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NOTICE OF APPLEAL BOARD HEARING

POSTPONED TO January 12th, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at the Seba Beach Pavillion 

NOTICE OF SUBDIVISION & DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD HEARING
DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION NO. 23DP06-37
WITH RESPECT TO PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT ON LANDS DESCRIBED AS
PLAN 042 0025, BLOCK 2, LOT 14A : 214 - 2 , SUMMER VILLAGE OF WEST COVE, AB (THE “LANDS”)

An appeal has been brought forth on the decision of the Development Authority for the Summer Village of West Cove on the refusal of Development Permit Application No. 223DP06-37 which proposes the construction of a detached garage and garage suite with variances to the siting requirements. The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board has arranged the following date, time and place for a hearing:

Date: January 12, 2024 
Time: 2:00 P.M.
Place: Seba Beach Pavilion (505 1st Avenue South, Seba Beach, AB T0E 2B0)

This hearing is being held for the purpose of determining the basis of the appeal, as well as the reasons for the decision given by the Development Authority. You are, therefore, invited to attend this Hearing.

If you should have any written submissions to be presented at the hearing, please submit them to the Clerk of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board by email or by mail to be received no later than November 20, 2023 at 3:00pm.

Mail: Milestone Municipal Services Inc., Attn. Emily House, Box 1075, Onoway, AB T0E 1V0
Courier: 990 Bauer Avenue, Spring Lake, AB T7Z 2S9
Email: emily@milestonemunicipalservices.ca

Any written materials submitted to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board will become part of the agenda package and will be available to the public. Documents relating to this Hearing are available for viewing on the Summer Village of West Cove website at www.westcove.ca or at www.milestonemunicipalservices.ca.

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NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT

 

WASTE PICKUP SCHEDULE

Waste pick up occurs weekly, year round, on Mondays.  

2024 Waste Pickup Calendar 

 

ENFORCEMENT SERVICES: DOG BARKING PACKAGE

If you have filed an official complaint against a neighbor and have chosen the option of filling out a barking package with the anticipation of Town of Mayerthorpe issuing a summons to the dog owner or caregiver on your behalf, please click the link below to download the barking package.

Barking Package

 

2023 LAKEFRONT WEED HARVESTING INFORMATION

The Summer Village of West Cove will be working with Aquatic Weed Harvesters again this year to provide lakefront aquatic vegetation removal. The work will be done under the conditions of the Summer Village of West Cove's 5-year Water Act Approval. The Summer Village will be collecting applications and payments from lakefront residents on behalf of Aquatic Weed Harvesters for lake weed removal services.


If you are a lakefront property owner and are interested in having a straight 4-meter strip of lake weeds harvested from in front of your property, please fill out the application form on the reverse side and return it to the Summer Village Office prior to July 13th, 2023.

DATE: Harvesting is planned to take place the mid Jul of 2023 (because this is weather permitting - we do not have an exact date)
COST: $275 per lot (must be paid to the Summer Village of West Cove prior to July 13th , 2023)

Application

Information 

 

 

HEALTH ADVISORY: BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

Health Advisory, blue=green algae

Download copy of advisory

 

FIRE BAN STATUS

Please be advised that Summer of West Cove has rescinded the FIRE BAN and Recreational ATV/UTV BAN effective 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 26. An assessment of the area fine fuels hazard is currently and forecasted to be moderate. Vegetation green up continues as the Summer Village and area has received between 25 to 75mm of rain. Fires in approved fire pits are allowed; ATV’s on public property are allowed with caution. Please note that the fire risk is still high and gauge yourselves accordingly. 

 

FCSS APPLICATION

Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is a unique 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Métis settlements. Provincially, the FCSS Program receives its mandate from the FCSS Act and Regulation. The Act describes what the Province and municipality/Métis settlement can do to provide preventive social services. The Regulation describes how services may be provided.

FCSS Application for Funding

 

LET’S TALK TRAILS IN THE LAC STE ANNE AREA!!

The followign tools are scheduled to be open until January 20, 2023.

 

Administration Office

Please be advised that the Administration Office move is complete!!  Our new location is 2317 Twp Rd 545, just west of the Onoway overpass (old Ste. Anne Gas building).  Our phone number and email remain the same.  Stop in for a visit and check out the new location!

 

Lagoon Road Work

Council requested and received a report on infrastructure maintenance in the Village.  One of the recommendations was to create an open area for about 30 meters east of the lagoon road.  This would allow for the road to drain and dry faster, thereby reducing ongoing maintenance costs.  A second benefit is that it provides a fire break. 

 

Road Ban Information

This Road Ban Notice applies to all Lac Ste. Anne County road surfaces, and supersedes the County’s standing weight restrictions on certain chip seal coat roadways.

This Notice shall remain in effect until further notice. If you require further information, please contact the Public Works department at www.lsac.ca.

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East End Bus Society

East End Bus Society is a cooperative effort of the Lac Ste. Anne County, the Town of Onoway and the Village of Alberta Beach to provide affordable transportation for seniors and handicapped. With additional financial support from 10 Summer Villages, Yellowstone, South View, Silver Sands, Val Quentin, Sunset Point, Sunrise Beach, Birch Cove, West Cove, Nakamun Park and Ross Haven. 

Service consists of scheduled shopping/medical trips to West Edmonton Mall, and Spruce Grove along with excursion and rentals by service clubs, special interest groups and community members.

Print Your East End Bus Calendar Here ...

Contact:  Lorna Porter, Coordinator
Phone:  780-905-3934
Email:  eastendbus@gmail.com

 

Organics Rules

Standstone will be collecting Organics beginning May 1, until November 1. The ORGANICS cart is for YARD WASTE only, as it will be accepted at our local Highway 43 Waste Commission for composting and ground cover. Below is a list of acceptable items to place in the Organics cart.

YES NO

Grass clippings
Leaves
Lake weeds
Tree prunings & branches (no larger than 1.5" in diameter)

Dog feces
Cat litter
Food scraps
Meat scraps
Plastic bags
Compostable plastic bags
Vegetable garden waste

 

PLEASE NOTE

Any contaminated carts will be identified and flagged as contaminants. The contaminated load will be taken directly to Highway 43 Landfill and deposited as WASTE, instead of ORGANICS. This additional cost will be paid the municipality and may be passed on to the resident.

 

Vegetable garden waste can go in your waste cart.

  

Happy Spring to you all.

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Rural Crime Watch

Recently, the quick response of a resident from a nearby community who reported suspicious activity to the RCMP led to the apprehension of the responsible individuals.  A reminder to all residents that we are the eyes and ears of our communities.   If you see suspicious activity, report it immediately to the RCMP or visit the website below and download the Alberta Rural Crime Watch app and report any crime or suspicious activity as it happens.‚Äč

Alberta Rural Crime Watch Website

Emergency - Police/Fire/Ambulance: 9-1-1

RCMP - Non-Emergency Line

Stony Plain Detachment: 1-825-220-7267

  

Lake Isle & Lac Ste. Anne Water Quality Management Society (LILSA)

www.LILSA.ca

Did you know that LILSA:

  • Advocates for the health of our lakes;
  • Is working hard to slow and prevent the spread of FLOWERING RUSH, an invasive species that is taking over Lake Isle and making its way to Lac Ste Anne;
  • Completed a State of the Watershed Report and is working with other organizations to develop a Watershed Management plan;
  • Partners with municipal and provincial governments to apply for grants and improve the quality of our lakes;
  • Is working on short and long-term solutions to improve our lakes and keep them healthy and useable for generations to come;
  • Needs more members to keep doing their important work!

Become a LILSA Member today!
There is no time commitment required. You can do as little or as much as you choose.
By becoming a member you will:

  • Help support the health of our lakes;
  • Be able to vote at our AGM;
  • Be eligible to run for the board;
  • Be a part of the solution!

Annual Memberships are $20 (individual or family) & can be purchased at:
Alberta Beach Village Office (4935-50Ave)    Lac Ste Anne County Building (56521 Rge Rd 65)  Onoway Town Office (4812-51St)

  

Flowering Rush

Flowering Rush is a prohibited, noxious weed that has been introduced into several Alberta water bodies.  It is an aquatic plant that grows as an emergent plant along shorelines of both lakes and rivers. Flowering Rush was brought to North America from Europe as a garden plant.  This variety will form dense stands which will interfere with recreational lake use.  Flowering Rush crowds out our native plants and has the potential to fill in an entire lake if left uncontrolled.

For more information - visit the Lake Isle Lac Ste. Anne (LILSA) website

 

Drainage Project Update - May 21, 2020

Please be advised that the proposed drainage work on the 11th street Municipal Reserve (MR) area has been put on hold pending further consideration.    This MR has been surveyed, therefore, all chattels that are located on this MR will need to be removed regardless of whether this drainage project proceeds or not.   Further information will be provided in due course.

 

Use of Municipal Reserve Areas

A reminder to all residents that vegetation such as trees, plants and flowers are not to be removed or planted on any municipal reserve areas without prior permission from the Sumner Village.   Any vegetation that has been planted on the municipal reserve areas without permission will be removed.  If you have planted anything on the municipal reserve areas, please remove or move to your property.  Your cooperation is appreciated.