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Road Closure - 9 Avenue West & 15 Street West

By Communications Department on 5/23/2017

Road Closures

What: Intersection of 9th Avenue West and 15th Street West will be closed for north and southbound traffic. 15th Street West will accommodate two-way traffic on the south side.

Where: 9th Avenue West & 15th Street

When:  Wednesday, May 24 at 7 a.m. until Friday, May 26 noon.

Why: Sanitary Trunk Main Inspection

Motorists are reminded to use caution and reduce speed.

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Weekly Garbage Collection begins June 1, 2017

By Communications Department on 5/23/2017

The Public Works Department would like to remind residents that weekly garbage collection begins June 1, 2017, as opposed to bi-weekly pick-up in the winter.  The blue recycle container will continue to be picked up bi-weekly.

Residents are advised to refer to their collection calendar for pickup dates.  Collection calendars were delivered to each household in December and are also available on the City website at www.citypa.ca, through the Public Works Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall or by calling 953-4900.

Residents should call the Public Works Department at 953-4900 if they have any questions regarding garbage, recycling or yard waste collection. 

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Road Closure - 25 Street West

By Communications Department on 5/23/2017
Road Closure – 25 Street West

What: Road Closure

Where: 25 Street West between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8 a.m. until Fri, May 26, 5 p.m. (weather permitting)

Why: Watermain Replacement
Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed, and watch for workers.
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35th Terry Fox Award Presented to Katie Enequist

By Communications on 5/15/2017

Prince Albert, Sk. - At the May 15th meeting of Prince Albert City Council, Mayor Greg Dionne presented the 35th Terry Fox Award and Citation to fourteen year old Katie Enequist. Katie has been chosen as the recipient of the Terry Fox Award for how she has faced a variety of complex and rare health challenges with positive enthusiasm. She a Grade 7 student at Osborne School who brightens the day for students and staff with her infectious smile and loving hugs. On December 21, 2016 Katie was named Chief of Police for the City of Prince Albert for the day, and brought her joyful demeanour and presence to the Police Department. She was thrilled to fill in for temporarily-demoted Chief Troy Cooper and worked on her stern looks to deal with the detatchment. Although Katie’s time is limited, she has taught many people the value and gift of life. She approaches each day as an opportunity to embrace the small pleasures in life that sometimes go unnoticed. By doing so, she teac ...

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Hydraulic Flushing of Zone 1 completed

By Communications Department on 5/15/2017
The City of Prince Albert completed the last portion of the Hydraulic Flushing Program for Zone 1 on Saturday. The work which began May 2, involved the flushing of watermains to ensure the long term maintenance and longevity of the City’s water system.
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Transportation Master Plan To Guide Next 20 Years of Traffic Improvements in Prince Albert

By Communications on 5/12/2017

Three of thirteen projects to proceed in 2017

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Prince Albert’s 2017 Budget Increase Lowest In Saskatchewan

By Communications on 5/11/2017

Prince Albert has the lowest tax increase in the Province despite deep funding cuts from the Provincial Government this year. Mayor Greg Dionne attended the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association Mayor and City Manager’s Caucus meetings in Regina Tuesday where he learned of the final tax increases for Saskatchewan cities.

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Lane Closure - Viaduct

Lane Closure - Viaduct on Monday, May 8, 2017.


Lane Closure - Viaduct

What:  Viaduct, Lane closures.  Traffic is to reduce speed and watch for workers.

Where: Central Avenue Viaduct

When:  Monday, May 8 starting 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Why: Bridge Cleaning.  This is to clear away the winters salt and grime from the concrete surfaces of the bridge.

Contact:

Wes Hicks

Manager of Capital Projects 
(306) 953-4900

Lane Closure - Viaduct

What:  Viaduct, Lane closures.  Traffic is to reduce speed and watch for workers.

Where: Central Avenue Viaduct

When:  Monday, May 8 starting 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Why: Bridge Cleaning.  This is to clear away the winters salt and grime from the concrete surfaces of the bridge.

Contact:

Wes Hicks

Manager of Capital Projects 
(306) 953-4900

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Right to life flag request on hold

After conferring with the applicants, the City of Prince Albert has deferred an application for a Right to Life flag raising in Memorial Square at City Hall. Correspondence opposing the Right to Life flag raising was heard at the Executive Committee meeting on Monday, April 3, 2017.  The correspondence was referred to the Mayor’s office for review. The Mayor’s office, along with the Director of Community Services, reviewed the objections and concluded that the flag is not consistent with any nationally or provincially approved flag, which is unique to this group. 

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The City reminds residents, staff and contractors that it belongs to the Voluntary Asbestos Registry and encourages all individuals to be aware

 Prince Albert SK ­– The City of Prince Albert belongs to the voluntary Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry.  Contained within this registry are all city facilities that have known asbestos containing materials.  The City of Prince Albert encourages all users of civic facilities to be familiar with the facilities that they enjoy including those that contain asbestos materials.  With this knowledge each person can assist us in ensuring that there is no risk created by the presence of asbestos by the activities that they are involved in within the facility, especially removing signage indicating areas containing asbestos and notifying the city if asbestos containing areas are noticed to be damaged.
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Corporate Communications
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK
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Email:  communications@citypa.com