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May 24 / 2016

UPDATE: Leduc County fire ban suspended

Due to recent precipitation in the region, Leduc County has suspended its fire ban as of 8:30 a.m. on May 24, 2016. The fire ban was issued April 1, 2016, due to dry weather conditions. Although the ban has been lifted, Leduc County Fire Services urges the public to be cautious with any outdoor burning and reminds residents that conditions may change, which can quickly…

May 20 / 2016

Leduc County remains under a fire ban until further notice

UPDATE: This fire ban was suspended as of 8:30 a.m. on May 24, 2016. Despite the recent precipitation in the region, all properties in Leduc County are still under a fire ban. “We realize much-needed precipitation continues to fall; however, it is too early to determine if this precipitation is sufficient to allow open burning in Leduc County,” said Leduc County…

May 17 / 2016

Leduc County council approves 2016 budget, sets tax rates

Leduc County council approved the final 2016 budget and set the 2016 tax rates at its special council meeting this morning. Council approved an $83.4-million operating budget and $38.5-million capital budget, which represents a total tax dollar budget increase of approximately 1.37 per cent over 2015. “We were challenged to hold the line on spending and find efficiencies…

May 4 / 2016

Leduc County deploying equipment to Fort McMurray

Leduc County Fire Services is deploying its Firefighter Rehabilitation Unit to assist firefighters battling the wildfire in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. At the request of provincial authorities, the unit – accompanied by four volunteer on-call firefighters – will be deployed at 6 p.m. Wednesday and is expected to arrive in Fort McMurray at 4 a.m. Thursday.…