News

Cute But Destructive

May 23 2024

The racoons are on the move, and looking for a place to eat and have their babies.  If you wish to keep them away from your property, please take down your bird feeders as they love to eat the seeds.  Feed your pets indoors because they also love pet food. And make…

Fertilizers and Herbicides

May 23 2024

As spring brings us the beautiful green grass, it's important to remember the bylaw which prohibits the use of fertilizers and herbicides within the Summer Village.  Check out our bylaw page under Community Standards. Or, click on this link  ...

Summer Fun for Kids!

May 22 2024

Check out all the fun for kids this summer.  There's lots to do at the lake.  Take a look at this poster for more details....

Changes to the Local Authorities Election Act

May 16 2024

A letter from Mayor Brian Waterhouse: Dear residents, As you may have heard, the Provincial Government is planning to make changes to the Local Authorities Election Act and the Municipal Government Act through Bill 20.  These changes will have an impact on our Summer…

Fire Ban Removed

May 7 2024

The Fire Ban has been lifted, effective May 7, 2024. Continue to follow fire smart procedures whenever having a fire. For further information please contact the Summer Village at 780-389-4409....

Paving Project on Highway 161

April 25 2024

The Government of Alberta is starting a paving project in early May which could affect your travel in the area. Check out the link below for more information. Highway 616 Paving Project  ...

Fire Ban in Effect

April 11 2024

Effective Friday April 12th, 2024, the Summer Village of Sundance Beach declares a TOTAL FIRE BAN within the entire Summer Village of Sundance Beach boundaries.  This ban includes any open fires, including: camp and recreational fires, and fireworks. The ban will…

Spring Road Bans in Effect

April 2 2024

Spring road bans are in effect.  The maximum allowable weight is 50 percent of axle weight. Road Ban Order...

2024 International Women's Day Letter from Council

March 8 2024

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Each year, this day serves as a powerful reminder of the progress made towards gender equality and highlights the work that still needs to…

Living in Cougar Country

February 20 2024

Evidence of cougar activity has been noted in the Summer Village of Itaska Beach.  Alberta Fish and Wildlife has been notified.  While sightings are rare, the Pigeon Lake area has a stable population of cougars. It is very rare for people to hear the sounds cougars…

Snow Removal

January 11 2024

Residents are reminded the snow plows are back on the road and garbage bins need to be pulled back from the road as soon as garbage pickup is complete.  This keeps the roads clear for the snowplows.  If you are not going to be home after garbage has been picked up,…

Best of the Season

December 22 2023

Councillors and administration extend their warmest wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

Holiday Garbage Pick Up

December 15 2023

The final day for garbage pick up in 2023 will be December 30th. You can check the garbage schedule for 2024 on our Public Works Page....

Survey: Local elections and councillor accountability

November 8 2023

The Provincial Government is gathering feedback: https://www.alberta.ca/local-elections-and-councillor-accountability-engagement   If you choose to complete the survey, while there is not a specific question around Summer Villages, we would suggest that you leave…

Reminder- Garbage Collection Schedule

November 3 2023

Friendly Reminder The Garbage Collection Schedule changes on Monday, November 6th, 2023 to bi-weekly. 2023 Garbage Collection Schedule Thank you for your co-operation. ...

2023 ASVA McIntosh Bulrush Award

October 25 2023

The Summer Village of Sundance Beach received the Association of Summer Villages of Alberta (ASVA) “McIntosh Bulrush Award” during the ASVA’s conference.  The Award was for the Holding Tank Inspection Project and for the great work the Summer Village does to…

Survey on Algal Bloom Map

October 17 2023

Dr. Vinebrooke made a presentation on his work. As part of his research, they are developing an algal bloom web app that would be available to the public.  They are doing a survey right now to find out what information in the app you would like to see.  To complete…

Land Use Bylaw - Watershed Recommendations Presentation

October 17 2023

Mayor Brian Waterhouse spoke at the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association’s (PLWA) Leaders Session, to discuss the watershed recommendations that are being considered to be put into the Land Use Bylaw.  This was part of a presentation on the PLWA’s best practices…

Noxious Weed Control

September 6 2023

Controlling the spread of noxious weeds along our shoreline and residential lots helps to protect the lake.  Many of the weeds have large root systems, produce extraordinary amounts of seed. Those plants can choke out native plants which typically help with shoreline…

Community Potluck

September 1 2023

Food and fun for everyone.  Bring a dish to share and your own beverages.  Starting at 6 pm on September 23rd, you don't want to miss it!...