction begin.”
Public Works has long been struggling with space constraints at its current location on 16 Street. Over the years as various departments within Public Works have expanded to meet the growing...
Posted on Monday, April 04, 2022 04:08 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Work on Phase 3 of construction begins at Kinosoo Beach today, continuing the implementation of council’s vision for the area.
The work will include the installation of shade structures, the construction of a promenade, landscaping and irrigation, as well as additional lighting and seating.
“This is the third phase in what will likely be a four-phase project to complete the vision outlined in the Kinosoo Beach Master Plan,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “The beach has always been a major...