The annual organizational meeting for the Chinook's Edge Board of Education was held on Wednesday, November 1st and Collen Butler was chosen to serve as the Board Chair. Butler was first elected as a school board trustee in 2004, and this will be her 8th consecutive year as Board Chair.
The annual organizational meeting for the Chinook's Edge Board of Education took place on Wednesday, November 1st and once again a familiar face was elected as Board Chair.
For the 8th consecutive year, the Ward 3 Trustee for Delburne/Elnora Colleen Butler has been selected Board Chair by the CESD trustees.
Butler says she is honored to be chosen as the Chair again, as it shows a certain confidence in her leadership from the returning trustees and those newly elected during this fall's election.
She says the board's strategic planning meeting is on November 20th where they will get together to set their goals and plans for Chinook's Edge.
Butler notes they plan to work on ongoing topics, which includes the transportation deficit.
Butler adds, this year Ward 4 - Innisfail's Holly Bilton is the Vice Chair and Ward 2 - Penhold/Poplar Ridge/Springbrook's Sherry Cooper is the Second Vice Chair.
According to Calgary Economic Development, the leading investment corridor for agri-food in Canada will be established this week. A special event is planned for 1:30 until 2:30pm on Wednesday, January 17th for Calgary Economic Development and Olds College to sign the memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create the Calgary-Olds Smart Agri-Food Corridor.
The winners of Alberta Farm Animal Care's 2018 awards of distinction will be honoured on March 15th at the Livestock Care Conference in the town of Olds. Among the past winners are the Calgary Stampede and Red Deer County. The deadline to submit nominations is February 15th.
Mountain View County council has heard a presentation regarding the development of the Rosebud Business Park. It is located in the northeast corner of Didsbury overpass at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 582. A delegation from Magna Engineering Services made a presentation to develop the Rosebud Business Park during the Policies & Priorities committee meeting on Wednesday, January 3rd.