Category: Council

Carbon Tax Exemption – Federal Fuel Charge

Forms now available for tax exemption On January 1, 2020 the Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) takes effect in Alberta. Mandated under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the federal government has announced targeted relief for certain sectors, including the agriculture sector. Farmers are eligible to use the Canada Revenue Agency exemption form L402, and…

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County Council Highlights – November 28, 2019

County Council Highlights from the November 28, 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 MINUTES

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of December 4, 2019 .   Permitted Use:   D19-126 1277 sq ft Residence (22’ high), 26’x38’ (22’ high) Detached Garage and 25’x30’ (20’ high) Stable NW 1-66-21-W4 (Division 5) Decision Date: November 27, 2019   D19-130 30’ x 50’ (14’ high) Detached Garage NW 3-66-20-W4 (Division 5) Decision Date: November 28,…

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Athabasca County Connection – November 2019

The November edition of the Athabasca County Connection is now available! It features the following stories: the Tourism & Economic Development Committee partners to win a marketing award the Farm Woman of the Year nomination deadline approaches Athabasca County and the Town of Athabasca sign on to a rural crime prevention pilot an update on…

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Notice of Special Meeting

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 Combined Meeting Room of the Athabasca Regional Multiplex on December 5, 2019, commencing at 3:30…

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Notice of Road Closure

The Council of Athabasca County intends to pass a Resolution in accordance with Section 24 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M26, RSA 2000. Being a Resolution to close the following described road to public travel for the purpose of returning unnecessary lands to the existing configuration, subject to rights of access granted by other…

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AFSC Unharvested Acres Town Hall Meeting

The Agricultural Financial Services Corporation is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss options for dealing with unharvested crops. While there are a number of meetings taking place, the nearest one for producers in the Athabasca area takes place at the Hazel Bluff Hall near Westlock. Location Hazel Bluff Community Hall (six miles west of…

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Council Highlights – October 31, 2019

County Council Highlights from the October 31, 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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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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