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Council Approves 2023 Operating and Capital Budgets

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 11:58 AM

City Council approved the 2023 Operating and Capital budgets during its regular December 13, 2022 Council meeting. Council also passed the 2023 User Fees, Rates, and Charges Bylaw. During the November budget deliberations meetings, Council heard presentations from all City departments, Fort Saskatchewan Public Library, Heartland Housing Foundation, and Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Services Commission.

The 2023 Operating budget, which covers the costs for programs and services (e.g. maintenance of...

Harbour Pool

Happy Birthday Harbour Pool!

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 11:25 AM

Harbour Pool celebrates 40 years since the facility’s Grand Opening

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is celebrating the Harbour Pool’s 40-year anniversary. The facility’s Grand Opening was held back in December 17, 1982. To celebrate the last 40 years of aquatics in Fort Saskatchewan, Harbour Pool will be inviting our swimmers and hosting 17-days of giveaways until Harbour Pool’s Birthday on December 17.

Guests are encouraged to stop by the facility to fill out contest entry forms with their favourite...

Proposed 2023 Operating Budget Presented to Council November 16

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 03:14 PM

At the November 16, 2022, City Council Meeting, the proposed 2023 Operating Budget presentations and budget deliberations begin.

“This past year has seen the City of Fort Saskatchewan recover mostly to pre-pandemic operating levels. Looking to the future, however, the City faces new challenges from post-pandemic impacts such as inflation pressures, higher borrowing rates, supply chain issues, and a possible future economic recession. Despite these new challenges, the City remains committed to maintaining...

Local Volunteer Wins Provincial Award

Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2022 10:05 AM

The Outstanding Community Leader Award is presented as part of a province-wide program

Congratulations to Fort Saskatchewan’s Devin Selte on receiving the Outstanding Community Leader Award, as part of the Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership for Active Communities Awards program, in partnership with the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association.

Devin is the past President of the Fort Saskatchewan Minor Hockey Association. He’s always had an important and active role in supporting hockey development...

Fire Services Master Plan is on the way

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 09:10 AM

City Council will be reviewing the plan in the next few weeks

The City of Fort Saskatchewan’s Fire Services Master Plan is scheduled to be discussed at the end of November or early December this year.  In late 2021, Council approved the initiative to conduct an in-depth review and analysis of the Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department to develop a Fire Services Master Plan. An update on the Plan was presented at the September 27, 2022 Council Meeting.

The initiative intends to provide a...