Category: News & Notices

Carbon Tax Exemption – Federal Fuel Charge

Forms now available for tax exemption On January 1, 2020 the Federal Fuel Charge (Carbon Tax) takes effect in Alberta. Mandated under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the federal government has announced targeted relief for certain sectors, including the agriculture sector. Farmers are eligible to use the Canada Revenue Agency exemption form L402, and…

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County Council Highlights – November 28, 2019

County Council Highlights from the November 28, 2019 Regular Council Meeting are now available for review. Athabasca County Council meets twice monthly to discuss municipal business. Just click on the image below to view highlights from the meeting. VIEW MINUTES

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Farm Women’s Conference – Tickets Now on Sale

Thursday, February 6, 2020 Colinton Community Centre   A great line-up of speakers, door prizes, great food are all part of the event. Witness the awards ceremony which sees an award presented to the Modern Farm Woman and a Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year. Keynote Speaker Jacquie Fenske will be talking about empowerment and…

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Athabasca County Connection – November 2019

The November edition of the Athabasca County Connection is now available! It features the following stories: the Tourism & Economic Development Committee partners to win a marketing award the Farm Woman of the Year nomination deadline approaches Athabasca County and the Town of Athabasca sign on to a rural crime prevention pilot an update on…

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Notice of Road Closure

The Council of Athabasca County intends to pass a Resolution in accordance with Section 24 of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M26, RSA 2000. Being a Resolution to close the following described road to public travel for the purpose of returning unnecessary lands to the existing configuration, subject to rights of access granted by other…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of November 27, 2019    .   Permitted Use:   D19-129 1986 sq ft Single Family Dwelling with 962 sq ft Attached Garage and 240 sq ft Deck P1320167; B1; L1 NSE 25-64-23-W4 (Division 4) Decision Date: November 25, 2019   Discretionary Use:   D19-124 50 Stall Year Round RV Campground NSW…

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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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Athabasca County Conversation – November 20

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 offers information about the County’s Residential Snow Clearing Program, winter driving safety, and a reminder to avoid removing snow across municipal roads.     …

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AFSC Unharvested Acres Town Hall Meeting

The Agricultural Financial Services Corporation is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss options for dealing with unharvested crops. While there are a number of meetings taking place, the nearest one for producers in the Athabasca area takes place at the Hazel Bluff Hall near Westlock. Location Hazel Bluff Community Hall (six miles west of…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of November 13, 2019         Permitted Use:   D19-125 Asbuilt 3.69m x 18.32m Moveable Trailer P9020460; LA SE 28-67-18-W4 (Division 7) Decision Date: November 7, 2019   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from the date of decision. The appeal must…

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