CityPage January 6, 2022 Edition

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In this week's CityPage issue: Safer Spaces session, Christmas tree collection, Caregiver Support Group, and more...


SAFER SPACES

Join the altView Foundation for this opportunity to understand more about the 2SLGBTQ+ community in our city. Regardless of your existing knowledge, this session is the right place for you to learn, ask questions, and find support in your community.

When: January 19, 2022
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm
FREE Registration: FCSSinfo@fortsask.ca | 780-992-6267

Stay Curious

 
altView Foundation. Stay Curious


CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION

Until January 15

Place your natural trees at the curb for collection at this time.

  • All decorations, garland and tinsel, must be removed from the tree
  • Trees must be left at curbside unwrapped, not placed in a tarp or a bag
  • Any tree over 6 feet (two metres) in height must be cut in half

You can also drop your tree off at the Waste Transfer Station, located at:

8609 – 111 Street
Monday through Sunday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

More info: Waste Transfer Station 780-992-6152 | publicworks@fortsask.ca | 780-992-6248

Christmas Tree


CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Do you care for an aging parent, spouse, friend or other person close to you?  You are a caregiver. Would you like to connect with other people in similar situations?

When: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month (starting January 18, 2022)
Where: Curling Club Main Floor: 9420 101 Street
Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm

*RESTRICTION EXEMPTION PROGRAM IN EFFECT*

Caregiver Support Group is a safe and confidential space to share and listen to others in a similar situation. Being a caregiver can have unique challenges, this is a time for reassurance, where caregivers can realize they are not alone. We keep all topics open for discussion.

For more information please call 780-992-6267.

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YOUTH MEMBERS NEEDED

Fort Saskatchewan Youth Council

The City of Fort Saskatchewan currently has vacancies on the Fort Saskatchewan Youth Council and is accepting applications for youths to serve on the Council.

Purpose

To educate and empower youth to provide information and recommendations to City of Fort Saskatchewan Council in relation to issues that impact or involve youth.

Time Commitment

Evening meetings are held monthly (first Wednesday of the month), or as determined by the Chair. Appointed youth members may be required to serve on additional sub-committees and participate/plan in City related events.

Number of Positions Available: 11

Terms: Balance of a two-year term expiring December 31, 2023

Additional information on the municipal boards and committees can be found at fortsask.ca/committees.

To be eligible to apply an applicant must be

  1. Between the ages of 14 and 24 years of age;
  2. A permanent resident of the City of Fort Saskatchewan.

How to apply

Application forms are available online at fortsask.ca or contact Sheryl Exley, Legislative Officer – Governance at 780-992-6154 for more information.

Submit your completed application form

  • by mail: City of Fort Saskatchewan, 10005-102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5 (Attention to: Sheryl Exley, Legislative Officer - Governance)
  • by e-mail: sheryl_exley@fortsask.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: JANUARY 14, 2022

Please note: The City of Fort Saskatchewan accepts applications for its various boards and committees throughout the year. All applications are retained on file for 6 months and may be considered should a vacancy occur.


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.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


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 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.

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