Category: Council

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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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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Understanding the Placement of Reception Centres

There have been some questions regarding whether the Athabasca Regional Multiplex will become a reception centre to accommodate those evacuated due to wildfires. The following information is provided to help everyone understand what is required before a reception centre is put in place. With AU moving its convocation, will a reception centre now be set…

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AU relocates convocation due to wildfires

Decision made to help increase safety for everyone     Today Athabasca County received word that Athabasca University made the tough decision to move its convocation ceremony from Athabasca to Red Deer. The event is an important one for our region and is one we all look forward to each year. Given the wildfires burning north…

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Vegetation Control Program 2019

Please note the herbicide vegetation control program for Athabasca County will begin June 3, 2019 and continues until about September 1, 2019. The objective of the program is to control unwanted weeds, brush and trees in County right-of-ways. The County does not use herbicides within 30 meters on either side of a farmstead or residential…

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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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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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Athabasca County Newsletter – April 2019

The Athabasca County Connection Newsletter is out for April 2019 and includes a variety of stories including information about the 2019 County Budget and priorities for work to take place this year, an update on the Regional Aquatic and Fitness Centre, the Business Visitation Program, and a feature story about the Pioneer and Modern Farm…

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RCMP Crime Mapping

Crime mapping is an innovative tool by which the Alberta RCMP is tackling the few offenders who commit the most crimes.  Athabasca County has added this mapping feature to our website to make everyone aware of current crime trends.

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Special Meeting of Council – May 6, 2019

The following notice is for a special meeting of Council to be held on May 6, 2019: 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…

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