News

Understanding the Value of the Itaska Audubon

September 21 2022

Providing space for nature to flourish is one of the important aims of the Itaska Audubon Society.  Recently an overview of the ecological services provided by the Itaska Audubon Natural Area has outlined the many benefits of the space. You can read the report by…

PLWA Latest News

September 20 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has had a busy summer and wishes to share the latest news of its' activities.  Take a look at this link to see what the Association is doing and what you can do to help protect the lake....

Pigeon Lake Shoreline Cleanup

September 15 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is encouraging participation in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.  To find out how to get involved check out the information on their website.  ...

Blue Green Algae Health Advisory

September 13 2022

Alberta Health Services has issued a health advisory for Pigeon Lake. For further details, please check this news release.  ...

Tree Planting and Beach Road Naturalization

September 12 2022

Beach Road Naturalization project Council continues to work with McElhanney on the Beach Road Naturalization project. On the last walk-through, representatives from the Pigeon Lake Watershed were onsite to review the project and provide feedback - they were impressed…

Feedlot Approval Denied

September 2 2022

The Confined Feeding Operation application has been denied.     The Summer Village was not given affected party status.  But the PLWA, as they had a formal collaboration with directly affected parties, their submission was reviewed and considered as being part of…

Grant Opportunity for Lake Lot Owners

July 27 2022

The Land Stewardship Centre has matching grants for recreation property owners to help them implement stewardship practices that conserve and protect the valuable natural assets, such as air, land, water, wildlife, associated with their properties. They are still accepting…

Pigeon Lake Watershed Association

July 22 2022

The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association is looking for your help in their endeavours with creating a lake log, and preparing for a Natural Resources Conservation Board decision regarding the proposed feedlot near the west side of the lake. For more information please…

Summer Village Clean Up Day

July 21 2022

The Summer Village of Itaska Beach and the Audubon Society are doing a clean-up, and are looking for volunteers to help.  Please meet at the Schlosser Park bridge at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6.  Garbage bags will be provided, please bring your own gloves. …

Park Area Under Construction

July 8 2022

The basketball area has been expanded!  It will take a bit to finish landscaping in the park area.  Much of the delay has been caused by heavy rain.  As soon as the area dries out, the contractors can finish.  Thanks for your patience....

Picnic Volunteers Needed

June 23 2022

We are pleased to say that our annual picnic will be held in person at the park again this year!      Date: Saturday, July 16.  The AIM will be at 2pm, with the picnic to start ~ 4pm.   To make this happen, we need volunteers to help organize the day.  - to select…

Certification of Mailing of Tax Notices

June 21 2022

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 21, 2022. Please note:…

Playground Construction

June 7 2022

Throughout the summer, while construction is happening, areas of the playground may be closed.  Please respect onsite signage and stay away from any areas under construction.   The basketball pavement expansion will be late June.  The new posts will not likely…

Spring Road Ban Removed

May 31 2022

This morning the spring road ban was removed.  Trucks can return to 75 percent of their axle weight through the Summer Village. Road Ban Order #2022-02...

Letter from Council Regarding Proposed Feedlot

May 26 2022

Summer Village Council is thanking all who filed a letter of concern with the Natural Resources Conservation Board regarding the proposed CFO (Confined Feeding Operation) near Pigeon Lake.  Mayor and Council wish to encourage continued involvement from Itaska residents.…

Playground Repairs Update

May 19 2022

The playground safety repairs have been completed!  While the fish has not yet been fully repaired, it has been ground down so it is safe to use.  You are welcome to use and play on the playground that was existing.  For the expansion areas - we are still working…

Spring Leaf Pick Up

May 18 2022

Tuesday May 24th have your bagged leaves ready for pick-up.  This is to assist in getting yards cleaned up. The leaves must be placed in a clear bag, and placed at the front of your driveway, the same place you normally put your trash bins.Any material other than…

NEPL Bylaw Proposal

May 17 2022

The Northeast Pigeon Lake Regional Services Commission (NEPL) is contemplating a bylaw, to update rates and clarify when a charge for a second dwelling on a property would be charged. A  dwelling would have a charge if it contains both a kitchen and a bathroom.  …

Power Outage

May 6 2022

Fortis Alberta will be performing line maintenance in the Itaska Beach area on Monday May 9, 2022 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.   If you have any questions or need assistance call Chris Burt of Fortis Alberta 780-464-8377....

Playground Fixes & Enhancements

May 4 2022

The playground safety repairs will start on Tuesday May 10.   After reviewing the feedback from the playground survey, Council has proceeded to make some additions to the playground while the repairs are taking place.  Coming soon will be a 33’ Sky Run Zip Track,…