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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 collected.


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 Gymnastics...

Local Artist Selected for 2019 Art in Public Places Program

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2019 12:45 PM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is thrilled to announce the artwork and artist selected for the 2019 Art in Public Places Program. 

The Art in Public Places artist for 2019 is Shirley Yakimets.  Shirley is a resident of Fort Saskatchewan and has been a member of the Fort Saskatchewan Pottery Guild for over 46 years. With her 2019 winning pottery piece called The Faith-filled Sentinel Across the River, Shirley’s objective was to pay homage to the impact that Notre Dame de Lourdes or Our...

May 5 – 11 is Emergency Preparedness Week

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2019 09:00 AM

Are you emergency ready?

Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness campaign that has taken place annually since 1996. EP Week reminds Canadians to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies:

  • Know the risks
  • Make a plan
  • Get an emergency kit

Emergency Preparedness Week is recognized in the City of Fort Saskatchewan. On Friday May 10 at 1:00 p.m., The City will test the public notification system, Fort Sask Alerts and the outdoor siren system.

“Only residents...

YouthFest 2019 Empowers Local Youth

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2019 07:45 AM

Youth ages 15-24 years-old are encouraged to try something new, and learn more about the community.

YouthFest 2019 kicks-off on June 1, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Legacy Park! It’s a FREE event for all ages, but mainly focused on encouraging youth ages 15-24 years-old to try out a variety of different art forms, explore the Art Walk and engage in the community 

“It’s a place where people of different media can come together to express themselves, share their stories and learn something new about...