Month: January 2013

NOTICE- For sale by tender

Athabasca County is selling the following pieces of equipment. Motor Graders Unit #121 – 2009 Cat 140M Grader Serial # CAT0140MCB9M00679 7082 hours as of January 29, 2013 Unit #136 – 2008 JD 770D Grader Serial # DW770DX622138 7268 hours as of January 29, 2013 Tenders are to be received by the undersigned by 11:00 a.m….

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NEWS- County CPO tackles youth smoking

January 30, 2013— Athabasca County’s Community Peace Officer (CPO) is teaming up with an Alberta Health Services Tobacco Reduction Counselor to highlight the health and legal impacts of tobacco use to local high schoolers. CPO Ryan Alice and Tobacco Reduction Counselor Annie Syryda visited Athabasca’s Edwin Parr Composite (EPC) School on January 21 to talk with…

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Athabasca County Conversation #18

Miss out on last week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs February 6. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/78437590″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

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NOTICE- Area structure plan public hearings set for February 12

Hearings for three area structure plans (ASPs) of Grassland and Wandering River are set for Council Chambers at the County Office on February 12, beginning at 10 am. Council will hear public input on two ASPs prepared by the MMM Group covering the hamlets of Grassland and Wandering River. The ASP for Grassland can be found…

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Athabasca County Conversation #17

Miss out on last week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs January 23. In this week’s episode, we cover the release of the 2013 Budget. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/75894597″ params=”auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=23169c” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

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NOTICE- Beware of MCSNet email scam

Athabasca County would like all citizens to be aware of a potential phishing scam directed at MCSNet users. Residents have reported receiving an email with the subject line “2013 email upgrading.” The email asks users to provide their personal information and password to their email account, threatening to shutdown accounts that do not comply. MCSNet…

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EVENT- Clubroot information session in Athabasca

Agricultural producers are invited to attend a clubroot information session at the Athabasca Agriplex on February 7 at 7 pm. Clubroot is a soil-borne disease affecting many crops such as cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. Of particular importance, clubroot has the potential to be a significant threat to canola production in parts of Alberta. Clubroot is especially…

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NOTICE- Call out for campground firewood suppliers

Athabasca County Recreation Board is accepting proposals for the supply of firewood to various County campgrounds throughout the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Camping Seasons. This will be a three (3) year contract. The camping season starts May 1st and ends September 30th of each year. The Contractor must be able to deliver within 72 hours of notice….

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NEWS- Farm Women’s Conference set for February 7

January 18, 2013– Every year, Athabasca County is proud to present the Farm Women’s Conference, an event dedicated to celebrating the contribution of women to farming. Set for February 7, 2012 at the Athabasca Agriplex, this year’s conference promises to be a chance for farm women to come together and enjoy each other’s company. “It’s a…

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NOTICE- Now hiring, Project Manager

Athabasca County invites applicants for a Term Contract position for a Project Manager. The Contract Project Manager shall be responsible for the administration, tendering, managing, supervision for the construction of a new building (approximately 6000 sq. ft). Please include experience, education and expected remuneration and any other pertinent information. Forward applications to: Brian Pysyk Director of Corporate Services Athabasca County…

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