Incredible Edibles: Since 2013, staff from our Public Works department have been planting "incredible edibles" in various locations around town. Produce has been growing and you can now enjoy lettuce, chard and kale planted around town hall; potatoes planted at the base of the East entrance sign and herbs in the pots along 100 Avenue.
Highway 642 (100 Avenue) Crosswalk Painting: We have been informed that crosswalk painting work on Hwy 642 (100 Avenue) is tentatively scheduled to start next week (July 17-21); however, is subject to change based on operational requirements from Alberta Transportation.
Best Garden Competition: Nominations are open for the 10th Annual Best Garden Competition taking place Wednesday, July 26, 2017! Nominate your neighbours garden, or your own by July 21. To nominate, for contest rules and regulations or for more information, click here.
Waste Collection Services: All of the new GFL waste containers have been delivered to all areas of Morinville. There are a few homes where bins were not out and GFL has those addresses and will be coming around until all have the new containers. If your green waste container has not been switched to a grey one after June 14, please call Public Works at 780.939.2590.
Sports Field Hotline: Call the Sports Field Hotline at 780.939.6635 for soccer, slow-pitch and minor baseball field updates. The hotline is updated as needed. For bookings & inquiries, please contact Community Services at 780.939.7839.
LED Street Lights: Fortis Alberta has received approval to proceed with LED Streetlight Conversions in Morinville. Approximately 855 lights will be converted from HPS to LED technology and construction was expected to begin June 14. Installation completion should be done by June 23. More details here.
At the March 28 Council Meeting, significant decisions were made regarding the Morinville Regional Recreation Complex. Stantec also presented a number of slides, including a conceptual rendering of the external of the facility. Find more information, including the four motions passed as well as the complete presentation on the Morinville Regional Recreation Complex page.
2017 Toilet Rebate Program: Morinville is offering a rebate to residents, rental properties and business owners to encourage the replacement of old and inefficient toilets with low-flush or dual-flush toilets to reduce water consumption. The program is retroactive to January 1, 2017. Access complete details including program requirements and application form.
Where Does It Go? Not sure where certain items (waste, organics, etc.) go? Check out the "Where Does It Go?" waste wizard and Going Green Challenge "Game" by clicking here.
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