Month: October 2019

Development Permit Approvals

Approvals for the week of October 30: Permitted Use: D19-099 Tank Farm for Commercial Cardlock P0826570; B1; L9 NE 4-65-19-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: October 30, 2019   D19-121 Cardlock Lanes and Truck Parking P0826570; B1; L10 NE 4-65-19-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: October 30, 2019   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval…

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Council Holds 2019 Organizational Meeting

Members of Athabasca County Council met in Council Chambers for the County’s Organizational Meeting. The meeting is held annually to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve, as well as make a number of appointments to boards, committees and commissions. It also offers a chance for Councillors to express interest in new positions, or keep the…

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Nominate a Farm Woman of the Year

Nominate a recipient for Modern and Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year The Farm Woman of the Year Award is one way Athabasca County recognizes the dedication and hard work of rural women in our municipality. Each year nominations are reviewed by the Farm Women’s Award Committee to choose one recipient of the Pioneer Farm…

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Surface Rights Board: Resolving Lease Issues

Learn more about the work of the Surface Rights Board (Image courtesy of the Alberta Surface Rights Board website https://surfacerights.alberta.ca/Home.html) If you need assistance receiving payments from a Compensation Order, Right of Entry Order, or Surface Lease, help is available.  The Surface Rights Board (SRB) is a quasi-judicial tribunal that grants right of entry and assists…

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False Alarms: Silencing the Panel is Not Enough

False alarms are not only a drain on resources and personnel but they can take personnel away from a real emergency. Should your alarm system go off when there is no emergency, remember that turning off or silencing the system at the control panel only stops the alarm from going off at your property. A…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of October 16, 2019    .. Permitted Use:   D19-118 16’ x 24’ (14’ high) cold storage shed, 10’ x 12’ as-built shed P8022169; B1; L24 NE 20-65-17-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: October 16, 2019   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from…

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Council Highlights – October 8, 2019

County Council Highlights from the October 8, 2019 Regular Council Meeting are now available for review. Athabasca County Council meets twice monthly to discuss municipal business. Just click on the image below to view highlights from the meeting.   VIEW ALL HIGHLIGHTS

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Beware of Fake Canada Revenue Agency Scams

If you’ve ever had a call from the Canada Revenue Agency and they say you have to make a payment it is a scam. Simply put the CRA will never contact you by phone. There are residents of our County that have received such calls recently. Protect yourself with information and check out the Canada…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Office Hours

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 for Thanksgiving. Should you require help with water, sewer, or other municipal services over the weekend our After Hours Emergency line 780-689-9000 will be operation. If you require the services of police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of October 9, 2019 …   Permitted Use:   D19-120 12’ x 24’ shed P9020845; LA SW 35-67-24-W4 (Division 8) Decision Date: October 4, 2019 Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from the date of decision. The appeal must be in writing, with…

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