Please be advised that the fire ban for areas within the City of Prince Albert north of the North Saskatchewan River has been lifted. This includes Little Red River Park and the Hazeldell and Nordale residential areas.
Due to dry conditions currently experienced in the area, the City of Prince Albert has implemented a fire ban in the Little Red River Park and to all residential property north of the Saskatchewan River effective immediately. Open fires will be prohibited until further notice. This also applies to fireworks within these areas. Properly maintained fuel gas appliances are still permitted.
City crews will be starting street sweeping operations on Monday, April 29th with crews starting on high traffic arterial streets. Street sweeping operations follow the same priority schedule as snow clearing with arterial streets first, collectors and bus routes second, downtown third and residential fourth. Street sweeping crews have been out already in targeted areas in the last two weeks where conditions allowed for it.
The City of Prince Albert will be hosting its annual spring auction for all used, obsolete or surplus items from City Police, the Fire Department and other City departments. Items include bicycles, vehicles, equipment and police recovered items.
Prince Albert, SK - The City of Prince Albert will once again be offering the Anti-Graffiti Paint Program. This program encourages citizens to help reduce graffiti vandalism by REPORTING IT, RECORDING IT and/or REMOVING IT.
Full operations to get underway in the next few weeks
Prince Albert, SK - Residents are reminded to prune their elm trees by March 31st, or to delay until early fall, as the provincial ban on pruning elm trees will be in effect between April 1st and August 31st. The ban ensures that elm bark beetles, which transmit Dutch Elm Disease (DED), are not attracted to the pruning cuts when these beetles are most active.
The City of Prince Albert would like to advise residents that there are new options when it comes to how you track your weekly garbage and recycle pick-up schedule. The City is working with Recycle Coach, a popular online application that allows residents to:
The City of Prince Albert would like residents to be aware that a section of the Rotary Trail, at the base of 6th Avenue West, just off River Street, will be closed until further notice. An underground storm water pipe has collapsed creating a 10 foot wide sinkhole that poses a danger to the public. The affected area is being barricaded off and a detour will be in place.
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK