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MAGRATH SCHOOL MODERNIZATION PROJECT HISTORY

In 2014 the Town of Magrath was approached by Alberta Education as part of a project introduction and broadly-based fact-finding activity. This was centred around the proposed modernization of the Magrath school complex and was held at the Magrath Seniors Centre. There were concerns expressed about the need to accommodate students in off-site facilities during the modernization process. This included the opportunity for the Town of Magrath to collaborate with Westwind School Division to leverage this major project in the best interests of the community. Many possibilities were discussed, including the opportunity to accommodate dual credit and post-secondary activities through a Career and Technology Studies (CTS) program. In order to  gauge public opinion in this area, our Mayor and Council and interested community residents organized a series of visioning sessions in the spring and summer of 2015 to look at alternative recreational, cultural arts, and shared service and program opportunities for the Town. This included a public meeting involving the entire community held at the Tom Karren gymnasium. After intensive study, these visioning session participants concluded that the following initiatives should be undertaken in the best interests of the Town: 

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Power Poles

To the residents of Magrath,

Concerning the power pole replacement and new installation of poles, Axia has a contract with Fortis to upgrade the poles to accommodate Axia’s Fibre Optic Lines. There is NO cost to residents of Magrath.

If you have any concerns about Pole Placement please contact the Town and we will forward your concerns to our contacts at Fortis.

The Sustainable Agriculture Education Partnership (SAEP)

The Sustainable Agriculture Education Partnership (SAEP) presents a great opportunity for our community together with Westwind School Division to play a leadership role in agriculture and economic diversification-oriented education and programming in our province. Curricula initiatives are underway and the SAEP board is collaborating closely with post-secondary institutions as well as leading corporations to achieve its goals. For more information, please contact the Town office or follow the links below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/otnc2ztdch3y4dy/REVISED%20EXEC%20SUMMARY%2016.pdf?dl=0

 

Saturday March 4th is our last public skate!

Come skate from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. A special thank you to our Sponsors: Edwards & Edwards, Leisel's Buns and More, Schneyder Harvesting and Summit Electrical! Also we would like to thank Ririe Pit Run and Gravel, Schneyder Farms, Jenex Contracting, Huckvale LLP, Sunshine Seeds, Home Hardware and the Blue Goose for sponsoring a dressing room and decking them out.

Telmatik Emergency Notification System - test call out

Telmatik Emergency Notification System

Test Call Out Scheduled

We have set March 15, 2017 @ 4 pm to perform a system test call.

If you do not receive this call please contact the office to have your number added to our system.

This system will be used for minor emergencies, emergencies and important notices such as irrigation issues, boil water advisories, water line breaks etc. 

Meet and Greet

Grant Hunter MLA meet and greet Thursday February 2nd from 6 -7 pm at the Seniors Centre.