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Invitation to Quote

The Summer Village of West Cove is seeking quotes to complete improvements to our Community Hall located at 721 Valking Road.    The Summer Village had a preliminary design completed and this can be found on our website or by contacting the office.   The successful contractor/individual will be responsible to pull all required permits, and must provide proof of liability insurance, WCB and provide references.

The Summer Village is prepared to meet with interested candidates to go over the scope of the project prior to submission.  We have scheduled a pre-tender site meeting on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Hall in West Cove to review the scope of the project. 

Submissions will be accepted up to 4:00 p.m. on September 14th, 2021.  In your quote, please provide total costs, or hourly costs, along with the proposed timeline to complete the project, as well as any special considerations. The Summer Village reserves the right to accept or reject any and all quotes in its sole discretion.

Forward your proposal/quote to:


Summer Village of West Cove
721 Valking Road
West Cove, AB.   T0E 0A2
Email: svwestcove@outlook.com
Drop off:               4808-51st Street, Onoway, AB.

We thank all those interested, however only those selected to perform the work will be contacted.

Please click to review the community hall drawings.

Click to review the hall renovation project particulars.


Tax Notices

2021 Tax & Assessment Notice Certification of Mailing

This is certification under Sections 310(4) & 336(1) of the Municipal Government Act that 2021 Combined Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed to all property owners in the Summer Village of West Cove on May 17th, 2021.
Wendy Wildman, Chief Administrative Officer

General Election 2021

(Saturday, June 12th, 2021)
The Returning Officer for the Summer Village of West Cove received and accepted 3 nominations for 3 Council positions on Nomination Day.  The following candidates have been elected by acclamation:
GIESBRECHT, Ren (incumbent)
KELLY, Chris (new)
WORONUK, Greg (new) 
Notice of Election by Acclamation

New Organics Rules

UPDATED May 7, 2021

Standstone will be collecting Organics beginning May 1, until November 1. The ORGANICS cart is for YARD WASTE only, as it will be accepted at our local Highway 43 Waste Commission for composting and ground cover. Below is a list of acceptable items to place in the Organics cart.


Grass clippings
Lake weeds
Tree prunings & branches (no larger than 1.5" in diameter)

Dog feces
Cat litter
Food scraps
Meat scraps
Plastic bags
Compostable plastic bags
Vegetable garden waste



Any contaminated carts will be identified and flagged as contaminants. The contaminated load will be taken directly to Highway 43 Landfill and deposited as WASTE, instead of ORGANICS. This additional cost will be paid the municipality and may be passed on to the resident.


Vegetable garden waste can go in your waste cart.


Happy Spring to you all.

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Waste Services

*NEW*   Beginning January 2021, waste pick up will be weekly year round on Mondays.  

2021 Waste Pickup Calendar


Rural Crime Watch

Recently, the quick response of a resident from a nearby community who reported suspicious activity to the RCMP led to the apprehension of the responsible individuals.  A reminder to all residents that we are the eyes and ears of our communities.   If you see suspicious activity, report it immediately to the RCMP or visit the website below and download the Alberta Rural Crime Watch app and report any crime or suspicious activity as it happens.‚Äč

Alberta Rural Crime Watch Website

Emergency - Police/Fire/Ambulance: 9-1-1

RCMP - Non-Emergency Line

Stony Plain Detachment: 1-825-220-7267


Lake Isle & Lac Ste. Anne Water Quality Management Society (LILSA)


Did you know that LILSA:

  • Advocates for the health of our lakes;
  • Is working hard to slow and prevent the spread of FLOWERING RUSH, an invasive species that is taking over Lake Isle and making its way to Lac Ste Anne;
  • Completed a State of the Watershed Report and is working with other organizations to develop a Watershed Management plan;
  • Partners with municipal and provincial governments to apply for grants and improve the quality of our lakes;
  • Is working on short and long-term solutions to improve our lakes and keep them healthy and useable for generations to come;
  • Needs more members to keep doing their important work!

Become a LILSA Member today!
There is no time commitment required. You can do as little or as much as you choose.
By becoming a member you will:

  • Help support the health of our lakes;
  • Be able to vote at our AGM;
  • Be eligible to run for the board;
  • Be a part of the solution!

Annual Memberships are $20 (individual or family) & can be purchased at:
Alberta Beach Village Office (4935-50Ave)    Lac Ste Anne County Building (56521 Rge Rd 65)  Onoway Town Office (4812-51St)


Flowering Rush

Flowering Rush is a prohibited, noxious weed that has been introduced into several Alberta water bodies.  It is an aquatic plant that grows as an emergent plant along shorelines of both lakes and rivers. Flowering Rush was brought to North America from Europe as a garden plant.  This variety will form dense stands which will interfere with recreational lake use.  Flowering Rush crowds out our native plants and has the potential to fill in an entire lake if left uncontrolled.

For more information - visit the Lake Isle Lac Ste. Anne (LILSA) website


Public Notice - Administration Office - Temporarily Closed to the Public beginning Friday, November 20, 2020

Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, the Administration Office will be temporarily closed beginning Friday, November 20th, 2020.  If you require in-person assistance, we can set up an appointment with you and prepare for your visit, our office can be contacted via email and telephone at this time.


Gov't of Alberta Covid-19 - Info for Albertans

Gov't of Alberta - ABTraceTogether App Info



Drainage Project Update - May 21, 2020

Please be advised that the proposed drainage work on the 11th street Municipal Reserve (MR) area has been put on hold pending further consideration.    This MR has been surveyed, therefore, all chattels that are located on this MR will need to be removed regardless of whether this drainage project proceeds or not.   Further information will be provided in due course.


Use of Municipal Reserve Areas

A reminder to all residents that vegetation such as trees, plants and flowers are not to be removed or planted on any municipal reserve areas without prior permission from the Sumner Village.   Any vegetation that has been planted on the municipal reserve areas without permission will be removed.  If you have planted anything on the municipal reserve areas, please remove or move to your property.  Your cooperation is appreciated.