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Current Project Updates
In order to keep our residents informed, Didsbury Town Council is pleased to provide updates on current projects and initiatives. Please check this page frequently for our most up-to-date information. 
 

Project
Update Last Updated
Land Use Bylaw
Council has reviewed some proposed changes to the Town of Didsbury's Land Use Bylaw in regards to Cannabis developments. At the January 9, 2018 Regular Council Meeting, Council granted first reading to amend the bylaw which would see new definitions added for both Cannabis Retail Sales and Cannabis Production Facilities. This bylaw will have a Public Hearing on February 13, 2018 and be considered for second and third reading at that meeting. January 10, 2018
Chamber of Commerce
The Town of Didsbury is moving forward with a proposal from the Didsbury and District Chamber of Commerce to lease out space at the Train Station for businesses that may need office or meeting space. Interested businesses can contact either the Town Office or Chamber of Commerce for additional information. January 10, 2018
Alberta Order of Excellence
Nominations are now being accepted for the Alberta Order of Excellence, the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen of this province. Members of the Order are citizens that have gone above and beyond to serve Albertans. If you know of a Didsburian that should be nominated for this award, please visit https://www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca/aoe/index.html to complete a nomination form. Deadline for nominations is February 15, 2018. January 10, 2018
2018 Operational Budget
Council continues their work on the 2018 budget. At the December 18, 2017 Special Council Meeting, they approved an interim budget which will remain in place until Council can further discuss the 2018 proposed budget which will occur on February 13, 2018. January 10, 2018
Valarosa Lift Station
The Valarosa Lift Station project, which will see the construction of a new sanitary lift station at the corner of Highway 582 and 10 Street, has been tendered out and the project has been awarded. Expect construction to begin in Spring 2018 December 19, 2017
Whistle Cessation
Council reviewed a comprehensive engineered study at the November 28, 2017 Regular Council Meeting, which outlined the costs associated with implementing whistle cessation in the community. At that meeting, Council decided to postpone the implementation until anticipated federal funding streams become available.  December 19, 2017
Signage Project The implementation of the approved Municipal Signage Project continues annually. Currently, the project is being updated to include the new location of the Didsbury Town Office and Didsbury Neighborhood Place. Council has requested information from Administration on the installation of an electronic information sign within the community.  December 19, 2017