Update: Enmax Home Road Powerline Project

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Enmax has submitted a request with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to increase the size and change the shape of the power line towers on Home Road, and to increase the amount of power going through the lines.  Deadline to submit concerns about the project to the AUC in writing is June 17, in preparation for a two-day hearing, July 17 and 18 (at which no new concerns can be raised).  AUC’s decision follows in 90 days. Continue reading

May 27: Home Road Transmission Tower Replacement Info Session

The public is invited and encouraged to come to a meeting with AUC officials about how to register concerns about replacement of the transmission towers along Home Road.  Drop in between 7 and 8 pm at the Sandman Hotel West (125 Bowridge Drive).   For more information about the replacement project, see the Notice of Hearing–Enmax Transmission Line Structures .  Please note:  closing date to register to be heard at the upcoming hearing has been updated to May 28, 4 p.m.

The towers are due to be replaced by solid metal poles, 1.5 meters across at the base, and 5 to 15 meters higher than the current towers, with wires that will carry considerably more power than is presently being transmitted.

GED Program Starting Sept. 9

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Never Too Late Program: A cost-free GED program for residents of Ranchlands, Silver Springs, Greenwood Village, Montgomery and Bowness. Classes are every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm-9pm at Our Lady of the Assumption School (7311 34 Ave NW), starting on September 9, 2019. Space is limited. To register, please call Cate Rippon at 403-612-4026.