Council addresses two major projects at meeting

Tenders sought for construction of a new fire hall and an extension granted to the construction deadline for the new aquatics centre

Council addresses two major projects at meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have addressed several topics at a recent meeting, and two resolutions were passed regarding major capital projects in Kindersley. Council held a regular meeting on May 14, and members passed resolutions to publish a tender for construction of a new fire hall and to grant an…

Kindersley budget contains major capital spending

Expenditures of $23.1 million and revenues of $17.1 million mean $6 million is needed through borrowing and transfers from reserves

Kindersley budget contains major capital spendingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s 2018 budget contains the largest capital investment for several years to come with nearly $11.5 million in capital expenditures. Council members approved the 2018 budget at a meeting on May 7. With expenditures of more than $23.1 million and revenues of more than $17.1 million, there…

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlined

Council has awarded the 2018 recycled concrete and asphalt crushing tender. The cost is much lower than in past years

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlinedKenneth Brown of The Clarion The invoices are rolling in for the new aquatic centre and council has passed a resolution to allow invoices to be processed without prior council approval. According to the resolution, council has given authorization to the administration to process and pay all certified progress payments and certified invoices related to…

Town looks at alternative energy options for aquatic centre

Biomass boilers one solution offered by Eco-Growth Environmental Inc., a Calgary company

Town looks at alternative energy options for aquatic centreKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are looking at options to reduce the operational costs for the new aquatic centre, and a green technology is one option they are considering. Council held a special meeting on May 7 to address several items. One item on the agenda was a delegation from Eco-Growth Environmental Inc.,…

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projects

The aquatics centre and landfill started in 2017 and are scheduled for completion in 2018. The fire hall is also planned for completion this year

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projectsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley council has adopted the town’s 2018 budget and the expenditures include three major capital projects including the aquatics centre. The Town of Kindersley adopted a total budget of more than $23.1 million at a special meeting of council held on May 7 at 8:30 a.m. It contains nearly $11.5…

Local co-op enjoys great year

Another successful year in 2017 with sales up roughly 25% more than $73.2 million. More than $1.93 million was returned to members

Local co-op enjoys great yearKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley and District Co-operative Ltd. has held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2017 and people on hand heard of an exceptional year at the Co-op. The Co-op held its AGM on April 25 at the Kindersley Seniors Centre. The meeting featured the usual business of an AGM including…

Zest of the West a huge success

Big Dippers pool fundraising event included food and beverage vendors, live music and a dance floor, plus raffles and a silent auction

Zest of the West a huge successKenneth Brown of The Clarion The second annual Zest of the West food and beverage tasting event will surpass the inaugural event for support, according to a spokesperson for the pool fundraiser. The 2018 Zest of the West was held in the Co-op Arena at the West Central Events Centre (WCEC) on April 21. The…

Tenders to be awarded for local infrastructure work

Town officials are pleased with what they’ve seen from the asphalt, concrete and deep services contractors that made submissions

Tenders to be awarded for local infrastructure workKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is about to award the tenders to asphalt, concrete and deep services contractors for infrastructure projects to be completed in 2018. Kim Vogel, the town’s director of transportation and environment, said the tender process has closed for contractors to bid on the work. According to Vogel,…

Groups express concern over suspended grants

KCIP has provided community groups with as much as $45,000 in annual funding for programs and activities

Groups express concern over suspended grantsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The suspension of a local grant program means community groups will not be able to access roughly $40,000 in funding for 2018. Concerns are being expressed. Town council members passed a resolution at a meeting on March 26 to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) for at least one…

Council suspends annual grant program for 2018

The funds will be used for the Wall of Champions, Canada Day fireworks and the Kindersley Aquatics Centre grand opening

Council suspends annual grant program for 2018Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) in 2018 to use the funding for the town’s needs. Council passed a lengthy resolution at its meeting on March 26 to suspend the KCIP grants for 2018. The town gets approximately $45,000 in annual funds…
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