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continued from front THE WEEKLY ANCHOR MONDAY JULY 4, 2016 PAGE 2
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updates town council

by Adrienne Tait councillors including councillor RIDERZ
Chouinard who said, “I like the plan
Director of community services and believe it is valuable.”
Jim Desautels presented council Mayor Greg Pasychny asked if
with a report that highlighted the community services is looking at
work Community Services has done building stairs or contouring the
and is planning since their last toboggan hill at Wilmore Park for
update to the Committee of the safety reasons. Desautels said,
Whole. “There was a time we discouraged THIS AD MUST
The strategic plan and survey tobogganing there. My view is that
being done in partnership with the they are going to do it anyways so
Yellowhead County is ongoing. To let's make it safer. Right now it is a
date, 500 households have question of budget.” REMAIN IN THE
completed the survey from a variety Wilmore Park will be getting full
of locations throughout Edson and time caretakers on a three year
the county. Desautels said they are, residency program beginning in
“very pleased with feedback coming May. The Mitcheners, who were
in and the progress.” However, the caretakers at the park last year, TOP RIGHT HAND
councillor Jim Gomuwka said were the successful proponents of
considering the survey affects both the request for proposal.
town and county residents he would Desautels said they are currently
like to see those numbers go up. looking at other ways to improve CORNER
Desautels said they are continuing the park, including additional
to stress positive “collaborations parking, winter camping, serviced
and synergies to bring a whole new sites, etcetera. “It is a work in
dynamic” to program events such as progress and there are budget
the teen night at the pool. constraints but it is on the table,” OF PAGE 2.
The Trails Master Plan was said Desautels.
provided for council to review and The advertising bench program
provides a “solid blue print to work update was also in the report, which
from for future expansion and indicated that the contracts are
development,” according to the being finalized and the new benches
community services report. The are anticipated to be on site by early
plan has yet to be formally adopted summer.
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