Council commits an extra $89,400 for 28 local organizations
On February 23, 2021, Sturgeon County Council approved providing a one-time grant to 28 different local non-profit organizations. Altogether, an extra $89,400 will be allocated to support the work of Sturgeon County’s 17 community associations, nine seniors’ associations, and two arenas. The one-time grant will be in addition to the funds received as part of the 2021 Community Organization Operating and Capital Grant funding program.
By Alanna Hnatiw Mayor, Sturgeon County
What do you use the internet for?
It’s almost a silly question because, in 2021, the answer is: nearly everything.
Municipalities have long been ringing the alarm bell of why high-speed internet is a necessity, not a luxury. Since the early 2000s and broken promises of the Last Mile of the Supernet, rural municipalities have been calling upon the provincial and federal governments to address rural connectivity.
On February 9, 2021, Sturgeon County Council gave First Reading to Bylaw 1530/21 - Debenture for Broadband Infrastructure, which will allow the County to borrow up to $7.3 million to cover the cost of Phase 1 of the County’s Broadband Strategy.
The highlights from the January 26, 2021, Sturgeon County Council Meeting which includes to start: Council approved funding of $2,500 to the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association, and $2,500 to the Edmonton Humane Society … and $41,000 to STARS air ambulance
Increasing energy efficiency, supporting local non-profits, and taking another step towards faster internet: Sturgeon County Council Recap, February 23, 2021
The City of St. Albert, in partnership with Sturgeon County, is pleased to announce the submission of its annexation application to the Municipal Government Board (MGB) on December 23, 2020.
It's time to get connected with Sturgeon County with the new Sturgeon County app!
From February 1-14, Redwater RCMP invites residents to advise them of concerns as part of a virtual townhall.
Sturgeon County has a brand new roundabout or traffic circle at the intersection of Starkey Road and Sturgeon Road. Here's a quick refresher on how to safely drive around a single lane traffic circle.
January, 2021 Release
The Redwater Detachment is off to a busy start in 2021. This month the detachment received 138 calls for service. These calls consisted of 3 assaults, 3 breach of peace, 3 break and enters, 3 Frauds, 2 mischiefs, 5 Thefts of motor vehicles, and 14 traffic collisions.
Highlights from the January 26, 2021 Sturgeon County Council meeting
The highlights from the January 26, 2021, Sturgeon County Council Meeting which included an update on the resource extraction public consultation and a potential new online business director
Thanks to a partnership between Sturgeon County, the City of St. Albert, and the St. Albert Nordic Ski Club, there are now more than 7 kilometres of groomed cross-country ski trails for residents and visitors to explore.
Sturgeon County is now accepting nomination applications from residents interested in running in the 2021 Municipal Election taking place on October 18, 2021.
Sturgeon County is receiving $2.2 million from the Government of Alberta’s Municipal Stimulus Program to construct a waterline connecting the Hamlet of Villeneuve and the Villeneuve Airport. The funding, part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, will be used to construct a waterline essential to the airport’s growth and support business development.
Highlights from the January 13, 2021 Sturgeon County Council meeting
The highlights from the January 12, 2021, Sturgeon County Council Meeting which included an update on the resource extraction public consultation and a potential new online business director