Kneehill County Council has regrettably accepted the resignation from Al Hoggan, CAO of Kneehill County. Council would like to express our appreciation to Mr. Hoggan for his years of dedicated service and his expertise in improving our municipal organization. Council wishes Mr. Hoggan continued success in his new endeavors.

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Infrastructure work underway in Acme

Infrastructure work is well under way on a large portion of Cross Street in the Village of Acme.
As part of their infrastructure assessment, Acme performed pipeline video recordings on all their sewer lines and prioritized which lines needed the work first. The Mayor confirmed that 90% of lines were still in decent shape and 10% need work. While digging up Cross Street to repair sewer lines, water lines will also be updated to include the installation of water shut off valves for each residence.

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KREMA hosts Emergency Management Exercise

On Friday, October 12, 2018, the Kneehill Regional Emergency Management Agency (KREMA) participated in a table-top emergency management exercise at the Acme Community Center. Funded by an Alberta Emergency Management Agency provincial grant awarded to the region, representatives from the municipal offices of Kneehill County, Three Hills, Trochu, Linden, Acme, Carbon, KRFCSS and RCMP took part in the day’s events.

The mock emergency focused on implementing Incident Command System basics to

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Carbon’s Fire Department members held an Open House event on Wednesday evening, October 10 that had about 100 people arrive for chili, hot dogs, and a tour of the facility. All of Carbon Council attended including the Mayor and Administrator. Kneehill County Council had representation from Deputy Reeve King, Clr’s. McGhee, Christie and Penner, and CAO Al Hoggan. It was a come-and-go event but at one moment the hall was filled with over 60 people at the same time.

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