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2021 Annual Air Quality Monitoring Results Affected by Wildfire Smoke

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 01:37 PM

Fort Air Partnership (FAP), the organization that monitors the air local residents breathe, released 2021 third quarter Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) results today. The Government of Alberta calculates the AQHI using data collected at seven of FAP’s air monitoring stations.

Wildfire smoke was by far the most frequent contributor to high risk and very high risk Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) ratings measured at Fort Air Partnership’s monitoring stations in 2021. While the low risk AQHI ratings...

City prepared with continuity plans to keep essential services operating

Posted on Friday, January 14, 2022 08:20 AM

The spread of the Omicron variant is escalating in our community and it will take everyone’s commitment to following Alberta Health Services Guidelines to keep from overwhelming our front line services.

As of January 14, Fort Saskatchewan has 435 active cases of COVID-19 which is substantially higher than our peak of 175 cases in early October. The City reminds residents that several public health measure are in place and that all public spaces are required to follow the rules.

The current mandatory...

DEP

Free Digital Support for Small Businesses in the City

Posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 10:07 AM

The Digital Economy Program, in support of small businesses in Alberta, launches today. The program is delivered through a partnership between the City of Fort Saskatchewan, University of Alberta, Business Link and Digital Main Street. The program is funded by the Government of Alberta, Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation.

The Digital Economy Program is a free program designed to support small businesses as they integrate or upgrade their online operations. This program will allow small businesses...

Council approves 2022 Operating and Capital Budgets

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 01:17 PM

City Council approved the 2022 Operating and Capital budgets at the Tuesday December 14, 2021 Council meeting. During the November budget deliberations meetings, Council heard presentations from all City departments as well as the Fort Saskatchewan Public Library and the Heartland Housing Foundation. Council also passed the 2022 User Fees and Charges at the December 14th meeting.

The revenue sources for the City’s Operating budget includes property taxes, utility rates, fines, user fees, grants,...

Good Neighbour

December 2021 Good Neighbour Recipient

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 03:38 PM

Faron Walsh | Westpark

It is our privilege to nominate our good neighbour, Faron Walsh, for all his positive community spirit and continuous assistance in our neighbourhood! He is always helping out, regardless of the season, and goes out of his way to shovel neighbourhood driveways and sidewalks. His thoughtful deeds and pleasant mannerisms towards everyone in the neighbourhood definitely make him a great neighbour and an asset to our community. Kudos for all you do in our neighbourhood Faron and...