Council reviews Three-Year Operating and Five-Year Capital Forecasts

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of council on Tuesday Aug. 17, 2021, which was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Reeve Jerry Wittstock.

The first item on the Council’s agenda was item 3.1 Delegation, Community Futures Wildrose, presented by Wendy Gerbrandt.

Community Futures Wild Rose presented a new program, Community Business Investment Program. It is a collective initiative with municipalities for Business improvement.

Kneehill County assisted Community Futures in the re-developme

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Update - Beiseker (Airdrie Rural) RCMP on scene at serious motor vehicle collision

Acme, Alta. – At 6:03 p.m., on Aug. 19, 2021, Airdrie RCMP received a call of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 575 and Range Road 264, located four miles west of Acme.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a side-by-side carrying two occupants was travelling southbound on Range Road 264 when it entered Highway 575 and struck an eastbound SUV.

A 14-year-old male occupant of the side-by-side suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by S

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County declares Agricultural Disaster

At the August 17th, 2021, Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council moved to declare an Agricultural Disaster for Kneehill County.

This declaration was made in response to record low precipitation levels, coupled with a prolonged heatwave during the 2021 growing season which has compounded drought conditions across the entirety of Kneehill County, impacting producers from all agriculture sectors.

Provincial moisture and crop data, in addition to local data from producers, contributed to this dec

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Canadians head to the polls September 20th

Canadians will be going to the polls in just over one month, with a long-speculated federal election now officially called for September 20th.

On Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, and three children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien down the road from his current residence at Rideau Cottage to Rideau Hall, official home of the Governor General of Canada, to ask her to dissolve Parliament and call an election. Trudeau held a majority government

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