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Unmaintained municipal turf in Fort McMurray leads to criticism

Wet weather, muddy conditions delay maintenance work

June 19, 2024  By Turf & Rec

Unmowed grass in Fort McMurray, Alta.’s municipal green spaces has led to a backlash of criticism, including that from a Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councillor.

A new contractor from Edmonton has been given the task of maintaining the green spaces, but heavy rain of late has led to standing water and muddy conditions that has hampered maintenance.

A local councillor has criticized the contractor’s work and questions why a local contractor wasn’t retained for the job.

To read the full story from Fort McMurray Today, click here.


This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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