Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin September 25, 2017

THE BULLETIN Vol 22 Issue 39 Monday, September 25, 2017 2013 Onoway & District Chamber of Commerce Business Of The Year Lac Ste. Anne County Celebrates New Administration Office Opening Staff, Council, Residents And Municipal Neighbours Gather To Witness Facility’s Inauguration Sangudo, Alberta, Wednesday, September 13, 2016 – Lac Ste. Anne County Council today hosted an event that brought staff, residents, and municipal colleagues together for the grand opening of the County’s new Administration Office in Sangudo. A major under- taking that was initially contem- plated nearly two decades ago, the project began in earnest when Council approved funding for its construction in the fall of 2015. The newly inaugurated facility now houses all County departments under one roof, and replaces the legacy administration building on Sangudo’s main street that had grown increasingly derelict and un- suitable for productive work. In the planning phase, County Councillors and administrators toured other municipal facilities in the province to gain insight into what has and hasn’t worked in the past. “From the very start, we envisioned a building that was simple and practical, yet inviting,” noted Lac Ste. Anne County Mayor Bill Hegy in his inauguration speech. “We sought a design that provided a healthy work environment, and that had ample room for us to grow. All our wants and needs in the planning phase were fo- cused on one outcome: a building that was op- timized for facilitating service delivery to residents and businesses in the County. I believe we have hit very close to this mark.” Following his speech, Mr. Hegy opened the floor to dignitaries in attendance, including Parkland Mayor Rodney Shaigec; Barrhead Continued on page 3