The Town of Redwater tidied up their Land Use Bylaw last night (September 5).
 
After a brief public hearing, Redwater Town Council got to work cleaning up the essential document.
 
"It makes [town manager Deb Hamilton's] job easier because there won't be anymore questions," explained mayor Mel Smith. "It's minimal stuff but because it's a formal document, we had to go through the process of changing it."
 
Small mistakes in wording, punctuation and grammar were fixed in the revised edition.
 
"We didn't change the bylaw at all fundamentally," added Smith.
 
The overhaul of the bylaw costed the town $2,000, but was well accounted for when the 2017 budget was put together.
 
The new document is much more clear and concise, allowing quicker research by town staff for clients and residents.

More Local News

RCMP warn of vacation rental scam

A vacation rental scam is making its way around the area.

Local resource centre desperate for mittens

A Sturgeon County resource centre is missing a main piece of winter attire.

Drivers caught going 187 km/h and 171 km/h in area

Four drivers who were charged with excessive speeding in Strathcona County recently appeared in court.

Zero per cent tax increase for Sturgeon County residents

Residents are getting a bit of a break this year.

Chamber of Commerce anticipating growth in 2019

The Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is ready for big things.

Changes for construction zone speed signs, lane closures

New highway construction zone requirements in Alberta were announced on Tuesday (Jan.15).

41-year-old arrested after MDMA, meth and GHB seized in Bon Accord

The Morinville RCMP executed multiple search warrants in Bon Accord recently.

Internationally-recognized poet taking residence in Sherwood Park

Mary Pinkoski is the Strathcona County Library’s writer in residence until April.

Council and 50 employees return to work in Strathcona County

More progress is being made in the restoration of the Strathcona County Community Centre.

Fort Sask Hospital helping families grieve with new CuddleCot

The Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital continues to improve.

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login