Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory Has Been Lifted
Effective immediately, the Precautionary Water Advisory Has Been Lifted. :)
We will be turning the water off tomorrow (August 16th) for everyone living South of the tracks and East of Meridian Rentals. If everything goes as planned it should be off for approximately 2 hours.
Making Oxbow Beautiful
Beautiful communites are described as those with at least a 50% green space canopy. That means if you flew over a community in a plane, you should see as much green as you do anything else. There should be interesting architecture, well-kept industrial and residential yards, and an effort should be made to celebrate the history of the place. Making a community beautiful increases property values, increase tourism, and help attract business investment. The Town's 'look' helps distinquish i...
A few years ago, stay at home moms made up a large part of our volunteer pool. Now, many households need two incomes to function. Add to the mix that being mobile families with at least two vehicles, many households have many children involved in many different activities, often in more than one community--all requiring volunteers. You see the issue. The demand for volunteers increases while the availability of volunteers decreases. Adding to the issue, is that people sign their kids up for ...
Quality of Life Survey Results in New Projects
So...when we did the Quality of Life Survey in August, our community responded! And based on those responses, the Community Development Officer has these priorities in the upcoming year, in no particular order. Priorities shift often depending on funding and community support: Community Development: Begin work on the Official Community Plan Look at recycling models for people who want to cash in their can or bottles Investigate both residential and municipal composting...
2012 Culture and Heritage Forum
I am sitting in a beautiful room in Saskatoon in the Bezz--It is a large forum with more than 100 people representing 32 communities. The purpose of this forum is to teach us as a municipality how to do a cultural plan and how doing so can help develop the community. It is a good forum--and helps me understand that Oxbow is truly on track. On our last Quality of Life Survey several Culture and Heritage projects were brought forth--and those projects have become an integral part of our commun...
Lots are Selling!
It is a great time to be living in Oxbow! Several Commercial and Residential lots have sold recently, and we are looking forward to new development in 2012 and 2013. If you have ever thought of building a business in Oxbow, now is a great time! We have housing too--just give us a call and we'll fill you in.
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