Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:30 AM
Tax Rate Bylaw Given First, Second, and Third Readings
Council gave first, second, and third readings to the 2020 taxation rate bylaw during last night’s meeting. With the new bylaw in place, the projected tax increase of 4.26% for 2020 was reduced to 1% as discussed in the 2020 Spring Budget Adjustments in response to COVID-19.
The actual municipal tax rate for residential property has been calculated at a 2.63% increase as a result of a realized decrease in assessment values. The decrease in...
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 07:30 AM
Great news for Stony Plain music lovers. Summer Sessions will be returning this year, with a few virtual tweaks. While COVID-19 health restrictions prevent residents from gathering in Shikaoi Park, an alternative digital format is in the works to bring the tunes to the community.
“Summer Sessions are a seasonal favourite. We are really excited to be able to continue the program this year with everything going on,” says Culture and Tourism Development Officer Chantelle Laberge. “We know many of our...
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 06:00 AM
Each year Alberta designates a special week to recognize and acknowledge the valuable contributions Seniors’ make to our communities. This year, our Annual Seniors’ Week is June 1 - June 7, 2020. In recognition, Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is launching an Adopt A Window - Seniors Week project. In this project, volunteers will be matched with a Senior and challenged to decorate the senior’s outside window with washable paint. The aim is to spread smiles, happiness and...
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 11:30 AM
Construction downtown continues to move forward. Wayfinding signs have been installed to help pedestrians locate businesses in the area and sidewalks remain open. Temporary water on the west side of Main Street will be connected today with the east side of the road connected on Thursday, May 14.
Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 02:15 PM
Golfers around the province are hauling out their clubs and getting ready for the long-awaited season. After an initial facility closure in line with public health orders for COVID-19, the Stony Plain Golf Course is at liberty to open to the public. The announcement follows the Government of Alberta’s Three-Stage Plan released Thursday, April 30.
In the provincial address, Premier Kenney states, “Golf courses will be allowed to open as early as Monday, May 4th, weathering conditions permitting;...