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Village of Big Valley News March 17, 2022

Published March 18, 2022 @ 9:21am


The regular Council meeting was held on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Below are the Council Meeting Highlights:

• Jonathan Lee from ActiZyme attended the Council meeting to discuss options for the Big Valley Lagoon

• Craig Teal from Parkland Community Planning Services attended the Council meeting to discuss the Joint Use Planning Agreements that municipalities are required to enter into with the School Divisions

• John Nafziger attended the Council meeting to discuss the next steps for planning the car rally on June 18, 2022. More information coming soon.

• Bylaw 862, for the purpose of an Advertising Bylaw, received 1st reading, and a public hearing for Bylaw 862 is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the Administration Office commencing at 6:30 p.m. – watch for more information regarding this closer to the public hearing date or feel free to contact the Administration Office for more information.

• Operating and Capital Budgets were tabled until the next regular Council meeting, pending further information.

• The Lagoon Study has been completed, Council directed Administration to invite a representative to present the information contained in the study to the next regular Council meeting.

• Council will be purchasing a Ukrainian Flag, to show support to Ukraine, to be hung at the Train Station.

• A new CAO will be starting on April 19, 2022 – watch for the upcoming welcoming message.


A Development Permit for the proposed permitted use listed below has been issued in accordance with Land Use Bylaw #765 of the Village of Big Valley;

  • Mixed-Use Development – Mini Storage Facility with Managers Suite and Office Lot 1, Block 12, Plan 1725 AN 121 Railway Avenue South

And the following Variances were approved by the Municipal Planning Commission

• That the Managers Suite be approved to be located on the ground level, as per the site plan

• That the current no rear yard setback be permitted

• That the parking requirements shall be consistent with section 3.13 – Residential, and allow for two (2) parking stalls on the property

Decision March 10, 2022

Further information regarding this decision may be obtained from the Village Office, Box 236, Big Valley, AB T0J 0G0.

A Notice of Appeal must be received in writing no later than April 1, 2022.

Tracy Mindus, Development Officer

Submitted by Skyla Attfield


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