Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 10:30 AM
Cold Lake, AB – With the cost of some construction work rising, City Council made the decision to approve top-up funding from reserves to ensure that critical work on 11 Street can move forward. The City of Cold Lake is seeing inflated costs across various construction disciplines and materials.
After receiving a boost in funding of $1,540,000, the total budget for the project now sits at almost $3.5 million, inclusive of design and engineering. The project will see 11 Street between 8 Avenue and...
Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 02:11 PM
Cold Lake, AB – Are you prepared for an emergency?
Emergency Preparedness Week takes place May 2-6, 2022, and Cold Lake and District FCSS is hosting a free barbecue on Wednesday, May 4, to share resources on how we can be better prepared for emergencies.
“We are primarily focusing on 72-hour preparedness,” said FCSS Manager Kim Schmidtz. “Knowing what supplies you need to support you and your family for the first three days of an emergency is an excellent step towards preparedness.”
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...