City of Wetaskiwin Seeks New Photo Radar Provider
The City of Wetaskiwin is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to find a new photo radar service provider in 2019.
2019 Budget Discussion Dates Finalized by Wetaskiwin City Council
Wetaskiwin City Council will be discussing the 2019 municipal budget on January 9, 10 and 11, 2019 from 8 am until 5 pm in Council Chambers at Wetaskiwin City Hall.
Wetaskiwin City Council Debating Interim Budget for 2019
An interim 2019 municipal budget will be brought forward for Wetaskiwin City Council’s consideration at their regular December 17, 2018 Council meeting.
Wetaskiwin City Council Terminates Employment of City Manager
Wetaskiwin City Council has terminated the employment of Dave Burgess, City Manager, for just cause effective November 21, 2018.
Clerical Financial Error Discovered by Wetaskiwin City Council
Wetaskiwin City Council became aware of a financial error at their regular November 13, 2018 Council meeting that may have legal implications for the municipality—though the nature and extent of which have yet to be determined.
City Re-Lists Surplus Property Due to Purchaser Not Meeting Sale Conditions
The municipally-owned surplus property located at 4910 – 55A Street in Wetaskiwin has been listed on multiple real estate websites due to the conditions of the previous sale agreement not being met.
Arbitration Concerning JEDI Agreement Nears Completion
With the arbitration process concerning the City of Wetaskiwin’s withdrawal from the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) nearing completion, City Administration is addressing the impending outcome due to some erroneous figures being recently reported.
Wetaskiwin's Crime Severity Index Ranking Has Increased
Wetaskiwin’s annual Crime Severity Index (CSI) ranking has increased due to
several high-profile violent offenses that occurred within the City over the past year.
City Determines Order of Eligibility for Local Cannabis Retail Applications
The City of Wetaskiwin has determined the order of eligibility for hopeful cannabis retailers by process of random selection.
City of Wetaskiwin Wins National Marketing Award
The City of Wetaskiwin was nationally recognized for its Imagination Tourism
marketing ad at this year’s Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, held from September 8 to 11, 2018 in Fredericton, NB.
Peace Cairn to be relocated due to sale of VIC
Wetaskiwin City Council Sets 2018 Municipal Tax Framework
Wetaskiwin City Council approved the 2018 Tax Rate Bylaw (1905-18) at their May 7th meeting.
New Special Events Policy Passed by Wetaskiwin City Council
Wetaskiwin Receives Funding, Training for Asset Management Practices
The City of Wetaskiwin has been granted $50,000 in funding from the Government of Canada to refresh the community's asset management strategy to align with current climate change goals.
Wetaskiwin's Overall Crime Rates Have Decreased According to 2016 Data
Overall crime rates in Wetaskiwin have dropped since years past, according to Macleans Magazine's 'Canada's Most Dangerous Places 2018' publication.
Edmonton Attack: Statement from Mayor Bill Elliot
City Partners with Alberta Environment to Clean Up Solvent Spill
A solvent spill occurred near the corner of 50 Avenue and 56 Street in Wetaskiwin on Saturday, August 19. The spill allowed approximately 1700 litres of solvent to be released into the storm system.
The City of Wetaskiwin Accepts Councillor's Resignation
The City of Wetaskiwin has accepted the resignation of Joe Branco from
city council, effective Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Wetaskiwin City Council Withdraws from JEDI
Wetaskiwin City Council voted to withdraw from the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) at their regular June 26, 2017 council meting.
City to Lower Flags March 12 to Commemorate End of Afghanistan Mission
At their regular February 24 Council meeting, Wetaskiwin City Council unanimously voted to fly all City flags at half-mast on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to commemorate
the end of Canada’s 12-year military mission in Afghanistan.
Wetaskiwin Council Amends Utility Bylaws
Utility Bylaw changes for 2014
Two Railway Crossings Closed Due to Accident
A serious pedestrian accident has occurred at the 50 Avenue railway crossing in Wetaskiwin.
Tour of Alberta Community Rally August 19
Introducing John Vandenbeld as Communications Coordinator
Press release introducing John Vandenbeld as the new Communications Coordinator for the City of Wetaskiwin
Wetaskiwin Co-op Sponsors Competition Pool
The Wetaskiwin Cooperative Association has purchased the naming rights to the competition pool, located within the new Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics & Fitness
Manluk Industries awarded naming rights to pool
Wetaskiwin City Council awarded the naming rights for the Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatic & Fitness Centre to Manluk Industries Inc. at their May 13 meeting.
Wetaskiwin City Council sets 2013 tax rates
Wetaskiwin City Council approved the 2013 Tax Rate Bylaw (1813-13) at their May 13 meeting, which sets the property tax rates for 2013.
City Council Approves Updated Transportation Master Plan
Wetaskiwin City Council approved the updated City of Wetaskiwin Transportation Master Plan at their regular April 22 council meeting.
Council approves budget
Wetaskiwin CIty Council approves 2013 and 2014 budgets March 11
Council Trims Budget - Feb 25 2013
City Council has trimmed more off the proposed budget in response to public feedback received.
Budget Tabled until February 19
City Administration has arranged for an additional day of public budget deliberation meetings to take place Tuesday, February 19 at 9 AM.
Unplug this Family Day
Disconnect yourself from technology this Family Day (Feb 18) and personally connect with your loved ones instead!
Residents Heard at Public Budget Open House
Wetaskiwin City Council took all of the feedback shared at the February 4 Public Budget Open House very seriously and will be voting on the proposed budget at their February 11 council meeting.
City Launches New Website
The City of Wetaskiwin is proud to announce the re-launch of its website.
Proposed Two-Year (2013/2014) Budget
The City of Wetaskiwin has released its initial figures concerning the 2013/2014 public budget.