Category: Corporate Services

Rural Municipalities Association Scholarship

In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the Rural Municipalities Association (RMA) established the RMA Scholarship Program in 1995. The program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and make meaningful contributions to their communities in subsequent years. Through the Scholarship Program,…

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County Conversation – July 2, 2019

Receive County notices on your mobile phone 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 a new communication tool being used by the County to connect with residents about services and…

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Office Closed on Canada Day

The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend to assist with any difficulties with municipal utility services. If you require emergency assistance such as police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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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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County Conversation – Local Cemetery Improvement Program

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 Local Cemetery Improvement Program and how organizations maintaining the final resting places of friends and loved ones can apply for funding. Council…

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Assessment Re-Inspections to Begin in May

The County is re-inspected over a period of time in order to keep property assessment information up to date. Assessors from Municipal Assessment Services Group (MASG) will be out conducting annual assessment re-inspections on behalf of Athabasca County starting in early May. The areas of re-inspection are as follows: • Township 66 Range 19 •…

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2018 Audit & Financial Statements

Each year Athabasca County engages the services of an independent auditor to review the financial position of the municipality and create audited financial statements which are made available to the public. They include and Independent Auditors’ Report and Statement of Financial Position and were presented to Athabasca County Council at its April 25, 2019 Regular…

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Live Land Auction – May 4th

A live land auction is being held beginning at 11 am on Saturday, May 4th in Athabasca County Council Chambers, 3602 – 48th Avenue, Athabasca, AB T9S 1M8. The auction will feature the following properties: Pt.SE-22-62-24-W4 Plan 851LZ OT Rochester Rest Stop This was previously a Highway Rest Area.  It is located directly on Highway…

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Easter Office Hours

Please take note that our office will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. The After Hours Emergency line 780-689-9000 will be in operation over the weekend for municipal emergencies. If you have an emergency requiring police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.

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Office Closure – Friday, March 1

The Athabasca County Administration Office, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services will be closed on Friday, March 1, 2019 to allow our staff to undertake professional development training. If you have a municipal service emergency that requires our help please call 780-689-9000.

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