DISTRICT OF LAKELAND NO. 521

Serving Emma, Christopher, Anglin & Mcphee Lakes, Elk Ridge Resort & Boreal Forest Region

November 2018 Update

The meeting agendas with supporting documents, if applicable, are posted on the website under the Council tab.  For additional information and to view reports and other documents, please refer to the November 19 agenda. Staff and Council reports / discussion included:...

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October 2018 Update

Staff and Council reports / discussion included: Received thanks from a business person regarding installation of the tourist signs at the entrance to the Sunnyside business area (Murray Point road). Public Works has completed the majority of the tree removal related...

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September 2018 Update

We’ll begin the update with some great news.  Approximately 4 years ago, the District applied for a grant under the Small Communities Fund for an upgrade to the lagoon area located near the Emma Lake Landfill.  On September 11, the announcement was made that 46...

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August 2018 Update

August 2018 update: In addition to the usual summer workload, the Public Works staff have been kept extra busy removing trees, branches and storm debris with approximately 150 loads hauled to the burn pile by District staff alone.  Due to ongoing ratepayer and...

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July 2018 Update

The July Council meeting was immediately following the storm which came through portions of the District, Great Blue Heron Provincial Park (primarily Murray Point campground), and the RM of Paddockwood. Thanks is to the Lakeland & District Fire Department and First...

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June 2018 Update

There are still concerns about bears and wildlife in the residential areas, so the message included in the May update is repeated … as residents and visitors to this natural area that we enjoy, we also need to be aware of how our actions impact the animals who share...

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May 2018 Update

A significant number of calls have been received regarding bears throughout the District. As residents and visitors to this natural area that we enjoy, we also need to be aware of how our actions impact the animals who share this space. Things we can do to minimize...

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April 2018 Update

The April 9 meeting began with a moment of silence in honour of the Humboldt Broncos accident victims, their families, friends and communities. Staff updates included: SK Environment staff expect to provide a report next month on their work related to FireSmart:...

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March 2018 Update

As a result of the Environmental Site Assessment Reports, the Utilities Committee recommended, and Council approved, the following landfill plans strategy: Emma: divert a portion of the waste over the summer to help fill in the McPhee Lake landfill, and then haul the...

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February 2018 Update

The February meeting began with a moment of silence for Tom Burwell. The Councillor for Division 5 passed away suddenly at his home in Saskatoon on January 14. Our thoughts and prayers are with Betty and their family during this very difficult time. February meeting...

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December 2017 / January 2018

December 2017 / January 2018 update: Happy New Year, and best wishes for a healthy and happy 2018! This update will cover the December and January meetings: A modular building has been purchased and placed at the Emma Lake landfill. The building will be used as an...

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November 2017

- Administration will prepare a report regarding expansion of discretionary use for inclusion in the Rural Residential Large Acreage (RR1) zoning. This expansion was initiated by a request for a vehicle repair shop in this zoning area, which prompted a review of the...

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