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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…

Confined Feeding Operation Update

April 19 2022

The deadline for submissions to the Natural Resources Conservation Board has now passed. The Board will now review and render a decision. The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has provided this update....

Proposed Confined Feeding Operation In Pigeon Lake Watershed

March 30 2022

Greg Thalen and G&S Cattle Ltd. have filed Application RA21045 with the Natural ResourcesConservation Board (NRCB) to obtain an approval to construct a new confined feeding operation(CFO) on the NW 3-47-2 W5M in Wetaskiwin County, Alberta. The application is to construct…

Road Ban Order

March 23 2022

Effective Friday March 25th, 2022, Trucks are required to travel on Summer Village roads at fifty percent of their axle weight.This prevents road damage during spring break up.  The road ban will likely be lifted in June. Official Road Ban Order...

Easter Egg Hunt

March 22 2022

The Easter Bunny is coming to Mulhurst Bay. Check out this poster for details of the event....

Public Works Call for Tenders

March 10 2022

The Summer Village of Silver Beach is calling for tenders to provide a variety of services.  The contract will cover a period of three years from 2022 to 2025. Contract description...

Summer Student Job Opening

March 10 2022

Looking for a job this summer down at the lake? Check out this posting: Summer Student Needed...

Covid-19 Mandates

March 2 2022

The Alberta Government has eased public health restrictions around masking and gathering. Please check out the government's website for further information. Masks are no longer required when visiting the Summer Village office.  ...

Have Your Say!

February 25 2022

Summer Village Council wants to hear from you about fireworks in our community. Currently fireworks are banned, but council has heard from some residents who would like to have them during holidays or special events. Please take part in our survey to help guide council…

Pigeon Lake Racoons

February 2 2022

There have been several racoon sightings in the Pigeon Lake area recently.  Alberta Fish and Wildlife confirms racoons have been in the area for more than 30 years. Information regarding racoons can be found on the Alberta Environmental Protection website. Be sure…

Responsible, Collaborative and Accountable Government

December 9 2021

Alberta Municipal Affairs has measured the performance of the Summer Village of Silver Beach and the Assistant Deputy Minister has given us a clean bill of health! 2020 Municipal Indicator Results...

Pigeon Lake "Smart" Buoy Update

December 7 2021

The data is in from the Smart Buoy monitoring Pigeon Lake.  This raw data was collected over the open water season in 2021.  In Lake Technical Committee scientists are reviewing the data, and will be able to provide interpretation over the coming months. Here is…

Protect and Maintain your Water Well

December 2 2021

Fresh clean water can sometimes be taken for granted.  Here in the Summer Village each property has its' own private water well.  These wells are the responsibility of the property owner.  It's important to know how to protect and maintain your well. The Alberta…

Zebra Mussels in Aquariums

November 12 2021

Alberta Environment needs your help to stop the spread of Zebra mussels. Please read this Alert....

Garbage Collection Changing

October 19 2021

Just a reminder.  The winter garbage collection schedule begins Monday, October 25th.  After that collection, weekly service ends, and the garbage will be collected every second Monday until spring....

Proposed Annexation - Comments

October 8 2021

Community members are asked to provide their questions and comments regarding the proposed annexation application by November 4, 2021  so that it may be included in a ‘What We Heard’ Report to Summer Village Council.  Feedback can be sent to June Boyda, CAO for…

Senate Candidates Announced

September 21 2021

Elections Alberta has announced the candidates running for Senator. Please check our Election 2021 web page for the latest information....

Development Officer Hours

September 21 2021

The Development Officer will not be available in person this coming Saturday, September 25, 2021.  He will be available by telephone or email: Imai Thomas WelchPhone: (403) 819-8352 Email: development@silverbeach.ca...