The M.D. of Wainwright is situated in the heart of the agriculture and oil industries and is a major partner with one of Canada’s largest military training bases. This makes the M.D. of Wainwright an area of diverse wealth both socially and economically and allows us to provide our residents with many services and the benefit of low taxes.
In addition, the M.D. of Wainwright offers various historical and recreational attractions for residents and visitors.
The M.D. of Wainwright is a progressive community that is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are glad to welcome you.
Hogan Hill Paving Tender
The M.D. of Wainwright is accepting tenders for Schedule "A" Hogan Hill Road Extension (Twp. Rd. 455, Rge. Rd. 51 & Twp. Rd. 454) from Berg Road to Rge. Rd. 50, 9.471 km, and Schedule "B" Hogan Hill Road (Twp. Rd. 454) from Rge. Rd. 41 to Hwy. 897, 6.57 km.
Tender packages may be obtained at the M.D. of Wainwright Administration Office at 717 - 14th Avenue, Wainwright, Alberta. Tenders must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on February 28, 2017 at the Tender Deposit (reception) Counter of the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 office. Tenders will be opened at 2:01 PM local time on February 28, 2017 at the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 office. Public may be present.
For additional information, please contact Mark Greibrok, Director of Construction at 780-842-0486.
Division 3 Contact Information
Please take notice that the M.D. of Wainwright has decided to defer the election of the vacant Councillor position in Division 3 to the next General Municipal Election scheduled for the fall of 2017 instead of holding a by-election in the interim.
In the meantime, ratepayers and residents of Division 3 with issues or concerns involving roads, weeds, drainage, pests and other concerns may contact the following:
M.D. Administration Office - 780-842-4454
Reeve Bob Barss - 780-842-7309
Deputy Reeve Ted Wilkinson - 780-806-0315
2nd Annual Livestock Workshop for Ladies
The 2nd annual livestock workshop for ladies will be held on February 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Wainwright Elk's Hall upstairs. Featured speakers are Dr. Lacey Fowler from the Viking Vet Clinic and Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. To attend please contact Tanis Ponath, Assistant Agricultural Fieldman at 780-842-4454 by Feb 17th.
Councillor Myron Zajic Passes
It is with great sadness that the Municipal District of Wainwright announces the passing of Councillor Myron Zajic, Councillor for Division 3. He passed away on January 14, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Myron was a Councillor for over 15 years, serving from October 2001 to January 2017. He will be deeply missed by Council, Staff and the Ratepayers he served with great dedication. Rest in Peace Myron.
Sealed Price Proposals
The Municipal District of Wainwright is accepting “Sealed Price Proposals” for the following:
Lot #1 - Municipal Spray Truck (Sold as a complete Unit)
2004 Ford F 550 XLT 4x4 6.0 L Power Stroke Diesel (S/N 1FDAF57P34EA86153)
Trailer Hitch with Brake Controller, 200,584 km, 6 New Tires Continental 225/70R 19.5
Working Truck - always been kept in a heated shop and maintenance records are available
Sprayer Component (sprayer system on steel frame mounted on aluminum deck):
Raven SCS 750 Controller
2 High Rate Chemical Injection Pumps (5-200 oz/min)
4 (24gal) Chemical Tanks 2 With Agitators 1 (16gal) Chemical Tank
750 US Gal. Water Tank
GX 390 Electric Start from Cab Honda Motor with 2016 Hyd Driven Ace Pump
Hyd 17’ retractable Boom (Approx. 30-35ft spray reach)
7 Boom Switch with various nozzles
Rear Mounted Field Sprayer Attachment on back of Truck
Various other Components and Upgrades
Lot #2 – Skid of Various Sprayer Components and Parts (list available on request)
Please submit all "Sealed Price Proposals" by February 13, 2017. Click here for information on submitting a proposal.
Canada 150 Grant Funds Available
Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary of Confederation on July 1, 2017. Canada 150 presents a unique opportunity for Albertans to join all Canadians as we recognize this national milestone and anticipate our future together.
The Community Initiatives Program’s (CIP) Alberta Canada 150 stream will provide $2 million to support projects that align with the four themes for the federal Canada 150 approach:
· Diversity and inclusion, and the building of common interests and relationships;
· Supporting efforts toward reconciliation of indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians;
· Engaging and inspiring youth to carry forward the legacy of Canada 150; and
Connecting Canadians with nature and raising environmental stewardship to the level of national consciousness.
You can view the fact sheet here.
Rural Addressing Completed
The contractor has informed us that all the rural address signs have been installed. If you have a property that has a residence and does not have an address sign by the driveway, please contact us at 780-842-4454 and ask for Stephen. We will try and make arrangements to get a sign for your property. If you find that your sign is not in a good location for snow removal or when mowing grass please contact Stephen at the above number and we can have your sign moved to a better location.