Credit Union celebrates 75 years

Synergy’s history dates back to 1943 when the Lloydminster Credit Union was originally established. The maximum loan available in 1944 was $500

Credit Union celebrates 75 yearsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Synergy Credit Union has celebrated 75 years of history going back to the pre-amalgamation years of credit unions started in Lloydminster and Kindersley. The local Synergy CU branch in Kindersley hosted a 75th anniversary celebration on June 15. The staff served a beef-on-a-bun lunch to people in attendance and a…

Temporary septic tanks approved for local business

Highlights from the Kindersley town council meeting on June 11

Temporary septic tanks approved for local businessKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials have approved temporary septic tanks for a local business with plans to develop land that is outside the reach of the town’s sewer system. Rocky Mountain Equipment Canada Ltd. operates a farm implement dealership on 12th Avenue West. The company has asked council for permission to supply, install…

Town looks to expropriate parcels of land

The land is being acquired to implement flood mitigation strategies, such as building a storm water retention pond

Town looks to expropriate parcels of landKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have resolved to start a process to expropriate land on the northeast edge of Kindersley in order to address drainage concerns. Council members passed a resolution at a meeting on June 11 to acquire land at the civic addresses of 701 13th Avenue East and 705…

Town to hold waste extravaganza Saturday

Items that can be dropped off include adhesives, aerosols, oil products, batteries, cleaners, fuels, mercury, paint, light bulbs, pesticides and fertilizers

Town to hold waste extravaganza SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A wider range of materials including hazardous waste will be accepted at the town’s landfill this coming Saturday during the 2018 Spring Waste Extravaganza. The Town of Kindersley is extending its landfill hours on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town and its partners are holding the…

Council reinstates grant program for community groups

Mill rate set; cannabis decision deferred; airport lot lease amended; Bill O'Sullivan named to park board

Council reinstates grant program for community groupsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to reinstate the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant after receiving a letter about the funding. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on May 28 to rescind a prior resolution made in March to suspend the KCIP grant for 2018. The Town of…

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunity

Morton said he wanted to make sure the Kindersley Aquatics Centre project was well underway before he left

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The head of the Town of Kindersley’s administration has announced he is moving on to a new position, and the search has already begun to find a replacement. A news release on May 25 states that Bernie Morton, the town’s chief administrative officer (CAO), has announced his resignation to pursue…

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of Kindersley

‘We will begin our search for a new CAO immediately,’ says the mayor

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of KindersleyClarion staff Bernie Morton, the Town of Kindersley’s chief administrative officer (CAO) since 2012, has announced his resignation to pursue other professional opportunities. His last official day will be July 20. “It is with deep appreciation and some sadness that we accept Bernie’s resignation and wish him well as he pursues the next stage of…

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…
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