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City Studying the Future of Indoor Recreation in Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on Monday, January 09, 2023 12:11 PM

Fort Saskatchewan residents are asked to participate in a recreation planning study by completing an online survey. The survey asks questions on the City’s aquatics, indoor ice, fitness and wellness facilities. Postcards were mailed to each household the week of January 9th with a unique access code to be used at fortsask.ca/RecSurvey. The survey is being conducted by RC Strategies and is open until January 31. Only one response per household is required. At the end of the survey, residents can enter...

Fort Sask to Protect its Urban Forests

Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2023 01:24 PM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is one of the 54 partners of the Government of Canada’s 2 Billion Trees Program. The 2 Billion Trees Program is one of the many measures Canada is taking to show its leadership in taking actions to conserve and restore nature and halt biodiversity loss around the world.

The City received funding from the program for $220,000 to develop an urban forest protection and enhancement plan. The plan will manage and enhance the City’s urban forest inventory, recommend strategies...

2023 Property Assessment Notices

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 11:00 AM

City Council approved the 2023 Operating Budget which includes an update to the annual Property Assessment & Tax Notices. Commencing 2023,  combined notices will no longer be issued.

Starting February 2023 and each year thereafter, property owners in Fort Saskatchewan will receive a Property Assessment Notice separate from their Property Tax Notice. This notice will include information on their property assessment ONLY and is NOT a tax bill.

Annual Property Tax Notices will be issued in...

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...