Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 09:29 AM
Cold Lake, AB – In March of 2022, the City of Cold Lake entered into an agreement for the Alberta Relief for Shortfalls for Transit Operators (RESTOR), which included a commitment to take steps towards increasing housing supply, density and affordability.
The City utilized the additional $123,632.95 in RESTOR funding to cover the reduced revenue received from special transportation revenue and maintain the Cold Lake Transit’s safe operation through the COVID-19 pandemic.
It has also taken strong...
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 02:26 PM
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake is moving forward with Phase 3 on the enhancements to the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club.
The enhancement project is a multi-year project which began in 2021, with the focus on bunker renovations. The work included renovations of existing bunkers and playability of the course. To date, work has been done on a number of bunkers, including Holes #1, #2, #3, #6, #7 and #8. The improvements have made it easier for the maintenance department to get mechanical...
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 11:54 AM
Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake has been designated under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program’s Rural Renewal Stream (RRS).
The RRS is an economic immigration program that allows municipalities to offer foreign nationals a letter of nomination once they have a job offer from an eligible and approved businesses. The letter of nomination effectively supplants the need for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), allowing the foreign national to begin the immigration process through...
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 09:15 AM
Cold Lake, AB – In late February, Council adopted an updated version of the City’s Land Use Bylaw (LUB).
The previous LUB was created in 2010 and had been amended several times. The City of Cold Lake’s 2019 annexation, changes to the City’s Municipal Development Plan in 2021, and previous changes by the Government of Alberta to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) meant that the City’s Land Use Bylaw needed a larger overhaul. The revised LUB now takes into account the annexed lands, complies with...
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 11:29 AM
Cold Lake, AB – At its February 14, 2023 general meeting, City Council passed three motions recommended by administration to move the creation of Municipally Controlled Corporation (MCC) into its final phase. The MCC is being established to run a medical clinic in the hopes that the clinic can assist with physician recruitment.
The motions directed administration to formally establish the Municipally Controlled Corporation (MCC), to ratify a shareholder agreement between the City and the MCC,...