Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 10:43 AM
Focus on Water Smart drowning prevention efforts
The City of Fort Saskatchewan is working to save lives and to prevent water-related injury. Between the years of 1999 and 2019, an average of 30 people per year became victims of fatal drownings in Alberta. In addition, for every fatal drowning that occurred there was an average of 6 non-fatal drownings that resulted in an emergency department visit or hospitalization, totaling 180 emergent non-fatal drownings per year.
In partnership with the...
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023 01:59 PM
City Council approved an amendment to the Traffic Bylaw C17-22 December of 2022 to help regulate the noise from vehicles within City limits. The change was made to deal with excessive noise that results in a significant number of complaints to the RCMP and Municipal Enforcement.
“Council has heard many times over the years how excessive noise affects quality of life and the ability to enjoy one’s own property with their family and friends. Excessive noise can also create conflict between...
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 04:15 PM
City Council passed the 2023 Property Tax Bylaw at the May 9 regular council meeting. The Property Tax Bylaw is based on the City’s approved 2023 operating budget of $90.0 million and a capital budget of $29.0 million.
“I am pleased to announce that our city was able to maintain a low property tax increase while continuing to provide high-quality services to our residents. This is a testament to our city's commitment to responsible fiscal management, and our focus on meeting the needs of our...
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 09:54 AM
Everything you need to know to Rediscover Downtown
Everything you need to know about the shops, services, parks and markets located in downtown Fort Saskatchewan is now available at fortsask.ca/downtown. Residents and visitors alike can use this easy, one stop website to discover everything the historic heart of Fort Saskatchewan has to offer.
“Downtown Fort Saskatchewan has so many great options for eating, exploring, shopping or just relaxing. We wanted to bring everything together in one place...
Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 09:00 AM
Sponsored by Keyera
Don’t miss out on Fort Saskatchewan’s signature summer kick-off event on Saturday, June 3. Get set to enjoy the Legacy Park Family Festival featuring great food, entertainment, community and service group booths with lots of fun activities and of course…the return of our beloved sheep! The Legacy Park Family Festival will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. We thank Keyera for their valued partnership that has lasted more than 25 years!Festival Activities
Bring the family down to...