The M.D. of Wainwright is situated in the heart of the agriculture and oil industries and is a major partner with one of Canada’s largest military training bases. This makes the M.D. of Wainwright an area of diverse wealth both socially and economically and allows us to provide our residents with many services and the benefit of low taxes.

In addition, the M.D. of Wainwright offers various historical and recreational attractions for residents and visitors.

The M.D. of Wainwright is a progressive community that is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are glad to welcome you.

Fencing Opportunity

The Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61 invites prices for fencing opportunities for the 2017 season and the option year of 2018. The prices will be based on a per mile rate with the M.D. supplying all materials. Contractors will be required on a project specific or as needed basis. Those interested are invited to obtain a price submission package at the contact information below.

The M.D. of Wainwright reserves the right to waive informalities in, or reject any or all prices, or accept the price deemed most favorable in the interest of the M.D. The lowest or any price may not necessarily be accepted.

Submissions marked “Fencing Opportunity” will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. March 15, 2017 at the address indicated below.

For additional information or questions please contact Mark Greibrok, Director of Road Construction at 780-842-4024.

Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
717 – 14th Avenue
Wainwright, Alberta
T9W 1B3

Contract Equipment Opportunity

M.D. of Wainwright No. 61

The Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61 invites prices for contract equipment opportunities for the 2017 season. Equipment requirements include excavators, crawler tractors, packers, water and oil hauling trucks, motor scrapers and LGP crawler tractor. Contractors hired will be responsible for operator, fuel, oil, transportation, and servicing of the equipment. Equipment will be required on a project specific or as needed basis. Rates will only be paid when equipment is operating. Those interested are invited to obtain a price submission package at the contact information below.

The M.D. of Wainwright reserves the right to waive informalities in, or reject any or all prices, or accept the price deemed most favorable in the interest of the M.D. The lowest or any price may not necessarily be accepted.

Sealed submissions marked “Contract Equipment Opportunity” will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. March 15, 2017 at the address indicated below.

For additional information or questions please contact Mark Greibrok, Director of Road Construction at 780-842-4024.

Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
717 – 14th Avenue
Wainwright, Alberta
T9W 1B3

2016 Census

We have received some of the numbers from the 2016 Census.  Here is a quick overview for the M.D. of Wainwright.  More complete numbers will be shared when we receive them.

  2016 2011 % Change No. Private Dwellings
M.D. of Wainwright 4,479 4,138 +8.2 1,768
Town of Wainwright 6,270 5,9,25 +5.8 2,770
Alberta 4,067,175   +11.6  
Canada 35,151,728   +5.0  

Hogan Hill Paving Tender

The M.D. of Wainwright is accepting tenders for Schedule "A" Hogan Hill Road Extension (Twp. Rd. 455, Rge. Rd. 51 & Twp. Rd. 454) from Berg Road to Rge. Rd. 50, 9.471 km, and Schedule "B" Hogan Hill Road (Twp. Rd. 454) from Rge. Rd. 41 to Hwy. 897, 6.57 km.

Tender packages may be obtained at the M.D. of Wainwright Administration Office at 717 - 14th Avenue, Wainwright, Alberta.  Tenders must be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on February 28, 2017 at the Tender Deposit (reception) Counter of the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 office.  Tenders will be opened at 2:01 PM local time on February 28, 2017 at the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 office.  Public may be present.

For additional information, please contact Mark Greibrok, Director of Construction at 780-842-0486.

Division 3 Contact Information

Please take notice that the M.D. of Wainwright has decided to defer the election of the vacant Councillor position in Division 3 to the next General Municipal Election scheduled for the fall of 2017 instead of holding a by-election in the interim.

In the meantime, ratepayers and residents of Division 3 with issues or concerns involving roads, weeds, drainage, pests and other concerns may contact the following:

M.D. Administration Office - 780-842-4454

Reeve Bob Barss - 780-842-7309

Deputy Reeve Ted Wilkinson - 780-806-0315

Canada 150 Grant Funds Available

Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary of Confederation on July 1, 2017. Canada 150 presents a unique opportunity for Albertans to join all Canadians as we recognize this national milestone and anticipate our future together. 

 

The Community Initiatives Program’s (CIP) Alberta Canada 150 stream will provide $2 million to support projects that align with the four themes for the federal Canada 150 approach:

·         Diversity and inclusion, and the building of common interests and relationships;

·         Supporting efforts toward reconciliation of indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians;

·         Engaging and inspiring youth to carry forward the legacy of Canada 150; and

Connecting Canadians with nature and raising environmental stewardship to the level of national consciousness.

You can view  the fact sheet here.