Here you will find notices, bylaws, council news, contact information and much more.
BEAR ACTIVITY IN AREA We have been notified of bear activity within the summer village. We urge everyone to exercise extreme CAUTION when going outside or walking their pets, particularly in areas near the garbage bins.
For info on bear safety, see the links below.
Alberta BearSmart | Alberta.ca
GOLF COURSE IS NOW OPEN Upgrades/ Renovation work has now been completed and the course is again open. Please remember golfers are liable for any damages caused by their golf balls to other peoples vehicles and property.
BURN PILE REOPENED The burn pile is now open again. Please respect the fact that it is for burning branches. It is NOT for construction material or other wood products containing nails, screws and hardware. Also do not place large logs or stumps in the burn pile as they just don't burn quickly.
TAX NOTICES HAVE BEEN MAILED Notices were mailed on or before June 3rd, 2022
In Alberta, water is owned by the Crown and its use is regulated by Alberta Environment and Parks under the Water Act.
The general procedure to obtain the authorization under the Water Act to divert water is described in the Guidelines for Licensing Water Diversion Projects https://www.alberta.ca/water-legislation-and-guidelines.aspx
As of May 2022, The Summer Village has not withdrawn their Statement of Concern and outlined the following points based on their review of the Carraig Ridge report:
The Summer Village has also requested reports on previous studies conducted to better address concerns.
Highway 1A Upgrades
The Summer Village of Ghost Lake has sent the Minister of Transportation a letter to request clarification on the recently announced upgrades to Highway 1A. Click here to read the letter and the Ministers response.
Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, Dec 6, 5:30 p.m.
The Summer Village of Ghost Lake administration hosted an open house on July 23, 2022 to discuss ideas surrounding the upgrade to the community hall. A survey was sent out to all villagers afterwards to gather further input.
After considerable discussion over the past year the Disc Golf course has be relocated and is now open again for play. Discs are available to borrow in the Library , make sure to return them after usage. Please be aware that there are no longer any holes located on the escarpment and make sure to remain on the pathway when walking in that area to protect the enviroment.
Click HERE to see the updated 2022 Budget for the Summer Village of Ghost Lake
The Upper Bow River Hazard Study assesses and identifies river-related hazards along 118 km of the Bow River, as well as 7 km of Policeman Creek, 1 km of Exshaw Creek, 5 km of Bighill Creek, and 5 km of Jumpingpound Creek. The study area extends from Banff National Park to Bearspaw Dam, including through Canmore, Cochrane, Exshaw, Kananaskis Improvement District, Lac des Arcs, Municipal District of Bighorn, Rocky View County, and Stoney Nakoda First Nation.
Click HERE for the latest update.
We have created a report which summarizes feedback gathered from the Community Open House on July
23, 2022, and results from the 2022 Community Hall Survey. Please see the full summary document here
Please see the attached documents to learn about our Climate Resilience and Adaptation Plan by Morrison Hershfield.
The climate resilience planning involves conducting a risk assessment of key climate hazards and creating an adaptation plan accordingly. SVGL will aim to implement the recommended actions of the Climate Resilience Plan. To learn more about the project, you can contact Clarissa Huffman from Morrsion Hershfield. CHuffman@morrisonhershfield.com
Please be aware there is now a barricade at the Emergency Exit on to Hwy 1A from the village. It can be removed if access is needed. Please exercise extreme caution and only use in emergent situations
Please be aware that this webpage and email from SVGL are the official means of communication with the village.
If you have changed your phone, email, mailing address or need to update your information please contact the village administration
THE SLIDE HAS BEEN CLOSED
It has been determined that the slide at the playground is no longer safe for use.
The slide has been closed off for use until a certified company can be hired to remove it completely.
The Summer Village is currently looking at options to replace the slide itself or possibly to fund an upgrade to the entire playground.
More information will be provided and an opportunity for and public input will be made available.
Please ensure your children know not to use the slide.