Town of Blackfalds Municipal Census
May 1 - June 30, 2015
Residents will once again be asked to complete a Municipal Census - ONLINE beginning May 1st and AT YOUR DOOR with an Enumerator starting June 1st. Enumerators will begin PIN delivery, door to door in April. The PIN is specific to each address and required to enter the census website. Census data is used to determine the population, assist in the future of our community, and for calculating grants. It only takes a few minutes to complete the questionnaire and your cooperation is appreciated to collect this valuable community information. If you have questions regarding the Census, please call 403.885.4677.
Spring street sweeping has begun. Roadways to be swept will have no parking signage posted - please make plans for off-street parking accordingly. Weather depending, this is this week's schedule:
Monday, April 27th: Crimson Court, Coachman Way, Cambridge Close, Cedar Square, & Cedar Crescent
2015 Mayor for a Day
We have launched our annual Mayor for a Day contest. All Grade 6 students residing in the Town of Blackfalds are invited to enter to represent the Town as "Mayor for a Day" during Blackfalds Days - June 12,13 & 14 2015.
The submission deadline is May 15, 2015. Forms are available HERE or at the Town Office & the Blackfalds Public Library.
We look forward to hearing from our youth on their vision for the future of our community.
Animal Control Services Program
Effective Wednesday, April 1st a new local service provider, Klassic Kennels, will begin three-year contract for the delivery of Animal Control Services for the Town of Blackfalds. Klassic Kennels / Animal Control Services is located south of Blackfalds between Highways II and 2A and has been in operation since 1982.
Highlights of the new contract include a superior 24-7 emergency service for the collection of injured animals and / or those deemed to be a threat, as well as increased awareness of and education on animal control, an adoption program for unclaimed cats and dogs, and a newly renovated and expanded kenneling facility, designed to provide excellence in both hybrid animal care and training of enforcement personnel.
Residents of Blackfalds will continue to bring forward their questions and concerns about animal enforcement issues by calling the Blackfalds Community Peace Officer / Bylaw phone number at 403.885.0020 and all issues will then be handled jointly by the Peace Officers and Klassic Kennels.
For more information on Klassic Kennels, including a map to their location, please see their website at www.klassickennels.com
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