Posts for January, 2012

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SEP
19
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ADVERTIZING BYLAW 2018-05

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As part of recent changes to the Municipal Government Act s.216.1 (1) requiring that municipalities adopt a public participation policy, the modifications to the Municipal Government Act also recognize that electronic communication is widespread in todays society and allows for notification of statutory notices by electronic means. Bylaw 2018-08 provides for the additional methods of communication/notice to Thorsby residents via electronic means. However, it is not the intent of Council t... More...
SEP
19
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COMMUNITY STANDARDS BYLAW AMENDMENT

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Community Standards Bylaw #2016-18 section 2.7.4 prohibits the deposit of commercial flyers/private flyers, advertisements on power poles, light standards, municipal trees, benches, flower containers, garbage cans, sign posts, or other municipal, provincial or federal properties. While the intent of the bylaw is to limit visual nuisance and unsightly/unmaintained advertisements throughout the community, it also restricts the ability to allow community appropriate material to be displayed. ... More...
AUG
29
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COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENING

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DID YOU KNOW THAT THE LOCATION OF COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENING HAS MOVED THIS YEAR? Following to changes to the scheduling at the elementary school for Parent/Teacher meetings, F.C.S.S. is hosting Community Awareness at a new location this year. WHEN:                    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018                &nb... More...
AUG
22
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RECYCLE MARKET CHANGES

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GFL Environmental has provided recycle services to the Town of Thorsby over recent years which allowed for the collection of commingled curbside products. They have communicated to us the impact of recent market changes that are forcing GFL to re-evaluate how they handle and process recycled products, which in turn will mean changes for our community and the possible further separation of revised acceptable recyclable products. China is the world’s largest consumer of post-consumer ... More...
AUG
21
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JOINT INTERMUNICIPAL PLANNING WORK COMMENCES

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Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks & Intermunicipal Development Plans Project Project Description The Alberta Government Regulates the operations of all municipalities through the requirements of the Municipal Government Act (MGA). There have been recent amendments to the MGA which now require all municipalities that share a common boundary to prepare Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) and Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs). The purpose of these Plans is to c... More...
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
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Did You Know?

Over 6 km of single track trails in Thorsby!