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2021 Municipal General Election

Who's Running?

Current List of Candidates
Tyler Warman is running for Mayor

Frankie Giroux is running for town council.
Kim Hughes is running for town council.
Darin Busk is running for town council.
Julie Brandle is running for town council.
There are 6 available spots for town councillors


When is the Slave Lake Election?

Election Day – Monday, October 18, 2021
The Slave Lake General Municipal Election will be held in the Town of Slave Lake on Monday, October 18, 2021 in the Town Council Chambers.

How Many Spots are available in the Election?

This election will fill seven (7) seats; one for Mayor and six Councillors.


Monday, March 1, 2022

Nominations for the general election will be open from Monday, January 4, 2021, and remain open until noon on Monday, September 20, 2021. Nomination forms will be accepted during regular business hours Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

During the COVID-19 Restrictions please contact the Returning Officer at 780-849-8006 to arrange a time to drop off your nomination papers.

Nomination period January 4, 2021 to September 17, 2021

Nomination day September 20, 2021 (8:30 am to noon)

Withdrawal Period September 20-21, 2021 (noon to noon)

Advance Votes October 8, 2021 (4 pm to 8 pm)

October 9, 2021 (10 am to 2 pm)

Election Day October 18, 2021 (8 am to 8 pm)

Official Results Released October 22, 2021

Swearing In Ceremony & Organizational Meeting October 25, 2021 at 6 pm

Campaign Disclosure filing date March 1, 2022

The Mayor is the chief elected official (CEO) of Town of Slave Lake and has duties that encompass those of both a Councillor and CEO.

Number of Positions: 1

Term of Office: 4 Years

What does a Town Councillor do?

Councillors have the following duties:
a) to consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council’s attention anything that would promote the welfare or interest of the municipality;

b) to participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
c) to participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;

d) to obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the chief administrative officer or a person designated by the chief administrative officer;
e) to keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;
f) to perform any other duty or function imposed on councilors by this or any other enactment or by the council.


Council Committees

Community Futures Board

Meetings fourth Tuesday of each month at 12:30 pm in different locations.

Naming Advisory Committee

Committee’s purpose is to advise Council on the matter of naming of areas, roads, parks, and Municipal

facilities.

Meets on an as needed basis – time and place set by members.

Lesser Slave Lake Regional Housing Authority

Responsible for the operation of community housing units, private landlord rent supplement units, self-contained

seniors units and the Vanderwell Heritage Place Lodge.

Meetings held the third Wednesday of each month at 9:30am

Children’s Resource Council

Economic Development for the Tri-Council partners – Sawridge First Nations, MD Lesser Slave River and

Town of Slave Lake

Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month, during the day time.

Slave Lake Airport Commission

Oversees FireSmart education, fuel management, Legislation, Development of Guidelines, Planning, Training

and Inter-agency Cooperation

Meets on a monthly basis usually, daytime.

Wildfire Legacy Corporation

Is the management body for the operations of the Wildfire Legacy Building.

Monthly Meetings at the Legacy Centre, usually at 4:00 PM

Protective Services

Update Protective services on current issues and activities.

Meetings are held Quarterly, usually meets mid-day at different locations.

Community Education Committee

Ensures that local residents have access to education and training suitable to their needs and goals.

Meetings are monthly and are scheduled by group – usually daytime.

Tri-Council Health Sub - Committee

Advocates for solutions to health related issues and concerns, to other levels of government, health

care service deliverers, agencies and advisory bodies

Meetings scheduled by committee held bi-monthly at 5:00 PM

Tri-Council

Consists of all Council members of the Town of Slave Lake, MD of Lesser Slave River and Sawridge First Nation.

Provides direction on regional interest

Meets quarterly from 4 to 8 pm, in the Town of Slave Lake Council Chambers

Disaster Services Committee

Responsible for overseeing the Emergency Operations Plan and actions that will be initiated in the event of

an emergency

Meetings are Annual, and as set but Committee Chair.

Lesser Slave Watershed Council

Joint meeting with Towns, MD’s and Aboriginal organizations to plan projects and conduct research to

protect the quality of the watershed surrounding Lesser Slave Lake.

Council sets meeting dates - usually held 7:00 PM in Kinuso at Seniors Centre

All Council Committees

On top of the five boards selected above, All Councillors will represent the Town of Slave Lake on the following two boards:

Tri-Council

Consists of all Council members of the Town of Slave Lake, MD of Lesser Slave River and Sawridge First Nation.

Provides direction on regional interest

Meets quarterly from 4 to 8 pm, in the Town of Slave Lake Council Chambers

Disaster Services Committee

Responsible for overseeing the Emergency Operations Plan and actions that will be initiated in the event of

an emergency

Meetings are Annual, and as set but Committee Chair.

There may be other sub-committees that arise from the listed committees. Council may be asked to appoint

members for the above and/or new committees from time to time or at its annual Organizational Meeting.

Nomination forms are available from on the Town of Slave Lake website, and also on the Alberta Provincial Government website.

Rotary Club of Slave Lake and Slave Lake Child Care Society are hosting a 5KM Color Fun Run & BBQ!

This year there will be TWO separate runs, a morning run and an afternoon run due to Covid19 restrictions.

Date/Time: September 12, 2020

Run 1: 9:30am Registration- 10:30am Run Time with BBQ to follow

Run 2: 1:00pm Registration- 2:00pm Run Time with BBQ to follow

Admission: Adults (16+)= $15.00 , Kids (<16)= $5.00

50/50 tickets and pictures available after the walk/run

Cash/Credit/Debit Accepted

** All proceeds benefiting Slave Lake Child Care Society

Covid 19 Safety Measures will be implemented including 2 metre social distancing, a health questionnaire form and temperature check completed at registration.

Please wear old clothes and shoes as color powder may stain.

Ticket Prices
Adult Admission: $15 per Ticket
Kids Admission: $5 per Ticket

Sinclair Sports Field
900-4 Ave NE
Slave Lake, AB

The Town of Slave Lake is seeking an Operations Supervisor, responsible for the supervision and coordination of seasonal and full-time crews and accomplishing various skilled tasks. This job includes a variety of responsibilities, supervision, and administrative duties. This job is posted until September 9, 2020.
You can apply directly to the Town of Slave Lake Human Resources department at hr@slavelake.ca

Please join us for our monthly meeting of the Chamber Membership! This is a great opportunity to network with other Business Owners/ Managers as well as to get a pulse on what's happening within the Town of Slave Lake, Municipal District #124 and the High Prairie School Division. Meetings are held in the Slave Lake INN & Conference Center in the Medallion Room.

Meeting Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch: $18.90

Slave Lake Northern Lights Aquatic Centre (NLAC) is located at 1201 Main Street. See the schedules below for Aqua-Fit, Lane Swim, Pre-School Plunge, Family, and Public Swim times.
NLAC will no longer be taking pre-bookings for public swim, lane swim, preschool plunge, and seniors swim. The pool will be switching to a first come first serve basis for drop-in swims.

Phone: 780-849-8639.
Address: 1201 Main Street Southeast, Slave Lake, AB

Public Swimming Pool Schedule

Ladies Salsa Style is a lot of fun! You will learn latin dance steps, hips, shoulders and body movement. In this class you will also learn musicality. Learn small routines that will combine salsa steps and moves learned in class. You'll become more confident and stylish when dancing salsa, bachata, merengue or any other latin dance style.

​Instructor: Lili Normand

Class Structure
Number of lessons: 6 weekly lessons
Group Lessons 6 to 14 students.

Price
$100 per person
Payment in cash or email transfer to lilibethnormand@gmail.com

Fall 2021 group classes - Slave Lake , AB
Fridays 7:35 - 8:35pm
Starts September 24th, 2021
Location: 201-205, 2nd St. NE Slave (DKSL)

SEP 11 THERE WILL BE A FAMILY FUN DAY/ AN OPPURNUNITY TO COME AND LEARN ABOUT FAMILY HISTORY
Come and enjoy games for kids, community, and food!! Held Sep 11th at the address below there will be bouncy castles and other games for kids!!! Starting 11-2

The Slave Lake Regional Art Council is still looking for more Artists, Food Vendors and Entertainers to join us Sept 18. It should be a great day in the park!
There are a number of other events happening that day so be sure to take in the Welcome Back Fair at the MRC, Daycare/Rotary Color Fun Run, Baseball, and Soccer...another busy day in Slave Lake!!

Who: Gil Grand
What: Country Music concert where Gil Grand will perform some of Conway Twitty's biggest hits
Where: Ag-Rec Center in Smith, ALberta
When: Friday, September 3, 2021 at 8pm

Advance Tickets are $40 or buy tickets at the door for $45.

Join Slave Lake Victim Service for the 3rd annual Family Fun Shoot Fundraiser at the Slave Lake Rod and Gun club this saturday, August 21, 2021.
No PAL required
See the poster for full details and contact information.

Join the All Season Market on Main Street in Slave lake between 10 am and 3pm on August 28, 2021. They are still looking for more vendors so see the poster for contact details.

Norm Seatter posted yesterday on the Slave Lake and Area Community Info Board stating he is running for MD Council.

"After a lot of discussions, prodding and contemplation, I filed the nomination papers today for MD council. The old saying 'either put up or shut up' is true. If you feel that things can be better, then step up and try to help the process.
I'm looking forward to meeting with voters in the Slave Lake area to discuss the issues that matter to them, and to share ideas on how together we can make the entire MD and area stronger and attractive to development and diversify our economic base."
* Shared from Facebook