Acme Notices - May 26, 2021

ACME COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, June 14th, 2021 @ 6 p.m. – Council Chambers

Monday, June 28th, 2021 @ 6 p.m. – Council Chambers

MESSAGE FROM THE VILLAGE OFFICE

• The Village of Acme is accepting Election Nomination Forms for the upcoming 2021 Municipal Election in October. If you are interested in running for office, you can visit our website for further information including a Candidate’s Guide and printable Nomination forms. Please note, you must hand in your nomination form directly to the returning officer, Gary Sawatzky. Please call ahead to ensure he is in the office. We will accept nomination forms until September 20th, 2021.

• Exciting news for the Village. We are in the process of building/updating our playgrounds. A new playground will be erected on the south side of the pool. We will be adding playground features to Rose Park. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS, if you’re able to assist in the set up on May 28 and/or May 29, please call the Village Office at 403-546-3783.

• Senior’s Week is June 7 – June 13, 2021. Our seniors help shape our “Village” and enhance many community programs. Please take a moment on your walks, phone calls or shopping local to thank seniors for the tremendous positive impact they leave on each and every one of us.

• The Village has hired AIC Construction to repair and upgrade the infrastructure on Davis Street and Prospect Ave, work will commence May 25, 2021 (weather permitting). The project is scheduled for 60 days and will be done in sections. Please watch for signs and construction traffic. To learn more about the project check out our web site (www.acme.ca).

• The Village of Acme Office is currently accepting tenders for the position of Custodian. This position requires keeping the building and property in clean and orderly condition and keeping a running inventory and stock of all cleaning supplies. Cleaning frequency will be two times per week with potential additional cleaning with COVID-19 protocols. The office offers a friendly environment to work in and allows the individual(s) the empowerment they need to complete their tasks with minimal supervision. For more information regarding the size and details of the area to be cleaned and a complete list of duties, please contact the Village Office at 403-546-3783 or email clerk@acme.ca

• Featured Business of the Month: Snips Hair Styling, owned and operated by Carmel. Located at 128 Main Street. Carmel has built up a client list where several of our locals go for a cut and style regularly. Please call 403-546-0006 to book an appointment.

• The Acme Municipal Library is CLOSED due to COVID-19, curbside pick up is in place. Please refer to the acme website www.acme.ca for more information.

• Acme Food Bank – If you require assistance with food, the Acme Food Bank is available to help. If you are self isolating, please make them aware so they can ensure the safety of their volunteers when arranging delivery of food hampers. For more information, please call Trish @ 403-546-3988, Kiara @ 403-813-4296, Shelly @ 403-546-3883, Carol @ 403-546-2449 or Peggy @ 403-546-2473.

• We have a new section on the Acme Website, Local Job Opportunities. If employers are looking to hire local residents, they can let us know and will add the job opportunity to our site.

• Water Meter Replacement in the Village is in progress. We have contracted Cisco Plumbing from Linden to replace the meters. If you have any questions/concerns, please call the Village Office.

• One person inside the Village Office at one time. COVID-19 rules apply. Kindly, remain outside until the person has left the building before entering. Wear a mask, sanitize your hands and practice social distancing. Please continue to make bill payments on-line. Thank you for your continued patience.

MESSAGE FROM PUBLIC WORKS

• Please have your garbage bagged & out for pick up on Wednesdays by 8 a.m.

• Transfer Site hours – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.