Monday, 29 January 2018

Working Well Workshops for Residents

Workshop Registration:

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Priddis Community Hall - WORKSHOP FULL

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – Davisburg Hall - Spots Available

1:00 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Highwood Memorial Centre - Spots Available

In an effort to provide valuable information to residents, the MD has brought back their Working Well Workshop by popular demand.  The previous workshops filled up fast so be sure to RSVP ASAP.

IMPORTANT: Register by January 30 with your Legal Land Description or your Lot/Block/Plan#, Date of Well Completion, and Original Owner or Depth of Well, so that you can receive all the information for your well from provincial records to be used in the workshop.
  • Did you know that a poorly maintained water well can put your water supply at risk of contamination and reduce your well yield?
  • Have you had your well water tested in the last two years?

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

RSVP Septic Sense Workshops

Septic Sense: Solutions for Rural Living Workshops
Understanding and taking care of your septic system

7:00 pm, Mon. January 22, 2018 at Priddis Community Hall
7:00 pm, Wed. January 24, 2018 at Davisburg Community Hall...
7:00 pm, Mon. February 12, 2018 at Highwood Memorial Centre

Pre-registration required:

Did you know the average person puts 340 liters of sewage through a private sewage system (septic system) every day? For a family of four living in a two-bedroom house, that amounts to 1,360 liters per day and just under half a million liters per year!

Rural property owners are responsible for ensuring their systems operate properly and safely. If you have a septic system on your rural property, you will benefit from attending this workshop. Presenters will teach you how to understand, assess and properly manage your septic system, enabling you to protect your investment in your property and the valuable natural assets associated with your land.
Learn what you can do to properly manage and maintain your septic system. Attend the Septic Sense workshop hosted and presented by M.D. of Foothills, with technical expertise provided by the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association (AOWMA) and materials developed by Land Stewardship Centre (LSC).

During the workshop we will cover:

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Jan 10/19 Update - MD Snow Removal, Graders and Snowmobiles

MD Snow Removal Policy

Many of you may be aware that the MD public works has a snow removal target of 72 hrs after the completion of a major snow event.  The goal public works has is to clear all 4,400 lane km within that timeframe.  Some of you may not have received it within that timeframe over the last few weeks.

See the video below for more details or continue reading below...

There are a couple reasons they have had challenges with this recently:

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

ATTENTION Snowmobilers in Millarville!

For Your Own Safety,

Please no not ride on the lake in the hamlet of #Millarville as it is spring fed and has sections of thin ice and open water!

Please share this with others as we don’t want to have a tragedy here in Millarville. Thank you and be safe out there!