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City to rescind secondary suite policy as redundant
City council committee will recommend rescinding the secondary suites policy to council now that a bylaw is in place.
At committee last Monday council agreed that the policy, which had been in place since April 2015, is redundant.
The policy had included a one year grace period where there would be no charge for development permits or utility rates.  Full Story >
Fundraiser trade show hits $5,000
When Brooks mayor Barry Morishita learned the weekend’s Community Support Trade Show raised just over $4,900, he topped it to an even $5,000.
The trade show was held at the Cenovus Flex Hall at the Lakeside Leisure Centre.
“That is amazing,” said team leader Debbie Perini following the fundraiser.
Upon learning of the mayor’s final donation, Perini said, “It didn’t shock us when we found out that the mayor topped it up with his own money.”  Full Story >
Grasslands soccer presents $70,000 to city for field house
Grasslands Soccer Association presented $70,000 of provincial grant money to the City of Brooks for the Lakeside Leisure Centre field house.
Robert Weir, past president of Grasslands Soccer Association, and some of its members made the Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) donation on Friday inside the fieldhouse which remains under construction.  Full Story >
One dead, two injured in separate incidents
Four collisions and a rural work site accident kept the region’s first responders busy on Friday and Saturday morning.
Police say dense fog was a contributing factor in a deadly collision between an eastbound and a northbound semi tractor trailer on Friday morning.
Shortly before 9 a.m. the semis collided at the Hwy. 1 and 36 intersection.  Full Story >
Suffield elk herd reduction plan expands into range
Canadian Forces Base Suffield is expanding access within its range and training area to support the government of Alberta’s annual Elk Herd Reduction Program.
This year the hunt will expand into the National Wildlife Area, an area that is protected from the disturbance of military training and defence research.   Full Story >
City to rescind secondary suite policy as redundant 

Suffield elk herd reduction plan expands into range 

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