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Community is asked to provide input on the 2022 budget

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 04:21 PM

On January 4th Council reviewed the draft five-year financial plan that includes the draft 2022 budget. After careful consideration of the community input throughout 2021 and taking note of the priorities for municipal services expressed by citizens, Council gave first reading to support a proposed 6.62% increase, however, Council is asking the community to provide comments on the proposed increase. Feedback can be provided through Let’s Talk – Lake Country and by attending the February 8th...

Highlights of 2021 in Lake Country

Posted on Thursday, December 30, 2021 08:30 AM

Mayor Baker shares the highlights of 2021 in Lake Country 


A great deal of progress was made during 2021 in Lake Country amid the continuing social and operational challenges of leading a local government during a global pandemic that impacted construction, staffing, supply chains, community improvement initiatives and development applications. I am grateful to my fellow council members who showed tremendous compassion, ingenuity and generosity of spirit in tackling the issues that...

Council to consider property tax increase with an emphasis on road maintenance

Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2021 03:46 PM

On January 4th, 2022 Council will be considering the draft five (5) year financial plan which includes the 2022 budget. Council will consider a proposed base tax increase of 4.85% along with other budget items that require attention. Council will deliberate on the budget proposal and make the final decisions after carefully reviewing community input gathered throughout the months of January and February -- including a virtual town hall scheduled for February 8th, 2022. Everyone in the community...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - December 21, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 03:37 PM

Development Approval Procedures Amendment Bylaw:

Council referred amendments to the development approval procedures bylaw back to staff and asked that the soon to arrive Director of Planning provide recommendations on how to move forward. The amendments were presented to Council in order to expedite review and approvals of planning applications. 

Council Procedures Amendment Bylaw:

Council approved the continued use of electronic or other communication means for conducting regular, special and...

No changes to curbside waste collection during the holidays

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 04:19 PM

There will be no changes to your curbside collection schedule as this years’ statutory holidays (December 25, 26, and January 1) fall on the weekend.  Your garbage, recycling and yard waste will be picked up as usual on your regular collection day. Yard waste collection ends December 31..



Remember to put all wrapping paper (except foil wrap), flattened boxes and cartons into your recycling cart for curbside pick-up, or take to your nearest recycling depot. Keep...