Month: June 2019

Notice of Special Meeting

ATHABASCA COUNTY NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNTY COUNCIL CALLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF SECTION 194 OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT I, Larry Armfelt, Reeve of Athabasca County hereby give notice of a Special Meeting of Council to be held in the Council Chambers of Athabasca County on June 17, 2019, commencing at 4:00 p.m….

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Water Distribution Repairs – Colinton

The residents of Colinton will be experiencing intermittent water shut-offs over the next five days. Work is being done to repair some minor leaks to the water distribution system in the hamlet prior to paving. This will necessitate digging up the roadway where the leaks are present, repairing them, replacing the fill material and preparing…

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Development Permit Approvals

Approvals for the week of June 12, 2019   Discretionary Use: D19-058 16’ x 70’ 1997 modular home for security suite and 22’ x 24’ detached garage P9522920; B3; L1 SE 28-67-18-W4 (Division 7) Decision Date: June 5, 2019   D19-057 Change of use – liquor store (660 sq. ft.) P581HW; B2; L15A NE 21-67-18-W4…

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County Legal Matter Concluded – Statement

Athabasca County attended Provincial court in Athabasca on June 10, 2019, to answer to six charges that were laid against it under The Canada Wildlife Act following a 2017 construction project. Athabasca County entered a guilty plea to one count of carrying on a commercial or industrial activity and was fined $300,000. All remaining charges…

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Big Vision Tagline Contest

The Tourism and Economic Development Committee (TED) is looking for a tagline or catch phrase that speaks about our region’s economic development. The tagline may be used with future economic development branding purposes. Winning Slogan – $1,000 prize value • $500 gift card to a local business of your choice or credit towards tuition at…

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Boyle Seniors’ Symposium

This year’s Boyle Seniors’ Symposium takes place on Tuesday, June 11th from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Boyle & District Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 4800 – 3rd Street, Boyle.   This year’s conference features the following topics: • Mental Health Awareness – AB Health Services • Pet Care – Boyle Veterinary Services • Alberta…

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Athabasca County Conversation – 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums

Two one-day conferences for seniors, their caregivers and the community          The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums taking place in Athabasca and…

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Development Permit Approvals

Approvals for the week of June 5, 2019                                                               Permitted Use: D19-053 16’ x 20’ shed (8’ high) P0725212; B2; L1 NE 13-65-19-W4 (Division 3) Decision…

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Repair Notice (Colinton Truck Fill)

Repairs to account holder payment system underway       Please note that the truck fill is only operation by coin payment (loonies and toonies accepted). All account holders please remember this before making a trip to the truck fill station for water.   Repairs are anticipated to be completed in approximately 24 hours. Our apologies…

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Fire Status Update – Advisory now in place

Please be advised that effective June 4, 2019 Athabasca County has updated its FIRE STATUS to a: Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has down-graded the existing FIRE BAN to a FIRE ADVISORY for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. Although the fire ban has been lifted, there…

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