Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 01:35 PM
Cold Lake, AB – City Council has committed an additional $500,000 to the renovation and modernization of the North Arena, in order to have the facility ready for the upcoming hockey and skating season.
“The first two phases of the project have already been completed,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “We removed the old floor and boards and replaced them with a brand new concrete slab and puck boards. We also replaced the 50-year-old ice plant with a newer, more energy-efficient system that is separate...
Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 11:16 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The 2022 summer road construction season will be a busy one, after the City awarded a $2.1 million contract for roadway improvements throughout the community.
The annual Capital Road Improvement Program will repair and extend the life of asphalt on roads deemed to be high-priority areas.
“We use computer software which takes into account the amount of surface stress placed on each road, along with a formula to measure how fast the asphalt deteriorates,” said Chief Administrative Officer...
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2022 08:57 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Enhanced security patrols in commercial districts will continue until the end of the year, after City Council voted unanimously to extend funding for the Commercial Security Program.
The pilot project was started in May 2021 as partnership with the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, to act as an extra set of eyes for the business community, particularly during the night. Since then, Council has twice provided bridge funding to keep the program operating.
“We know that these increased...
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 10:32 AM
Cold Lake, AB – A City policy that grants seniors a property tax rebate has been amended to expand the program’s eligibility and standardize the payments.
At its May 24 meeting, City Council voted in favour of the proposed amendments to the Seniors’ Homeowner Rebate Policy. The rebate is open to seniors who own their home and are eligible for the Alberta Government Seniors Monthly Cash Benefit Program. Prior to the policy amendment, eligible Cold Lake seniors who applied for the program would receive...
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 02:25 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Residents looking to the sky this weekend may notice an increase in personal aircraft flying over Cold Lake.
On Saturday, June 4, the Alberta Air Tour makes a stop at the Cold Lake Regional Airport (CEN5), bringing with it over 40 aircraft from across Alberta, including aerobatic, fighter, and racing planes.
“This tour gives us a chance to showcase our community to the rest of the aviation world,” said Mayor Craig Copeland.
Members of the public are invited to come out and watch the...