Category: Infrastructure Services

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Hours

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 for Thanksgiving. Should you require help with water, sewer, or other municipal services over the weekend our After Hours Emergency line 780-689-9000 will be operation. If you require the services of police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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Grassland Road Work Begins This Week

Athabasca County is beginning work on three roads near or within Grassland today. The work is to improve drainage by cleaning the ditches along the roads and improving the surface of the roads. There are four roads that will see work take place: Peper Road Clean ditch along both sides of RR 183 north to…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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Notice of Road Closure & Public Hearing

The Council of Athabasca County intends to pass Resolutions pursuant to Section 606(2) and 606(4) of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M26 Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000, as amended. Being Resolutions for the purpose of closing a part of a road described in a surveyed road plan and returning of the unnecessary lands to the…

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Public Hearing – Bylaw No. 016-2019

Athabasca County is considering granting a Caretaker Agreement to provide permission to fence and utilize for agriculture purposes, a portion of road allowance as described below: • The road allowance between NE 21-66-21 W4 and SE 21-66-21 W4 A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 9:45 a.m. in the Council…

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Water Main Repaired – Colinton

Service has been restored to residents. Thank you for your patience.   Water supply to residents on 52nd street in Colinton has been disrupted. Crews are on scene working to remedy the issue, please check back on our website and Voyent-Alert for updates. If you have questions or concerns please contact the administration office between…

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Ward Lake Road – construction begins this week

Work is set to begin on upgrading the Ward Lake Road (Twp. Rd 664), from Range Road 180.5 to Range Road 174, a distance of 6 miles. The road is being upgraded to a higher standard and will see significant heavy equipment activity beginning this week. Work is anticipated to continue until August 31 weather…

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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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Water Distribution Repairs – Colinton

The residents of Colinton will be experiencing intermittent water shut-offs over the next five days. Work is being done to repair some minor leaks to the water distribution system in the hamlet prior to paving. This will necessitate digging up the roadway where the leaks are present, repairing them, replacing the fill material and preparing…

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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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