Month: June 2014

NOTICE – Cemetery Improvement Program

Local Community Groups & Non-Profit Organizational Cemetery Groups are invited to apply for a $2000 grant to improve their cemetery and individual grave sites within their cemeteries. The grant is available for materials and supplies for up to a maximum of $2,000 once every 5 years for fencing, landscaping, leveling grave depressions, erecting  commemorative plaques, signs, markers, recording data…

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Athabasca County Conversation – June 25, 2014

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs 94.1 The River. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the installation of rural addressing signs across the County. Don’t forget to tune into 94.1 The River on July 9, 2014 for the…

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NOTICE – Land for sale by public tender

For Sale By Public Tender Lot 1, Blk. 1, Plan 772 1040 – Mystic Meadow Estates Athabasca County is offering for sale, Lot 1, Blk. 1, Plan 772 1040. The property is located in Mystic Meadows, approximately 4 ½ Miles East of Rochester. Submit sealed tender clearly marked “Land Tender – Lot 1, Blk. 1,…

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NOTICE – Used equipment for sale by tender

Athabasca County is accepting bids by tender for the following items: 1. Unit #181 – 1993 John Deere 6400 MFD Tractor – Approx. 11,280 hrs 2. Unit #419 – 2006 Ford F150 4WD – Approx. 219,400 km 3. Unit #409 – 2003 Chev 2500 2WD – Approx. 262,960 km 4. Unit #242 – 1999 Chev…

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NOTICE – Public Hearing Bylaws No. 9 – 2014 & Bylaw No. 12 – 2014

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion on Bylaw 9-2014 for the purpose of adopting the Industrial Area Structure Plan as well as Bylaw 12-2014 for an amendment to the Land Use By-Law 6-2002, insofar…

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NOTICE – Public Hearing Bylaw No. 7 – 2014

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Land Use By-Law 6-2002, insofar as it applies to certain lands within Athabasca County. The Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000 (“the Act”) authorizes the Council…

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NOTICE – Airport Construction Closure Update

For the safety of pilots and passengers, the Athabasca Regional Airport will need to be closed to air traffic for a period of 3 days to allow for the initial construction phase of a new Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI)  light system. This work is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 16 through Wednesday, June 18 weather…

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Athabasca County Conversation – June 11, 2014

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs 94.1 The River. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about stories featured in the June 2014 issue of the County Connection newsletter. The newsletter includes information about an acclamation which took place in…

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Former councilor acclaimed in Division 7

By-Election planned for July 7, 2014 is no longer necessary June 9, 2014 – A by-election originally called for early July will no longer be necessary. Only one candidate submitted nominations papers for the vacant County Council position in Division 7 Grassland. At the close of the nomination period at 12 noon on Monday, June…

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NOTICE – June 26 Regular Council meeting rescheduled

The Athabasca County Regular Council Meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2014 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The change was made to allow members of Council to help welcome participants of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Councils (AADMC) Golf Tournament to Athabasca on June 26. Please call the County…

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