Summer Village of Silver Sands
Alberta Beach AB
Onoway AB T0E 1V0
THERE IS CURRENTLY NO FIRE BAN
(Open Fires are Prohibited - more details)
The Summer Village of Silver Sands was incorporated on January 1st, 1969 and spans a land area of 2.35 square kilometers. The Summer Village is located on the shores of Lake Isle. The 2016 Population was 160. Silver Sands has a 3-member Council whose term currently runs until 2025.
Summer Village Information
Regular Council Meetings are generally held at the Fallis Hall located on Highway 16 & Range Road 52 (unless another location is scheduled).
With the current provincial restrictions in place, Council Meetings will be held virtually via zoom until further notice.
Next Regular Council meeting - Friday, February 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting Agenda - Agenda will be posted closer to the date of the next Council meeting
Meeting Zoom Link - Zoom link will be posted closer to the date of the next Council meeting
or Zoom Call in at any of the following numbers:
+1 778 907 2071
+1 204 272 7920
+1 438 809 7799
+1 587 328 1099 (local)
+1 647 374 4685
+1 647 558 0588
Meeting ID: TBA
9-1-1 Important Information for Summer Village Residents
IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY FOR POLICE / FIRE / AMBULANCE.
WHEN YOU CALL 9-1-1 YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR THE CLOSEST TOWN OR CITY.
YOU MUST ADVISE THE OPERATOR THAT YOU ARE IN THE
SUMMER VILLAGE OF SILVER SANDS.
THE OPERATOR WILL THEN BE ABLE TO DIRECT YOUR CALL PROPERLY AND ACCORDINGLY.
Love Your Lake Website
This website has tips on how to maintain a shoreline buffer, how to prevent erosion, know which docks are the most environmentally friendly or something else that’s impacting your shoreline and lake. More details here...
Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker From Entering Alberta
If you are bringing a boat and equipment into Alberta from another province or state, make sure to: Clean, Drain, Dry
If you are using your boat in a number of different waterbodies, be sure to clean, drain and dry your boat and equipment after you leave each waterbody. This is especially important if you boat outside of the province.
For more information or to report something suspicious on your boat or equipment:
Call Toll Free: 1 855 336-2628 (BOAT) Link to Aquatic Invasive Species Website (click here)
News & Updates
Clearing, Removal and Storage of Snow Debris
A reminder to all residents that in accordance with Bylaw 309-2020, all Snow Debris cleared on a residential lot shall remain on the subject parcel, unless being hauled outside of municipal boundaries or to designated snow storage facilities within the community as may be designated by Council from time to time.
No Owner or Occupant of any private property within the Summer Village of Silver Sands shall remove Snow Debris from a private property and allow it to be stored or transferred:
a) On to or push across any Highway, Roadway, Laneway or other municipal or provincial vehicular or pedestrian traffic route;
b) On to any Public Lands, and particularly any road right-of-way, ditch, drainage swale, culvert channel, sidewalk or drainage egress within the municipality;
c) On to any other private property within the municipality, whether owned by the same property owner as the originating lot or otherwise, without the expressed approval of Council and whereby such approval may be conditional on any protections or provisions deemed reasonable by the Chief Administrative Officer.
For the purposes of this section, where it is apparent the material originated from the land, the person owning or occupying the land shall be responsible.
Did you know that you can sign up with FortisAlberta for Power Outage Alerts? Power outage alerts will inform you:
-When the power goes out,
-Why the power is out,
-If there is updated restoration information,
-When the power is back on.
Onoway Regional Medical Clinic Welcomes New Physician
Read article here... September 17, 2021
Dock & Mooring Structures - Provincial Requirements
There are now mooring disturbance standards in place for placing docks and mooring structures in the lake! Visit the Docks - A User Guide page for more information.
Rural Crime Watch
Recently, the quick response of a resident in the Summer Village who reported suspicious activity to the RCMP led to the apprehension of the responsible individuals. A reminder to all residents that we are the eyes and ears of our communities. If you see suspicious activity, report it immediately to the RCMP or visit the website below and download the Alberta Rural Crime Watch app and report any crime or suspicious activity as it happens.
Emergency - Police/Fire/Ambulance: 9-1-1
RCMP - Non-Emergency Line
Evansburg Detachment: 780-727-4446
Accepting FCSS Grant Applications
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is:
“FCSS is a unique 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Metis settlements. Provincially, the FCSS Program receives its mandate from the FCSS Act and Regulation. The Act describes what the Province and municipality/Metis Settlement can do to provide preventive social services. The Regulation describes how services may be provided … Under FCSS, communities design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities …”
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