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Due to the holiday, residents in the Northeast corner will have their recycling picked up on Thursday, April 18th, and garbage and compost will be picked up on Tuesday, April 23rd.
The Altona Aquatic Centre requires a concession operator the 2019 summer season.
For more information, please contact Ron Epp, Recreation Services Manager at
Ph: 204-324-9005 or email at Ron.Epp@altona.ca
Altona resident Sarah Radmore started in the position of Community Development Officer on April 9, 2019. Ms. Radmore was chosen by a selection committee of staff and Council.
“This is my dream job,” said Sarah. “I’m grateful that I have been selected to join the Town of Altona team, and am looking forward to getting started on community projects and initiatives.”
Sarah Radmore was born and raised in southwestern Ontario, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Windsor. In 2015, Sarah moved to Winnipeg in order to work in the Student Residences department at the University of Manitoba, where she focused on building community, mentoring leaders, and communicating with the student population via social media. Since relocating to Altona in May of 2018, Sarah has been seeking involvement in the community, and will now bring her experience and knowledge of community building and social media marketing to her new role. Among other responsibilities, the Community Development Officer will be developing a communication plan to promote Altona and enhance the Town’s online presence.
“Town Council is enthused about the arrival of Sarah to join and complete our management team,” said Mayor Al Friesen. “The search process allowed us to review and more clearly define the role of Community Development Officer, and we are confident that Sarah’s skills are a good fit with our community and council expectations.”
Town of Altona residents can now expect their compostable waste picked up at the curb all year long. All compostable yard waste and kitchen waste will be accepted. A green outdoor bin will be provided to each household, as well as a small kitchen pail for collecting food scraps.
We are pleased to announce sponsorship agreements to help offset the costs of the containers with Border Redi Mix Inc. / Derksen Trucking Ltd. in support of the green outdoor bins and with Access Credit Union in support of the kitchen pails. Until the new bins and pails are distributed, we invite you to use your own containers or paper yard waste bags for compost collection.
Starting on April 16th 2019, pick up will occur weekly until early November, at which time pick-up will continue monthly throughout the winter. The pick-up schedule will now run in conjunction with the garbage/recycling schedule (eg. Residents living in the SE corner of town will have compost, garbage & recycling pickup on Tuesdays).
More information regarding the compost program is available here, on the Compost page of the town website.
The Altona & District Health Care Board is inviting applications of the 2019 Dr. S. S. Toni Scholarship Awards from residents within the boundaries of the Municipality of Rhineland, and the Rural Municipality of of Montcalm including the Towns of Altona, Gretna and Plum Coulee and the LUD of St. Jean, who are pursuing a health-related career.
Deadline for applications is May 1, 2019. Please forward your application to:
Dr. Toni Scholarship Fund
Attention: Michael Rempel
For more information, please contact Michael Rempel at 204.324.5357 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town of Altona and Manitoba Sunflower Festival are pleased to announce that a Sunflower “selfie” plot will be established for this year’s celebration in July. Thanks to Green Valley Equipment for the support.
For more information, see the media release below.
You are invited to attend the Town of Altona 2019 Financial Plan Hearing on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
For additional information, click on public notice below to view more details.
2019 Financial Plan (PDF)
We need lifeguards, instructors, ticket clerks, gallery staff, parks maintenance staff. Please see below for further information
The Town of Altona is seeking an individual for the position of Community Development Officer. This is an opportunity for a driven and resourceful professional that has a passion for marketing, following new and emerging technological trends and implementing social media platforms – all to benefit the growth and connection of a community.
For more information, click here.