Council Considers Return To Seven Members And Selecting Mayor From Within

Mayor Ray Wildeman called the regular Three Hills Town Council meeting for April 8, 2024, to order at 5:31 pm.

All members of Council were present.

The meeting agenda was approved as amended with two closed session items being reversed in order (Items 9.1 and 9.2).

Minutes of the March 25, 2024, regular meeting were accepted as presented.

Council welcomed FCSS Kneehill Community Support Coach Michaela Clark as a delegation. See next week’s edition for a full report on her presentation.


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Three Hills Curling Club President Mark Ferguson presents the $15,000 top prize to Chris Weatherald, of Three Hills, at the 45th Annual Cash Dance on behalf of the Curling Club. Weatherald's ticket was the 500th ticket drawn as hundreds of attendees were eliminated one by one. The event was once again sold out as the harbinger of Spring remains the major fundraiser for the Three Hills Curling Club.

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Carbon Welcomes Jeannette Austin As Interim CAO

Jeannette Austin was chosen as the interim Chief Administrative Officer for the Village of Carbon, and began her new role on Tuesday, March 25. She is on a half-time, 9-month contract which will be re-evaluated in December.

Born and raised in Three Hills, Austin has moved for various roles and life circumstances, but finds herself back in Three Hills. Austin is mom to three children, the oldest of whom is also her business partner, and she is grandma to three boys. While not in the office, she

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Open House - Well Attended

About 180 people packed into the Swalwell Community Hall on Monday, April 15, 2024. Those attending the Open House, from 5 pm to 8 pm, came to learn more about a proposed Highway 21 Integrated Waste Management Facility. Waste Connections representatives were on hand, throughout the event, to answer questions and discuss concerns brought to them concerning the proposed project. The Public Hearing concerning the amendment of Land Use Bylaw 1808, Bylaw No. 1895 and 1896, set for April 23, 2024, at

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