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Phase 1 Changes means new plans for City facilities

Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 02:45 PM

Some recreation options will open on February 16

On Saturday, February 6, the Provincial Government announced new measures just days before the Step 1: A Path Forward was to commence on February 8. The City had previously announced that recreation centres would not re-open in Step 1 due to the tight restrictions and the impact would be minimal for users.

Effective Tuesday, February 16 the Dow Centennial Centre ice surface, gymnasium, and indoor field will open for Youth Sports and Family Bookings....

Utility Bill Changes Coming April 1

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 11:30 AM

The City is moving to paperless billing to reduce paper printing

In an effort to reduce both the environmental impact of paper printing and the costs associated with mailing monthly utility bills, the City of Fort Saskatchewan is moving to paperless billing effective April 1, 2021.

“It costs the City approximately $100,000 each year to print and mail monthly utility bills” said Trish Norman, Revenue Services Coordinator, “Moving to e-billing not only helps lower costs for the utility rate payers, it...

Help us name our new snow plows!

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 07:30 AM

The City’s seeking the help of local children to name four snow plow trucks

We’re excited to announce our Name the Snow Plows Contest!

The contest runs until midnight of February 22 and is open to children ages five to 12 years-old living in Fort Saskatchewan. To enter simply download one of our colouring pages, colour it in, write down your top four names and hand it in to our clerks at the City Hall front desk or email it to rhale@fortsask.ca. Remember to add your contact information too!

“Since most...

First Virtual State of the City Address Presented Today

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 02:00 PM

The annual State of the City Address provided at the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce luncheon each year on the first Wednesday of February, went ahead as planned but the delivery was a little different. The mayor joined the virtual meeting as did all members of City Council via Zoom.

The meeting was well attended with many officials from surrounding communities joining the Fort Saskatchewan business community to hear what the Mayor had to say. 

Mayor Katchur started her address with these...

City not opening recreation facilities on February 8

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 09:15 AM

Phase 1 of the Provincial Government re-opening plan starts Monday, February 8 but no changes to City operations are planned to coincide with this phase. The tight restrictions mean very few customers would be served under the existing restrictions.

Phase 1 Restrictions:

   •  No sports games, competitions, team practice, league play or group exercise of any kind is allowed.

   •  One-on-one training is permitted.

   •  Trainers must be professional, certified...