Month: July 2014

NOTICE – Used equipment for sale by tender

Athabasca County is accepting bids and offers on the following items: 1. Unit #242 – 1999 Chev 2500 2WD – Approx. 242,360 km 2. 3 – GX35 Honda Weed Trimmers (Parts Only) 3. GX140 Honda Water Pump (Repairs Required) 4. FR600 Honda Tiller (No Tine Drive) 5. Jonsered 630 Power Saw 6. Husqvarna 136 Power…

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NOTICE – Wildfire suppression costs

Athabasca County Council passed a resolution adopting Policy 9140 in reference to Wildland Fire Suppression Costs. Landowners are responsible for fighting wildland fires on land they are in possession of, or own. If County forces, or their agents, are required to suppress a wildland fire on private lands, then the owner may be assessed all or a portion…

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NOTICE – Dumping of debris prohibited

Dumping of Garbage or other debris on any roadway or public place is prohibited by By-Law 25-1984. A person responsible for placing rubbish, dirt, stones, or refuse on a roadway, road right of way, or any public place is liable to a fine of $500. Any citizens observing or aware of contraventions of this By-Law are…

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NOTICE – Apply now for a $1,000 scholarship

In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties (AAMD&C) has established the AAMD & C Scholarship Program. The program encourages young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby enhance their ability to subsequently make meaningful contributions to their…

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Athabasca County Conversation – July 9, 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 2014 Fly-In Barbecue that takes place on July 19, 2014 at the Athabasca Regional Airport. Don’t forget to tune into 94.1 The…

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Public Works phone system restored

The phone line for Athabasca County’s Public Works Department experienced an outage this morning but has since been restored. Once again you can call 780-675-2404 during regular office hours to contact our Public Works staff. We appreciate everyone’s patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Public Works phone system down

Athabasca County’s Public Works Department is experiencing some difficulty with its telephone system. The contact number affected is the 780-675-2404 line. Telus has been notified and is currently working on resolving the problem. Please direct Public Works inquiries to the Athabasca County Administration Office by calling 780-675-2273 while this work takes place. We will post…

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Council Message – Athabasca pool, school and library

July 3, 2014 Athabasca County understands there are some concerns about where the new school, pool and library will be located in Athabasca. Each of these facilities has unique needs that need to be considered with the input of any partners or boards associated with the operation of them. These projects are still in their…

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NOTICE – Council meeting schedule change

The Regular Council Meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, 2014 has been cancelled. This change in schedule was made to allow members of Council to attend the 2014 Provincial Agricultural Service Board Tour. The next Regular Meeting of Council will take place on Thursday, July 31, 2014. For more information:   780-675-2273 / info@athabascacounty.com

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NOTICE – Development Permits

Applications for Development Permits have been REFUSED as follows: Permit No.  2014-D0124 Zoning:    Country Residential District Location:    1522MC-4-17 within White Gull (LL 10-67-24 W4) Type:   Placement of 4 Recreational Vehicles Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No.         2014-D0104 Zoning:       Country Residential District Location:             0525743-2-2 within Deer…

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