Public Hearing – Bylaw 006-2020

Athabasca County is considering granting a Road Allowance License Agreement to provide permission to temporarily occupy and use a farmland access road between SW 19-68-21 W4M and NW 19-68-21 W4M. The general location of the road is marked by an “X” on the map below. A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, February 27,…

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Meet the 2019 Farm Women of the Year

The Farm Women’s Conference & Awards celebrated 36 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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Meeting Cancellation Notice

The Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) meeting originally planned for Tuesday, February 25 has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. ————— If you have questions about this change please contact: Planning and Development Department 780-675-2273  |  info@athabascacounty.com

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Council Highlights – February 11, 2020

County Council Highlights from the February 11, 2020 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 AGENDA

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Rochester Truck Fill Notice

Please be advised that the Rochester Truck Fill, providing non-potable, agricultural use water, will be out-of-service until repairs can be conducted next week. Alternative truck fill locations are as follows: Pine Creek Truck Fill – SW 19-63-21 W4M George Lake Truck Fill – NE 31-64-23 W4M Thank you for your understanding while we conduct these…

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County Conversation – Check Winter Burn Sites

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 checking winter burn sites in preparation for spring. It’s part of regular fire prevention measures undertaken by the County each year. …

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Family Day Office Closure

Please take note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the Family Day Holiday. The Municipal Emergency Line will remain open for urgent concerns with utilities and infrastructure.    

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of February 12, 2020 .   Permitted Use:   D20-003 Home Business, Major – Collection, Sorting and Transferring of Scrap Metal P9021015; LA within SE 19-65-20-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: February 11, 2020   D20-004 20’x36’ (14’ high) Shed P8121714; B5; L118 within NE 14-66-18-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: February 7, 2020…

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Council Highlights – January 30, 2020

County Council Highlights from the January 30, 2020 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 AGENDA    

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Seasonal and Summer Employment

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 2020 (Timelines and Dates will be adjusted to accommodate Post-Secondary Education Students – May to August 2020) PUBLIC WORKS POSITIONS AVAILABLE Labourer / Light Equipment Operators…

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