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Town of Drumheller and CUPE Locals 135 & 4604 Ratify Agreement

‘Deputy Mayor Jay Garbutt  on behalf of council and administration  wishes to congratulate Kevin Charles on his promotion to Staff Sergeant in charge of Drumheller detachment.  The  Town of Drumheller values our working relationship with the RCMP.  The Town wishes S/Sgt Charles all the best in his new position and we are confident he will continue to work diligently overseeing quality police services to the Town and surrounding area.”

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August 16 2016

Town of Drumheller repairing and improving Highway 9 Median

The Infrastructure team at the Town of Drumheller is streetscaping two medians on Highway 9 south.  A stamped and coloured concrete design is being used which will improve the look of these medians. “As the first entry to Drumheller for many people it is important that this area is well maintained and looks good.” explained Daryl Drohomerski Director of Infrastructure. “We will also be installing planters on the median, most likely in the spring. Alberta Transportation uses these medians for snow storage so it makes sense to install a hard surface instead of grasses and plantings.”

One section requires some curb and gutter repairs and so that has been left this year and is planned for 2017.

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For more information contact:

Daryl Drohomerski

Director of Infrastructure

ddrohomerski@dinosaurvalley.com

(403) 823-1312

 

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Thrill of the E-Bill prize draw

The Town of Drumheller has been working on the issues with the online applications for e-billing and we are pleased to announce the system is now fully working.

“We thank everyone for their patience as we worked through the technical problem. If you are unsure if your application was received feel free to contact us at 403 823 1302” stated Barb Miller Director of Corporate Services.  She added “The first prize draw is Friday 29 July so we encourage people to apply for the service.”

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Thrill of the e-bill contest runs until 31 October 2016. Account holders can sign up for e-billing on the Town of Drumheller website at www.dinosaurvalley.com

Utility account holders already subscribed to email invoicing will automatically be entered into the monthly draws. Winners will be announced on social media and the website.

For more information contact:

Samantha Thomson

Corporate Services

Town of Drumheller

403 823 1302

June 21 2016

Calling all Drumheller Artists

The Heritage, Arts and Culture Steering Committee are inviting local artists to apply to the new Arts and Culture fund. People can apply for up to $1,000 for their art and culture event/activity.

“The Committee is keen to get funds into the community, which we hope will create more opportunities to enjoy arts and culture.” said Darren Goldthorpe manager of Recreation, Arts and Culture. “This is a great way to celebrate the arts and culture of Drumheller”.

Mike Todor a member of the committee stated he is extremely excited to see the applications.

The application form is available from Judy Quintin-Arvidson jarvidson@dinosaurvalley.com with a deadline of August 15 at 5pm. The committee will meet shortly after the deadline to decide which projects will receive the funding.

Currently the fund stands at $5,000. If there are any individuals out in the community who would like to donate money to the fund to increase the number of projects which can be supported. The Town of Drumheller is able to hand out donation receipts for amounts over $20.00.

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The Heritage, Arts and Culture Steering committee is made up of elected officials, members of the administration team at the town and volunteer members of the public.

For more information contact:

Darren Goldthorpe

Manager of Recreation, Arts and Culture

Badlands Community Facility

403 823 1364

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