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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...

Grants for Non-Profit Organizations

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2019 07:15 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan recognizes the important contributions our local non-profit organizations make to our community. If you are a local non-profit and have a community program, event or initiative that you would like to have considered for funding, you may submit a grant application to the City for consideration in the 2020 budget year.

Grant applications will be accepted until June 15th. You can submit your application by mail, email or drop off to City Hall during regular business hours.


Consumer Intercept Survey May 7-11

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:30 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan will conduct a Consumer Intercept Survey from May 7 to 11 to provide residents the opportunity to have their say on retail shopping in Fort Saskatchewan. Surveyors will be on site at the Dow Centennial Centre, Cornerstone Shopping Centre and throughout Downtown.

Representatives from Key Planning Strategies will conduct the survey to obtain research and statistical data to support strategic business attraction, retention and growth that aligns with community needs while...

2019 Property Tax Bylaw passed

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 06:00 PM

City Council passed the 2018 Property Tax Bylaw at the April 23 regular council meeting. The property tax bylaw is based on the City’s 2019 approved operating budget of $78.5 million and a capital budget of $ 14.2 million approved by Council on December 11, 2018.

The tax bylaw includes two adjustments made to the budget in 2019. Council approved a revenue increase of $32,542 to the City’s Fees and Charges and a $50,000 adjustment to reduce the projected salary/wages budget to align with the compensation...