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Public Notices for 2013

Water License Transfer of Allocation - Sheep River Water Act Notice of Application (38 KB) Adobe
Town of Okotoks Cemetery Annual Clean Up Notice
In order to maintain the appearance of our cemetery and ensure the safety of visitors and employees, Open Spaces Staff will begin Cemetery Spring Clean-Up on May 9, 2013.   This clean up includes: litter control, seeding and leveling of interment sites, and removing all non-approved memorabilia throughout the cemeteries that do not meet the requirements of the Cemetery By-law 26-84.
This bylaw states:

18. No person shall: (e) place or deposit any glass encased wreath or any stand, holder, vase, receptacle, jar, bottle, or pot made of glass on any lot;

  • We ask that family members clear the area around your family burial plot(s) prior to May 6 to facilitate ongoing maintenance this season.
  • Collected items, other than perishable or deteriorated items, will be stored if not claimed until June 9, 2013.
Thank you for your cooperation! It is greatly appreciated. For additional information regarding this event, please contact the Cemetery Administration Office at 403-938-8958.
Alberta Environmental Appeals Board
Sandstone Springs Development Corporation/Cancellation of Water Act Preliminary Certificate No. 00250484-00-00
File No. EAB 12-043
This is to advise that the Environmental Appeals Board has scheduled a Hearing for the above-noted appeal for April 10, 2013. The Hearing will be held at the Best Western Hospitality Inn, 1804 Crowchild Trail, NW Calgary, beginning at 8:15 am.
Any questions or responses are to be directed to Valerie Myrmo,Registrar of Appeals, at valerie.myrmo@gov.ab.ca or by calling 780-427-6569. 
Bylaw 12-13 A bylaw of the Town of Okotoks to amend Bylaw 11-12, the Water Tender Borrowing Bylaw, to correct inconsistencies in terminology in the bylaw.
Public Notices for 2012
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - "Notice of Public Hearing for Bylaw 11-13 and DPA 199-12, 401 Centre Avenue (Ptn of Lot 18 and Lots 19-22, Block 9, Plan 843V)

Application has been received to amend the Land Use Bylaw in order to permit a change from the current operation of a gas bar, convenience store and automotive service shop to solely operating as an automotive repair and service shop. A development permit application has also been received for changes to site layout and building elevations of the above property.

A public hearing has been scheduled for Council to consider both the Land Use Bylaw Amendment and the Development Permit Application at the date and time below:

Date: January 28, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter as Council may decide
Place: Council Chambers – 5 Elizabeth Street

Oral and written comments and suggestions are invited and shall be addressed to the point of the proposed Bylaw. Any person or group of persons, or person acting on behalf of anyone who claims to be affected by the proposed Bylaw may make representation. Submissions mailed to the Town should be typewritten and must be received at the address provided in this letter by 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2013. Eighteen (18) duplicate copies should accompany any written submissions received at the Hearing. Oral presentations may be made at the Hearing whether or not the presenter has submitted a written presentation. Oral presentations are subject to a five (5) minute time limit.

Administration's report on the above items will be available on the Friday before the hearing date. Bylaw 11-13 is currently available for viewing here

Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned at (403) 995-2759 or cgainer@okotoks.ca if you have any questions."



Public Notices 2011
Friday, November 25, 2011
Highline Electrical Constructors Ltd has been contracted by the Town Of Okotoks to perform construction and maintenance services in the area of Cimarron Boulevard and Cimarron Common.  This includes, but is not limited to, construction and maintenance of traffic signal and communication devices in the Town of Okotoks. This requires that we sawcut and remove concrete and asphalt in order to locate existing utilities, install electrical conduits and install concrete bases. Steel structures complete ith traffic control heads will then be installed on the cured concrete bases followed by electrical wiring, connections and commissioning of the traffic signals and communication equipment. Necessary reparations will also be performed.  This work requires that we, at times, restrict or reduce the driving lanes and pedestrian walkway areas. Signage will be erected warning of the impending construction. As well, cones, barricades or fencing will be erected to direct motorists and pedestrians to safe driving and walking areas and to protect the work area. If necessary, flag people will be utilized to indicate safe areas, Several mobilizations will be required to complete the various aspects of the project. Please warn children of the possible dangers.  At all times, Highline Electrical Constructors will have personnel on site to answer any questions and address any concerns that may arise. You may also contact the undersigned at the telephone numbers contained in the letterhead to express your concerns.  The construction and commissioning period for the above noted location is expected to be between November 21, 2011 and February 15, 2012.  Both the Town Of Okotoks and Highline Electrical Constructors ltd appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. All efforts will be made to minimize the disruptive impact to the community.  For More Information Contact Dan Kutzner, Engineering Projects Coordinator at 403-938-8032.
Friday, November 25, 2011
Please be advised that EPCOR Water Services will be conducting utility maintenance work within the intersection of Elizabeth St. and Northridge Dr. November 26, 2011 starting at 8:00. Traffic disruptions can be expected during the duration of the work. We appreciate your patience and understanding while the work is underway. Any inquiries can be directed to EPCOR at (403) 938-1230.
Notice to Downey Residents - Water Meter Replacement Project (17 KB) Adobe
Centre Avenue Traffic Interruptions Notice Adobe
WED, SEPT 21, 2011  
CP Rail will be doing a repair to their crossing located at the ‘S' turn just west of Town on Hwy 549. The nature of the repair requires a full closure of the crossing today from 12:00 noon to 9:00pm.
Public Notice of Residential Property Inspections (36 KB) Adobe
Notice of Centre Avenue Road Closure (261 KB) Adobe
Public Notice Traffic Signal Installation (52 KB)   Adobe
Public Notice to Electors of the Town of Okotoks Section 251-Municipal Gov't Act Bylaw 19-11 (50 KB)  Adobe
Road Closure Notice (27 KB)  Adobe
Public Notice to Electors of the Town of Okotoks Section 251-Municipal Gov't Act (484 KB) Adobe
Public Notice for Water License Transfer of Allocation - Sheep River Water Act (127 KB) Adobe
Public Notices 2009-2010
Public Announcement - Phosphorus (11 KB) Adobe
Public Notice for Water License Transfer of Allocation - Sheep River WATER ACT
Temporary Off-Leash Dog Park Access Road Closure
Due to subdivision construction, the temporary access road to the Off-Leash Dog Park will be closed starting the week of October 7th. During the closure, off- leash dog park users are asked to access the area using existing pedestrian connections from the north. Notice regarding the ultimate off-leash park access will be posted in the future. The Town of Okotoks thanks you for your patience during this time.
Recycling Depot Detour
As a result of intersection improvements at North Railway Street and 32nd Street, Recycling Depot traffic will be re-routed between October 12 and November 2, weather permitting. During this time, patrons are asked to use the detour as shown below. Access to businesses along North Railway Street between Stockton Avenue and the old 32nd Street alignment will remain open during this time. This includes the Town of Okotoks Operations Building. The Town of Okotoks thanks you for your patience during this time.
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Okotoks will NO LONGER offer so sell, by public auction, in Council Chambers, 5 Elizabeth Street, Okotoks, Alberta on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. the following lands: UNIT BLOCK PLAN 31 7810089. PUBLIC SALE OF LAND - CANCELLED
Town of Okotoks Water Act Notice of Application
McRae Street / Poplar Avenue Underground Utility Replacement
September to Mid-October Road Closure
Okotoks Water Works System Environmental and Enhancement Protection Act
Cemetery Expansion & Upgrade
The first phase of upgrades to the Okotoks Cemetery is occurring late spring/early summer 2009.
The project involves:
  • road widening
  • addition of new columbarium
  • installation of historical monument
  • enhancements to landscaping
  • development of cremation garden

Every attempt will be made to minimize impact to visitors and cemetery operations.

For more information, contact Open Spaces at 403-938-8958.