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MAR
15

Water break update

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Efforts to locate the low level leak are still continuing, and the melting snow continues to  hinder efforts. Crews are exercising valves trying to narrow down the area of the leak flows and this may result in residents/businesses in those areas experiencing discoloured water.  Crews are currently focusing on the Hankin Street Area. Further updates will follow as things progress
MAR
13
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Notice of Public Hearing

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Proposed Bylaw #2019-05 to amend Land Use Bylaw #2017-02 Land Use Bylaw Amendment Cannabis Retail The purpose of the proposed bylaw is to amend the Town of Thorsby Land Use Bylaw to amend the regulations regarding Cannabis Retail outlets within Town boundaries. Representation: If you or someone you represent is affected by the proposed bylaw(s), you may address Town Council at this public hearing. Written submissions will be received by the Town Manager until noon on Wednesday, ... More...
MAR
13
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Water Break - Disruptions

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Monitoring systems at the water treatment plant have alerted staff that there is a slow water break within in our infrastructure. Public works staffs are working to locate the break, but  melting snow and ice are hindering operations as there is a lot of water starting to form with the increase in temperatures.. It is believed to be somewhere in the area of 49 Ave/49 Street and residents/businesses in the area may experience short interruption to water service while crews turn valv... More...
MAR
05
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DID YOU KNOW - DOG LICENSES ARE NOW LIFETIME

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Did you know that Dog Licenses are now for the lifetime of your pet. Council introduced a new Dog Bylaw December 2018 that saw licensing changes.  While the initial license fee has increased, over the lifetime of your pet you will see considerable savings. Dog Control Bylaw [#2018-11] Lifetime Dog License Application We urge dog owners to license their pets as soon as possible.  The registration tag allows us to identify and reunite you with your pet sooner and may save ... More...
MAR
05
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Intermunicipal Development Plan Open House

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When: Thursday, March 14, 2019  7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Where: Thorsby Seniors Citizens Centre, 4812 51 Street, Thorsby Leduc County and the Town of Thorsby have prepared an Intermunicipal Development Plan for lands located adjacent to the Town of Thorsby within Leduc County as shown below.  As a stakeholder with an interest in the future growth and development of the IDP lands, we  invite you to attend the Open House regarding this projec... More...
JAN
24
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Order of Excellence Awards

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Do you know an outstanding Albertan? The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen. Members of the Alberta Order of Excellence come from all walks of life. Their careers range from medicine, science, engineering, law, and business to politics, education, agriculture and the arts. The one thing all members have in common is that they have made an outstanding provincial, national, or international impact. The Alberta Order of Excel... More...
DEC
19
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Thorsby to partner with Swirltex

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The Town of Thorsby has signed on as the first community in Alberta to partner with Swirltex to collaborate and sell treated lagoon water to industry partners. While Thorsby currently meets both its Provincial and Federal legislated environment requirements on water discharge quality, this water re-use strategy will help to further minimize any potential environmental impacts of discharge of lagoon waters to fish bearing waters, and will also reduce the volume of fresh water diverted from Alb... More...
DEC
05
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Sidewalk Snow Removal

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Sidewalks are used by everyone, kids walking to school, people out exercising, walking their dog, or just needing to get to the local store. Please do your part to help keep them safe! Ensure your sidewalk is cleared as soon as possible after a snow fall. Did you know, Thorsby has a Snow Angel policy? Please help those who need a hand. Note: Snow is required to be removed from sidewalks within 48 hours of a snowfall. More...
DEC
05
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Calling all Snow Angels

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Does your neighbour next door or down the street need a helping hand with snow removal and you’d like to help? Did you know that "Snow Angels" are permitted under our community standards bylaw. We only ask that you please be mindful of safety and ensure your powered equipment is plated and insured to be compliant with any provincial legislation.
NOV
16
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Christmas in the Village

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Thorsby & District Chamber of Commerce proudly presents its 25th Annual Customer Appreciation Night Friday, December 7, 2018 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE Lots of old favourites, plus lots more for this special celebratory event. Come out and join the fun!
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Did You Know?

According to municipal census, The Town of Thorsby showed a 8% population increase from 2012 to 2015.

The old sign which proudly stood on guard to the North entrance to Thorsby was updated in 2017, following change of status from Village to Town - Population 1025