News

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...

New Covid Guidelines

September 3 2021

Beginning September 4th the Province of Alberta is introducing new temporary measures to reduce COVID 19 transmission in our communities.  The Summer Village Office will remain open, but will adhere to the new guidelines. Please wear a mask if you need to come inside…

Annexation Open House

September 3 2021

The Summer Village of Silver Beach has proposed annexation of approximately 8 acres adjacent to the municipal boundary.  An open house will be held via zoom on October 4th 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Please see the Notice of Public Hearing for details....

Senate & Referendum Election Proclamation

August 11 2021

Your vote matters.  October 18, 2021 at the Sundance Beach Community Centre permanent residents of the Summer Village of Silver Beach will have the opportunity to vote in the provincial Senate and Referendum Election. Take a look at the proclamation for details and…

Wasp Woes

August 11 2021

Wasp and hornet populations are high this year, due to dry conditions.  The City of Calgary has an excellent article on what to do when you find a nest on your property. Alberta Health Services has advice on how to treat stings. Be careful out there!...

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…