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Calling All Community Groups!

Invitation to Submit Expression of Interest (EOI)

The Town of Sedgewick invites interested community groups to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)) for specified positions at the October 19, 2019 concert to be held in the Wild Rose Coop Recreation Centre.

EOI’s are to be submitted by September 20, 2019.

A separate EOI form must be submitted for each job.

EOI forms are also available by emailing: sedgewickrec@gmail.com

Please see the list of support positions available here.

Please find the Expression of Interest Form here.

Please Use Our Back Door

We are currently in the replacement of sidewalk phase for our Main Street project. We welcome our customers to use the back door of our building when doing Town business during this time.

2019 Property Tax Deadline

REMINDER: The 2019 Property Tax Deadline is one week away: JULY 31, 2019. (Property Owners on a Tax Payment Plan are excluded from this reminder.)

The Town Office is open weekdays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed over lunch.)

Tax Payments sent by Canada Post must have a stamped date on or before 2019-07-31.

On August 1, 2019, Unpaid Property Taxes shall have a 10% Penalty applied against the balance owing.

National Drowning Prevention Week

National Drowning Prevention Week is July 21 – 27, 2019.

Whereas the mission of the Lifesaving Society Canada is to prevent drowning throughout this great country, and even one drowning in Alberta is one too many; and

Whereas most drowning are preventable in a Water Smart community, and only through Water Smart education and a healthy respect for the potential danger that any body of water may present can we truly enjoy the beauty and recreation opportunities offered by these bodies of water; and

Whereas the Lifesaving Society urges Canadians and residents of Sedgewick, Alberta to supervise children who are in and around the water, to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages while participating in aquatic activities, and to wear a Personal Flotation Device or lifejacket at all times when boating; and

Whereas the Lifesaving Society Canada has declared July 21 – 27, 2019 National Drowning Prevention Week to focus on the drowning problem and the hundreds of lives that could be saved this year.

Therefore, be it resolved that I, Perry Robinson, Mayor, do hereby proclaim July 21 – 27, 2019 National Drowning Prevention Week in Sedgewick, Alberta and do commend its thoughtful recognition to all citizens of our community.

Recycling PLASTICS Discontinued!

After much study and deliberation, the Board of Directors of Flagstaff Waste has decided unanimously to discontinue collection of recyclable plastics for the foreseeable future.

Please “click on” this link to read Flagstaff Waste’s Poster detailing this decision

Flagstaff Waste will continue to recycle: tin, office paper, newsprint and cardboard as well as compost (grass clippings/leaves only.

July Council Meeting Rescheduled & August Council Meeting Cancelled.

Council has approved a motion to reschedule the Regular Council meeting from the third Thursday of the month to Tuesday, July 30th at 6 PM ,

Council also endorsed the cancellation of the August Council meeting; next meeting after July 30 is scheduled for Thursday, September 19 at 6 PM.

Main Street Progressing

With the construction crew taking a few days off to be with their families this holiday weekend, it has gotten a bit quieter on Main Street. We’ve been asked by many what the final product will look like, so we are sharing the following design. Thanks for everyone’s patience as we complete this important project. Happy Canada Day!

Seeking Sunday Breakfast Volunteers!

The Sedgewick Golf Club is seeking VOLUNTEERS to help out with the Sunday Morning Breakfast throughout the months of July and August; your help would be greatly appreciated!

Call the Clubhouse at 780-384-3670.

NOTE: The Sunday, June 30th Breakfast at the Golf Clubhouse has been cancelled. Breakfast will be available at the Sedgewick Agricultural Grounds from 8 to 11 am. Donations to the Sedgewick Ag Society gratefully accepted.

Main Street Closed to Vehicle Traffic

Main Street, between 47th and 48th Avenue is closed to vehicle traffic effective today, June24 th. NO PARKING PERMITTED!

Please access & exit the Wild Rose Coop via the back alley; all other Main Street business locations must be accessed via pedestrian pathways.

Please observe all construction signs to help keep the Workers Safe!

Construction Activities!

Please be advised, the 2019 Infrastructure Rehabilitation Projects are underway throughout Sedgewick! Traffic Warning signs have been installed.

Work will continue over the next few months.

Please observe all Traffic Safety signs and please help keep all the Workers safe on their job sites!

Your patience and understanding are appreciated.