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Responsible, Accountable and Collaborative Government

December 9 2021

Alberta Municipal Affairs has measured the performance of the Summer Village of Itaska Beach and the Assistant Deputy Minister has given us a clean bill of health! 2020 Municipal Indicator Results...

Pigeon Lake "Smart" Buoy Update

December 7 2021

The data is in from the Smart Buoy monitoring Pigeon Lake.  This raw data was collected over the open water season in 2021.  In Lake Technical Committee scientists are reviewing the data, and will be able to provide interpretation over the coming months. Here is…

Maintaining and Protecting your Water Well

December 2 2021

Fresh clean water can sometimes be taken for granted.  Here in the Summer Village each property has its' own private water well.  These wells are the responsibility of the property owner.  It's important to know how to protect and maintain your well. The Alberta…

Playground Temporarily Closed

November 23 2021

The playground will be temporarily closed until further notice. We had an inspection completed, and there were a few items that need to be addressed; they are considered hazardous and playground use must be restricted until we are able to get the repairs completed.…

Zebra Mussels in Aquariums

November 12 2021

Alberta Environment wants your help to destroy zebra mussels before they reach our waterways. Please read the ALERT....

Smith Park Upgrades

November 5 2021

  In the summer of 2021, Smith Park was given a bit of a facelift by someone with close ties to the space. Angela Smith, great granddaughter of Robert and Elizabeth Smith, Founders of the Summer Village of Itaska Beach, along with her partner Mike and daughter Lily,…

Garbage Collection Changing

October 19 2021

Just a reminder. The winter garbage collection schedule begins Monday, October 25th.  After that collection weekly service ends, and the garbage will be collected every second Monday until spring....

New Bridge at Schlosser Park

September 28 2021

Thanks go out to Summer Village Council, and a special thank you to Archie Deering for organizing the purchase and installation of the new bridge at Schlosser Park.  Looking good!...

Senate & Referendum Vote

September 21 2021

Elections Alberta has announced the candidates for Senate. Please see our Elections 2021 web page for further information...

Wasp Woes

August 11 2021

Wasp and hornet populations are high this year, due to dry conditions.  The City of Calgary has an excellent article on what to do when you find a nest on your property. Alberta Health Services has advice about treating stings. Be careful out there!...

Senate & Referendum Election Proclamation

August 11 2021

Your vote matters.  October 18, 2021 at the Sundance Beach Community Centre permanent residents of the Summer Village of Itaska Beach will have the opportunity to vote in the provincial Senate and Referendum Election. Take a look at the proclamation for details and…

Councillors Acclaimed!

July 24 2021

Nominations for municipal council are officially closed.  Three nominations were accepted, and are therefore acclaimed to council: C. Anne Agnew David Alton Csilla (Sheila) Fee  The organizational meeting will be held August 25th, 2021....

Beware Pests in Firewood

July 23 2021

From the Alberta Invasive Species Council:   "With summer in full swing, transporting firewood may seem harmless when you’re out camping or enjoying the smoky flavour on a sweet s’more, but moving firewood from one location to another can inadvertently move invasive…

Fortis Pole Testing

July 22 2021

Keep an eye out for Fortis workers in the coming weeks and months.  They are performing regular maintenance by checking power poles in the area to see if any poles need replacing.  Replacement work will be done if necessary.   Fortis says it will be applying safe…

Fish Kill

July 13 2021

Pigeon Lake has had a substantial kill of white fish due to the hot weather. If you find a few fish on your beach, you can put them in with your regular trash for pick-up on Mondays.  Please contact our office if the number of fish washing up on our shores becomes…

Volunteers Needed!

July 7 2021

Summer Village / Audubon Society Work Bee    Volunteers requested, please come! Saturday, July 17 Meet 10am at Schlosser bridge   We will be: Working on the path, bench, and gate   For more information you can contact: David Alton (780) 938-9207...

Fire Ban Removed

July 5 2021

The fire ban has been lifted as of 10 am this morning.  Please continue to follow fire smart procedures whenever having a fire. For more information on FireSmart.  Check out this link....

TOTAL FIRE BAN

June 30 2021

Due to recent hot, dry temperatures and future forecasted weather conditions: Effective Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m., the Summer Village of Itaska Beach declares a TOTAL FIRE BAN within the entire Summer Village of Itaska Beach boundaries. This ban includes…

Restricted Use of Fertilizers and Herbicides

June 22 2021

The Summer Village of Itaska Beach has been proactive in promoting measures that would help protect and / or improve the health of the lake. In 2008, the Summer Village of Itaska Beach was one of the first municipalities to ban the use of fertilizers, showing leadership…

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices

June 22 2021

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices This is notification under Section 336 (1) of the Municipal Government Act that Combined Tax Notices & Property Assessments were mailed to all property owners in the Summer Village of Itaska Beach on June 22, 2021. Please note:…