Month: September 2014

NOTICE – Approved Development Permits

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No.  2014-D0192 Zoning:  Agricultural Use District Location:  SE 13-68-23 W4 Type:  Recreational Vehicle Placement Permit No.  2014-D0195 Zoning:  Country Residential District Location:  Teepee Lake Estates; Lot 9, Block 1, Plan 0729498; NW 32-65-18 W4 Type:   Recreational Vehicle Placement + 24′ x 26′…

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NOTICE – Bridge Structure Closure

Athabasca County will be proceeding with the decommissioning and eventual closing to public travel of the bridge site being BF 8306 located in the NE 31-66-19 W4. This change is taking place in the interest of safety for the travelling public due to the condition of the bridge and the weight restriction imposed upon it. For more information contact…

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County honours Fred Kuzyk at Forfar Recreation Park

Anne Kuzyk, wife of the late Fred Kuzyk, stands alongside the granite plaque dedicated to the memory and work of her husband. She is joined by Athabasca County Reeve Doris Splane and Athabasca County Recreation Board Chairperson Juanita Marois, who were among the 40 plus dignitaries, friends and family members to attend the dedication ceremony. September…

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Mentorship Program Coffee Hour Event

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County Conversation – Cemetery Improvement Program

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 Cemetery Improvement Program, what it can help with and how to apply for it. Don’t forget to tune into 94.1 The River…

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NOTICE – Cleaning approach culverts

Athabasca County requests the assistance of residents to check that culverts under the approaches to their property are clear from debris. If possible, landowners are asked to remove any debris from the culvert ends that may impede water flow next spring. In the event that you discover damage, or blockages, that you cannot remedy, please…

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Notice: Respecting land uses and rights

Hunters and off-road recreational vehicle enthusiasts are reminded to show landowners and leaseholders respect by obtaining permission prior to entering property. When using others’ property, leave it as you found it – ensure that fences remain intact; gates are shut and be aware of any livestock on the property. The Petty Trespass Act prohibits someone from accessing privately owned land…

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Wildfire status downgraded to Moderate

September 8, 2014 The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County has been downgraded to MODERATE. The issuance of a burn permit is required for any open burning (brush piles, yard clean-up, windrows, etc.) for the area outside of the Forest Protection Area.  Requests for permits may be made by calling the County Administration Office. The use…

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Athabasca County Conversation – 2015 Seasonal Camping

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 2015 Seasonal Camping opportunities and how those who are interested can make an application for a site next summer. Don’t forget to tune…

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Athabasca County Connection – August 2014 newsletter

The August 2014 edition of the Athabasca County Connection has information about a new fire truck for the Baptiste Fire Department, a new FCSS program called GLOW, updates on road upgrades around the county and rural addressing, as well as an introduction to the new County manager and some University of Alberta medical students who visited…

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