Prince Albert, Sk
City Manager Jim Toye would like to congratulate Kris Olsen on his appointment as Fire Chief for the City of Prince Albert effective October 7, 2019.
Prince Albert, Sk. – The City of Prince Albert is holding its third Waste Reduction Week Conference to be held Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
The Prince Albert Historical Society is launching a fundraising campaign to reconstruct two of Prince Albert’s oldest buildings: The Nisbet Church and Blockhouse. $200,000 is needed to restore the buildings which will be put up closer to their original location on the Riverbank, next to the Historical Museum.
In accordance with section 60 of the Cities Act, the City of Prince Albert is required to review its ward boundaries after every three elections. The Prince Albert Municipal Wards Commission has reviewed available population statistics and has developed an option for new ward boundaries.
Following careful consideration and consultation, the City of Prince Albert officially said good-bye to the Eaglechild totem pole, a historical artifact that stood on Prince Albert’s riverbank for 44 years. A ceremony on the riverbank was held today to share in the history of the totem pole with representatives from the City of Prince Albert, the Stonechild Family, the Okanese First Nation and the Prince Albert Historical Society.
The Prince Albert Fire Department has added a new rescue boat and trailer to its equipment fleet. The new rescue boat is custom built specifically for use on the North Saskatchewan River. It has additional haul protection, a jet drive allowing for operations in shallow water and the bow section was specifically designed with a rescue deck to facilitate rescue work.
A new piece of public art is on its way in Prince Albert’s Kinsmen Park. The City of Prince Albert is working with artist Jayde Goodon on a new mural on the West side of the Kinsmen Water Park building, just off 1st Avenue West. The mural is currently in progress and is expected to be complete by the end of the week.
The City of Prince Albert is exploring the feasibility of banning single use plastic retail checkout sales bags in Prince Albert and is seeking public input on the issue. A short, three question survey is now available at www.citypa.ca and is open to all residents in the Prince Albert shopping area.
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK