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02 Mar Municipal Elections 2021

Election Forms and Updates https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-elections-overview.aspx https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx  Notice of Nomination Period Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26 https://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/L21.pdf Nomination Hours The Returning Officer or designate will receive nominations of candidates for the local jurisdiction election (by appointment) during regular business hours of 9 am to 3 pm Mondays to Fridays from January 4, 2021 to September 17, 2021 AND September 20, 2021 from 8.30 am until noon, at 4919 50th Street, Irma Alberta – the Mu

02 Mar Interac (email) Payments

The Village is now accepting Interac (email) payments. Please email your payment to info@irma.ca Specify your account nr. (utilities) or roll nr. (taxes). Specify the amount. Provide a return email address for receipts. Receipts: info@irma.ca

02 Mar Office Closure

JANUARY 2021 (continuing) https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx Please be vigilant – new health measures are in place at least until January 12, 2021. Thank you for your cooperation. Since Nov 2020 With continuing announcements from the Government of Alberta, the Village of Irma Office and Public Works will be CLOSED to the public during the current Nov – Jan 2021 mandate with a high likelihood that these measures will continue into early Spring 2021. Although lower numbers of active cases in this Zone of the Province, the Village has decided to be pro-active

02 Mar VILLAGE Office Updates

Stronger Health measures are now in place: Please help and be vigilant, tolerant and cooperative.  Thank you https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx  If you returning home from outside of Canada, you are required to self-isolate for 14 days. DO NOT VISIT the municipal office and please conduct business virtually, regardless of where you were or whether you have travelled or not.  Interac (email) payments are now accepted at the Village Office through info@irma.ca (use this email ONLY) Email your payment specifying the amount, taxes or utilities and return email for receipt.

25 Jan COVID-19

MASKS ARE NOW MANDATORY to JAN 12, 2021 with latest (Dec-Jan 2021) measures continuing to January 21, 2021. New stronger health measures are in place effective Dec 8 @ 5 pm, become effective Dec 13, 2020 at midnight and will remain as such and in place at least until January 21, 2021.  The Village of Irma express its utmost support to our residents, business community and all associated vendors and staff.  Please let us know if we can help in anyway.  cao@irma.ca  https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx For up to date information regarding COVID-19 Please be vigilant and wea

07 Dec Irma Awards

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.

04 May Great-grandma wins $50M

Lois Olsen

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.

04 May Irma School Replacement Funding Approved

Irma School

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.