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Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

Roadworks Currently Underway in Poplar Lane

Starting Tuesday, September 28, MD Crews will be onsite in Poplar Lane repairing the sections of asphalt damaged by the flooding earlier this year.

Election Worker Recruitment is Underway

The MD is seeking Election workers to help administer the voting and counting process under the direction of the Returning Officer, the Deputy Returning Officer, and the Local Authorities Election Act.

Submission Deadline for Weed Control Partnership Program Rebate is October 15

The MD has developed a Weed Control Partnership Program for the destruction of prohibited noxious weeds and the control of noxious weeds on permanent cover land such as pastures, rangeland and fencelines.

Final Application Window for 2021 CAB and FCSS Grants Closes October 31

The final application window for the 2021 Community Assistance Board Grant and the Family & Community Support Services Grant closes Sunday, October 31.

MD Crews Flushing Hydrants September 20 to October 10

Residents are advised that Utilities crews will be flushing hydrants September 20 until October 10, as part of the MD’s routine maintenance program.

Alberta Has Declared a State of Public Health Emergency

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19.

MD Council Declares State of Agricultural Disaster

Record-breaking heat and drought conditions across the region have severely impacted cereal and oilseed crops and livestock feed.

Resources for Attendees of Farm & Acreage Watershed Workshop

For those interested, the Lesser Slave Watershed Council (LSWC) has provided a list of resources related to last month’s successful Farm & Acreage Watershed Workshop.

Motorists Advised to Obey School Bus Signals

With a new school year underway, the MD reminds motorists to drive with extra caution, watch for pedestrians, and pay attention to school bus signals.

Public Engagement for Smith Vision Project Underway

The MD is engaging residents to gauge public feedback on the proposed multi-use surface.

Water quality advisory issued for Marten River Campground "C" Staircase Beach

AHS advises the public not to swim or wade at Marten River Campground "C" Staircase Beach, effective immediately.

Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound.

Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

Reeve Murray Kerik
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124