Productive year for Village of Standard | DrumhellerMail
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Productive year for Village of Standard

 

374694222 320740280466858 450638228695697154 nThe Village of Standard worked on many proactive and productive projects in 2023 that focused on responsible asset management, technological advancements and improving Village spaces.
In 2022, the Village had celebrated its Centennial year, and as a part of the celebration, the site of the former Standard school was designated as Centennial Park. Signage was erected this year.
Infrastructure throughout the Village has seen a number of upgrades. All fire hydrants were serviced and replaced, and the approaches to the fire hall were extended.Various beautification and infrastructure improvements were made throughout the Village including gravel at the campground, replacement of trash receptacles throughout the parks, ditch remediation and sidewalk repairs. The village is grateful for the support from Wheatland County for the infrastructure grant that has contributed to many of these projects, in addition to being used to support the local arena and the library.
The Villages high speed internet solution through Connect Mobility has proven to be reliable, stable and user-friendly. It has grown to more than 60 current users. The goal is to reach 100.
Many policies and bylaws have been updated and a three year strategic plan has been developed for 2024 - 2026 to guide the village.
Council has its excess of development projects in the works. Residential lots are now for sale through Harry Morgan, a realtor with Remax, and an industrial subdivision’s lots are closer to being ready for sale. Located along 2nd Avenue S and the newly designed 3rd Street W, are looking forward to inviting industries to make their home in Standard.
A new Columbarium is planned at the Standard Cemetery as a joint project with the Nazarene Lutheran Church and the Standard Lions. The Memory Lane group completed construction of a gazebo on the Memory Lane walking trail. The return of all community dinner events which support our local groups and are only possible to the hard work of dedicated volunteers.
Council meetings are now live-streamed on YouTube. The link is posted on the Village Website.
Camping sites can now be booked and paid for online through campreservations.ca


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