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Town of High Prairie Big Lakes County, committee appointments

Listed below are the recent committee appointments for the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County councillors. Appointments are subject to change without notice. Brian Panasiuk, Mayor, Town of High Prairie * Disaster Services Committee * HP & District…

Richard Froese South Peace News Plans to meet with the new Town of High Prairie council will be discussed at the next meeting of the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 1. “We will be talking about…

Richard Froese South Peace News Members of the new Big Lakes County council will each get paid the same honourarium as the outgoing council. At its regular meeting Oct. 11, the last before the municipal elections Oct. 16, council approved…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Every vote counts. No one knows that better than the voters in the Big Lakes County ward of Enilda – Big Meadow. Donald Bissell defeated incumbent Ron Matula 68-66 in the Oct. 16 election but…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie voters have clearly decided on a new direction as challenger Brian Panasiuk easily defeated incumbent mayor Linda Cox in the Oct. 18 municipal election. Panasiuk polled 63.9 per cent of the votes in…

Richard Froese South Peace News Credit limits for credit cards for Big Lakes County reeve and staff have been updated and increased for some senior staff. At its regular meeting Oct. 11, council approved the changes proposed and recommended by…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County council members are now receiving a recognition payment for completing a term in office, rather than a one-time severance. At its regular meeting Oct. 11, council approved changes to the policy and…
County plants new trees to celebrate Canada’s 150

Richard Froese South Peace News Several new trees planted by Big Lakes County to celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada were showcased in a ceremony Sept. 15. Funding was granted to the county from Tree Canada in the Tree to…

Richard Froese South Peace News A workshop on climate change will be presented to the new council of Big Lakes County and other stakeholders in two months. At its regular meeting Sept. 25, council set the date of Dec. 11…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Years ago, High Prairie town council decided to include the cheque listing in its agenda in an effort to be more accountable and transparent to the public. Sept. 26, council voted unanimously to remove the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Town of High Prairie is proclaiming Oct. 6 as West Fraser Day in recognition of the company’s contributions to the community. While council was unanimous in its support for the proclamation, a long debate…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox is facing a challenge from current Councillor Brian Panasiuk in the race for the mayor’s chair in the Oct. 16 municipal election. Meanwhile, the other five councillors are…