Alix, Mirror Museums given funding from Lacombe County

As part of highlights of the Lacombe County regular council meeting on Nov. 30, applications were received from six museums or historical societies.

The Mirror & District Museum Association as well as the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum were recipients among them.

Mirror’s association received $16,500 while Alix gained $4,300.

A total of $132,485 was doled out to the six recipients from Policy RC(10) – Operating Support of Historical, Cultural, Tourism & Visitor Information Facilities & Services 2022 Applications.

Plow truck replacement

Following the loss of a county plow truck by a fire, the County Manager was authorized to outfit an existing truck (Unit 594), which includes the purchase of a sander at a cost of $43,000, to serve as a replacement for the lost plow truck.

The County Manager was further authorized to purchase a new cab and chassis, including a gravel box, for a total cost of $278,000 to replace the gravel/backhoe truck (Unit 594).

 

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