Acme officially opens new Village Office

Acme New Office Grand Opening

Acme Mayor Bruce McLeod along with Deputy Mayor Dennis Kuiken and councillors Lucy Ann Daubert, Bert Jackson and Jason Bates welcomed a supportive crowd of village residents, well-wishers as well as regional municipal, provincial and federal representatives to the Grand Opening of the new Acme Village Office on Monday, August 30 from 2pm to 4pm.

The new facility was the former home of Acme Farm and Building Centre and is located at 504 Wheeler Avenue. Having undergone a complete renovation, the facility provides a spacious administrative office. A well-appointed and functional council chamber, meeting room, functional kitchen area, washrooms and reception area and the rear of the building provides ample indoor space for public works equipment plus lots of external yard space. “Wherever possible local contractors, businesses and workers have been used to complete this project, “ said Mayor McLeod.

In Addition to the Acme Village Office the building is home to the all-new Pharma-save Pharmacy. “The building was designed not just for the needs of the village but to ensure that we will have a full-service pharmacy that will serve our whole community,” said Mayor McLeod. The pharmacy is scheduled to open in late October.

Joining Mayor and council for the official ribbon cutting, cake cutting and plaque unveiling were Martin Shields (Bow River Member of Parliament), Ric McIver (Minister of Municipal Affairs, Nathan Cooper (Speaker of the House and MLA for Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills) as well as Angela Duncan (Alberta Urban Municipalities Association Interim President).

On behalf of Acme Council, Mayor McLeod extended sincere thanks to Acme CAO Gary Sawatzky, his administration staff, public works staff and seasonal employees for keeping the village of Acme running smoothly and looking good.

Mayor McLeod acknowledged the attendance of several area Mayors, Reeves, Councillors and Administrative Staff by saying, “We are definitely stronger when we work together in our communities.”

Mayor McLeod concluded by inviting all in attendance to sign the guest book, enjoy a tour of the facility and take part in the wonderful food and drink provided for this historic occasion.