CityPage May 19, 2022 Edition

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In this week's CityPage issue:  Family Fun at the Fort, Upcoming Public Swims, Sign up to win an Emergency Preparedness Kit, Spring Yard Waste Collection, Public Hearing notice, and more...


FAMILY FUN AT THE FORT

Family fun at the Fort

More information: fortheritageprecinct.ca


HARBOUR POOL PUBLIC SWIMS

Community Loonie Swim
Saturday, May 21
2-4pm

A special thank you to MEGlobal Canada Inc. for sponsoring this swim.

More information: fortsask.ca/swim


SIGN-UP & WIN AN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS KIT

Fort Sask Alerts Contest extended to May 31!

Fort Sask Alerts is an important communication channel that is available to all City residents. You can receive messages or alerts by phone, text or email.

Information about important City activities in your area can be provided to you by Fort Sask Alerts with updates on road closures, development applications, fire bans, bylaw changes, and more.

To encourage more of our residents to sign-up for Fort Sask Alerts, all new sign-ups starting May 1, 2022 will be eligible to win an Emergency Preparedness Kit. All current loyal subscribers are also eligible to win a separate Emergency Preparedness Kit.

Emergency Kit

Sign-up at: fortsask.ca/alerts


SPRING YARD WASTE COLLECTION

May 30 - June 3

  • Place extra yard waste out in brown paper yard waste bags on your collection day this week
  • Yard waste placed out for collection in plastic bags will not be collected
  • Bags must not exceed 50 lbs each

Rake and brown paper bag

More information: waste@fortsask.ca | 780-992-6218 | fortsask.ca/waste


YOUTHFEST 2022

Saturday, June 4 | 11am - 4pm

Art Walk 2022

If you are a youth between the age of 14-24 years of age and interested in showcasing your art, please contact: FCSSinfo@fortsask.ca, or call 780-992-6267 or register at fortsask.ca/YouthFest.


SENIORS WEEK | JUNE 5-11

Seniors Week

Nominate a Senior

Is there a senior in your life you would like to surprise with a doorstep drop off? Send us their information to nominate them and we will drop off a potted plant to help celebrate Seniors Week!

  • This contest is for seniors 65+ living in Fort Saskatchewan.
  • Deadline to register is June 3, 2022.
  • Limited supply.
  • Surprise door step drop off will happen the week of June 6-10, 2022.

Learn more and nominate someone at fortsask.ca/seniors.

Or contact: 780-992-6267 | FCSSinfo@fortsask.ca

If emailing, please make sure to include the Nominee’s name, address and phone number.


PUBLIC HEARING

Notice for Proposed Brownfield Tax Exemptions - Bylaw C15-22

Council will consider a bylaw under section 364.1 of the Municipal Government Act to establish tax exemptions to encourage development and redevelopment of brownfield properties in the City’s downtown core.

For more information on this applications and to review Bylaw C15-22, visit: fortsask.ca/publichearings.

The Public Session for Bylaw C15-22 will take place on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The public session will initiate at 3pm.

Location: City Hall Council Chambers, 10005 – 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan

Public council meetings are held in person at City Hall and live streamed on YouTube (youtube.com/CityFortSask).

Speaking at the Public Hearing

To speak at the public hearing, please register via legislativeservices@fortsask.ca or 780-992-6200 by 12:00pm on Monday, May 23. If you wish to participate virtually, please state your preference at the time of registration.

Submitting written feedback

Please email written comments to ecdev@fortsask.ca by 12:00pm on Monday, May 23. Written submissions will be provided to Council.


GET YOUR PROPERTY TAX NOTICE BY EMAIL

We are now able to send your Property Tax Notice to your email!

Sign-up at: fortsask.ca/taxemail


UTILITY BILL DUE DATES CHANGE IN MAY

Effective May 2022, the due date of your monthly utility bill will be the last day of each month.

On our monthly pre-authorized payment plan (FEPP)? No problem! Your monthly withdrawal will be on the due date as shown on your utility bill. Beginning in May, this will be on the last day of each month.

Questions?

Please contact our Utility Billing Department at 780-992-6178 or email utilityclerk@fortsask.ca.


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.

Fort Report