Category: Council

Athabasca County Connection – July 2019

The July edition of the Athabasca County Connection is now available! It features the following stories: a public hearing for proposed Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan the 2019 Fly-In BBQ which is set to go on July 20th from 11 am to 2 pm the Economic Development Slogan Contest a new municipal notification…

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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 Conversation – 2019 Fly-In BBQ

Helicopter flight pre-bookings are being taken for 2019 Fly-In BBQ 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 upcoming 2019 Athabasca Regional Airport Fly-In BBQ being hosted by Athabasca County…

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Development Permit Approvals

Approvals for the week of June 19, 2019                 Permitted Use: D19-056 12’ x 24’ boat shed (11’2” high) P1424656; B2; L9 SE 8-65-18-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: June 17, 2019   D19-061 Change of use on 20’ x 40’ mezzanine within existing accessory building to secondary dwelling P1025332;…

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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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