Development Permit Approvals for the Week of July 17th 2024

Permitted   D24-099 60′ x 24′ (12′ high) kitchen/dining unit SW 17-65-24-W4 (Div. 4) Decision Date: July 16, 2024   Discretionary     Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from the date of the decision. The appeal must be in writing and in accordance with the…

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Occasional Phone Disruptions

Update July 18th: The County’s phone lines are still in transition to the new system and disruptions may still continue. We will update when the new system is fully operational and disruption free. If you are unable to reach us, please try again later or send an email to info@athabascacounty.com. We appreciate your patience during…

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Meeting Notice – Committee of the Whole

The Tuesday, July 16th, 2024, Committee of the Whole Meeting will be held in Council Chambers at 9:30 am. Members of the public can watch a live stream of the meeting via our YouTube Channel. You can view the agenda by clicking below. VIEW AGENDA MEETING DETAILS The meeting will begin at 9:30 am, MDT,…

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Boyle Healthcare Centre Emergency Department Disruption

Athabasca County has received the following release from Alberta Health Services:   The Boyle Healthcare Centre emergency department is closed at 4 p.m. today, Thursday, July 11, until 9 a.m., Friday, July 12, due to a lack of registered nursing staff and an inability to secure temporary coverage. The ED continues to be temporarily closed…

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Athabasca County Fire Ban in Effect – July 11th 2024

In accordance with Athabasca County Fire Services Bylaw 015-2023 section 8, a Fire Control Order (Fire Ban) is now in effect for lands within Athabasca County located outside the Forest Protection Area. Recent weather including low precipitation and high heat has driven up the wildfire risk resulting in a high potential of new wildfires starting….

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Public Hearing for Bylaw 012-2024 & 018-2024 on July 25th, 2024

In accordance with the requirements of Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, as amended, the Council of Athabasca County has scheduled Public Hearings for July 25, 2024. THE PUBLIC HEARINGS ARE BEING HELD TO ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT ON THE FOLLOWING BYLAWS: Bylaw 012-2024 – The proposed bylaw amends Land Use Bylaw 004-2019 as follows…

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Development Permit Approvals for the Week of July 10th 2024

Permitted   D24-088 20′ x 20′ (17′ high) shed Plan 1424162; Block 1; Lot 33 within NW 30-71-16-W4 (Div. 6) Decision Date: July 10, 2024   D24-089 19′ x 52′ (12′ high) detached garage/shop (as-built), a 12′ x 40′ (12′ 8″ high) guest suite, and a 10′ x 22′ (10′ 9″ high) utility shed Plan…

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Wandering River Water Truck Fill Station Update July 11th 2024

Edit July 11th 11:45am: The Wandering River Truck Fill is now fixed and running as normal. We thank everyone for their patience during this process.   Overnight the County’s Wandering River Water Truck fill station was shut down due to low reservoir levels. There were numerous water users accessing the truck fill station in the…

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FortisAlberta Planned Power Outage July 10th 2024

FortisAlberta has notified the County of a planned power outage scheduled in the Athabasca Area to accommodate construction. The outage is scheduled to occur from 12:30pm-4:00pm on Wednesday July 10th. The outage will occur west of Perryvale on HWY 663.

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Employment Opportunity – Protective Services Administrative Assistant

Athabasca County is currently accepting applications for a permanent, full-time Administrative Assistant to join our Protective Services team. Reporting to the Manager of Protective Services, the Administrative Assistant position will utilize a full spectrum of administrative skills to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the areas of Fire and Enforcement Services. For more information…

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