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City Page: June 7, 2018 Edition

Post Date:June 07, 2018 8:00 am

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THANK YOU!

The Legacy Park Family Festival was a huge success thanks to the sponsors, community groups and businesses, and volunteers that made the event special!

Title Sponsor: Keyera
Activity Sponsors: Engie Fabricom

Community Sponsors: Fortis, Servus Credit Union, Gallason Industrial Cleaning Services, Kinettes, Royal Purple

Participants:

  • ABC Head Start
  • Active Physio Works
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Alliance Church
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Families First
  • Fish and Game Association
  • Fort Saskatchewan Minor Soccer
  • Fort Saskatchewan Public Library
  • Fort Saskatchewan Ringette
  • Good Life Fitness
  • Kidsport
  • NRCAER
  • Pivotal Physiotherapy
  • Prairie EMS
  • Tolide Judo Kwai


WATER YOUR LAWNS ON ODD/EVEN DAYS

To promote water conservation, residents are encouraged to water their lawns on the odd/even schedule. If your house number is odd, please water on odd numbered days. If your house number is even, please water on even numbered days. Your cooperation in conserving water in this manner is greatly appreciated.

More Information: publicworks@fortsask.ca / 780.992.6248


Please contact Jennifer Hoyer for more information: jhoyer@fortsask.ca / 780.992.6623


DID YOU KNOW?

A SPECIAL USE PERMIT IS REQUIRED TO ACCESS CITY OWNED SPACES FOR PRIVATE PROJECTS

A (free) Special Use Permit is required if you or your contractor will use a City road, sidewalk, boulevard, park, or open spaces for the purpose of moving, landscaping, construction, etc.

Example: Landscaping vehicles driving on trails to access a backyard or vehicles parked on a sidewalk to facilitate a construction project.

Special Use Permit Quick Facts:

  • Takes up to 5 business days to process
  • Submission does not guarantee approval
  • In some cases insurance is required for approval

Permits, maps and insurance guidelines may be viewed or downloaded from fortsask.ca/permits

More Information: publicworks@fortsask.ca / 780.992.6248



YOUR OPINION COUNTS

You are invited to our Website Redesign Focus Group Your input is valuable. Your feedback will help shape a new City website that puts the needs of residents, visi-tors, and business owners first.

What is the focus group for?

The comments from the group will determine how the entire website will be laid out, and is the basis for the homepage. The intent is to create a homepage that is user-friendly with an intuitive design. The first step in this process is to identify and create the main headings that will appear on the homepage. The second step is to compile a list of all other pages that will appear on the site, and decide under which heading they will appear. It is call a sitemap.

Date: Wednesday, July 4
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: City Hall - Lang Room, 10005 – 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan

Please RSVP by June 20 at fortsask.ca/YourOpinionCounts

City of Fort Saskatchewan in partnership with eSolutionsGroup Limited


THANK YOU SUPPORTERS & VOLUNTEERS
YOU HELPED MAKE TOXIC ROUND UP A HUGE SUCCESS IN 2018!

The City of Fort Saskatchewan would like to thank the following supporters of the 2018 Household Toxic Round-Up:

  • The Fort Saskatchewan Lion's Club
  • Alberta Recycling Management Authority

Last, but not least, a special thank you to the volunteers. The Toxic Round-Up would not be possible without your participation and dedication.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan salutes you!

Visit www.albertarecycling.ca or call 1.888.999.8762 for more information on electronics and paint recycling in your area.


HARBOUR POOL NEWS

COMMUNITY LOONIE SWIM
JUNE 16, SATURDAY
2:00 – 4:00 PM
A special thank you to Smiles From Spencer for sponsoring this event

FATHER’S DAY SWIM
JUNE 17, SUNDAY
4:00 – 8:00 PM
A special thank you to Titan Towing for sponsoring this event

Harbour Pool Customer Service: 780.992.6162


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Take your career in the right direction.

Check the career page for opportunities to work for the City. For more information and a complete listing of all open competitions, please visit the Jobs page.


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICES

BYLAWS C17-18 & C18-18 PREPARING FOR CANNABIS BYLAWS

Council will consider a Smoking Bylaw under Bylaw C17-18. The Bylaw expands existing smoking regulations to include vaping. The Bylaw also prohibits smoking of recreational cannabis on public property once legalized.

Bylaw C18-18 amends the Land Use Bylaw C10-13 to include Cannabis Retail Stores and Cannabis production and distribution facilities regulations for specific land use districts as follows:

  • Retail Store (Cannabis) shall be discretionary in the following districts:
    • C2 - Vehicle Oriented Retail and Service District - LUB Section 6.10
    • C3 - Commercial Shopping Centre District - LUB Section 6.11
    • C5 - Fort Mall Redevelopment District - LUB Section 6.13
    • CC-D - Core Commercial - Downtown - LUB Section 13.11
    • MP-D - Mall Precinct - Downtown - LUB Section 13.12
    • MU-D - Mixed Use - Downtown - LUB Section 13.13
  • Cannabis Production and Distribution Facility shall be permitted in the following districts:
    • IL – Light Industrial District – LUB Section 7.9
    • IM – Medium Industrial District – LUB Section 7.10

Additional information can be found at fortsask.ca/publichearings and at City Hall.

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON:

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 6:00pm
Location: City Hall - Council Chambers
10005- 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

If you are interested in speaking to City Council in regards to this proposal at the Public Hearing, you can register by contacting 780.992.6154.

You can also submit your written feedback by 12pm (noon) on June 12, 2018 by mail or email.

Email: fortplanning@fortsask.ca
Mail: Planning & Development
City Hall, 10005- 102 ST.
Fort Saskatchewan, AB, T8L 2C5

For additional information, please contact Planning and Development at 780.992.6198.


BYLAW BYLAW C21-18 APPLICATION TO REDISTRICT OLD HEALTH CENTRE LANDS ALONG 94 AVENUE

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is undertaking a Land Use Bylaw amendment to redistrict the Dr. Turner Lodge site and sites to the west of the Lodge (Lot 8, Block 22, Plan 6180NY and Lot 1, Bock 22, Plan 3610RS). These sites are located along 94 Avenue and are part of the old health centre lands.

This amendment would redistrict:

  • The Dr. Turner Lodge site (9422 94 Avenue) from Seniors Housing District (SH) to Direct Control Administration (DC(A)-09);
  • Lot 8, Block 22, Plan 6180NY and Lot 1, Bock 22, Plan 3610RS from Direct Control Council (DC(C)) to Direct Control Administration (DC(A)-09).

The DC(A)-09 District provides site specific regulations for the development of Seniors Housing and Mixed Market Housing. The maximum building height is 4 storeys not to exceed 18.3m (60.0 ft). Complete regulations for the proposed district can be reviewed at fortsask.ca/publichearings and will be available at City Hall.


Legal Description:
Lot 16, Block 22, Plan 1323810 (9422 94 Avenue)
Lot 8, Block 22, Plan 6180NY
Lot 1, Block 22, Plan 3610RS

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON:

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 6:00pm
Location: City Hall - Council Chambers
10005- 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

If you are interested in speaking to City Council in regards to this proposal at the Public Hearing, you can register by contacting 780.992.6154.

You can also submit your written feedback by 12pm (noon) on June 12, 2018 by mail or email.

Email: landuseplanning@fortsask.ca
Mail: Planning & Development
City Hall, 10005- 102 ST.
Fort Saskatchewan, AB, T8L 2C5

For additional information, please contact Planning and Development at 780.992.6198.