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Saturday, July 24, 2021
Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Upcoming Activites

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Monday, July 26, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Fire Advisory Summer 2021
Time: 12:00 am
Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

Friday, July 30, 2021
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Annual Information Meeting July 31@ 9am - Myrna Noyes Community Hall
Time: 12:00 am

Agenda

In PERSON ONLY: Providing solely Stage 3 is in effect in Alberta.

STAY AWAY if you are sick or have a cold.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sunday, August 1, 2021
Fire Advisory Summer 2021
Time: 12:00 am
Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Monday, August 2, 2021
Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Garbage & Organics pick up will be TUESDAY August 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Same pick up rules

5 black (household) and 5 clear/orange (organics) bags ONLY - 30 lb. per bag.

No exceptions.

Please do not leave garbage bags on the curb for the week.

Please put it out the night before or by 7 am on THE DAY of Pick Up.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Fire Advisory Summer 2021
Time: 12:00 am
Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Fire Advisory Summer 2021
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Friday, August 6, 2021
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Saturday, August 7, 2021
Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Sunday, August 8, 2021
ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Monday, August 9, 2021
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Friday, August 13, 2021
Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Saturday, August 14, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Municipal Elections 2021
Time: 12:00 am

2021 (Saturday August 14th: 10 am to 7 pm) will be an election year in the Summer Village of Sandy Beach: Venue will be 63 Lakeshore Drive The Myrna Noyes Community Hall

OFFICE 

Councillors = THREE (3) Vacancies

2021

Municipal Election Updates 2021

Municipal Election Forms 2021

Forms 1-7 SIGNED

Notice of Nomination Period

Local Authority Elections Act Sec 26

Local Authority Elections Act (Alberta)

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 July 16 AND July 17, 2021 (Nominations Day) from 12 noon until 1 pm at 1208A Highway 642 Rural Lac Ste. Anne County (Sandy Beach AB) - the Municipal Office.  

Nomination papers can be inspected at the municipal office during regular business hours or email us at svsandyb@xplornet.ca to make an appointment to view the nomination papers for 2021 which are now available: signed Returning Officer July 17 at 1.05 pm. 

A list of the nominations for the 2021 elections is posted at the municipal office at 1208A Highway 642.

2021 Elections

Res. # 006 – 21        

MOVED by Deputy Mayor Michael Harney that as per section 12(a)(i) of the Local Elections Authority Act, Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be July 17th, 2021, and thus the Municipal Elections will be held on August 14th 2021, the Advance vote August 7th, 2021, and the Annual Information Meeting July 31st 2021, and Council authorize the Returning Officer to make the appropriate information available on the website as required by the effective legislation.        CARRIED

 

Nominations Day July 17 (12 noon to 1 pm) at Office 1208A Highway 642

Advance Poll August 7 (9 am to 1 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

Municipal Elections August 14 (10 am to 7 pm) at 63 Lakeshore Drive

 

Canvassing/Campaigning

https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-guidance-canvassing-campaigning.pdf 

Health Order

https://open.alberta.ca/publications/cmoh-order-42-2020

Election Forms

https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Location of Local Jurisdiction Office

1208A Highway 642

Rural Lac Ste. Anne County

Sandy Beach Alberta

The Administration and Public Works Building

dated at the Summer Village of Sandy Beach December 28, 2020.

CAO & Returning Officer Rudolf Liebenberg

 

COVID restrictions: Nominees are required to call 780.967.2873/text 780.718.1894 (cell) or email cao.svsandyb@xplornet.ca (the appointed Returning Officer for 2021 elections) and BOOK an appointment to drop off or pick up anything related to this municipal election.  Do NOT phone or contact us 5 minutes prior - make sure you set up a meeting well in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made.

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Monday, August 16, 2021
Speed Sign Stats Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am
Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Friday, August 20, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Sunday, August 22, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Monday, August 23, 2021
Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Friday, August 27, 2021
ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Monday, August 30, 2021
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Friday, September 3, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Saturday, September 4, 2021
ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sunday, September 5, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Monday, September 6, 2021
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Thursday, September 9, 2021
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Friday, September 10, 2021
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Saturday, September 11, 2021
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Monday, September 13, 2021
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Opioid Crisis & Support
Time: 12:00 am
Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

Friday, September 17, 2021
Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Office Hours
Time: All Day

Regardless - Please continue to conduct your municipal affairs through email and phone, but if you do visit us at the office do so one at a time, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask.

Aug/Sept is holiday and cheques can be dropped off in the Village stainless steel mailbox at the store, way on the left or please strongly consider to pay via Interac: email payments.

  • Email your payment to svandyb@xplornet.ca
  • Password RollXXX
  • XXX=your property or roll number: which is on your tax notice top right

Tax notices, TPP letters were mailed May 13, 2021

All Council meetings as of July 1 are in person.

The Council/meeting dates page on the website also has the list of meeting dates. 

Sandy Beach thank you for your cooperation. 

Hours

  • Mondays 9 am - 3 pm
  • Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm 
  • Wednesday 9 am - 3 pm (Closed every 3rd week)
  • Thursday 9 am - 3 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 3 pm (Open every 3rd week)

Please check out the daily office hours weekly update at top left of WELCOME page (website)

Hours are subject to change - we appreciate your patience especially during the busy season where there is multiple bank and town runs to Onoway or Morinville, thank you.

Starting July 6-Sept 2, 2021 the Village office will operate reduced office hours.

The office will be closed Dec 24, 2021 to Jan 4, 2022

Email ANY payments to svsandyb@xplornet.ca (Interac ONLY). No cheques please.

Check daily update top left of welcome page for office availability.

Text or email at anytime svsandyb@xplornet.ca / text 780.718.1894 (cell)

Tax or any receipts email svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.  Once again: residents and visitors are reminded to not approach working employees and those who threaten, abuse and approach any Village employee will be reported to the appropriate authorities.  If you have any questions contact the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca  

Please also note that the ignorant comments on the Village so called secret Facebook page (who everybody has access too including the Village) should please be ignored.  The few malicious and narrow minded individuals that are too inconsiderate to make it pleasant for the majority should please not be given any platform for communication.  Please ignore these posts and know that any malicious comments are made in ignorance.

Thank you.

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

ATV's Please be CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am

Please do not speed with your ATV's

All driver's must be licensed and WEAR a helmet

No ATV's in the day park or beach area - NO EXCEPTIONS

Offenders on Lakeshore Drive - slow down, wear a helmet and only those that are licensed are allowed to drive a ATV

All residents and driver's have now been warned 

COMMUNITY CARE and RESPECT please - please promote a fool proof driving community and environment that RESPECTS the rights and amenities of others

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
BE CONSIDERATE
Time: 12:00 am
  • Please clean up after your dog and keep it on a leash;
  • Please do NOT dump your dog waste at the end of the day park;
  • Please use the dog scoop stations for pick up and disposal;
  • Please keep your dog on a lease;
  • Please slow down;
  • Please do NOT litter;
  • BE CONSIDERATE

Be Considerate Leash Your Dog And Pick Up After Pet with Icons Landscape -  Wall Sign | Creative Safety Supply

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Property Assessments / Taxes 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Tax/Assessment Notices

Please note that Assessments for 2021 has now been received and all rolls updated.

Combine tax and assessment notices will be mailed May 13, 2021.  Your Notice of Assessment date is May 21 and the last date for filing a assessment appeal date is on your tax notice (July 20, 2021), but if you do have concerns about your assessment PLEASE contact your independent assessor first to discuss any possible revisions.  

The independent Assessor for Sandy Beach is:

Municipal Assessment Services Group Inc.
Box 3369, 10404 - 100th Ave.
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S2
Phone 780-939-3310
Fax 780-939-3350
website: www.masg.ca

For any copies of your assessments or any year's tax notices or any receipts on all or any payments: these are available from the Village office via e-mail (COVID rules apply). 

Sandy Beach strongly encourage and kindly request email queries for all of these including any receipts at svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Annual Taxes will be due Sept 30 @ 11.59.59 pm.  A 2% penalty will be applied on the current year outstanding levy on Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1 and a 3% penalty on the total outstanding amount January 1, 2022. 

A current property tax and tax penalty bylaw is available on the website under municipal info/bylaws.  These are adopted at the April regular Council meeting so monitor the website.  In 2021 Council offered more Covid-19 relieve along the same lines as in 2020: considerably lower penalty rate(s) and annual deadline end of Sept.

If you can pay by June 30th, please do so and please strongly consider sending your payment by email (Interac) to svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Receipts: svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Please provide your email address for receipts.

Sandy Beach appreciate your understanding and kindly thank you in advance for your cooperation.

LAGOON DISCHARGE - PUBLIC NOTICE - update June 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Lagoon Discharge NOTICE Residents 130 to 360 Lakeshore Drive

Discharge Notification June 1, 2021

Discharge Notification June 1, 2020

AEP permission letter

History

PUBLIC NOTICE - 12 June 2019

The discharge will proceed June 15-July 31

All residents on Lakeshore Drive please take note

Questions - svsandyb@xplornet.ca or 780.967.2873

161-301 Lakeshore Drive - here is your notification letter

PUBLIC NOTICE - 28 May 2019

The discharge application has now been approved and discharge will proceed according to the approved operational plan (see below) starting third week of June 2019.  Lakeshore Residents please take note.  ALL Residents or OTHER please note - The area south and west of the lagoon up to Lakeshore Drive (west) and the Lagoon Road (north) (public/municipal land) is OFF LIMITS and no activity or access is allowed under any circumstances.  The discharge process will take 2 weeks to complete.  Any persons in contravention or trespassing will be liable and trespass at THEIR OWN RISK and the municipality accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness or disability.   

PUBLIC NOTICE - 29 April 2019

Water well testing and sampling now complete April 23-2019 and submitted for parameter content and SAR testing to be submitted as part of discharge application

PUBLIC NOTICE - 23 March 2019

Sewage Lagoon Gypsum Application & Water Well Testing (click on blue description)

  1. Gypsum will be applied - March 23 all day;
  2. Water (well) testing will take place - in well areas on Lakeshore Drive
  3. Gypsum SDS

Discharge in Process

Start Date:  23 March 2019

Completion:  Approx. 3-5 days from start date. 

For comments and to report any issues and concerns, please CONTACT: 

Tel: 780.967.2873 or email svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 5 March 2019

The lagoon discharge application has now been submitted to Alberta Environment Parks & Climate Change for approval - the attached operational plan on page 20 shows the discharge plan - residents on Lakeshore Drive please note the exact distribution - All residents and visitors caution - if the discharge is approved this area is off limits regardless mode of movement.  

Vegetation has been unaffected by earlier discharges and gypsum will be added to lagoon cells to reduce/break down the solid saline content in the cells in the hope of reducing SAR (saline content) and reducing the levels of the lagoon.  Alberta Environment has given written (see March 11 update above) permission to apply the gypsum PRIOR to the approval of the discharge application expressing hope that the gypsum application will be successful. 

Operational Plan Lagoon 2019

Fire Break West Cove Drive: NO ATV's or Dirt Bikes
Time: 12:00 am

ALL MOTORIZED DRIVER's (ATV's and Dirt Bikes)

Please note the following:

The fire break area off West Cove Drive is off limits to any motorized vehicles including dirt bikes and ATV's - security cameras and trail cameras have been installed for plate identification and fines will be issues with immediate effect.  Failure to pay will be added to tax roll.  This will be done for liability identification as you are breaking the law and endangering the lives of residents and all driver's in the area.

The Bylaw Officer has been informed and will enforce motorized no access with immediate effect.

Guardians please note that there is ample places for dirt and ATV riding at Devils' Lake and Bump and Brule.

For a change please teach your young ones to be respectful and mindful: try and lead by example.

 

 

Village Stainless Steel MailBox
Time: 12:00 am

The Village has a stainless steel mailbox way on the left of the Canada Post mailboxes at the Noyes Store.  Lately, all sorts of mail have been dropped in this mailbox - this is a FINAL REMINDER that this mail will not be forwarded.  This mailbox is strictly for Sandy Beach tax payments ONLY.  

Standstone Vacuum Services payments should be mailed directly to the vendor by putting the envelope into the CANADA POST mail slots.  Christmas Cards should be dropped in the Canada Post mailboxes and so should anything that is your mail, unless it is a tax payment to Sandy Beach.

This mailbox is not checked on a regular basis and your mail will be your own liability.

This is a final reminder.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Fall Large Item PUP OCTOBER 6 9-3pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am
Spring Large Item PUP Wed Sept 22 2021 8 am to 3 pm ONLY
Time: 12:00 am

Spring Clean Up will take place Wednesday September 22, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Large Bin Spring Clean Up

Spring Round Up September 22, 2021 8 am-3 pm

Spring Clean Up Rules

Curbside pickup ONLY

Please have your item(s) ready for pick up on Sept. 21 by 12 noon.

Only One run will be made through the Village starting at 8am.

Public Works will pick up at your property - curbside.

Disposal quantity must be reasonable (4 items or 4 durable 30 lb. bags ONLY) and not excessive and only one pick up is allowed per property.  2 Owners are not allowed to dispose of 8 items - 4 only per roll number/lot. 

Items can be a combination of say:

  1. one microwave;
  2. one TV;
  3. one wood product and;
  4. one 30 lb bag of mixed general waste in a 30 lb black durable bag

Building rubble and double quantity big ticket items or more than 4 items (as above) will NOT be removed.

Items: (for disposal)

  • Wood Products; Metal Products; and Mixed General Waste.
  • Television; Microwave, Stove, washer, dryer
    • (one each only per property AND no more than 4 - one or two owners regardless)
  • Fridge - removal requires a $65.00 cash payment (email transfers ONLY)

No payment by Sept. 21 @ noon - no pick up

Interact payments are accepted at svsandyb@xplornet.ca password Roll___ (your property number).

Once payment is made you get a sticker with your roll number that you put on your fridge - no sticker no removal.

As for what CANNOT go into the Public Works truck/bin:

  • Any electronics will need to go to the Eco Stations
  • Other restricted items :
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Paint cans (full or empty)
  • Oil can  (full or empty)
  • Fuel cans  (full or empty)
  • Batteries
  • Appliances that have Freon
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Mattresses

Lit PUP Rules

NB - Only one ( 4 item) disposal per roll nr. not 2 owners/ 8 items for same roll nr.

Please do NOT put these items down your Drain
Time: 12:00 am

This is a message from the sewer provider - if services cease or rates increase the fault will be at residents.

Study the list carefully and PLEASE COOPERATE

DO NOT PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR SEWER.

Thank you

Fines and Removal
Time: 12:00 am

All Residents 

  • DO NOT push your snow into the ditches.  Do not complain about flooding in the Spring if you do so.  All areas are monitored and where snow is pushed into the ditches recorded, to check and correspond with Spring flooding complaints.
  • ATV's must have spark arresters - the call out from fire will be charged to the roll number;
  • No target practice or any form of weapons discharge or cross bow discharge is allowed in the public lands to the east of Lakeshore Drive or within municipal boundaries- any activity will be fined by the Bylaw Officer and fines will be added to the appropriate roll number;
  • Do not leave your garbage and organics on the road during the week PUT IT OUT THE NIGHT OR MORNING BEFORE;
  • Please slow down and STOP at the stop signs - we have people walking - be respectful and courteous;
  • When the day park is open (May 1 to Oct 15) report suspicious vehicles and when you use the day park: pick up after your dog (which must be on a lease), no alcohol, no cannabis, no open fires or any music - be courteous;
  • All recreational fires (at your property ONLY) must be in a approved fire pit and must have a spark screen/cover at all times - douse, stir and douse when you put out the fire (you MUST put it out;
  • STRAY dogs - report to the office as the Bylaw Officer (780.718.1894) will impound the dogs and all costs will be added to the tax roll;
  • If you are using weed control or gopher extermination - follow all user guidelines and do not let residue escape onto neighbouring property please - USE CAUTION;
  • ATV's are not allowed in the day park at any time or season - the Bylaw Officer will issue fines and a camera has been installed to monitor offenders that are a liability to children and other users.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Causeway Highway 642
Time: 12:00 am

Please note that in 2020 the Village Administration received permission from Alberta Environment & Parks to maintain the free flow of natural water between the north and south lake underneath the causeway (Highway 642).  The natural riparian area underneath the causeway under provincial environmental legislation  is protected and cannot be altered or shaped in anyway so as to impeded with the natural flow of the water between the two lakes.  Anyone that tries to intervene will be reported.  Offences carries a $50,000 to $100,000 fine.   This area is monitored by video surveillance and maintained for free flow by Sandy Beach public works employees who has authorization.