CityPage April 29, 2021 Edition

Posted On Thursday April 29, 2021

In this week's issue: Weekly Green Cart Collection, Public Hearing notice, YouthFest events, and more...


 
Weekly green cart collection starts May 3, 2021
 


Public Hearing

Southfort Meadows Stage 7 Rezoning

An application to rezone lands in the Southfort Meadows neighbourhood has been submitted by Al-Terra Engineering Ltd. on behalf of Southfort Development Corp. The application rezones lands from:

  •  UR - Urban Reserve to R1 - Single Detached Residential District, and
  •  UR - Urban Reserve to PR - Parks and Recreation District.

Schedule A - Bylaw C12-21

The R1 - Single Detached Residential District provides for single-detached housing. The R1 District would be applied to 1.04 ha (2.57 ac) of lands.

The PR - Parks & Recreation District is being applied to a 0.02 ha (200m2) lot. This lot will provide a trail connection from Hummingbird Crescent to the storm water ponds to the north.

For more information on this application and to review Bylaw C12-21 visit: fortsask.ca/publichearings. You can also contact Planning and Development Department at 780-992-6198.

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing practices, public council meetings are held on the Webex platform and live streamed on the City's YouTube channel.

The Public Hearing for Bylaw C12-21 will be held on:

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 6pm
Location: Video conference

Speaking at the Public Hearing

Please register via legislativeservices@fortsask.ca or 780-992-6200 by 12pm, Tuesday, May 11.

Submitting written feedback

Please email written comments to landuseplanning@fortsask.ca by 12pm, Tuesday, May 11.


 
Youth Fest 2021
 

Marty Chan's Liar's Club

Presented by Marty Chan

Kid’s author and professional liar, Marty Chan shares his secret to making stories believable. He reveals his tips and tricks to turning any situation into an exciting story. Along the way, you’ll learn a few things, tell a few lies, and have a lot of fun.

Date: May 1
Time: 2:00-3:30pm (Virtual)

Mixed Media Circles

Presented by Amanda Milke

Join artist Amanda for this fun and colourful workshop! We will create and explore the symbolism behind the circle as we create our own modern art piece.

Date: May 15
Time: 10am-12pm (Virtual)

Weaving

Presented by Amanda Milke

Participants will learn how to wrap around an embroidery hoop to create a circular loom and make their own one of a kind weaving piece of artwork.

Date: May 15
Time: 4pm (Virtual)

YouthFest Registration

To register: fortsask.ca/YouthFest

More info: 780-992-6267 | fcssinfo@fortsask.ca

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Virtual Workshops

Please join us for this amazing learning series! These workshops are presented by the altView Foundation and will bring together the important topics or oppression, decolonization, and Indigenous history.

Two Spirit Identities (May 11, 1-4pm)

Indigenous Sexuality (May 25, 1-4pm)

Presenter: Gabe Calderón (they/them) is nihz-manidowag (2 spirit) Anishnaabe, L'nu and mixed white (French and Scottish). They originate from Omawinini Anishinabeg aki and currently thrive in Treaty 6- Amiskwacîwâskahikan as an award-winning poet, author and educator.

Gabe Calderón

More information: fortsask.ca/ConnectedCommunity | 780-992-6267 | FCSSinfo@fortsask.ca


Youth care package

Could you use a pick me up? Do you know someone who could use a boost? This care package is for you!

To get a care package or to nominate a friend contact Kristi kwahl@fortsask.ca or text/call 780-945-7141.

Youth Advisory Committee


Notice of Annexation

The City is proposing to annex a portion of Range Road 223 adjacent to the Western boundary of Section 34-54-22-W4 from Strathcona County.

Proposed Annexation Area Map - Range Road 223

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Council, at their March 23, 2021 council meeting, approved that the City file a notice of intent to annex a portion of Range Road 223.

The City and Strathcona County support this annexation request as it provides the greatest certainty and clarity for adjacent property owners and both municipalities for the long term management and operations for this portion of Range Road 223. 

The City is asking if you have any comments or concerns to please provide them in writing by May 1, 2021 to:

Dean McCartney
Manager, Development Planning
10005 – 102 Street,
Fort Saskatchewan, AB  T8L 2C5
Dmccartney@fortsask.ca

For more information please visit fortsask.ca/annexation.


Fort Sask Transit service update

Route 580 service to Edmonton’s Clareview Station will see reduced service starting April 26, 2021 until further notice. The service will be reduced from 13 to 4 hours per day. The four (4) departure times from Clareview LRT Station that will remain from the current schedule are:

 •  5:26 am
 •  6:24 am
 •  5:38 pm
 •  6:40 pm

There will be no changes to fares or routing at this time. We are monitoring the current situation to determine when to resume normal service.

More info: goforttransit.catransit@fortsask.ca | 780-992-6218


Employment Opportunities

Take your career in the right direction

Would you like to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused organization that respects and values its employees?

To apply, find out more information, or check-out a complete listing of all open competitions, please visit fortsask.ca/careers.


See something in need of repairs? Report it!

Do you have a service request or a question for the City of Fort Saskatchewan? The City is here to help. Fortreport.ca is our new online system designed to help us track and act on requests and questions.

If you see something in need of repair or have a question, let us know at fortreport.ca.