Category: News & Notices

Council Highlights – February 12

Athabasca County Council meets twice monthly for its Regular Council Meeting. Clicking on the image below will take you to some highlights from the last meeting held on February 12, 2019.

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Workshop: Tax Tips for Farms & Rural Businesses

Learn ways to pay less tax through tax planning, preparation, and managing your audit risk. This is a free workshop that is open to the public to attend. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so enough materials can be on-hand at the workshop.

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Meet the 2018 Farm Women of the Year

The Farm Women Conference & Awards celebrated 35 years of recognizing rural women for their contributions to agriculture, community and their families. Each year a Modern Farm Woman of the Year and a Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year award are presented. They are nominated to receive the awards by neighbours, friends, family members or…

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Seasonal Summer Employment Opportunities

Athabasca County has a variety of seasonal/summer positions requiring skilled and semi-skilled workers for various departments. The terms of the positions, dependent of weather, will be from May to October 2019 (Timelines and Dates will be adjusted to accommodate Post-Secondary Education Students – May to August 2019).   PUBLIC WORKS POSITIONS AVAILABLE   – Labourer…

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Fairness in Farm Transitions – speaker Elaine Froese

Elaine guides farm families like yours through the difficult, necessary conversations you need to create stability and momentum for your livelihood. Clarity of Expectations – Who is going to do what on your farm? Certainty of Timelines – When are those promises going to turn into solid written agreements? Commitment to Act – Accountability and…

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Build Your Own Workshop – Kestrel Nest Box & Bat House

Athabasca County, Highway 2 Conservation and Athabasca District Agricultural Society have partnered to host a Kestrel Nest Box and Bat House building workshop.  

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County Conversation – January 16, 2019

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below. This week’s segment outlines how you can…

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Notice of Special Meeting – ICF Bylaw

A special meeting of Council has been called to discuss the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework with the Village of Boyle.

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Controlling Canada Thistle with Gall Flies

A new way of biologically controlling Canada Thistle using Gall Flies.

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Safety Notice: Avoid Pushing Snow on Roads

It may seem harmless enough, but when you push snow across a road surface into the opposite ditch, or directly onto roads, you may be putting your friends and neighbours at risk. When the tires of a vehicle encounter the ridges left on the road from snow being pushed across it, or they hit piles…

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