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October 2017

2nd Annual Family Christmas Dinner

By |October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

    Irricana Community Services Presents: 2nd Annual Family Christmas Dinner Saturday December 2nd @ 5:30pm Irricana Community Hall - 300, 1st Street An opportunity for families and neighbours alike to come together for the holiday season and enjoy a turkey dinner catered by Crystal Martens from Mammas Own Catering. This is a FREE event however, donations to the food bank will be graciously accepted. Special Guest Appearance: Santa Claus Whats on the menu: Turkey dinner, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, dessert and more!  

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Large Garbage Pickup – November 4th

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

LARGE GARBAGE COLLECTION  Saturday November 4th You will be able to place a maximum of 5 (FIVE) garbage bags on your curbside or your regular garbage pickup location. Please have the bags placed outside by 7:00am. The Town Office will be open for extended hours from 4-7pm on Tuesday and Thursday starting tonight (Oct. 24th) and continuing next week to provide large heavy duty garbage bags for you if needed. All bags are limited to 50lbs each. Only 5 bags will be collected, any additional bags will be left onsite. If you  are unable to make it on one of these days please contact the Town Office and we can arrange something further (403)935-4672. In addition to curbside waste pickup: Starting at 10:00am the collection center will be open. 3 (THREE) bins will be dropped off and monitored at the Irricana community hall at 300 1st Street. Bins at the hall will include: Metal Waste such as: fridges, stoves, lawnmowers, Snowblowers and any other metal items (residents will be required to roll these items in to the bins as the doors will be left open to allow this) Construction Waste such as: tiles, wood, boards, furniture, bed frames. Paint WILL NOT be accepted (residents will be required to place these items in bines themselves for safety purposes) Tires (without rims)   Alberta Mental Health Connection will be hosting a bottle collection/drop off at the Community Hall as well starting at 10am For further information please contact the Town at 403-935-4672. If you are looking for clarification on specific items we will do our best to get the answer for you and appreciate your patience ahead of time.  

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September 2017

Election – Candidate Bios

By |September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Jim Bryson Jim comes from Ontario where he spent many years on his grandparent’s dairy farm. Upon graduating high school he served an apprenticeship to become a construction and maintenance electrician, eventually working through the ranks to become an electrical superintendent on various projects. In 2004 he accepted a position in Alberta with a large international engineering and development firm as an electrical estimator. In the following 12 years he had become a multi discipline estimating lead and a project progress coordinator working in northern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary. Jim retired in Sept. of 2016.   Jim has been married to his wife Jan for 36 years and their children are all grown with families of their own. Since retiring Jim likes wood and metal working, acrylic painting, riding motorcycle and playing the guitar.   He and Jan were decided to move to Irricana in 2007 for its small town charm and close proximity to Calgary for work shopping and the airport.   Ted Coffey Ted Coffey has been a resident of Irricana for 20 years. Ted worked in the oilpatch as a drilling consultant, and worked on road construction during the frequent oilpatch crashes  Ted and his wife Debbie operate a BC Fruit stand during the summer months.   Debbie Day Married- 38 years Husband- Bob Day No children 2 Dogs Worked in Insurance for approximately 30 years   Nathanial Fleming My name is Nathanial Fleming and I am a 31 year old Irricana homeowner and resident who hopes to serve the community though counsel work. I graduated from George Brown college with honors and I have been a professional in the IT industry for over a decade.  My work in the technology field takes me around the province visiting many towns and cities but am happy to return [...]

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Official Nomination Day Results

By |September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Official Nomination Day Results   The following is a list of candidates for the upcoming election on Monday October 16th, 2017 for the (5) five council positions:   Jim Bryson Ted Coffey Debbie Day Nathanial Fleming Frank Friesen Mavis Hallman Kim P. Schmaltz Tracy Shields Gregory Simpson   Good luck to all of the candidates

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August 2017

By |August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As a small token of our appreciation for your patience this summer and because of the unfortunate collapse of our splash park there will be a supervised inflatable waterslide/park at Founders Park tomorrow Friday Aug. 24th from 12-4pm (weather permitting). are required upon arrival. We will have this up and running at various times until the end of the summer season and will update all social media, website, and electronic sign with those times - feel free to send suggested time frames to

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NE Industrial Area Structure Plan & Land Use Bylaw

By |August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

If you were unable to attend our Open House on August 22nd, please take some time to review the documents below which outlines both the NE Development Area Structure Plan and the Land Use Bylaw. For additional questions or concerns please contact the Town Office. Irricana Land Use Bylaw Open House Boards Aug 22 Irricana NE ASP Open House Boards Aug 22 Thank you

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NEW Splash Park Proposals

By |August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Irricana Town Office is empathetic when it comes to the disappointment you have faced regarding the Splash Park. We were excited when we had the proper equipment to get it back up and running this year. Unfortunately to our demise, we had a pipe burst underground that ruined that excitement, upon meeting with contractors we were given the bad news and repairs will cost us thousands of dollars and will result in the closure of the splash park for yet another summer. At this stage we are contemplating whether or not the cost to repair the underground damage is worth it or whether it would be more beneficial to start fresh with a new and improved look. Please take a look at the three options we have been given to revitalize/renovate the splash park and provide us with feedback by filling out our Irricana Splash Park Survey and send it back to or drop it off at the Town Office. This project will be funded through The Municipal Sustainability Initiative and the The Aviva Community Fund. We would also like your feedback on the 3 possible locations for the splashpark: 1. Irricana Lions Park on 1st Ave.  2. Founders Park Campground  3. Leave it at the current location Here is a comparison chart that shows water usage, timelines and costs for each proposal: Proposals and Price Comparison for New Splash Pad Proposal #1: Irricana Splashpad #1 - 2017 08 02             Proposal #2: Irricana Splashpad #2 - 2017 08 02-r             Proposal #3: Playworks - IrricanaSplashParkAB_Mar0617 click on the following link:  Proposal - Irricana Phase 2 - 18Jul2017 for a cost breakdown for proposal #3 with flow through system. THANK YOU IRRICANA FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND FEEDBACK - IT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED

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July 2017

15th Annual Women’s Conference

By |July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Hang on to your pantyhose, Irricana! The BEST Is Yet To Come! Yes! Dr. Shirley Best, the hilarious Stress Management Expert and Certified Credit Card Utilization Consultant. Dare to be There! Warning: Due to excessive laughter inducing content, incontinence supplies may be necessary for some viewers. Join the Community Services Board for a day filled with inspiration, fun and knowledge. Irricana's 15th Annual Women's Conference will be a day to remember and opportunity to feel empwered, meet new people and learn new things about yourself. This years theme is be'YOU'tiful because we believe that beauty begins the moment you start to be yourself. This year you will have the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions (6 options) and two group sessions. Food & beverage is included in the price as well as all activities. Tickets are $35.00 and Vendor tickets are $45.00 which gives you an opportunity to set up a booth as well as participate in the days activites. These can be purchased online BY CLICKING HERE or at the Town Office. Flyers can be picked up at the Town Office, Post Office or Shabby Little Vintage Shop You do not want to miss out on our Award Winning Keynote Speaker Zandra Bell as well as the opportunity to listen to one of our many talented breakout speakers:   Option #1 - Lil Lezarre: The talented and intuitive, LilLezarre, is your “Uplift Expert”. A certified meditation instructorand Reiki practitioner, Lil’s aptitude in the healing arts is a perfectcomplement to the solid foundation of practical training and experience thatshe brings to her role as a Living Through Divorce “L.T.D.” Transition Guide,working with individuals undergoing the emotional challenges of marital dissolution,helping them to survive, and eventually thrive. Of course, nothing is more inspiringthan flattering, well-fitting undergarments! Again, Lil reigns supreme as the“queen of comfort” in [...]

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June 2017

Fall Fair Announcement – Sept 30th

By |June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Saturday September 30th - Irricana Fall Fair - Main Street, Recreation Centre & Community Hall The Fall Fair Committee is excited to announce plans for this years 1st Annual Fall Fair which will be held on Culture Day September 30th. We are planning a great weekend for all and look forward to celebrating our Rural Town's culture & pride. Here is a tentative list of activities along with the registration forms for the Parade along with a list of current floats, Exhibitor book and rules for the Horticultural & Craft Show. FALL FAIR PARADE ENTRY FORM Current Floats Registered: Fortis Alberta, 4H Beef & Multi Club, Pioneer Acres (trucks, tractors, oxen), Shabby Little Vintage Shop & Ancora Design, Fire Department, RCMP, Community Links, Airdrie Scots and Bagpipers and hopefully more to come! Click below for the parade route and activity locations: Parade and Location Map HARVEST SUPPER presented by Irricana United Church Adults $16, Children 5-12 $8, under 5s free, family of 2 adults and their children $40 Offering harvest meals to go for the field crews Pork supper, vegetables, salads, homemade pies and desserts HORTICULTURAL & CRAFT SHOW presented by the Irricana Agricultural Society and the Irricana & District Horticultural & Craft Show Committee Held at the Irricana Recreation Complex - 3rd St. and 2nd Ave. This show is the climax of the gardening year and affords growers an opportunity to display the fruits of their labour and to compare the results of their endeavours with those of other gardening enthusiasts. For many, the honour of placing well in a competition is reward enough. The awards however, are often small compensation for time and effort expended in displaying products and produce. This horticultural and craft show will be a one day event, where the exhibits are staged, judged and [...]

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Membership Fees

By |June 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Irricana Recreation Centre Fees The Rec Centre is back up and running for the 2017 Summer Season with new equipment! We are excited to have this open to the public over the summer with a new membership process in place. All purchases can be made at the Town Office or at the Rec Centre. Please note entry will be denied if you refuse to pay drop in rates or provide proof of membership. The following documents must be signed before utilizing the space, please bring them with you upon purchase of your membership or at your first drop in session. 1.) Medical Consent Form   2.) Recreation Program Registration Form Drop in rate $5.00 – single     $15.00 – family 5-Visit Punch Card $10.00 Summer Membership Youth - $15.00 (up to 17 years) Senior - $15.00 Adult - $25.00 Family – $50.00

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