Greg Towne introduced as new Director of Finance

Three Hills Town Council Meeting September 13, 2021

Mayor Tim Shearlaw called the regular meeting of the Three Hills Town Council to order at 5:31 PM.

The agenda was accepted as presented.

CAO Ryan Leuzinger introduced the new Director of Finance, Greg Towne.

Councillor Al Campbell was not present.

The Council Meeting minutes of August 9 were accepted as presented.

Kristy Sidock, Director of Community Services, gave an oral update on the progress of the installation of the new ice plant for the

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Prairie College welcomes its 100th year

Prairie College has officially entered it’s 100th year of operation, with classes resuming September 2nd. Orientation for new and returning students took place on Tuesday, August 31st and Wednesday, September 1st.

After a year of distancing and virtual everything, there was a palpable excitement in the air with students returning to in-person classes.

On-campus enrollment is steady at Prairie this year, very similar to the 2020-21 school year, with the final headcount still being tallied.

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Canadians prepare to go to the polls

On September 20, 2021, Canadians will determine who will be the next Prime Minister. We will do this by electing a Member of Parliament in our various ridings.

Kneehill County sits in Battle River-Crowfoot and Bow River.

In Kneehill County your candidates are Daniel Brisbin - Green Party, Jeff Golka - Maverick Party, Damien Kurek (Incumbent) - Conservative Party, John Irwin - Veterans Coalition Party, Leah Diane McLeod - Liberal Party, Tony Ratushniak - New Democratic Party and Dennis Trepanier

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Further actions to protect health system from COVID-19

Due to increasing COVID-19 transmission and rising hospital admissions, overwhelmingly amongst unvaccinated Albertans, temporary measures are needed to reduce transmission and prevent the health-care system from being overwhelmed.

Currently, more than 80 per cent of COVID-19 cases in hospital are unvaccinated, including 91 per cent of patients in intensive care.

“Vaccines are safe, effective, and a game-changer. This is why the current wave is different than what we’ve experienced b

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