Category: Featured

IPCA Study – Town Hall Meeting

Athabasca County Council is holding a Town Hall Meeting on December 6, 2022, at 7 pm at the Grassland Community Hall to inform residents about an Indigenous Protected and Conservation Area (IPCA) feasibility study led by the Metis Settlement General Council. One study area encompasses 121 square km within Athabasca County, including North Buck Lake,…

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Athabasca County Council Appoints Interim CAO

At a Special Council meeting held on July 21, 2022, Athabasca County Council appointed Mr. Frank Coutney as the interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Athabasca County, effective July 29, 2022. Mr. Coutney replaces current CAO, Mr. Rod Risling, who notified Council in early June of his resignation effective July 28, 2022. Raised in Lac…

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Request for Quotation – 2022 Backsloping Projects

Request for Quotation – 2022 Backsloping Projects Deadline for questions is Thursday, July 7, 2022. Sealed Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to 11:00 a.m. local time, Friday, July 15, 2022, for the following work: Provide preliminary cleanup, shaping and contouring of the roadside from a point on the shoulder or the road…

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2022 Fly-In Barbecue

2022 Event  The Athabasca County Airport Committee is pleased to be hosting the annual Fly-in Barbeque on Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 11 am to 2 pm. Be sure to bring the entire family to this fun and entertaining community event. Events include: Free barbeque and refreshments from 11 am to 1 pm Welcome bags…

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Colinton Bridge Closure

On May 27, 2022, Athabasca County identified safety concerns regarding the bridge on the old Colinton highway. A consultant has since assessed the bridge, and the County is exploring repair options. In the meantime, the bridge will remain closed for a minimum of 5 months for the safety of commuters and pedestrians. There are alternative…

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Request for Quotation – Bridge Inspection Management & Consulting Services

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES   Request for Quotation – 2022 – 2024 Bridge Inspection Management and Consulting Services Sealed Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to 12:00 p.m. local time, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, for the following work: Provide qualified bridge inspection services, based upon the developed BIM program, for the years of 2022, 2023…

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Fire Advisory in Effect

Effective Thursday, April 7, 2022, Athabasca County has issued a Fire Advisory for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. The use of burn barrels and cooking and warming fires are still permitted at this time. New fire permits will be issued for essential burning only. Residents and visitors to Athabasca…

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Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up Program

Athabasca County provides community groups and/or individuals the opportunity to obtain funding by conducting the Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up for the municipality. This is an incentive program to enhance the appearance of our Hamlets and certain roadways and at the same time, help community members to raise money. The clean-up areas and rates are set…

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Cost Shared Dust Control Program – DEADLINE APRIL 1st

Each year County Council approves a Cost-Shared Dust Control Program for properties adjacent to graveled County roads. Residents may apply to have a spot treatment of dust suppressant applied on the County road in front of their residence approximately 200 meters in length. Fees to participate The 2022 fee to participate in the program is $404.25 ($385…

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2022 Fencing Services Request for Quotation

Quotations for installation and/or salvage of 3 and/or 4 wire fences for County projects along County right-of-ways are now being accepted from interested parties for the 2022 Construction and Maintenance Season. There is a possibility the Fencing Services contract may be extended for subsequent years upon agreement of both parties. Details of the requirements &…

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