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Wildfire Prevention

It is expected to be a dry Spring this year so the County is asking everyone to take extra precautions, particularly around the highways, to use caution in the area to avoid any activity that may cause a fire during this high-risk season. Below are tips and information on various activities that are considered high-risk….

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Provincial Highway Issues – Contact Information

If you are a ratepayer in the County and you have complaints or concerns regarding provincial highways in the Athabasca County region, there are a few ways to contact someone. Online: 511.alberta.ca/contact   Your local MLA: Glenn van Dijken Athabasca – Barrhead – Westlock Constituency Phone: 780-674-3225 Legislature Phone: 780-644-7152 Email: Athabasca.Barrhead.Westlock@assembly.ab.ca   Laila Goodridge…

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Development Permit Approvals

Permit Approvals for the week of April 14, 2021   Permitted Use:   D21-035 1358 sq. ft. dwelling, 12′ x 24′ (10′ high) shed & 12′ x 16′ (10′ high) shed P1424656; B3; L5 within SE 8-65-18-W4 (Div 3) Decision Date: April 8, 2021   D21-038 27′ x 25′ 3″ (15′ 8.25″ high) detached garage…

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Meeting Notice – County Council

The Tuesday April 13, 2021, regular County Council Meeting will be held remotely. You can view the agenda by clicking below. ENVIEW AGENDADA MEETING DETAILS Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. The live stream will begin shortly before 9:30 am, MDT, on Tuesday, April…

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Fire Advisory in Effect

Effective Friday, April 9, 2021, Athabasca County has issued a Fire Advisory for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. New fire permits will be issued for essential burning only. The use of burn barrels and cooking and warming fires are still permitted at this time. Residents and visitors to Athabasca County…

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Culvert Blockages

Check for debris and blockages Intermittent warm temperatures are causing an early melt and water to flow and pool in ditches. Athabasca County requests the assistance of residents to check that culverts under the approaches to their property are clear from debris. If possible, landowners are asked to remove any debris from the culvert ends…

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Special Meeting Notice – County Council

The Thursday April 8, 2021, Special Council Meeting will be held remotely. You can view the agenda by clicking below. VIEW AGENDA MEETING DETAILS Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. The live stream will begin shortly before 9:00 am, MDT, on Thursday, April 8,…

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Development Permit Approvals

Permit Approvals for the week of April 7, 2021   Permitted Use:   D21-036 36′ x 48′ (16′ high) shop and 8′ x 14′ (8′ walls) shower house/bathroom P0826020; B2; L1 within SE 9-65-18-W4 (Div 3) Decision Date: March 25, 2021   D21-037 42′ x 60′ shop with 36′ x 18′ lean-to (18′ high), 10′…

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ATHABASCA COUNTY OFFICES REMAIN CLOSED

ATHABASCA, AB, April 6, 2021 – Athabasca County offices remain closed due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in the past few days. The closure is in effect to help stop the spread of the virus in the community. County offices affected by this closure include: Athabasca County Administration Office, Family and Community Support…

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April 1 COVID-19 Update

For up-to-date information on COVID, variants and precautions for close contacts of those exposed to COVID, please see these Alberta Health Services links: Alberta Health information on the Variant COVID-19 variants of concern | Alberta.ca Information on close contact including of Variant cases COVID-19 Information for Close Contacts of a COVID-19 Case | Alberta Health…

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