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December 11, 2014 – Please note that some information on WWW.SLAVELAKE.CA may not be current, due to technical problems. The information below is current and we have updated many pages.


 Season's Greetings from the Town of Slave Lake

 

The Town of Slave Lake Council and staff members extends best wishes to everyone this upcoming holiday season.

The Town office will be closed at noon on Dec. 24, 2014, and will reopen Dec. 29, 2014.  The office will also be closed on January 1, 2015.

Have a safe and wonderful holiday season, and a Happy New Year.  


Holiday Garbage Pick Up Schedule
This Week
Usual Wednesday Pick Up: Monday, December 22nd
Usual Thursday Pick Up: Tuesday, December 23rd
Usual Friday Pick Up: Wednesday, December 24th

Next Week
Wednesday
pick up will remain on Wednesday, December 31st
However, Thursday and Friday pick up will be on
Friday, January 2nd
 


ATCO Electric wishes you a holiday season that is merry and bright. During the holidays and always, please remember to use electricity safely. And, with winter in full force, it's also important to be prepared in case of a power outage.

CLICK HERE FOR HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

 

Electricity is an everyday necessity. But chances are, you don’t think about it until it’s time to pay the bill. But what do those charges really mean? Why does it cost what it does, and what value are we getting? In this short five-minute video, ATCO Electric breaks down your bill to help you understand exactly what you’re paying for:


ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!
Achieve career success through the High Prarie School Division's Dual Credit Program where you can learn a trade and get high school credit at the same time!  More details about this opportunity are in the video below.


 


REMINDER TO TOWN OF SLAVE LAKE PROPERTY TAX RATE PAYERS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2014 OUTSTANDING BALANCE PENALTY RATE OF 10%

Please be advised that outstanding amounts owing as of December 31, 2014 will be billed a 10% penalty on January 1, 2015.               

If you are not sure of your tax roll’s status contact the Town of Slave Lake’s tax department at 780-849-8000.

Please pay outstanding tax amounts by December 31, 2014 to avoid this penalty.

Also note that the Town of Slave Lake does not accept Credit Cards as a form of payment. 


 

Holiday and Winter Schedules for The NLAC

Holiday and Winter Schedules for the pool have been posted to the SlaveLake.ca website. For detailed information: CLICK HERE

 


Regular Monthly Siren Tests
Regular Siren Test are always:
Once a month on the second Thursday, at 12:00 PM- Noon
These tests will last for 20 seconds.
Next test will be Thursday, January 08, 2015.


Winter and Holiday Schedules for Recreational Facilities Posted

Winter and Holiday Schedules for the Multi Rec Centre Fieldhouse and Arena have been posted to the SlaveLake.ca website.  For detailed information, click here.

For quick reference, download the schedules using the links below:

FieldHouse Winter Schedule
Arena Winter Schedule
Holiday Schedule


Regional Growth Plan Agreement And Intermunicipal Development Plan

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 and the Town of Slave Lake are considering adoption of an Inter-Municipal Development Plan and of a Regional Growth Plan Agreement.

The purpose of the InterMunicipal Development Plan is to outline a cooperative framework for the coordination of planning and development that is of joint interest between the Town of Slave Lake and the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124.

The purpose of the Regional Growth Plan is to provide policy guidance for how the Local Governments, Tri-Council and the CAO Secretariat are to collaborate on regional initiatives, regional land use development and related regional services.

Click on the links below to view the Regional Growth Plan documents, and Open House panels:

Policies and Agreements

Background Document

 

Regional Land Use Plans

 

Open House Panels

 


TRI-COUNCIL REGIONAL WELLNESS

It is the mission of the Regional Wellness Advisory Committee to:
“Support a culture of well-being for residents of the Tri-Council Region”

 

Tri-Council Regional Wellness Scholarship:
The Regional Wellness Advisory Committee awards scholarships to students enrolled in health, wellness or social service programs.

CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AND MORE INFORMATION

Training Initiatives:
The Tri-Council Regional Training Initiative funds assist and support individuals, or community groups to have the financial means to attend, have access, or acquire wellness related training initiatives. Funds may also be made available to individuals who are in educational programs that have an end result of employment within health, wellness or education fields.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT TRAINING INITIATIVES

Wellness Grant:
The purpose of the Tri-Council Regional Wellness Grant is to assist and support both individuals, and community groups in creating regional wellness initiatives. The wellness grants will support the opportunity to develop and implement activities in the community that support wellness and improve quality of life for community members.
CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WELLNESS GRANT

Would you like to volunteer?
CLICK HERE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES VOLUNTEER APPLICATION


 

FALL AND WINTER PROGRAM GUIDE
Your Town's guide to recreation, arts, support services and the resources you and your family need to enjoy a full and safe life in the Town of Slave Lake and our Municipal District!

New Fall Winter Program Guide! Click to download (20Mb)

 

*** PLEASE NOTE CORRECTIONS ***
Errors discovered have been changed to the correct information in this digital file. Please note the following corrections:
Pages 25, 26, 28 and 29 in Digital File – Northern Lights Aquatic Centre’s correct phone number is 780-849-8639
Page 67 in Digital File – The Lesser Slave Regional Landfill Hours are:
Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday – CLOSED


NEW ONLINE BYLAW COMPLAINT SYSTEM
The Town of Slave Lake has a NEW Online Bylaw Complaint System in place – this system can be used by the public to register by law complaints for the Community Peace Officers online rather than phoning in.
Examples of Bylaw complaints include but are not limited to dogs barking excessively, dog at large, property with dangerous snow or ice on the sidewalk, parking violations and untidy or unsightly property.

TO READ MORE ABOUT THE NEW SYSTEM CLICK HERE
TO FILE A COMPLAINT CLICK HERE


PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN THIS QUICK SURVEY THAT WILL BETTER ADDRESS THE COMMUNITY’S HOUSING NEEDS
The governments of the Town of Slave Lake, the Sawridge First Nation and MD124 are working to better address the community's housing needs and we need your help. This link takes you to a survey being conducted by Urbanics, an independent third-party, which will ask you about your experiences finding housing in the region. Your participation will greatly help your local governments understand the challenges being faced by the community, and we ask that you please take 10 minutes to give your confidential and anonymous feedback. Thank you for your help.
CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN SURVEY


UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING DATES
We encourage you to attend the Town of Slave Lake Council Meetings. All Council Meetings are held in the Council Chambers and begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise specified. 
VIEW THE UPCOMING COUNCIL DATES


TOWN OF SLAVE LAKE’S FACILITIES HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE HOLIDAY HOURS
The Town of Slave Lake’s Facilities hours of operation will be altered for the holiday season.
PLEASE REVIEW THE HOURS OF OPERATION


UPCOMING SPONSORED SKATES AT THE MRC!
Parent & Tot Skate – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
10:30 am to 11:30 am – Sponsored by Mr Mikes Steakhouse Casual
Stick & Puck – Thursdays

11:45 am to 1:15 pm – Sponsored by Mr Mikes Steakhouse Casual
Everyone Welcome Skate – Thursdays

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm – Sponsored by Mr Mikes Steakhouse Casual


IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
Please note the Slave Lake RCMP will only accept/process information for Criminal Record Checks on Tuesdays. All requests and information for Criminal Record Checks must be dropped off and picked up by the individual on Tuesdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.   
The local RCMP Station is located at 1005 6 Ave SE, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3.


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