Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023 03:47 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Lakeshore Drive improvements are on the horizon, after city administration provided an update to City Council during the Aug. 8 regular meeting regarding the progress of the Lakeshore Drive Infrastructure Improvement Project.
The City of Cold Lake received five submissions in response to Request for Tender for the “Lakeshore Drive Infrastructure Improvements – Sheet Pile Wall”.
Prior to this project going out to tender a second time, the City decided to split this project into two...
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023 01:59 PM
Approved Rural Renewal Stream applications total 54
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake’s Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) approved 27 applications to the Cold Lake Rural Renewal stream at its August 10 meeting, bringing the total number of applications approved to 54.
The 54 applications approved represent local businesses who are looking to fill 96 positions. The committee also approved another 14 requests for letter of nomination under the program, which now total 22. These...
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023 01:36 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Cold Lake City Council will have further discussions regarding changes that can be made to the City’s Organics Collection Program to maximize diversion from the landfill.
“We’ve been receiving questions from the public about our waste collection programs and recycling programs, and we want to ensure that we are meeting the public’s expectation in regards to the programming they receive and the cost that the public must bear to achieve its goals,” Mayor Craig Copeland said.
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023 11:54 AM
Cold Lake, AB – Council debated the merits of creating a glass recycling program after questions from the public about its absence in the City of Cold Lake.
The City of Cold Lake removed glass from its list of recyclable materials in 2019, after regulatory changes made in the global recycling market led to higher processing costs for a number of materials, including glass. The increase in costs has eliminated the business case for glass recycling in many jurisdictions, and has led many...
Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2023 01:33 PM
Cold Lake, AB – During city council’s August 8 regular meeting, council agreed to provide $5,000 in funding for Cold Lake First Nation’s First Annual Traditional Healing Pow Wow.
The First Annual Traditional Healing Pow Wow will be the first held in the community since the 1960s, and will be the first local pow wow of its kind for this generation. The event will feature several traditions, including a pipe ceremony, prayer, tribal dancing, drummers, song, a feast, and a vendor’s market offering...