Summer Villages are an institution in Alberta, nearly as old as the province itself. Traditionally evolved from cottage summer resort areas where seasonal residents wanted a role in local government or were dissatisfied with the level of service and taxation provided by their local municipality. There are now five Summer Villages on Sylvan Lake, Birchcliff (1972), Half Moon Bay (1978), Jarvis Bay (1986), Norglenwold (1965) and Sunbreaker Cove (1991) all sharing an administration office since 1991. Your Summer Village maintains bylaws to protect the watershed, water quality, bank and shoreline, flora and fauna of the natural setting in which we live. Lake access for near lake residents is via road allowances and environment open spaces which are to be left in their natural state.
News Release - 5 Summer Villages New CAO
We are pleased to announce that the Councils for the Summer Villages of Birchcliff, Half Moon Bay, Jarvis Bay, Norglenwold, and Sunbreaker Cove have chosen Tanner Evans for the position of Chief Administrative Officer of the Summer Village Administration. Tanner has a strong background in municipal government, specializing in the planning and development field, and is also skilled in emergency services. Many of you may have met Tanner this past year as he filled the role of Development Officer for the Summer Village Administration. Tanner will officially take over the duties of CAO on November 1, 2019. Please feel free to drop by the administration office anytime and introduce yourself. We are all excited and are looking forward to working together in the future.