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Summer Village of Silver Sands
Box 8
Alberta Beach AB
T0E 0A0

Office/Courier Location:
4808-51 Street
Onoway AB  T0E 1V0
P:587-873-5765    F:780-967-0431



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The Summer Village of Silver Sands employs a full-time Public Works Supervisor year-round and 1-2 additional part-time employees during the Summer months.  If you would like to contact the Public Works department, please call 780-797-2207 and leave a message or by email at

Public Works Update
Dan Golka has given notice of his retirement from the Summer Village of Silver Sands Public Works.    Dan has been working for the Summer Village for over 5 years and his dedication to this community will be missed.    We thank Dan for his years of service and wish him and his family all the best on the go forward.    We are pleased to welcome Dustin Uhlman to our Summer Village team as our Public Works Supervisor!    Dustin will commence his employment on Monday, February 22nd, 2021, and Dan will continue with us for a short time while introducing Dustin to the community and the general and specifics of his new responsibilities.     If you have questions for our public works department you can call the shop at 780-797-2207 or email at

Employment Opportunity

The Summer Village's Public Works Department is hiring for the Summer!   The Summer Village is now accepting resumes for a temporary summer position.  This position will mostly involve working outdoors with a focus on park area maintenance & general labour under the supervision of the Public Works Supervisor.  This opportunity closes on May 25, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found.  more information here...

Year-Round Vehicle Axle Weight Restriction in Effect

Effective June 25, 2021 the Summer Village imposed a year-round 75% axle weight restriction on all roads within the Summer Village of Silver Sands.   This ban also applies to all water and sewer carriers.  Any requests for loads over the 75% axle weight restriction will be considered on an individual basis - please contact the Administration Office to make this request.

Summer Village Compost Site - Now Open!
The Summer Village Compost site is located at the Public Works Quonset site.  Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
The site currently accepts leaves, grass clippings and lake weeds.

Do you need some compost material or mulch?  

The Summer Village may have some available! 

Please contact the Summer Village's Public Works Supervisor, Dustin Uhlman, to inquire about availability or for further information 780-797-2207 or via email at

Sand/Chip Bins for Icy Walkways During the Winter Months
Sand bins are available for residents to use for icy walkways during the winter months.   These are bright yellow bins and are located throughout the Summer Village at the following locations:

-west side in front of 4 Hazel Avenue

-west side in front of 25 Willow Avenue

-east side in front of 2 Conifer Crescent

-east side of the top of the hill on Silver Sands Drive off of TWP 540

-east side in front of 17 Ash Avenue

There are also sand and gravel chips at the rear of the Quonset.   Please bring your own pail to transport and only take what you require in order for there to be enough for everyone and so that we can continue to provide this service.