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By Treena Mielke
Rimbey residents will notice a small in-crease in their electricity bills next year.
At its regular meeting Monday, council agreed to increase the FortisAlberta Inc. franchise fee from seven to 14 per cent for the 2015 calendar year.
CAO Lucien Cloutier said the increase will amount to about a $4 a month increase or $50 more per year.
We intend to use the extra money for capital projects, he said. We are still well below the maximum that can be approved.
The municipal franchise fee cap is 20 per cent. A municipality who wishes to ex-
ceed this franchise fee will need to adver-tise in the local paper for two weeks and acquire commission approval.
Mayor Rick Pankiw said the franchise fee has been at seven per cent since at least 2006 and council was in favour of an in-crease.
The increase allows us to tap into an-
other market for revenue, he said.The estimated revenue from the in-
crease is $226,825 compared to $106,586 which was raised through the seven per cent franchise fee.
Franchise fees can be changed annually but written notice must be provided to For-tisAlberta.
Electricity bills to show slight monthly increase next year
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1st & 3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m. Rimbey Lions Bingo at Ponoka Bingo Plaza.4th Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. Rimbey Curling Club Bingo at Ponoka Bingo PlazaThursdays, 7:30 p.m. West Pine Lodge Bingo in Winfi eld. 1st and 3rd Mondays 7:30 at Hoadley Hall Bingo doors open at 6:30 (non smoking)2nd Saturday, 6:00p.m. Rimbey Historical Society Bingo, Ponoka Bingo Plaza3rd Saturday, Rimbey Drop-In Bingo at Ponoka Bingo Plaza3rd Sunday, Rimbey Legion at Ponoka Bingo Plaza
TOPS ( Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wed evenings, Rimbey United Church basement. You are invited to an open house. Oct 17 @ 7pm Nancy 843-0067Bentley Minor Hockey Annual General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7pm at Drop-In Centre. Call 748-4838 or 748-2078 for info.Bentley Curling Club Annual Fall General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30pm at The Curling Club Lounge. New and Returning curlers invited.Blindman Valley 4_H Beef Club Parent Oragnizational Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30 pm at Bentley Ag Centre. Call 748-2374 or 748-4739. New members welcome.Rimbey Elementary School Parent Council Meeting- RES room Oct 16 at 7:00pm2nd Tuesday each month 1 pm Rimbey Health Centre Rimbey Auxilary Hospital1st Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. Regular Members Meeting, Rimbey Legion #36.2nd Thursday each month- Rimbey Ag Society 7:00pm at the agriplex 3rd Tuesday each month- Caregiver Support Group 10am at Rimbey Health Centre.
Bentley Library Society Dinner Theatre- Event to take place Oct 20, tickets now on sale. Call Arlene 748-4429Bentley Carpet Bowling- Wednesday mornings. Bentley Hall. 9:30 am. New Players invited. Call Harry or Georgina 748-3404 for more info. Food For Fines Week at the Bentley Municipal Library Oct 22-27. Donate dry foods in lieu of library fi nes. Will be given to Bentley Blessing Pantry.West Pine Lodge In Winfi eld- Chicken Supper Oct 19 @ 5:00pm. For more info call Wendy @ 780-682-3960Winfi eld Playground Fundraiser- Supper & Silent Auction, Oct 19 @ 4:30,Winfi eld Rec Centre. Skating,Crafts, Clown and more. Call 682-3788 for more infoFamily Halloween Dance and Silent Auction on Oct 27 from 5-9 pm at the Bentley Community Hall. Hosted by Bentley Nursery school. Call Tina 748-4407 for info.Rimbey Community Chorus- Starts practice for Christmas, Wednesday Oct 10 8:45pm at United Church. New singers welcome. Annette 843-3115Rimbey United Church is planning a Memorial Hymn sing Nov 4 at 2:00pm. For info call Alice 843-6732 or the church 843- 2458.
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BINGOS:Hoadley Hall Bingo, 1st & 3rd Mondays. Starts @ 7:30 pmRimbey Legion, 2nd Friday of each month, @ 7 pm.
MEETINGS:Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Mondays - 7 pm at the New Life
Fellowship Church building. Call 403-843-4570 for more info.
Royal Purple of Bentley #264 meetings the second Monday of each month, in
the old Oxford school @ 7 pm. Call Brenda 403-302-7244 for more info.
Rimbey Sleigh, Wagon, & Saddle Club meetings the 1st Wed. each month.
Truck Museum @ Pas-Ka-Poo Park. Call Denise (the president) at 403-704-4236
for info. Email: RimbeySWSClub@gmail.comBluffton Community Society 1st Tuesday each month 7 pm @ Bluffton Hall.
Rimbey Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meeting 2nd Tuesday every month, 1pm
Hospital Conference Rm.Bluffton Chamber of Commerce meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month- 1:00
pm Bluffton Hall.Rimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each month - 7 pm at Super 8
meeting room.Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays- 8:30 pm at the Rimbey Anglican Church.
403-843-3662 info.Rimbey Ag Society 3rd Wednesday each month- 7:00 pm at the Agriplex.
Rimbey Horticultural Meetings, 3rd Wednesdays @ 10 am in the Drop In
Centre. Call 403-843-2539 for more info. Rimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meeting1st Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm
Rimbey Legion, 5019 50th St.For Divorce Care Support call 403-872-4252Family Councelling, call 1-403-347-8844 & say you would like to be seen in
Rimbey. Al-Alon meeting, Thursdays 1 pm downstairs in the Rimbey United Church. Call
403-783-2801 for more info. Rimbey & District Organizional meeting for Comm. Christmas Bazaar, Oct.
14, 10 am. @ the Rimbey Drop In Centre.
ACTIVITIES:Regular Jammers Dances @ Rimbey Drop In Centre, every Tuesday nights @
7pm.Bentley Book Club - at the Bentley Municipal Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 2 discussing Frances Itanis Deafening. New members welcome.
Bentley Annual Fall Clean-up for residents - ONE DAY ONLY Friday, Oct.
3. Extra household garbage & yard waste only.Stolen Sisters Candlelight Vigil Oct. 4, 7:30 pm at the Beatty House, in
Rimbey.Bentley Municipal Library FREE movies - starting 7 p.m. at the library. On
Oct. 9 Scooby Doo rated PG. On Oct. 23 Hotel Transylvania rated PG.
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