Due to COVID-19 the Municipal By-election was postponed in April 2020. The Village of Irma was granted an extension by Municipal Affairs that allowed the Village to hold an election later in the year, or wait until the regular election in 2021. Council will be making their decision at the October council meeting. Below is the Ministerial Order from Municipal Affairs
https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx For up to date information regarding COVID-19
If you returning home from outside of Canada, you are required to self-isolate for 14 days. If you know someone that has returned home from outside of Canada, please ensure that they are aware of the need to self-isolate. Please read the FAQ’s and COVID-19 information. Prevent the Spread! https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx
On November 22, 2017 Irma, along with the other ICE Communities, had a meeting with Minister Anderson of Municipal Affairs. At this meeting we received our Municipal Excellence Award for our ICE program. Also on this day, our council member, Doug Coubrough, received an AUMA Long Service Award for his work with the Village of Irma.
The Village of Irma is looking for an Animal Control Officer. If interested contact the Village Office at 780-754-3665
Alberta’s newest multi-millionaire wishes she’d won her big lottery prize a couple of decades back, when she would have had more time left to enjoy it. Lois Olsen thinks 80 is a bit old for this $50 million business. “For my family, it’s going to help them out a lot,” she said Wednesday after picking up a cheque that was enormous in every sense of the word. “For me, I’m too old for this. I would have liked to have won this 20 or 30 years ago.” Olsen said she plans to spend at least some of her windfall on her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.
The Alberta government announced it has approved 26 new school projects, as it promised in last week’s 2017 budget. Premier Rachel Notley and Education Minister David Eggen were at Woodhaven Middle School in Spruce Grove Tuesday to announce the projects, which included funding for eight new schools, nine replacements for older schools and seven modernizations. The Irma school replacement, Irma (Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division) was one of the nine school replacements approved.