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Return of the Sheep on June 1st

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 11:00 AM

The Legacy Park Family Festival returns on June 1. Celebrating 27 years of grazing in Fort Saskatchewan, we officially welcome back our beloved SHEEP! Our sheep friends will begin arriving at 11:30 am. Come say hello to our flock as they parade up from the river valley trail system to their summer home at the Fort Heritage Precinct.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Arthur Lewandowski at or 780-912-2157.


Dandelions. Friend or Foe?

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 09:15 AM

Is there a better sign of spring than the return of the sunny blooms of Taraxacum or dandelions as we like to call them? Have you ever wondered why we call them dandelions? It is because the serrated leaves look like a lion’s teeth. This year, due to the very dry spring conditions, we are enjoying an abundance of dandelions, as are our neighbours. The severe lack of moisture in the ground has kept the grass somewhat dormant which allows dandelions to thrive.

The City receives many inquiries about...

Fort Saskatchewan Gets Ready to Show its PRIDE

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 07:45 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan kick-off its first ever Pride Week celebrations at City Hall on May 24 from 4 to 7p.m. Festivities will begin with a proclamation signing by Mayor Gale Katchur. The event also features family friendly activities, games, vendors, food trucks and much more!

“The Pride committee is made up of a variety of community groups, Families First, altView Foundation, FCSS, Dow Canada, and Fort Saskatchewan Victim Services”, said Kristi Wahl, Youth and Family Coordinator, “We are...

Waste Audits Have Started

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 11:00 AM

Our waste team has resumed daily audits of curbside waste set out for collection.

Last year, we focused on green organics carts, this year our audits will include:

  • contaminated green organics carts,
  • overflowing black garbage carts, and
  • contamined blue recycling bags.

Our primary focus is still on education and helping all our residents succeed with the new waste program. 

To prevent the City from receiving surcharges at processing facilities, contaminated green carts and blue bags will not be...

2018 Audited Financial Statements and Annual Report

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 06:45 AM

Now available online

Council approved the 2018 Annual Report and the 2018 Consolidated Audited Financial Statements on April 23.

2018 Operating Highlights included in the Annual Report are:

  • Transition to a new curbside waste and organics collection program
  • Launch of a new City website
  • Replacement of the Recreation and Point of Sale system
  • Negotiation of a Growth Strategy and Alliance Agreement with Strathcona County
  • Adoption of new rules regarding smoking and cannabis
  • Purchase of building for a new...