Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 02:52 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The City will conduct an online municipal census this spring, to obtain the most up-to-date population data for Cold Lake.
“The community is growing and changing quickly,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “We’re seeing new development happening, new businesses are coming to town, the federal government has taken the next step in selecting a new fighter jet, so we expect that will bring many new people and jobs to the community in the next few years. After a couple of slow years, the economic...
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:02 AM
Cold Lake, AB – At a meeting held last week, Cold Lake’s Municipal Planning Commission approved an application from the Cold Lake John Howard Society for a temporary shelter at its location on 51 Street in downtown Cold Lake, with conditions that included the approval’s expiry after six months. The application was made after its initial application was approved for a period of one year, among other conditions.
“Members of the business community and the applicants themselves noted that the location...
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...