Category: Featured

Athabasca County Fire Restriction in Effect

In accordance with Athabasca County Fire Services Bylaw 015-2023 section 8, a Fire Control Order (Fire Restriction) is now in effect for lands within Athabasca County located outside the Forest Protection Area.   Favorable conditions, including widespread precipitation, have reduced the risk to an acceptable level to lift the complete ban. A Fire Restriction will…

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Animal Control Bylaw Online Survey

Athabasca County is proposing an update to the Animal Control Bylaw (formerly known as the Dog Control Bylaw). Given the importance of this bylaw, Athabasca County is looking for feedback to help guide its decisions. Click the link below to complete the online survey and learn about the proposed changes and additions to the bylaw….

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Public Hearing for Bylaw 014-2023

In accordance with the requirements of Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, as amended, the Council of Athabasca County has scheduled a Public Hearing for February 29, 2024, starting at 9:30 a.m. THE PUBLIC HEARING IS BEING HELD TO ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT ON THE FOLLOWING BYLAW: Bylaw 014-2023 – The proposed bylaw is for the…

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40th Annual Farm Women’s Conference & Awards on February 8th 2024

Join us on February 8th 2024 for the 40th Annual Farm Women’s Conference & Awards at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex. Presentations include Keynote Speaker Sharon Mallon, When You Find Your Passion with Lisa Roper Outdoors, and Agriculture Program Information with Lisa Card & Kerri O’Shaugnessy. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at the…

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40th Annual Farm Women’s Conference and Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 40th Annual Farm Women’s Conference at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex on February 8th 2024 from 9am-4pm. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at the Athabasca County office, Athabasca Value Drugs, or online through Eventbrite with the attached link. Nominations are open for the Farm Women’s Conference…

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Nominations Open for Farm Women’s Conference & Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Farm Women’s Conference & Awards. Do you know a woman who has worked unselfishly to make exceptional contributions to build a successful family farm? The Pioneer Farm Woman has participated and adapted to changes in farm practices over the years. The Modern Farm Woman is actively making a…

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Colinton Bridge Update

County Council approved a motion to select the 2024 budget year to begin work on the removal and bank stabilization of the Colinton bridge. This will ensure that the work has been completed prior to the start of the bridge replacement project. The decision for the 2024 budget year was made due to the Restricted…

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Expression of Interest – Lobbyist

ATHABASCA COUNTY EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (“EOI”) for a lobbyist to assist the Athabasca Regional Economic Development Committee to achieve its goals and objectives of sustainability and viability through growth and diversification. 3602-48 Avenue, Athabasca, Alberta Issue Date: September 25, 2023 CLOSING TIME: proposals must be received by Friday, October 27, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. (MST)…

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Public Hearings for Bylaws 006-2023 & 009-2023

In accordance with the requirements of Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, as amended, the Council of Athabasca County has scheduled Public Hearings for September 28, 2023, starting at 9:30 a.m. THE PUBLIC HEARINGS ARE BEING HELD TO ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT ON THE FOLLOWING BYLAWS: Bylaw 006-2023 – The proposed bylaw amends Land Use…

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Athabasca County Appoints Robert Beck as Chief Administrative Officer

Athabasca County is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert (Bob) Beck will become the next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Athabasca County. Reeve and Council acknowledges the support provided by Mr. Pat Vincent and all staff during the recruitment process. Reeve Brian Hall said, “Council engaged in the CAO recruitment to secure an individual who…

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