Village of Thorsby Requests Municipal Inspection
Village of Thorsby Requests Municipal Inspection Council hopes to expedite approval process For immediate release… Thorsby, Alberta: At a Special Meeting of Council on March 18, 2014, the Village of Thorsby approved a motion to request the Minister of Municipal Affairs to conduct a Municipal Inspection. Under Section 571(1)(b) of Municipal Government Act, an inspection may be requested by the council of the municipality. While a resident petition is underway to request a ...
Thorsby Prepares for By-Election
Monday, June 2, set for by-election date For immediate release… Thorsby, Alberta: Following the resignations on Monday, March 10 by Katherine Ruhr and Glenn Taylor as Village of Thorsby councillors, the Village of Thorsby is preparing to hold a by-election for the vacant Council positions. Under Section 165 of the Municipal Government Act, a by-election must be held within 90 days after the vacancy occurs. The by-election date has been set for Monday, June 2, 2014. &ldquo...
Councillors Submit Resignations
Thorsby, Alberta: Katherine Ruhr and Glenn Taylor submitted their resignations as Village of Thorsby Councillors on Monday, March 10. The resignations were received by CAO Jason Gariepy pursuant to Section 161(1) of the Municipal Government Act. “Running for Municipal Office, to say the least, is a challenging job. It takes a person with great community pride, dedication and commitment to make their community a better place,” said Mayor Barry Rasch. “Councillors Ruhr...
From the desk of Thorsby CAO, Jason Gariepy The Village of Thorsby’s contract with Transitional Solutions Incorporated has expired and it will not be renewed. This decision is my responsibility as Chief Administrative Officer; however, it was based upon feedback from Council, the public, as well as the volunteer firefighters.
Prescription to Get Active Program Launch
Edmonton Journal Article The Edmonton and area Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have partnered with local recreation facilities in a unique venture where local family physicians and their health care teams prescribe physical activity to patients who would benefit from increased activity. In addition to utilizing partner recreation facilities, the Prescription to Get Active program encourages participants to engage in activity such as using community trails for walking, running and biking, p...
Kitchens are a Hotspot for Fire
From the desk of Thorsby CAO, Jason Gariepy Did you know kitchen fires are the most common type of fire in Alberta homes? Cooking oil, if handled improperly, poses the greatest risk to you and your family. The first rule of keeping your home safe is to never leave cooking unattended. If there is grease fire, keep a pot or cookie sheet handy to cover the pot if the grease catches fire. Never poor water on grease fire as it will make the flames flare up. If your oven catches fir, close t...
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