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May 24 / 2016

Peace officers issue fewer charges this May long weekend

Leduc County peace officers were busy patrolling area roadways and recreational areas over the Victoria Day long weekend. Over the four-day period from May 20 to 23, Leduc County peace officers traveled 5,995 kilometres and issued a total of 81 charges and 41 warnings for violations such as speeding, seat belt infractions and liquor violations. “We are pleased to see…

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…