The updated Municipal Government Act (MGA) - which is legislation that guides how municipalities operate - was proclaimed as law on Thursday, October 26th. President of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties and Mountain View County Division 7 Councillor Al Kemmere says, while collaboration is still important, we need to maintain local decision making.
Updated Municipal Government Act Proclaimed As Law
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It had been 22 years since the Olds Koinonia Christian School Royals senior boys' basketball team last won a provincial title. That streak ended on Saturday, March 17th in Lacombe as the Royals routed Rosemary 82-57 in the 1A championship game for the Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.
Sundre Decides On Private Ownership Model Regarding Community's Broadband Project.
Three years ago, in early 2015, the town of Sundre began the process of investigating the business case pertaining to a community-owned broadband network. Sundre council has now decided to move forward with the private ownership model regarding the community's broadband project.
Mountain View County Named Olds College's 2018 Partner of the Year
The local post secondary institution announced via a press release on Tuesday, March 13th that its 2018 Partner of the Year award will be bestowed upon Mountain View County. MV County has a long history of making valuable contributions to Olds College. The most recent was pledging to support OC's Beyond Campaign through a $500,000 donation towards the Werklund Agriculture Institute. That generous gift elevated Mountain View County's lifetime giving total to Olds College to over $1 million dollars.
Didsbury RCMP - Police Pursuit Results In Two Arrests
Charges have been laid against two youth after a police cruiser was rammed by a stolen vehicle.
Town of Olds Fire Department - Residential Structure Fire At 5441 56th Street
Fire crews from Didsbury and Sundre were called for assistance with manpower for a residential structure fire in the 5400 block of 56th Street on Sunday, March 18th.
CESD Board Approves Capital Plan For 2019-2022
The top priority for Chinook's Edge School Division is the expansion of Carstairs Elementary School to meet demographics of community growth. The second one is is a push for a new Olds Elementary School. Number three on the list is a modernization for H.J Cody School in Sylvan Lake. The fourth one is a replacement of the current Penhold Elementary School with a new 600 capacity middle school. Number five is a request for a new 500 capacity Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 4 school in Carstairs.
UCP Voicing Support For Lakeland MP's Motion Regarding Rural Crime
An upcoming motion calling for federal action on rural crime from Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs has the support of Alberta's United Conservative Party.
Colts Hand Out Hardware
The Mountainview Colts wrapped up the 2017-2018 season with their awards banquet on Saturday night.