Dear Editor;
I am addressing these remarks to Three Hills Town Council: You may think this is a "garbage" issue but I would like you to reverse your decision concerning front curb waste pickup.
Twice this last month, my wife and I have both been out of town for business and the garbage has sat on the front curb for over 12 hours, where every Tom, Rover, and Hairy could get at it.
We have bins and barrels in the back to contain the garbage and keep animals from ripping the bags and strewing garba

Read more

Dear Editor,
I read in last week's Capital the Town of Three Hills is going to continue collecting garbage along the streets instead of the alleys.The article stated the Town found this easier, cleaner and time efficient. I'm asking that they re-examine the facts and look all the aspects of this decision.
At the same time the Town is asking people to volunteer and resurrect the Communities in Bloom Committee, they are also deciding to decorate our streets with garbage bags.  If the Town staff fo

Read more

To the Editor;
Re: Front Yard Garbage Pickup
It is amazing how issues within our town get changed without any consultation with the taxpayers. The change to street garbage pickup is a case in point and an example of the arrogance of the administration and a complete lack of due process and public consultation from our 'new' council.
Our town, in general, has used back lanes for decades as the place for trash collection and rear access to our properties.  Taxpayers have been paying for maintenan

Read more

Dear Editor;
Re: Meeting between Kneehill Choice ratepayer group and Kneehill County Council May 10 2011 at 10 am Kneehill County Council Chambers

Dear MLA, Mr. Richard Marz;

In an effort to keep all the parties we believe are crucial to an amicable resolution to this concerning issue of "lack of personal choice" (and which we believe is in violation of Alberta's Municipal governance act s 617) and the implementation of non-optional tax and forced purchase of Kneehill water services "riser" to

Read more