The Lakedell Transfer Station dump cards for 2013/2014 are being mailed out with the Tax Notices. The Blue & White cards will expire on August 31, 2013.
It is suggested that residents put their items out the night before if possible. A crusher and truck will be brought to the Villages and all items will be picked up and crushed at the curbside of your property. Each resident can dispose of 2 large items (couches, chairs, tables, etc.) and 6 green garbage bags (50 lb maximum each). The bags can be filled with any household waste, small appliances or yard waste, etc. Any tree branches must be bundled and tied or it will not be taken if it is laying loose. Any items not bagged will not be taken as it is too time consuming and labour intensive with 6 villages taking part in this program. This is a great alternative for residents who do not have the resources to transport items for disposal. As part of our process for continuous improvement, the curb side pickup is more cost effective, less labor intensive and eliminates any toxic waste from being sent to the landfills. Ineligible waste items such as paint cans, toxic hazardous waste etc. would be identified immediately and left for the homeowner to dispose of appropriately.
Ineligible waste includes:
• Fridges, freezers or coolers that have not had all the Freon appropriately removed
• Propane tanks and bottles
• “E” waste, TV’s and computers
• Used oil
• Household Hazardous wastes
• Loose materials and debris (if bagged and tied up it will be picked up)
With the exception of loose materials, the items above are to be taken to the Toxic Round Up or to any recycling facility throughout Alberta. If you have any further questions please contact Carolyn at the Summer Villages Office at 780-586-2494.
Please click here to view the Toxic Round-up Poster for 2013
To receive a confidential - free homesite consultation from a Nature Alberta Shoreline Advisor please click on the link below.
Boat Hoists are scheduled to be put in the water starting sometime in May (weather permitting). Hoists will be put on the beach in front of the seawalls first. Once the hoists are on the beach the Public Works Foreman will start to put the hoists in the water. For safety and liability reasons residents are asked not to interfere with the Public Works Foreman while he is operating the tractor. If you have any questions or concerns residents must contact the Summer Village Office at 780-586-2494. Our Public Works Foreman will not be taking direction from residents and you will be asked to contact the office.
Council Approves Enhanced Approach to Community Policing and Security
2012 MMO Administration Winter Newsletter - POSTED ON DECEMBER 14, 2012
The Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach is currently looking for someone that would be interested in writing a history book about the Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach. If you are interested in taking on this project please contact the Summer Villages Office at 780-586-2494 or e-mail the office at firstname.lastname@example.org
If residents wish to report complaints please click here to view and download The Pigeon Lake Protective Services Complaint Form and return it to the Pigeon Lake Protective Services Office at B609 - 2nd Avenue. Please note that you must identify yourself on the complaint form otherwise the complaints will not be accepted. This is for follow-up purposes only. Anonymity will be maintained between the complaint and the alleged offender. If you require any further information regarding this form, please contact the Pigeon Lake Protective Services at 780-586-3882.
Click here to view Wastewater Bylaw # 338. Wastewater Bylaw #309 has been repealed.
This is the third year for the Himalayan Balsam Eradication Project. The goal of this project is to eradicate this prohibited noxious weed from the watershed of Pigeon Lake. Support has been received from the Alberta government, many municipalities and a grant received from the Wal-Mart Evergreen Foundation. Volunteers and hired staff will be patrolling the entire perimeter of Pigeon Lake to pick this weed. The protocol being followed is “Pick, Break and Drop”. This method has been proven to be effective and will ensure that the weed is not transported to other parts of the watershed due to improper handling as has occurred at many locations around the lake. The plant quickly disappears after it dries without leaving plant debris. Under the Weed Control Act, all municipalities are required to have a Weed Inspector who is entitled by legislation to enter private property for the purpose of weed control. While most of the Himalayan Balsam infestation has occurred on the shoreline, which is Crown land, some has entered the foreshore. The plant has provincial designation of a “prohibited noxious weed” which mandates its removal. All lake residents are encouraged to support those who are patrolling the shoreline and also to assist in this project by picking this plant and other noxious weeds. The Himalayan Balsam plant is easily identified by its pink, orchid like flowers and purple, hollow stem. Please report any areas of infestation to the Summer Village Office, especially those not on the shoreline.
To volunteer or for more information, e-mail Don Davidson at email@example.com
Alberta has banned the sale of lawn-care products that combine herbicide and fertilizer. The ban was effective on Jan. 1, 2010