News

CFO Decision Review

September 30 2022

G and S Cattle have requested a review of the Natural Resources Conservation Board decision to deny its' application for a Confined Feedlot Operation near Pigeon Lake. The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is preparing a defence of the decision. For more information,…

PLWA Latest News

September 20 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has had a busy summer and wishes to share the latest news of its' activities.  Take a look at this link to see what the Association is doing and what you can do to help protect the lake....

Pigeon Lake Shoreline Cleanup

September 16 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is encouraging participation in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.  To find out how to get involved check out the information on their website.  ...

Blue Green Algae Advisory for Pigeon Lake

September 13 2022

Alberta Health Services has issued a health advisory for Pigeon Lake. For further details, please check this news release....

Alberta Day 2022

September 7 2022

Alberta Day was a success at Ouimette park this past weekend. Thank you to all who volunteered to put this together. Special thanks to Barb Martinson who rallied the volunteers and coordinated the event.  ...

Feedlot Application Denied

September 2 2022

The Confined Feeding Operation application has been denied.     The Summer Village was not given affected party status.  But the PLWA, as they had a formal collaboration with directly affected parties, their submission was reviewed and considered as being part of…

Alberta Day at the Beach!

August 24 2022

Save the date:  Saturday September 3rd at 4pm at Ouimette Park The Summer Village of Silver Beach is having a celebration to mark the first Alberta Day. Fun, games, prizes, music and a barbecue. Come out and celebrate the wonderful province of Alberta Click here to…

Love the Lake Trivia

August 5 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) is excited to bring Love the Lake Trivia to the Summer Village of Silver Beach! The evening will begin with a fun, interactive trivia session (suitable for all ages) that is aimed towards teaching community members all sorts…

Grant Opportunity for Lake Properties

July 27 2022

The Land Stewardship Centre has matching grants for recreation property owners to help them implement stewardship practices that conserve and protect the valuable natural assets, such as air, land, water, wildlife, associated with their properties. They are still accepting…

Pigeon Lake Watershed Association

July 22 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is looking for your help in their endeavours with creating a lake log, and preparing for a Natural Resources Conservation Board decision regarding the proposed feedlot near the west side of the lake. For more information please…

Critter Proof Garbage Bins

July 15 2022

Ouimette Park has new garbage containers. They are designed to keep wildlife from getting into the bins. Additionally bottles and cans with a refundable deposit can be recycled using these new bins. They are an improvement over the concrete bins with removable lids.…

Spring Road Ban Removed

May 31 2022

This morning the spring road ban was removed.  Trucks can return to 75 percent of their axle weight through the Summer Village. Road Ban Order #2022-02...

Planned Power Outage

May 30 2022

Fortis will be performing a pre-planned outage (PPO) in the Summer Village on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The outage is due to construction in the area.  ...

CFO - Information from the PLWA

May 27 2022

Further to the Summer Village's earlier objection to the Confined Feeding Operation and calls received by Council and Administration, -- Information received from the PLWA As you may be aware, an application for a confined feeding operation (feedlot) of over 4000 head…

Silver Beach Latest News

May 25 2022

Be sure to check out our latest newsletter.  It's hot off the press!...

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices

May 24 2022

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices This is notification under Section 336 (1) of the Municipal Government Act that Combined Tax Notices & Property Assessments were mailed to all property owners in the Summer Village of Silver Beach on May 24, 2022. Please note:…

NEPL Bylaw Proposed

May 17 2022

The Northeast Pigeon Lake Regional Services Commission (NEPL) is contemplating a new bylaw, to update rates and clarify when a charge for a second dwelling on a property would be charged. A  dwelling would have a charge if it contains both a kitchen and a bathroom.…

New Development Permit Requirements

May 4 2022

The Summer Village is creating new drainage plans and bylaws to improve drainage issues.  In light of these plans and improvements, effective May 16th, 2022 development permits for new builds, or building additions will have to include site drainage plans endorsed…

New Fireworks Bylaw

April 28 2022

Thanks to all who completed the fireworks survey.  Council reviewed and considered the feedback.  A new bylaw #2202-01 has been passed. Fireworks will be allowed now, under the following restrictions: No person shall discharge, fire or set off Fireworks within the…

Citizen Scientists Needed

April 26 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is creating a "Lake Log" to gain more knowledge about the lake and watershed. Volunteers are needed to contribute observations documenting the watershed.  If you are interested in becoming a citizen scientist there are many opportunities…