News & Updates
Public Notice - Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom advisory issued for Lac Ste. Anne
Gas Line Infrastructure Replacement Project Update
SANG Co-op will be commencing a gas line infrastructure replacement project in Yellowstone this year. Due to the wet weather, the project has been delayed and is now scheduled to start June 22, 2020. Residents will be notified one week before construction commences by phone and/or door tag if your service is going to be directly affected. If residents have any questions or concerns, please contact SANG directly at 780-967-2246 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rural Crime Watch
Recently, the quick response of a resident from a nearby community who reported suspicious activity to the RCMP led to the apprehension of the responsible individuals. A reminder to all residents that we are the eyes and ears of our communities. If you see suspicious activity, report it immediately to the RCMP or visit the website below and download the Alberta Rural Crime Watch app and report any crime or suspicious activity as it happens.
Alberta Rural Crime Watch Website
Emergency - Police/Fire/Ambulance: 9-1-1
RCMP - Non-Emergency Line Stony Plain Detachment: 1-825-220-7267
Accepting FCSS Grant Applications
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is:
“FCSS is a unique 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Metis settlements. Provincially, the FCSS Program receives its mandate from the FCSS Act and Regulation. The Act describes what the Province and municipality/Metis Settlement can do to provide preventive social services. The Regulation describes how services may be provided … Under FCSS, communities design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities …”
Keep Your Home/Cabin Secure Over the Winter Months.
A reminder to secure your belongings when you are away from your residence. If you see any suspicious activity, please be sure to report it to the Stony Plain RCMP at 780-968-7200 or Dial 9-1-1.
Reminder When Walking Dogs
A reminder to pick up after your dogs and keep them on a leash when walking throughout the Summer Village - these rules are in place for the enjoyment and safety of everyone in the Summer Village - thank you for your co-operation! Know the rules - Click here to view a copy of the Dog & Cat Control Bylaw.
Summer Village Information
Council Meetings are located at the Summer Village Shop on Morin Drive (between 4th & 5th Street).
Given the current situation regarding COVID-19, Council meetings will be held via teleconference. If members of the general public are interested in participating, please call the office at 587-873-5765 so we can work on alternate arrangements.
The Next Council Meeting has been scheduled as follows:
-Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. - AGENDA
Municipal Development Plan Project
The Summer Village of Yellowstone is currently part of a 3-component project along with 7 other municipalities. One component is to adopt a Municipal Development Plan (MDP) which will be a mandatory requirement for all municipalities under the Modernized Municipal Government Act. The Municipal Development Plan is a primary document that guides the future development and growth of the whole community. The MDP sets the vision on how to accommodate this growth responsibly and serves as an important decision-making tool for Council, administration and all stakeholders. As a statutory plan required by the Alberta Municipal Government Act, the MDP provides direction for Council, administration, developers and builders, property-owners, residents & adjacent municipalities.
An MDP will address several items, including:
-future land use
A Public Open House was held on September 4, 2019 with respect to the Draft Municipal Development Plan for the Summer Village of Yellowstone.
Assessment and Tax Notices
2020 Tax & Assessment Notices will be mailed on May 15th.
2020 Tax & Assessment Notice Mailing Certification
This is certification under Sections 310(4) & 336(1) of the Municipal Government Act that 2020 Combined Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed to all property owners in the Summer Village of Yellowstone on May 15, 2020.
Wendy Wildman, Chief Administrative Officer
Property Owners/Potential Purchasers, Important Information about Properties within the Summer Village of Yellowstone
Below are two restrictive covenants that have been registered on the title of properties within the Summer Village. These covenants were registered when the subdivision itself was registered. If you are a property owner and unaware of this covenant, please refer to the Alberta Land Titles and below. If you are looking to purchase in Yellowstone, please inquire with the real estate agent or go to a registries and follow-up with a land titles search.
Fire Ban Information
When a Fire Ban is Not in Effect:
Please be advised that 'open' fires are NOT allowed. Only fires within fire pits are permissible.
Please continue to ensure you take care and caution when having a fire and be sure your fire is completely out when unattended.
The Summer Village will post 'Fire Ban in Effect' signs when there is a full fire ban in effect. This means no open fires and no fireworks. The Summer Village will be under a total fire ban when there is a Provincial Fire Ban in place.
For all other Provincial Fire Ban Information please visit the following website: www.albertafirebans.ca
The Summer Village of Yellowstone is a member of the following commissions:
-Highway 43 East Waste
-North 43 Lagoon (see North 43 Lagoon - for updated information)
-West Inter Lake District Regional Water Services
(Click here for Updated Info)
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS & VISITORS
Re: Public Health and COVID-19
Effective March 17, 2020, the Summer Village Main Office located in Onoway will be closed to the general public until further notice.
We can be contacted via email and telephone at this time.
For more Summer Village Information - Visit our COVID-19 page.
The Summer Village of Yellowstone was incorporated on January 1st, 1965 and spans a land area of 25 Hectares. The Summer Village is located on the shores of Lac Ste. Anne. The 2016 Population is 137 according to the census conducted in 2016. Yellowstone has a 3-member Council whose term currently runs until 2021.
THERE IS CURRENTLY NO FIRE BAN IN EFFECT
Summer Village of Yellowstone
Alberta Beach AB
Onoway AB T0E 1V0
P:587-873-5765 F:780-967-0431 email@example.com