Meeting Notice – Public Works

The Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Public Works meeting will be held remotely.  Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet.   The Public Works meeting will begin at 9:30 am. VIEW AGENDA   DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING The live stream will begin shortly before 9:30 am,…

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Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up Program

Athabasca County provides community groups and/or individuals the opportunity to obtain funding by conducting the Hamlet & Roadway Clean-up for the municipality. This is an incentive program to enhance the appearance of our Hamlets and certain roadways and at the same time, help community members to raise money. The clean-up areas and rates are set…

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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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Public Hearing – Bylaw 006-2021

Athabasca County is considering granting a Road Allowance License Agreement to provide permission to temporarily occupy and use the undeveloped road allowance described as follows: Between S ½ 6-66-24 W4M & N ½ 31-65-24 W4M   The general location of the road allowance is marked by an “X” on the map below.   VIEW PROPOSED…

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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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Cost Shared Dust Control Program

Each year County Council approves a Cost-Shared Dust Control Program for properties adjacent to graveled County roads. Residents may apply to have a spot treatment of dust suppressant applied on the County road in front of their residence approximately 200 meters in length. Fees to participate The 2021 fee to participate in the program is $367.50 ($350…

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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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