Category: Economic Development

COVID-19 Business Support Information

A new online resource to help connect business owners with provincial and federal supports and information during the COVID-19 pandemic is now available on the Athabasca County website. The information will be updated with new information as it is rolled out by the provincial and federal governments so check back often to find updates.  …

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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Family Day Office Closure

Please take note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the Family Day Holiday. The Municipal Emergency Line will remain open for urgent concerns with utilities and infrastructure.    

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Big Vision Slogan Contest Winner

Congratulations to our winner Shirley Zelman! PHOTO (L to R):  Kim Lewis, Monica Rosborough, Tamara Yurchak – members of PRAAC; Shirley Zelman – Contest Winner; Warren Griffin – Chair of the TED Committee; Rachael Dragun – Tourism and Economic Development Officer.    December 13, 2019 – Athabasca, AB – Shirley’s Zelman’s slogan  Athabasca Region. Growing. Naturally.  was…

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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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Project Open House – Athabasca Minerals Inc.

All interested parties are invited to learn about the details of the proposed project. 9 am to 1 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Athabasca Agriplex Proposed Project The proposed project includes a pit (mining of sand) connected by a slurry line to a sand washing, sorting, drying, and storage facility to produce proppant for oil…

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Tourism marketing campaign receives national award

TED Committee receives national marketing award as part of municipal coalition 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 national marketing award recently presented to the Tourism & Economic Development…

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County Conversation – September 25, 2019

2019 Board and Committee Opportunities                 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 current opportunities to become involved in an Athabasca County Board or…

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Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Athabasca County Conversation – Business Events

Upcoming events focus on tourism business, networking and finding funding 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 three upcoming events of interest to entrepreneurs and the business community: Sept 5…

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