Month: September 2015

Residential driveway snowplow flags available

Residents of Athabasca County wishing to utilize the County residential driveway snowplow services must purchase flags and sign a Residential Driveway Hold Harmless Agreement prior to request for service. The flags, which identify your driveway as being in need of clearing, can be purchased at the Athabasca County Administration Office (3602-48 Ave., Athabasca, AB) at a cost of…

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Cost-sharing agreement results in upgraded road

PHOTO:  David Gray, SV West Baptiste Councilor Myn Hursin, SV West Baptiste CAO Vivian Driver, Athabasca County Director of Corporate Services Brian Pysyk, SV West Baptiste Deputy Mayor Ed Tomaszyk, Deputy Mayor Athabasca County Warren Griffin, Athabasca County Councilor for Division 8 Larry Armfelt. Two years in the making, representatives from the Summer Village of West Baptiste…

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New Handi-Van ready to transport clients

Joanne Peckham, Town of Athabasca Councillor (left) and Doris Splane, Athabasca County (right) accept a $1,500 sponsorship from Dora L’Heureux, Stakeholder Relations Manager at FortisAlberta Inc. The sponsorship will go towards the purchase of a new Handi-Van in the Athabasca region. The provision of transportation in the Athabasca Region, and the Municipal District of Opportunity, is the…

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Development Permits – September 2015

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved with Conditions as follows: Permit No.    2015-D0164 Zoning:          Country Residential Use Location:       Pelican Beach; Lot 6, Plan 495MC; NW-10-65-18-W4 Type:              Placement of 2 Recreational Vehicles Permit No.    2015-D0167 Zoning:          Country Residential Use Location:       Shadow Lane Estates; Lot 5, Block 2, Plan 0627840;…

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Athabasca County Conversation – September 16, 2016

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on 94.1 The River. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment explains how you can nominate a deserving rural woman to receive one of two Farm Woman of the Year Awards. The awards will be…

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Workshop: The Road to Menopause

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Approach culvert cleaning

Your assistance is required in checking the culvert under the approach to your property to ensure that no blockage exists. Landowners are asked to remove any debris from the culvert ends that may impede water flows next spring. In the event that you discover damages, or blockages, that you cannot deal with, please call our Public Works Department at 675-2404 to…

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2016 Farm Women’s Conference & Awards

  EVENT & TICKET INFORMATION February 4, 2016 Boyle Community Centre | 9 am – 4 pm Tickets available now at: Athabasca County Village of Boyle Athabasca Value Drug Mart Tickets are $30/each (includes am/pm refreshments & catered hot lunch) Come with a group of friends. Don’t miss out on all the fun! SPEAKER PROFILES The Farm Women’s Conference…

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Caution advised when purchasing feed

Producers in Athabasca County are being asked to exercise extra caution this year if bringing in hay or straw from new suppliers. Due to a dry season, producers may need to access new feed sources to help supplement what they have been able to provide for themselves. Invasive plant species are always looking for opportunities…

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Labour Day office closure

PLEASE NOTE:  The County’s After-Hours Emergency Line will be in operation over the long weekend. Should you require assistance please call 780-689-9000.

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