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Town of Battleford council discussed budget planning at its meeting Monday.
Town of Battleford council discussed budget planning at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford already starting budget planning

By Angela Brown
October 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

While it's only October, the Town of Battleford is already getting started on its planning work for its 2018 budget.

Mayor Ames Leslie said the town will have its first meeting later this month. It will also be working on its strategic planning.

The downtown reopened to traffic recently, but some chamber members are unhappy with the length of time it took for the project to be completed.
The downtown reopened to traffic recently, but some chamber members are unhappy with the length of time it took for the project to be completed. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Downtown chamber members 'really upset' with city over construction timeline

By Greg Higgins
October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

After months of construction, barriers to vehicles were removed in downtown North Battleford yesterday, but some of the affected business owners are "really upset" over the length of time it took for the project to be completed.

City administrators are asking for the public's input on how it can help the housing situation in the city by completing a survey on their website.
City administrators are asking for the public's input on how it can help the housing situation in the city by completing a survey on their website. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

City asking for public's input to improve housing situation

By Greg Higgins
October 16, 2017 - 4:06pm Updated: October 17, 2017 - 10:12am

Anyone with suggestions on how North Battleford can improve the housing situation in the city now has a chance to have their voices heard.

North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial ribbon today to officially reopen the downtown after several months of construction.
North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial ribbon today to officially reopen the downtown after several months of construction. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Downtown 'officially' reopens, but not to vehicles yet

By Greg Higgins
October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial red ribbon today to officially reopen the “downtown T” to the public this morning. But with one glaring exception — the roads aren’t ready for vehicular traffic yet.

The city of North Battleford looked at its recycling contract at council's meeting on Tuesday.
The city of North Battleford looked at its recycling contract at council's meeting on Tuesday. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford saving $50,000 in recycling contract

By Angela Brown
October 13, 2017 - 11:30am Updated: October 13, 2017 - 12:30pm

The City of North Battleford saved more than $50,000 after renewing its residential recycling collection program.

By signing up with Loraas Environmental Services, the firm offered a lower rate to North Battleford for its recycling collection.

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