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JUL
16
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Stars of Alberta Awards 2018

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The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six awards are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5. Two awards are given in each of the following 3 categories: Youth Adult Senior Eligibility Albertans are eligible for a Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award if they: exemplify the spirit of community service demonst... More...
JUL
11
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Public Participation Policy

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Council has recently adopted a new Public Participation Policy. The purpose of the policy is to define and achieve a consistent and coordinated approach to public engagement at varying levels that will create opportunities for residents, businesses and other stakeholders to contribute to the decision making process by Council regarding future policy, programs, projects and services and identify clearly how public input will be collected and used. It is the hope that better citizen engag... More...
MAY
23
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FIRE BAN INFORMATION

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Do you want to find out if a fire ban is in place, either for Thorsby or elsewhere you may be planning to visit in Alberta? For up to date information, please check out the Alberta  Fire Bans Website (link shown below) to confirm the current status of fire ban in place for the Town of Thorsby.  When accessing the website for information on Thorsby, please enter your location as Leduc County. https://www.albertafirebans.ca/ You will need to zoom in and double click, po... More...
MAR
10
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THORSBY FACEBOOK PAGE

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Did you know that Thorsby now has an official Facebook page?  This is a new venture for the Town to have an official Facebook page. We recognize that in today’s social network society, it is a great way to get messages out in a speedier way to our residents at short notice for things such as interruptions to services for water line breaks and road repairs. It is also great for getting the word out on recreational programming, community events, or even garbage & recycling ... More...
NOV
03
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Rememberance Day Services

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Remembrance Day Ceremonies November 11 10:00 a.m. Thorsby Jr. / Sr. High School Everyone is welcome to attend
SEP
20
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2017 Municipal Election

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Following the passing of the deadline for withdrawals, the official list of candidates for the 2017 Election is as follows: Mayor Rasch, Barry Raymond, Rod Councillor Adams, Bill Bryan, David Foster, Ivor Gilbert, Cory Jardine, Lloyd Poffenroth, Ken Raymond, Nathan The Municipal Elections take place on Monday October 16, 2017 and the polling station at the municipal office, will be open between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Advance Vote will be held, Saturday October 14, 2017... More...
SEP
18
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2017 Nominations for Council

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Nominations for the 2017 Municipal Elections are now closed: Unofficial listing for candidates for the 2017 Municipal Election are as follows: Mayor : Rasch, Barry              Raymond, Rod Council: Adams, Bill               Bryan, David                Foster, Ivor    &nbs... More...
SEP
13

Water Update - Sept 13

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Our update this week, includes the news that work on the increased aeration for the raw water ponds will be commencing next week.  Council approved the amendement to Capital Budget  at the last regular meeting of Council. The decrease in temperatures should continue to improve the taste and odour issues, and the increased oxygenation activity over the fall and winter will facilitate a return to a healthier raw water storage body. We ask residents to continue to let us know of ... More...
SEP
07
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WATER UPDATE - Sept 6

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Last week we advised of the findings of the raw water pond study, and the recommendation to introduce diffuser type aeration at the bottom of the pond, rather than on the surface.  This type of aeration is also designed to keep the surface of the ponds open over the winter months to enable ongoing completion of nutrient and bacteria lifecycle and to restore balance to the ponds. The installation will be started very shortly. Our testing results from Alberta Health have continued to co... More...
AUG
31
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AXIA ANNOUNCES THORSBY AS NEXT FIBRE TOWN

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Thorsby has just received the exciting news that we are to be Axias next fibre town in Alberta.  The Town entered into an access agreement late spring, but with no firm date to start.  We are happy to pass along to our residents, that they made the following press release today. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2017 TOWN OF THORSBY, ALBERTA TAKES ACTION TO P... More...
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Did You Know?

Over 6 km of single track trails in Thorsby!