News

Bear Sighting

June 11 2021

A bear was seen about a week ago heading west across Johnsonia Road and into the Audubon area near the lift station at the south end of Itaska Beach. To learn more about bears, check out this link. For more information about what you can do when you meet a bear, check…

Road Ban Lifted

June 4 2021

The spring road ban has been lifted.  Trucks may enter the village at 75 % of the maximum allowable weight....

Chironomids at Pigeon Lake

June 2 2021

The CBC has produced a story about the "midge invasion" at Pigeon Lake. Some local Itaska residents were featured. You can see the story by using this link....

Spring Projects

May 11 2021

Spring is here!  Some of the projects you can watch for: Boat Launch: the boat launch ties have been put back in place, and is ready for use. Tennis net, pickleball & basketball nets: with the warm weather they are already up and ready to use. Note: please continue…

Smart Buoy to Monitor Pigeon Lake

April 30 2021

Pigeon Lake environment gets a boost from technology. The Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan, an innovative environmental strategy and 2021 Emerald Award nominee, will soon get a significant boost from technology. A “smart buoy” with satellite communication…

Public Hearing Notice - Land Use Bylaw

April 27 2021

A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for bylaw 2021-01 Summer Village of Itaska Beach Land Use Bylaw. Public Hearing Notice 2021-01 Land Use Bylaw (first reading given April 14, 2021) Red-line version of Land Use Bylaw: the red font shows…

New Disturbance Standards

April 22 2021

The Alberta government has finalized new disturbance standards for temporary seasonal docks and other mooring structures for personal recreation purposes. To learn how this may affect you, please visit their website for all the latest information.      ...

Substitute Returning Officer Needed

April 13 2021

Three Summer Villages on the North side of Pigeon Lake are wishing to appoint a Substitute Returning Officer (SRO) for upcoming municipal elections.   On-line training will be provided on the 27th and 28th of April 2021.  The elections take place during the summer. …

Spring Road Ban

March 26 2021

Please take note of this spring's road ban notice 2021 Spring Road Ban...

Invasive Mussels in Aquarium Moss Balls

March 9 2021

  "Invasive mussels have been found in moss balls being sold in Alberta, and we need you to take action to prevent the introduction of this species and protect Alberta’s waters! Yesterday AEP staff discovered that a distributor in Alberta received a shipment of…

Assessment Review Volunteers Needed

February 18 2021

The Summer Village is part of a regional group CRASC (Capital Region Assessment Services Commission).  It manages assessment appeal hearings for member municipalities which include Summer Villages, Villages and Towns. http://www.crasc.ca/members.php What would be…

Notice: Snow Ploughing

February 4 2021

When ploughing snow from your driveway, it must be managed on your own property.  It cannot be pushed onto the Summer Village roadway or ditch.     The reasoning for this is: -  There is a potential for flooding from the ditch during the spring.  The ditch is…

Remembering Dr. Rudnisky

January 21 2021

The Summer Village of Itaska Beach extends its deepest sympathy for the family and friends of the late Dr. E. Jerry Rudnisky. As many will recall, Jerry served on Council for several years.   For more information please see the obituary written for the Edmonton…

Census 2021

January 13 2021

The next Census of Population will take place in May 2021. We encourage all residents to complete their census questionnaire. Accurate and complete census data support programs and services that benefit our community. Further information, or to get a job for the census,…

Monthly Tax Payments

December 2 2020

The Summer Village offers a monthly payment plan to pay your property taxes throughout the year.  This plan allows property owners to pay their property taxes in monthly instalments from January to December. The tax payments would be automatically withdrawn from your…

COVID-19 Update

November 13 2020

 New public health measures come into effect November 13, 2020 for the Summer Village and other communities on the AHS Enhanced list. The following measures apply to all communities on Alberta Health Services’ enhanced list (purples zones), which includes…

Bi-weekly Garbage Collection

October 20 2020

 Monday, October 26 will be the last week for weekly garbage collection. We then move into our winter collection that happens every two weeks, starting on Monday, November 9. Here is a link to the garbage collection schedule. Note that our Summer Village is N…

Crime Prevention

September 23 2020

  As we enter the "off-season" in our lakeside community, it's time to take another look at how to protect your property. The RCMP recommend the following: Light up the night If anyone comes around any points of the house, does it light up? Install motion…

On-Line Property Crime Reporting

August 25 2020

 The RCMP have an on-line reporting system for certain property crimes. You can report a property crime through this WEBSITE  [+EMBEDDOC=27311+]...

Pickle Ball Clinic Cancelled

July 3 2020

 The pickle ball courts are open to use while following public health orders, but we will not be hosing any pickleball clinics this year. The clinics should be available next summer....