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Beware Pests in Firewood

July 23 2021

From the Alberta Invasive Species Council:   "With summer in full swing, transporting firewood may seem harmless when you’re out camping or enjoying the smoky flavour on a sweet s’more, but moving firewood from one location to another can inadvertently move invasive…

Fortis Pole Testing

July 22 2021

Keep an eye out for Fortis workers in the coming weeks and months.  They are performing regular maintenance by checking power poles in the area to see if any poles need replacing.  Replacement work will be done if necessary.   Fortis says it will be applying safe…

Official Municipal Election Results

July 21 2021

Here are the official election results for the 2021 Municipal Election: Official Results...

Disposal of Dead Fish

July 14 2021

You can continue to place small numbers of dead fish in with the regular trash. In addition, we have received this direction from the County of Wetaskiwin: Dead fish will be accepted at the Mulhurst transfer station. All fish must be bagged in plastic and tightly secured.…

Fish Kill

July 13 2021

Pigeon Lake has had a substantial kill of White fish due to the hot weather. If you find a few fish on your beach, you can put them in with your regular trash for pick-up on Mondays.  Please contact our office if the number of fish washing up on our shores becomes…

Office Closed

July 8 2021

The Summer Village Office will be closed tomorrow, July 9th 2021. We're sorry for any inconvenience...

Development Officer Hours

July 8 2021

Development Officer Imai Welch Will be available in the Summer Village Office on the following dates, from 1pm to 4pm to answer any questions or help with permit applications. July 17 & 31 Aug. 7 & 21  Sept. 11 & 25 Phone: (403) 819-8352Email: development@silverbeach.ca...

Fire Ban Removed

July 5 2021

The fire ban for the Summer Village has been lifted.  Continue to follow FireSmart procedures to keep our community safe.  For more information on FireSmart please follow this link....

TOTAL FIRE BAN

June 30 2021

Due to recent hot, dry temperatures and future forecasted weather conditions: Effective Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m., the Summer Village of Silver Beach declares a TOTAL FIRE BAN within the entire Summer Village of Silver Beach boundaries. This ban includes…

Point Project Update

June 24 2021

As you may be aware, one of Silver Beach's residents purchased the "point" property.  The Summer Village is working with the owner, and has provided notice to the County of Wetaskiwin to annex the land into the Summer Village.  This would then have the land managed…

Election Day 2021

June 21 2021

The Summer Village of Silver Beach is having an election for three positions on Village council. The following candidates have been nominated: David Lee Bunnin Robert Allan Gibbs Barbara Martinson David Charles Rolf Election Day is Saturday July 17th at the Royal Canadian…

Mulhurst Bay Road Work

June 10 2021

Please find attached Public Notice for upcoming work in Mulhurst Bay which may affect Summer Village residents traveling in and through Mulhurst Bay.  The road won’t be closed but the work may be an inconvenience....

Road Ban Lifted

June 4 2021

The spring road ban has been lifted.  Trucks may enter the village at 75 % of the maximum allowable weight....

Spring Newsletter

May 27 2021

Hot off the presses! Check out the Spring Newsletter....

Transfer Station Cards

May 27 2021

Access cards for the Mulhurst Transfer Station will arrive with your property tax notices.  If you don't receive a card, please check with your co-owners as your name may be on the same card, and usually only one card will be issued....

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices

May 26 2021

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 26, 2021. Please note:…

Land Use Committee Formed

May 6 2021

Thanks to everyone who put their name forward to sit on the Land Use Bylaw Committee.  This group will start work on drafting a revised Land Use Bylaw.  Be assured there will be opportunities for everyone to provide their input, as the process continues....

Smart Buoy to Monitor Pigeon Lake

April 30 2021

Pigeon Lake environment gets a boost from technology The Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan, an innovative environmental strategy and 2021 Emerald Award nominee, will soon get a significant boost from technology. A “smart buoy” with satellite communication capabilities…

Land Use Bylaw Committee Members Needed

April 30 2021

The Summer Village of Silver Beach will be revising the Land Use Bylaw.  We are looking for community members who would be willing to sit on a committee to help draft the changes.   The focus of the changes will include: update to include the latest regulations as…

Disturbance Standards for Temporary Docks and Mooring Structures

April 22 2021

Alberta Environment and Parks has finalized new disturbance standards.  For the latest information, please check their website...