Budget meeting April 3

The public will have an opportunity to review the town’s draft budget at a meeting to be held April 3 at the Rimbey Community Centre.

The public will have an opportunity to review the town’s draft budget at a meeting to be held April 3 at the Rimbey Community Centre.

Council met last Friday to finalize the operating budget for 2013.

Road construction begins this spring

Much needed road construction will begin this the spring in Rimbey. At its regular meeting March 11, council accepted a recommendation from administration to award the tender for reconstruction of 58 Avenue, in the northeast corner of town, to Border Paving for the tendered bid of $300,893.

Assistant CAO Melissa Beebe said although some work was done on the road in 2009, it is badly in need of repair.

Councillors to Bowl for Kids

Councillors agreed to bowl in Big Brothers Big Sisters bowl for kids fundraiser held last Sunday, but will pay the entry fee out of their own pockets.