Blogs for Thorsby, Alberta

Please join Mayor Raymond and Council, Saturday October 20, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. at the Thorsby & District Community Centre for the: State of the Town Fall Update Meet & Greet at 12:00 p.m. with free Smoked Pork Loin Lunch intermingled with updates and engagement in an informal setting on the following subjects: Property Taxation Community Groups Seniors updates 2019 Budget 2018 Event roundup The Thorsby advantage Please come and join us, your comment and input on your priorities is... More...

Thursday October 04, 2018 05:05PM - 0 Comment(s)



As part of recent changes to the Municipal Government Act s.216.1 (1) requiring that municipalities adopt a public participation policy, the modifications to the Municipal Government Act also recognize that electronic communication is widespread in todays society and allows for notification of statutory notices by electronic means. Bylaw 2018-08 provides for the additional methods of communication/notice to Thorsby residents via electronic means. However, it is not the intent of Council to... More...

Wednesday September 19, 2018 05:06PM - 0 Comment(s)



Community Standards Bylaw #2016-18 section 2.7.4 prohibits the deposit of commercial flyers/private flyers, advertisements on power poles, light standards, municipal trees, benches, flower containers, garbage cans, sign posts, or other municipal, provincial or federal properties. While the intent of the bylaw is to limit visual nuisance and unsightly/unmaintained advertisements throughout the community, it also restricts the ability to allow community appropriate material to be displayed. The... More...

Wednesday September 19, 2018 04:33PM - 0 Comment(s)



Enter our Positive Promotion Competition to win a $100 gift card. We're working on economic development and need your help with some of our promotional material content! Tell us why you like living in Thorsby, what are the positives about our community that would invite others to invest in joining us, or if you're new to the community (either a resident or business) what made you choose Thorsby. LET'S PROMOTE THE POSITIVES TOGETHER! The lucky winner will receive a $100 gift card. Positive... More...

Friday September 07, 2018 09:00AM - 0 Comment(s)



The weather cooperated fabulously last night and hog dogs abounded, for the grand opening of the new playground at the Arctic Spas Recreation Complex. Sherri Morrisey and her team at Community Fit (CFL), did a fantastic job for the community spearheading the necessary fundraising in a year to get the community a new playground. CFL raised a good chunk of the funds through various events they organized and along with supporting local sponsorship (various levels: Gold, Silver and Bronze) they... More...

Thursday September 06, 2018 02:17PM - 0 Comment(s)



Although late in the year, infrastructure projects for 2018 will start next week. Key projects for this year will see both water and sewer lines to individual properties and water or sewer line replacement (or both if not previously address in prior years projects) take place along with road replacement/repairs. AREAS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED ARE: 54 Avenue, part of 48 Avenue and Hankin Street South of 48 Avenue Affected residents will be contacted by construction crews prior to any interruption... More...

Thursday September 06, 2018 01:49PM - 0 Comment(s)



DID YOU KNOW THAT THE LOCATION OF COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENING HAS MOVED THIS YEAR? Following to changes to the scheduling at the elementary school for Parent/Teacher meetings, F.C.S.S. is hosting Community Awareness at a new location this year. WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. WHERE: FIELD HOUSE AT ARCTIC SPAS RECREATION COMPLEX TREAT THE FAMILY - THORSBY CADETS ARE HOLDING A FUNDRAISER BBQ DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR COMMUNITY HAS TO OFFER? Come and meet the different... More...

Wednesday August 29, 2018 10:09AM - 0 Comment(s)



GFL Environmental has provided recycle services to the Town of Thorsby over recent years which allowed for the collection of commingled curbside products. They have communicated to us the impact of recent market changes that are forcing GFL to re-evaluate how they handle and process recycled products, which in turn will mean changes for our community and the possible further separation of revised acceptable recyclable products. China is the world’s largest consumer of post-consumer... More...

Wednesday August 22, 2018 03:03PM - 0 Comment(s)



Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks & Intermunicipal Development Plans Project Project Description The Alberta Government Regulates the operations of all municipalities through the requirements of the Municipal Government Act (MGA). There have been recent amendments to the MGA which now require all municipalities that share a common boundary to prepare Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) and Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs). The purpose of these Plans is to... More...

Tuesday August 21, 2018 03:25PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six awards are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5. Two awards are given in each of the following 3 categories: Youth Adult Senior Eligibility Albertans are eligible for a Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award if they: exemplify the spirit of community service demonstrate exemplary... More...

Monday July 16, 2018 02:41PM - 0 Comment(s)



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