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A Community On The Move

 

RESIDENTS OF RIMBEY

Rimbey is expecting evacuees from Fort McMurray.  Some families will be staying at the Lions Nesting Place RV Park, others will need accommodations.

If you have an extra room and you are able to assist these families, please call the Town of Rimbey office at 403.843.2113 or Mayor Pankiw at 403.783.9878.

URGENT REQUEST FOR DONATIONS

Please be advised there are four trailers for the collection of donations located inside the Peter Lougheed Community Centre Arena.  These trailers will be there from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily from Thursday, May 5, 2016 through Sunday, May 8, 2016.  Please come in through the back of the arena (zamboni door entrance)

Donations Needed

NEW TOILETRIES:  deodorant, soap, shampoo/conditioner/feminine hygiene, razors, oral care, hair brushes, elastics

NEW: socks, underwear, basic tops, basic bottoms, shoes ALL AGES, ALL SIZES, BOTH SEXES

New: pillows & blankets

Bags and boxes for packing

Hangers

Water

Monetary Donations: Cash, Cheques (made payable to Edmonton Emergency Relief, tax receipt mailed to you).

We may be housing evacuees.  If you have a trailer you would be willing to let evacuees stay in, please text Mayor Rick Pankiw at 403.783.9878 to make arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Town of Rimbey

Fire Ban Re-instated

 

Effective immediately Ponoka County, including the Town of Rimbey and Summer Village of Parkland Beach have instituted a Full Fire Ban due to the lack of moisture, on-going extreme fire hazard and forecasted warm windy conditions.  No new open fire permits will be issued and existing permits are hereby suspended.

 

The County-wide fire ban includes anything that produces an open flame such as burning barrels, backyard fire pits/rings, fireworks, etc.  However, at present, the ban does not apply to gas fuelled equipment such as a propane barbecue. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

 

We thank you for your cooperation in helping to keep our municipality safe!

 

For more information contact:

Dennis Jones

Ponoka County Regional Fire Chief

(403) 783-3333

 

May 2, 2016

 

 

 

Water Restriction

Notice

The Town will provide proper and responsible conservation of its most important resource by implementing the following water restrictions as authorized in Sections 2.10 and 2.11 of Bylaw 776/05.

 

The watering of lawns and gardens will be restricted on a continuing basis:

 

1.1       Occupants or owners of even numbered addresses will be permitted to water on calendar days of the months ending in even numbers;

 

1.2       Occupants or owners of odd numbered addresses will be permitted to water on calendar days of the months ending in odd numbers.

 

1.3       In the case of a water shortage caused by weather conditions, mechanical reasons or otherwise, the Town Manager has the authority to set limitations on rationing of water.  If, in the opinion of the Town Manager and/or Town Foreman, during such water shortages, any user is abusing his water privileges, the Town Manager may authorize services to said premises to be temporarily suspended.  The period of suspension shall be determined by the Town Manager, or in the absence of the Town Manager, the Town Foreman.

 

 

We thank you for your cooperation!

 

For more information contact:

Donna Tona

Interim Chief Administrative Officer

(403) 843.2113

April 11, 2016

 

 


Rimbey is the centre of a thriving mixed farming and oil and gas region, and is the gateway to some excellent recreational facilities. Rimbey is centrally located amongst many lakes and rivers, and close to the foothills.  Rimbey is the ideal area for fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, hiking, boating with close proximity to Sylvan Lake, Gull Lake and Pigeon Lake.  An abundant array of wildlife offers endless hours of enjoyment for photographers and nature-lovers.

Rimbey offers a lifestyle that is the envy of many communities. The town has a very sound economy and is blessed with having most services within the community. As you walk the streets of Rimbey, you will always be greeted by a hello and a smile from those you pass by. 

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